Latest Current Affairs 27th August 2018

EAM Sushma Swaraj inaugurates 3rd Indian Ocean Conference in Vietnam :- External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has inaugurated the 3rd Indian Ocean Conference in Vietnam, where she said that India has made continuous efforts for peace and prosperity in the region and maritime security is essential for growth of the region.

India’s first bio fuelled flight lands in Delhi :- India entered a club of select countries on Monday as nation’s first bio fuel powered test flight successfully covered the distance from Dehradun to Delhi. Turbo prop aircraft of a budget airlines created history and has started a journey that is sure to bring in more economic and environmental benefits in days and months to come.

India likely to become 5th largest economy by next year: FM Jaitley :- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that India is likely to become 5th largest economy by next year.

Health Minister JP Nadda unveils PM Jan Arogya Yojana logo :- Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Monday launched the logo for flagship health insurance scheme, ‘Ayushman Bharat’ in New Delhi.

India’s first biofuel-powered flight lands in Delhi :- Historic day for the country’s #aviation and energy sector as India’s first biofuel-powered flight lands in Delhi, covering the distance between Dehradun & Delhi. The biofuel is developed by Indian Institute of Petroleum.

Maldives opposition candidate vows to boost ties with India if elected to President’s office :- In Maldives, opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohammed Solih has said that he will work for stability of Indian Ocean region and improve relations with India if he is elected to President’s office.

Sindhu to fight for gold, Saina fetches bronze in Asian Games :- Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu remained in the hunt for a historic Asian Games gold medal after a tense win but Saina Nehwal settled for a bronze following her 10th straight defeat against world number one Tai Tzu Ying, today.