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Major News and Events of 28 August 2017

What Happened on 28 August 2017

P V Sindhu settles with silver in World Badminton Championship at Glasgow

In an exciting and hard fought final on Sunday, India's ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu had to settle with silver medal. The final lasted for about one hour forty nine minutes. Sindhu lost to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 19-21,22-20,20-22. Their match was the longest in the World Championships. India's ace shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal made India proud at the World Championship by bagging a silver and a bronze medal. For the first time India has bagged two medals in the World Badminton Championship.

Dipak Misra sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India

On Monday, Justice Dipak Misra was administered the oath of office by the President Ramnath Kovind. Justice Misra was part of the bench which rejected Yakub Menon's appeal against execution. The 45th Chief Justice of India will have a tenure of fourteen months i.e. till October 2nd, 2018. Justice Misra will be part of the benches dealing with crucial issues like – the Ayodhya title case, the Cauvery water dispute, the Panama Paper leaks, privacy policy, SEBI-Sahara payment row and the BCCI reforms. He is the third Chief Justice from Odisha. Justice Misra led the bench which upheld the death sentence awarded to the four convicts in Nirbhaya Case.

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