Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Top Current Affairs on 21 August 2018

Top Current Affairs on 21 August 2018

1. Indigenously-developed guided bombs — Smart Anti-Airfield Weapons (SAAW) and anti-tank guided missile Helina were successfully flight tested at separate firing ranges in Rajasthan.

2. Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer by 6-4, 6-4 to win the Cincinnati Masters title.

3. Pakistani-origin Mehreen Faruqi took oath as Australia’s first Muslim woman Senator.

4. Indian shooter Deepak Kumar claimed the silver medal in men’s 10m air rifle event in the 18th Asian Games.

5. Former Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and senior banker, S.S. Mundra has been appointed as the Director of Indiabulls Housing Finance (IBHFL).

6. Former Member of the Lok Sabha Patlolla Manik Reddy has passed away recently. He was 88.

7. Pension Fund and Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) has set up a standing committee to suggest steps to deal with cybersecurity challenges to protect the interest of subscribers.

8. Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

9. India has won the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Championship title.

10. Bajrang Punia has won the first gold medal for India in men’s freestyle 65kg category at the Asian Games 2018.

11. Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar have won the bronze medal for India in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event at 18th Asian Games.

12. Sujata Kumar, who played Sridevi’s sister in the film “English Vinglish”, has passed away.

13. The United States of America government has awarded the Legion of Merit (Degree of Commander) to the Former chief of the Indian Army staff, General Dalbir Singh Suhag (Retired).

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