Current Affairs International - 09 August 2017

1. Rana Sarkar, an Indo-Canadian entrepreneur has been appointed Canada's consul general in San Francisco as well as a member of the Canadian official team tasked with renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the US and Mexico.
2. Indian American Dilip Chauhan has been appointed to a key position of Deputy Comptroller for Minority Affairs in New York's Nassau County.
3. Olympic Champion Wayde Van Niekerk has won the men-s 400 meters event and retained his title in World Athletics Championships in London.
4. Sam Kendricks of the US has claimed the title of men's pole vault at the World Athletics Championships in London.