Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 28-29, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 28-29, 2022

INDIA

– Builder Supertech’s 40-storey twin towers in Nodia demolished over violation of construction laws
– Govt. launches website www.swachhsagar.org to boost ongoing Coastal Clean-Up campaign
– Union Home minister Amit Shah attends first convocation of National Forensic Science University in Gandhinagar
– India-USA Joint Special Forces Exercise VAJRA PRAHAR 2022 concludes at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh
– Enhanced range Pinaka rockets test-fired at Balasore and Pokhran; range extended from 37 kms to 45 kms
– SAREX-2022: ICG’s Dornier aircraft demonstrates ways of rescuing people from ships
– Gujarat: PM inaugurates Smriti Van memorial in Bhuj remembering people who died in 2001 earthquake in Kutch
– United Nations General Assembly, UNGA President and Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid visits India

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), the National Mission for Financial Inclusion, completes 8 years of implementation
– Gujarat: Event held in Gandhinagar to mark 40 years of Suzuki Motor Corporation in India
– $4.7-bn BillDesk acquisition: Prosus-backed PayU gets show-cause notice from Competition Commission of India (CCI)

WORLD

– Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, occupied by Russian troops, back online

SPORTS

– Badminton World Championship in Tokyo: Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen (men’s), Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi (women’s) win singles titles
– India (148/5 in 19.4) defeat Pakistan (147/10 in 19.5) by 5 wickets in Asia Cup T-20I at Dubai
– Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Formula One Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps
– Indian wins gold at World Cadet Judo Championships in Sarajevo

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