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Current Affairs updates till 27 August 2015

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Updates till 27 August 2015 are covered.

1.GSLV-D6 successfully launched.GSLV-D6 is a cryogenic  upper stage cryogenic three stage heavy weight rocket. ISRO(Indian Space Research Organization) successfully  put in orbit GSAT-6 communication satellite.

2.GSAT-6 Communication Satellite is aimed at primarily benefiting the country's strategic users and other specific authorized users.his satellite contains the largest antenna ISRO has ever made for a satellite.


3.Dr B R Ambedkar,Dalit icon and architect of Indian Constitution lived as a student in the 1920s at 10 King Henry's Road in north west London.India sealed the deal to acquire the ownership of a three-storey bungalow. The house will be turned into an educational and cultural centre (According to sources).

4.Three Indians and 29 people of Indian Origin (including NRI's) have been named as Fellows by the
American Society for Metals this year for their contributions in the fields of Materials Science  and Engineering.

5.Noted Indian Scientist Dr Modaduru Vijay Gupta who has pioneering work in aquaculture in India,Bangladesh and several other countries was awarded the first Sunhak Peace Prize(He shared with the President of Kiribati Islands).

6.Usain Bolt won another sprint double by defeating his American rival Justin Gatlin to retain his world  200 metres title at Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing, China.


7.American Allyson Felix won gold medal in Women's 400 metres at IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

8.The Government of India released the list of 98 Cities which include 24 state capitals which are to be developed as  smart cities.


Here is the list of 98 Cities:
Port Blair,Vishakhapatnam,Tirupati,Kakinada,Pasighat, Guwahati, Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur, Biharsharif,  Chandigarh, Raipur, Bilaspur, Diu,Silvassa,NDMC,Panaji,Gandhinagar,Ahmedabad,Surat,Vadodara,Rajkot,Dahod,Karnal,Faridabad, Dharamsala,Ranchi,Mangaluru,Belagavi,Shivamogga,Hubballi-Dharwad, Tumakuru, Davanegere,Kochi,Kavaratti, Bhopal,Indore, Jabalpur,Gwalior,Sagar,Satna,Ujjain,Navi Mumbai, Nasik, Thane,Greater Mumbai,Amaravati,Solapur,Nagpur,Kalyan-Dombivalli,
Aurangabad,Pune,Imphal,Shillong,Aizawl,Kohima, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela,Oulgaret,Ludhiana, Jalandhar,Amritsar, Jaipur, Udaipur,Kota,Ajmer, Namchi, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli,Dindigul, Thanjavur, Tiruppur,Salem, Vellore, Coimbatore,Madurai,Erode,Thoothukudi,Chennai, Greater Hyderabad, Greater warangal,Agartala, Moradabad, Aligarh, Shaharanpur,Bareilly, Jhansi,Kanpur, Allahabad,Lucknow,Varanasi,Ghaziabad,Agra,Rampur, Dehradun, New Town Kolkata,Bidhannagar, Durgapur, Haldia

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