Current Affairs - 2019 - Current Affairs today 15th July 2019

 Current Affairs  15th July 2019

1.15th July is observed as World Youth Skill Day.
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2. Kalraj Misra became the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
Location-Indian state
Capital of Himachal Pradesh-Simla
Language of Himachal Pradesh-Hindi
Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra assigned as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh succeeds Acharya Devvrat, who transferred and appointed as the Governor of Gujarat.
A Rashtrapati Bhavan press communique spoke the appointments of Mr. Mishra and Mr. Devvrat will assume the office. Mishra (78) had resigned from the Narendra Modi-led government as Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in 2017 after he reached the age of 75, 
The Uttar Pradesh leader did not complete the last Lok Sabha election.
Mr. Devvrat (60) was assigned as Governor of Himachal Pradesh in 2015. He will be Governor of Gujarat O.P. Kohli, who retires on Monday.
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3. Deputy Chief Minister Goa became  Chandrakanta Kavlekar.
Location-Indian state
Capital of Goa-Panaji
Language of Goa-Marathi
 Former leader of opposition party Chandrakant Kavlekar legislator inducted into the Goa cabinet on Saturday. Kavlekar has will be sworn in as deputy chief minister of the state on 15th July
The leader, who was the earlier leader of the opposition, would be designated as deputy chief minister on Monday, CM Pramod Sawant spoke reporters here on Sunday but refused to divulge any further details.
Ten Congress MLAs had on Wednesday took part the BJP, increasing the strength of the party to 27 on the floor of the House.
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan in the afternoon.
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4. Kiron More became the International coach of  USA cricket team.
Ex India wicketkeeper-batsman Kiran More appointed the interim coach of the USA cricket team. More will take charge from the former coach Pubudu Dassanayake of Sri Lanka, whose contract was coming to an end by March 2019 but tenure or term was extended to December 2019,
Earlier had played his responsibility as the chairman of the Indian selection committee and the wicketkeeping-consultant of Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

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5. Chandrayan -2 has stopped launching to Mechanical Problem.

India’s first mission to Mars has successfully thwarted on its 300-day journey to the red planet. The Mars Orbiter Mission, or Mangalyaan, launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on 5 November. It is fixed to begin circling the planet and taking data in September 2014.
"The journey has just started," said a beaming Koppillil Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), 
Mangalyaan — a mostly home-grown effort set by several thousand personnel over two years — is expected to expense India around US$75 million. NASA will provide communication and navigation support to monitor tracking Mangalyaan when it is not visible in India.
The probe is set for a 780-million-kilometer journey. It will circle Earth for several days to gather enough velocity to shoot off towards Mars, before entering Martian orbit in September 2014, where it will record the planet's geology and atmosphere for 6 months.
ISRO opted its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-25, a proven workhorse, rather than its more powerful Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, which has witnessed repeated failures since 2001.
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6. Novak Djokovic won the title of 5th Wimbledon.
Novak Djokovic carries away Fifth Wimbledon Title By Beating Roger Federer
Wimbledon, the only Grand Slam tennis tournament conducted in the grass, and today was the last day with an astonishing match between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. This was the first match between them after 2018 Paris Masters, four-time Wimbledon winner, Djokovic had 3 more wins compare to Federer in their career 
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7. England won the ICC WORLD CUP beating Newzealand.
Location-United Kingdom
Capital of England-London
Language of England-English
England has carried the World Cup after beating New Zealand in a tense finale for the ages.
After a stunning last over where England received 14 runs, the game went to a historic super over.
Stokes and Buttler came on to face Trent Boult in the super over and hit 15 from the six pressure balls.
Jofra Archer bowled England’s over and able to be sealed the win.
The hosts were fixed a modest 242 target and were saved by Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes’ 105-run fifth-wicket partnership saved the match as Stokes powered England to a tie.

8.P.Raghuram received FRCS degree from Thailand.
Popular breast surgeon as well as  Padma Shri awardee P Raghu Ram has been conferred the Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) by Thailand. Raghu Ram, also the president-elect of the Association of Surgeons of India, got the honor at the 44th Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal College in Pattaya. Over 2,000 delegates from all over Thailand and world-well-known surgeons from 20 countries are participating in the conference. Raghu Ram was revered in recognition of efforts that paved the way for improving the delivery of breast healthcare in India.

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9. Spektr RG a telescope, has been launched by Russia
Location- Europe
Capital of  Russia-Moscow
Language of Russia-Russian
• President
Vladimir Putin
• Prime Minister
Dmitry Medvedev
The launch was originally fixed for June 21 but was delayed twice due to a battery problem.
Russia launched a space telescope on Saturday from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, in a joint project within the association of Germany.
A video posted by Russian authority showed a Proton-M rocket carrying the Spektr-RG taking off from the launch pad.
The launch was originally fixed for June 21 but was held out twice because of a battery problem.
The Spektr-RG, developed and advanced with the help  Germany, is a space observatory expected to change the Spektr-R, known as the “Russian Hubble”, which Roskosmos spoke it lost control of in January. Spektr-R was launched in 2011 to watch black holes, neutron stars, and magnetic fields. Its successor will take up similar duties

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10. Government of West Bengal is going to construct houses 8.30lac under the scheme of " Bangle Bari project"
Location- Indian State
Capital of  Westbengal-Kolkata
Language of west Bengal-Bengali

In the 2018-19 financial year, 5.86 lakh houses have been built under the project, while in the current financial year, another 2.50 lakh houses will build. The Banglar Bari project was launched by the Bengal Government. It was commenced in 2017. It focussed to provide flats to people living below poverty line (BPL) in municipality areas.
The West Bengal state government has inferred to construct 8.30 lakh houses for poor people living in rural areas, under the Banglar Bari project. The houses will be built in the current financial year.

The facility of This House Project. 

The area of the houses consists of  25 sq meters, a room, a kitchen, a balcony and a toilet in each. The beneficiaries from Jangalmahal will get Rs.1.30 lakh other areas will get Rs.1.20 lakh.

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