Current Affairs 15th July 2019

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Current Affairs 15th July 2019

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NATIONAL

1. UAE Foreign minister arrives in India

  United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived in India. He will hold talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to boost cooperation in key sectors such as trade and energy.

2. Tata Steel Kalinganagar joins WEF’s Global Lighthouse Network

  Tata Steel Kalinganagar has been included in World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse Network. TSK in Odisha’s Jajpur district is the first and the only Indian manufacturing plant to be included in the WEF’s Lighthouse Network.

3. Meghalaya fined Rs 100 cr for illegal coal mining

  -The Supreme Court of India has directed the Meghalaya governmentto deposit the Rs 100 crore fine

AGREEMENT

1. ISRO ties up with Russian agency to select, train Indian astronauts

  Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with Russia’s Glavkosmos for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts. 

DEFENCE

1. DRDO successfully tested Nag missiles in Pokhran

  DRDO successfully tested Nag missiles in Pokhran ranges. The system includes a third generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile, the NAG, along with the Missile Carrier Vehicle (NAMICA).

APPOINTMENT

1. Nalin Shinghal appointed CMD of BHEL

  Nalin Shinghal has been appointed as the chairman and managing director of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. 

BOOK AND AUTHOR

1. “Vivekadeepini” book released by the Vice President of India

  The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has released the book ‘Vivekadeepini’ in ten languages. 

SPORTS

1. 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis C’ship to be hosted in Odisha

  Odisha will host the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship in  Cuttack, from July 17 to 22.