Hindi & English Current Affairs 31st August 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 31st August 2018
Dear Readers, We are sharing today's Current Affairs Update(31st August 2018) in both English & Hindi Languages. Asian Games 2018, GDP July 2018 & India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission(PIC) are today's main events.

Asian Games 2018(31st August):
In Asian Games 2018, India's Amit Panghal enters finals of men's 49 kg category, will fight for gold in Boxing.

In Asian Games 2018, India gets bronze after losing to Hong Kong in Squash men's team semi finals.

In Asian Games 2018, Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar win silver in the 49er FX, Harshita Tomar wins bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 in Sailing. 

In Asian Games 2018, Indian Women's Squash team enter finals after beating Malaysia.

Growth Rate:
GDP at constant (2011-12) prices in Q1 of 2018-19 is estimated at `33.74 lakh crore, as against `31.18 lakh crore in Q1 of 2017-18, showing a growth rate of 8.2 percent.

Eight core industries growth in July is at 6.6% as against 7.6% in June.

India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission (PIC):
The 115th meeting of the India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) was held in Lahore, Pakistan from August 29-30, 2018. The Indian delegation was led by PK Saxena, the Indian Commissioner for Indus Waters.