Current affairs daily, August 29. This current affairs are used to many competitive exams like UPSC,TNPSC,IBPS,BANK Exams, RRB, RBI etc...
1.Shah Rukh Khanbecomes the first Indian to be appointed asambassadorforInterpol's ‘Turn Back Crime’ campaign.
2.CS Verma, chairman of SAIL, is elected as the inauguralPresidentof Indian
Steel Association (ISA). 3.Spanish midfielderXabi Alonso quits international football.He scored 16 goals in 114 international
matches. He is the second Spanish giant to have announced his
international retirement after teammate Xavi Hernandez post-2014 world Cup.
4.Manipur governor V K Duggal resigned august 28, becoming the ninth governor to do so since the NDA government assumed in office
5.Renowed singer Kavitha krishnamurthy and her violin maestro husband L.Subramaniam
have been honoured by the New Jersy Assembly for their contributions to world
Greaves, the Emmy-award winning producer and co-host of the
groundbreaking television show "Black journal" and a prolific film
maker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the harlem Renaissance to the
black middle class, has died august 28.He
Rukh Khan is the first indian to be made an ambassador for the globalm
8.The government on Thursday increased
them wage ceiling for coverage under the Employees' povident fund Scheme
from Rs 6,500 to Rs 15,000 per month.
The scheme will be implemented from 1st september 2014.
Swaraj to make her maiden visit to china to attend Russia, India, China trilateral FM
meeting at Beijing.
10.Recep TayyipErdogan was sworn in on28 August 2014 as 12th President of Turkey.
11.Government launches the .bharat domain name in devanagari
12.CS Verma, chairman of SAIL, is elected as the inaugural
President of Indian Steel Association (ISA). The association will help the
steel industry grow by seeking to improve quality and productivity.
13.19th Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for the
year 2012 were announced by Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and
Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan
on 26 August 2014. Which organisation has won the highest prize under this
Award category? –Rail Wheel factory (Ministry of Railways), Bangalore
14.Ratan Tata, Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus,
recently made personal investments in which online marketplace company? –Snapdeal.com