AUGUST 28, 2017 COMPLETE REFERENCE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Ahmed Khan, the last of India’s glorious generation of barefooted footballers who made a mark on the 1938 Olympic Games, passed away at age of 90.
  2. Solar Power– Target is to generate 100GW of solar power by 2022, of this 60GW is to come from utilities and 40 GW from rooftop solar installation.
  3. Royal Queen mother of Bhutan, Ashi Dorji Wangmo launched book,
    India’s Indira: A Centennial Tribute authored by Anand Sharma
  4. Justice Dipak Misra, took oath as 45th Chief Justice of India. He succeeded CJI J.S. Kher. 
  5. JAM, a term coined by our Chief Economic Adviser, just brought together financial inclusion (PMJDY), Aadhaar and mobile telecommunication.
  6. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana– Scheme to give free LPG connections to the poorest households.
  7. RIMES– Regional Integrated Multi Hazard Early Warning System.
  8. P.V. Sindhu settled for Silver medal at World Badminton Championship in Glasgow. In finals she was defeated by Japan’s Nozomi Okhura.

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