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Aug 29, 2014

Current affairs daily - 28/08/2014

Current affairs daily, August 29. This current affairs are used to many competitive exams like UPSC,TNPSC,IBPS,BANK Exams, RRB, RBI etc...

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1.          Shah Rukh Khan becomes the first Indian to be appointed as ambassador for Interpol's ‘Turn Back Crime’ campaign. 

2.          CS Verma, chairman of SAIL, is elected as the inaugural President of Indian Steel Association (ISA). 

3.          Spanish midfielder Xabi 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 May.
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 music.
6.          William 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 is 87.
7.          Shah Rukh Khan is the first indian to be made an ambassador for the globalm compaign.
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.
9.          Sushma Swaraj to make her maiden visit to china  to attend Russia, India, China trilateral FM meeting at Beijing.
10.     Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in on 28 August 2014 as 12th President of Turkey.
11.     Government launches the .bharat domain name in devanagari script.
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? –

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