Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 28, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 28, 2021


– Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar chairs 11th meeting of Agriculture Ministers of BRICS countries
– Navies of India and Germany carry out joint exercise in Gulf of Aden
– Tamil Nadu: CM M. K. Stalin announces welfare package of Rs 317 crore for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in the state
– TN moves SC to restrain Karnataka from proceeding with Mekedatu reservoir
– Actor Sonu Sood appointed brand ambassador of the Delhi government’s ‘Desh Ke Mentors’ program
– Celebrity chef and Malayalam film producer Naushad dies at 54


– Foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 2.47 billion to reach USD 616.895 billion in the week ended August 20
– RBI increases incentives for banks for distribution of coins to the general public to Rs 65 from Rs 25 per bag with effect from September 1
– 30-share BSE Sensex closes above 56,000 points for the first time
– Mahindra Defence Systems bags Indian Navy contract worth Rs 1,349.95 crore for manufacturing of Integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare Defence Suite (IADS) for warships


– UN’s Universal Postal Union (UPU) bans British stamps in Chagos island which is claimed by Mauritius
– Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans and 13 US troops


– Indian Grandmaster S. P. Sethuraman wins Barcelona Open chess tournament
– Defence Minister Rajnath Singh renames Army Sports Institute stadium in Pune as “Neeraj Chopra Stadium”


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