Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 28 August 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 28 August 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • India will aim to convert degraded land of nearly 50 lakh hectares to fertile land by 2030: Prakash Javadekar
  • India’s first woman DGP Kanchan Chaudhary, the inspiration behind ‘Udaan’ TV serial, dies at 72 in Mumbai
  • Goa liberation naval war hero and Kirti Chakra awardee, Commander Noel Kelman, dies at 92

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 37,641.27 (+147.15), NSE Nifty 11,105.35 (+47.50)
  • NOC Online Application Processing System (NOAPS) launched to seek approval for construction around protected monuments in six states
  • Price of Suvidha sanitary napkins sold at Jan Aushadhi Kendras cut to Rs. 1
  • Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun sets up plant to turn plastic waste into diesel
  • ONGC CMD Shashi Shanker honoured with the Distinguished Fellowship of the Institute of Directors (IOD)
  • Girls from Amity International School in Noida girls develop Maitri mobile app that connects children at orphanages with senior citizens in old-age homes

International Current Affairs

  • Indian Ambassador to Madagascar unveils commemorative plaque of Mahatma Gandhi road in Antananarivo
  • Unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia’s first humanoid robot Fedor into orbit docked at the International Space Station
  • Brazil rejects G7’s $20 mn aid to fight Amazon forest fires

Sports Current Affairs

  • DDCA to rename Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium as Arun Jaitley Stadium
  • Former French footballer Eric Cantona wins UEFA President’s Award


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