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Today Current Affairs August 29-2016
India Captain – MS Dhoni – world record – USA
Mahendra Singh Dhoni who is the Captian of India has set the world record. He captained India in the record 325th game across all three formats to break Australian skipper Ricky Ponting’s mark. He was leading India in 71st T20I. Dhoni has already captained the side in 60 Tests and 194 ODIs.
Punit Misra – CEO of Zee Entertainment domestic broadcast biz
Punit Misra has appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Zee Entertainment Enterprises for its domestic broadcast business. Earlier he was an Executive Director-Sales & Customer Development at Hindustan Unilever and joined HUL as a management trainee in 1996.
Sharmila Tagore – new member – BCCC
Sharmila Tagore who was the film actress, theatre activist Arundhati Nag and film studies academician Ira Bhaskar were appointed as the new members of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council. This was approved by the Star India chairman Uday Shankar for a term of three years.
Mountain Echoes Literary Festival – 2016
Latest Current Affairs 29th August
Lalita Babar – chess player Shardul Gagare – SJAM awards
India’s first textile university – Surat
At Surat, Gujarat is planning to set up the Indias first textile university. The main aim of the university is to provide all kind of support including technology, research and development, skilled manpower, etc. The university will build on over 250-acres land in Surat. In the next one and half years, it will get operational.
ISRO tests – Scramjet Rocket engine
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Sania wins – Connecticut Open doubles title
Sania Mirza & Romanian partner Monica Niculescu won Indo-Romanian pair won 7-5, 6-4. This is a major confidence booster for Sania ahead of the US Open Grand Slam tournament.
PM Modi -announces – Task Force – prepare India – next three Olympics
After India’s dismal show in the terminated urban centre Olympics 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi aforementioned regarding constituting a task force, which can create varied suggestions to the roadmap for succeeding three quadrennial Games 2020 (Tokyo), 2024 and 2028. At the meeting of the Council of Ministers, New Delhi the PM announces that the task will start within the next few days.
Himachal Health Minister – launches – ambulance mobile app
Kaul Singh Thakur who is the Himachal Pradesh Health Minister has launched a mobile application called ‘108 HP’ to facilitate efficient access to ambulances for medical emergencies. On this occasion, he conjointly flagged off five new ambulances underneath 108- National car Service from the historic Ridge Maidan. Quoting sources, our correspondent reports that currently, the quantity of ambulances underneath the service has enlarged to 199.
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