August 27

  • Flyod Mayweather won his  50th professional boxing match by defeating Conor McGregor .
  • Lewis Hamilton won Belgian Grand Prix F1 race
  • Indian Football legend Ahmed Khan passed away in his hometown Bangalore.
  • P V Sindhu won Silver medal at Badminton world championship held at Glasgow. She was defeated by Japan’s Nozom Okhura.
  • Justice Dipak Mishra is the new Chief Justice of India
  • The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana : is the scheme to give free LPG connections to the poorest household
  • The country’s first technology driven Mysuru public transport system is smart and people friendly acc to World Bank
  • The Kerala government has recently launched a new ‘E-Waste Disposal’ scheme in its state schools with an aim to process the electronic waste in the IT labs, offices and stores.
  • The first edition of Rural Games or Grameen Khel Mahotsav will kick-start from Delhi and will take place between 28th August to 3rd September 2017.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed committee on Household Finance has recently recommended that banks should link their home loan rates to the RBI’s repo rate, the rate at which it lends to banks.
  • The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to set up an Eco-Park on over 34 acres of land retrieve from encroachers in the state’s Rajouri district announced on 25th of Aug 2017.
  • Tata Sons names Roopa Purushothaman as Chief Economist & Head of Policy Advocacy
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