28 August 2018 Current Affairs

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Ganga Prasad sworn in as Sikkim Governor
Ganga Prasad has sworn in as the 16th Governor of Sikkim at a function held at Raj Bhawan. Justice Meenakshi M Rai, Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Sikkim, administered the oath of office to Prasad.

3rd Indian Ocean Conference
The third edition of Indian Ocean Conference was held in Hanoi, capital city of Vietnam. It was inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Min, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam.

Committee on review of Company Act 2013
The committee on review of penal provisions of Company Act 2013 submitted its final report to Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi.’ The committee is headed by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas.

Indra Nooyi will be honoured with the Game Changer of the Year award
PepsiCo’s India-born CEO Indra Nooyi will be honoured with the Game Changer of the Year award by a global cultural organisation in recognition of her business achievements, humanitarian record and advocacy for women and girls around the world.

PNB gets top rank in Digital Transaction
According to a report of Department of Financial Services, Punjab National Bank has been rated as number one state-owned bank in terms of digital transactions. The bank is rated as ‘Good’ by the government with a score of 71 which is the highest category of performance.

ISRO to send 1st Indian into space by 2022
India’s first Indian human mission will be launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) by 2022. This was stated by the Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh.

John McCain passed away
US senator John McCain, a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America, died following a battle with brain cancer. He was 81.

G Satheesh Reddy appointed DRDO chairman
G Satheesh Reddy was appointed Chairman of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO). Reddy is the scientific adviser to the Defence Minister.


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