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Russia released testing video of the largest ever Hydrogen bomb blast
Current Affairs Headlines of 28th August, 2020

International

- Africa declared free of the wild polio virus by WHO with no new cases reported in the last 4 years

- BRICS Industry Ministers attend video meeting to discuss ways to boost cooperation in 5G, AI

- Russia released testing video of the largest ever Hydrogen bomb blast


India

- Culture Ministry creates 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India at Trichy (TN), Raiganj (West Bengal), Rajkot (Gujarat), Jabalpur (MP), Jhansi (UP) and Meerut (UP)

- Centre frames draft policy on data privacy under Digital Health Mission; comments sought till Sept 3

- NITI Aayog to launch NDC – TIA India Component

- MGNREGA workers’ average income doubles amid pandemic

- e-PPO integrated with Digi Locker to ease living of government pensioners

- 7 new circles of ASI announced

- General government debt estimated to reach record 91% of GDP this fiscal

- ICRA: Road projects execution this fiscal likely range at 9,000-9,200 km

- GoI launches National GIS-enabled Land Bank System

- 78 new routes under UDAN 4.0

- 41st GST Council meet

- PRATHEEKSHA: First Marine Ambulance launched by Kerala Government

- GoI sets up Expert Panel to redefine DRDO

- Rs 1,200 crore plan to link Ladakh with National Grid

- GoI to deliver services of UMANG Application through Common Service Centres

- National Health Authority releases Draft Health Data Management Policy

- India-Vietnam Joint Commission Meeting


ECONOMY & CORPORATE

- SC asks Centre to clarify stand on interest waiver during moratorium that is set to end on August 31

- Gujarat tops Export Preparedness Index compiled by NITI Aayog & the Institute of Competitiveness; Maharashtra 2nd

- J&K: NHIDCL (National Highways and Infrastructure development Corporation) awards 14.2 km-long Zojila Tunnel project to Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering

- NeGD (National e-Governance Division), CSC e-Governance Services sign MoU to make UMANG app services available via CSCs

- 17th meeting of India-Vietnam Joint Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation held via video-conference


State

- Rajasthan: Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates medical colleges in Bhilwara and Bharatpur

- Andhra Pradesh: 3 million women to get house sites worth Rs 22,000 crores

- Assam: India’s ‘longest’ (1.82 km) passenger ropeway across a river unveiled in Guwahati


Sports

- England’s James Anderson becomes first fast bowler to reach 600 test wickets in his 156th test


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