Today News Headlines 28th August
- Today the third Lunar bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft was performed successfully at 0904 hrs IST. Taking 1190 seconds for the maneuver, the orbit achieved is now 179 km X 1412 km.
- For the Gaganyaan Mission scheduled early in 2022, Russia will be training 12 Indian astronauts to prepare them for India’s maiden human spaceflight progamme. 4 out of these 12 astronauts will be conducting various micro-gravity tests in space for 5-7 days.
- The ‘Statue of Unity’ in Gujarat and ‘Soho House’ in Mumbai are now in Time’s 100 greatest places in the world.
- The government in Delhi has waived off all water arrears of domestic consumers who live in the E, F, G, and H category residential colonies. They have also given partial reliefs to residents of A to D category areas on their accumulated bills till March 31, 2019.
- The Supreme Court has started with hearings of a batch of petitions questioning the validity of Central Government’s decision to remove special status of J&K after abrogation of Article 370.
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Today News Headlines 28th August – Sports
- Virat Kohli maintains lead in the latest Test rankings and Jasprit Bumrah has entered the top 10 in the latest ICC Test rankings as well.
- The 36-year-old ODI captain of the women’s cricket team, Mithali Raj has made herself available for the T20 home series against South Africa but is not sure if she would be selected due to focus on young players.
- Chandigarh will be hosting the ‘Santosh Trophy’ 2020-21 season. They have been given the opportunity to host the North Zone qualifier matches.
- India won the SAFF U-15 match against Sri Lanka and Himanshu Jangra became the hero of the match by taking a hat-trick.
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Today News Headlines 28th August – Entertainment
- The first look for ‘Khaali Peeli’ is out and Ishaan Khatter looks absolutely stunning with gorgeous Ananya Panday.
- Akshay Kumar recently shared a video of himself with his mom and encouraged people to find time to spend it with their families.
- The War Trailer was out yesterday but is still giving majority of people goosebumps. Looks like no one can wait too long for the movie to release.