Top 20 current Affairs – August 29th 2020

  • Indian Railways set to meet all it’s energy needs of over 33 billion units by 2030
  • Government launches contest “Chunauti” to promote startups in small towns
  • Union Minister Piyush Goyal addresses ASEAN-India Business Council Meet
  • India, Singapore sign Implementing Arrangement on Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief
  • Assam to set up Skill University at Mangaldoi
  • Japan’s longest-serving PM Shinzo Abe resigns
  • National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020
  • Ms. Sudha Painuli selected for National Award to Teachers 2020
  • Rafale fighter jets to be formally inducted into IAF on September 10
  • West Indies Cricketer Dwayne Bravo becomes first bowler to scalp 500 wickets in T20I
  • ‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman passes away
  • Veteran Athletics coach Purshottam Rai passes away
  • International Day against Nuclear Tests observed on 29 August
  • National Sports Day observed on 29th August
  • DEA holds Sustainable Finance Collaborative consultation with UNDP
  • 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue via video conferencing
  • Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) celebrating its Golden Jubilee Anniversary
  • Power Minister graces ceremony of 6th Foundation Day of AREAS through online platform
  • Central Institutes of Hotel Management & Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organise various Activities on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat
  • Marieke Lucas Rijneveld becomes youngest author to win International Booker Prize
  • Bryan brothers announce retirement
  • Army Chief MM Naravane Releases Book On National Security
  • Writer-journalist Gail Sheehy passes away
  • Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) – National Mission for Financial Inclusion, completes six years of successful implementation
  • Union Education Minister virtually inaugurates Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) Exam Centre of Aligarh Muslim University
  • PM Modi addresses seminar on Atmanirbhar Bharat in Defence manufacturing
  • Union Education Minister virtually addresses inaugural session of World Urdu Conference organised by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language
  • Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles to bring forward innovative ideas aimed at phasing out plastic bags

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