Current affairs News updates 29th August 2016

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Current affairs News updates 29th August 2016 with expected questions for Various exams

Important Questions for Competitive Exams from Current affairs News updates 29th August 2016

Q- Which Technology was successfully test fired by ISRO on 28 August, 2016?

Scramjet engine technology

Quantum Satellites


Ballistic Missiles


Q- Who Grabbed Belgian Grand Prix -2016?

Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg

Sebastian vettel

None of these


Q- Who broke the world record of 3000 m steeplechase at Paris Diamond League on 28 August, 2016?

Usain bolt

caster semenya

Mohammad farah

Ruth Jebet



Current affairs News updates 29th August 2016

National News

In order to curb increasing frequency of accidents drone cameras were deployed on Mumbai-Pune Expressway.

IIT- Dharwad launched new scholarship programme to boost innovation in Technology.

A Tunisian hacker group hacked the website of University of Mysore (UoM) 

Bharat Ratna and Cricket icon Sachin tendulkar presented the Rio Olympic achievers with BMW cars. The receivers are PV sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, sakshi malik and Pullela Gopichand 

International News

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) slapped 13 channels with fine of 5 lakhs. This was done for telecasting unconfirmed reports of Imran Khan’s 3rd Wedding.

Business News

Tata Steel called off its 5.5 million tonne integrated steel plant in Bastar region of chattisgarh. The decision is now confirmed officially due to repeated interference of Maoist Insurgents.

About 1000 km of railway tracks will be electrified by Power Grid Corporation.This was announced by Power ministry on 28 August, 2016.

Sports News

Sania mirza and Monica Niculescu thrashed Kateryna Bondarenko and chuang chia – Jung on 28th August, 2016. They clinched Connecticut open title by winning the final match of Tennis tournament.

Nico Rosberg bagged the thrilling Belgian Grand Prix title on 28th August, 2016.

Gianluigi Donnarumma of AC milan marked the World record to join Italian National team as the Youngest goalkeeper.

Ruth Jebet from Bahrain marked a World-Record in 3000 m Steeplechase. The Venue was at Paris Diamond League on 28th August, 2016.

Science and Technology

India on 28 August, 2016 cleared a landmark – as a fourth nation to test fly a “Scramjet engine technology” successfully.

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