Today's Event – 28TH August 2021
632 – Fatimah, daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, dies, with her cause of death being a controversial topic among the Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims
1609 – Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay.
1709 – Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.
1789 – William Herschel discovers a new moon of Saturn: Enceladus.
1845 – The first issue of Scientific American magazine is published.
1849 – After a month-long siege, Venice, which had declared itself independent as the Republic of San Marco, surrenders to Austria.
1867 – The United States takes possession of the (at this point unoccupied) Midway Atoll.
1879 – Cetshwayo, the last king of the Zulus, is captured by the British.
1898 – Caleb Bradham's beverage "Brad's Drink" is renamed "Pepsi-Cola".
1901 – Silliman University is founded in the Philippines. It is the first American private school in the country
1990 – Iraq declares Kuwait to be its newest province.
1993 – NASA's Galileo probe performs a flyby of the asteroid 243 Ida. Astronomers later discover a moon, the first known asteroid moon, in pictures from the flyby and name it Dactyl.
Former CM of J&K Mehbooba Mufti found guilty of covid safety violations
32k cases and 179 deaths recorded in Kerala
A high risk of blood clotting is found after being infected with sars-cov-2
Phase 1 clinical trial of Reliance’s covid vaccine recommended
93 lakhs vaccinations given in Maharashtra and Kerala
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi recommended Afghanistan's neighbors support the formation of a broad-based government in Kabul
The shock expressed by China towards the suicide bombing at Kabul airports
US Capitol police officers sued former and twice impeached US President Donald Trump over the Capitol riots
As per UNHCR, half a million more Afghans might flee
Pulitzer Board to give citations to journalists to cover stories from war-torn Afghanistan
NIT Warangal Jobs for Senior Medical Officer, Asst Registrar, Asst. Engineer and other posts. Last date 23 September 2021
UPSC Jobs for Assistant Director, Agricultural Engineer, Assistant Geologist Posts, and other posts. Last date 16 September 2021
BHEL Jobs for Senior Medical Officer and other posts. Last date 7 September 2021
SBI Jobs for SCO and other posts. Last date 2 September 2021
India lost 3rd Test to England by an innings and 76 runs
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo returns home to Manchester United
Bhavinaben Patel becomes first Indian Paralympian to secure a medal-winning chance in table tennis in Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat that there is no time to mourn over 2020 Tokyo Olympics defeat
Olympic bronze winner Bajrang Punia considers Sushil Kumar to be the best Indian Olympic wrestler
iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro launched by Apple for no-sound issue
Sensex closed at 56k for the first time
IOC Chairman Shrikant Madhav Vaidya to invest Rs.1 lakh crore for expanding refining capacity
Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Metro Railway inaugurated 1.24-megawatt solar power plant for the nation’s service
Paddy sowing decreases due to decreased rainfall
Delhi recorded 29 new cases of covid 19
75k vaccinated in Jharkhand
Delhi government to build 6k ICU beds in 6 hospitals to tackle the coming third wave
Which country took charge as the Chair of Stop TB Partnership Board in 2021?
[A] THE UK
Who is the author/editor of the book titled ‘Accelerating India: 7 Years of Modi Government’?
[A] K J Alphons
[B] Kummanam Rajasekharan
[C] A. P. Abdullakutty
[D] A. N. Radhakrishnan
Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is the initiative of which institution?
[A] NITI Aayog
[B] UN Women
[C] Women and Child Development Ministry
“Shared Destiny-2021” Defence Exercise is scheduled to be held in which country?
‘Payments Infrastructure Development Fund’ scheme is the initiative of which institution?