Daily News updates of 23 August, 2016

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Daily News Updates of 23 August, 2016

Important questions for competitive exams from Daily News Updates of 23 August, 2016

 

Q- The renowned president of Singapore who died on 22 august at the age of 92  is…

Barack Obama

Tony Tan

S R Nathan

Dmitri Mendvedev

 

Q- The Pfizer Inc will acquire the Medivation for-

$16 billion

$14 billion

$18 billion

$20 billion

 

Q- Who Won the Recently held Cricket test match series between India and West Indies?

India

West Indies

Drawn

No Result

 

Q- The Venue of  2020 Olympics is –

Beijing

Washington DC

Tokyo

New Delhi

 

National News

 

PM Modi  on 22 August, 2016 reacted to the government of Afghanistan saying India will always support Afghanistan as the token of their Friendship.

The Rio-Olympic Athletes and achievers arrived to their respective places on 23 august ,2016  after end of 17 day long sports festival.

The Highest Sports honour- Khel Ratna will be awarded to 4 athletes as announced by the sports ministry on 23 august , 2016.

 

International News

S.R Nathan  former Indian – origin longest serving president of Singapore died at the age of 92 on 22 August, 2016.

 

Business News

‘Pfizer Inc’ will acquire US based ‘Medivation’ in a deal worth  $14 Billion.

Sports news

The Rio Olympics 2016 came to an End when the Olympic Flag was Handed over to Tokyo who is the next host of Olympics in 2020.

Nikki Hamblin & Abbey D’ Agostino were awarded with the ‘ Pierre de Coubertin Award’ by International Olympic commitee.

India won the Cricket test  match  series with  West Indies by 2-0 on 23rd August, 2016.

Science and Technology

A Star 30 times huge in size than Sun has been found on 22 August,2016  which is 11000 light years away from Earth.

A new method to recharge Lithium – ion Batteries using 3 strains of fungi has been found by scientists on 22 August, 2016.

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