Daily News Updates of 23 August, 2016
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Q- The renowned president of Singapore who died on 22 august at the age of 92 is…
S R Nathan
Q- The Pfizer Inc will acquire the Medivation for-
Q- Who Won the Recently held Cricket test match series between India and West Indies?
Q- The Venue of 2020 Olympics is –
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.
S.R Nathan former Indian – origin longest serving president of Singapore died at the age of 92 on 22 August, 2016.
‘Pfizer Inc’ will acquire US based ‘Medivation’ in a deal worth $14 Billion.
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.[contact-form-7 id="101950" title="Contact form 1"]