DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 28 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. AIR INDIA GRABBED ‘GURU TEG BAHADUR HOCKEY TITLE’
i. Air India’s Hockey team has grabbed Guru Teg Bahadur Hockey Title after 7 years in Mumbai.
ii. Earlier in 2008 , Air India won Guru Teg Bhadur Hockey Title.
2. ‘AB DE VILLIERS’ BROKE SAURAV GANGULY’S RECORD IN ODI RUNS
i. AB De Villiers South African Skipper has broke the Previous record held by Sourav Ganguly.
ii. Ganguly achieved 8000 runs in 200 innings but AB de villiers became 1st to reach 8000 runs in 150 innings in one day internationals.
3. RAJENDRA GOT ‘STOCKHOLM WATER PRIZE’
i. Rajendra Singh known as water man of India got Stockholm water prize.
ii. He got this award for his innovative water restoration efforts and improving water security in rural areas of India.
4. GSAT-6 LAUNCHED BY ISRO
i. Indian space research organization has successfully put GSAT-6 into orbit.
ii. It was launched by indigenously built Geo Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle(GSLV)-6 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre located at Sri Hari Kotta.
iii. It will provide multimedia communication and broadcasting services in India.
5. ‘TOP 20 WEALTHIEST PEOPLE UNDER 35 RELEASED’BY WEALTH-X
i. Global Wealth Intelligence and prospecting company wealth-X released list of Top 20 wealthiest people under 35
ii. The list is topped by Face book co-founder and CEO Mark Juckerberg.
6. USAIN WON 200 M TITLE AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
i. Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the 200 meter title at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics held at Beijing in China.
ii. He is also known as the fastest person ever.
iii. He is the first man to hold both the 100 m and 200 m world records.