Current Affairs For 21 July 2015 Updates

Current Affairs 21 July 2015 Updates

Jules Bianchi famous Formula One Driver Died

Jules Bianchi of France, died on 17th July 2015. He was famous Formula One Driver, he represented the team Marussia. In the last year, he suffered various head injuries in Japanese Grand Prix.

Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia, the famous Football player of Uruguay, died

Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia, the famous Football player of Uruguay, died on 16th July 2015. He played for two teams Uruguay and Italy.

Delhi Police Railway Helpline Number launched

Delhi Police Railway Helpline Number 1512 launched on 17th July 2015 by the Government of India for the convenience of the railway passengers.

New Planet ‘HIP 11915b’ the exo-planet discovered

‘HIP 11915b’ the exo-planet discovered by ESO’s La Silla Observatory, Chile. It is situated at the same distance as Jupiter.

Prashant Pathrabe appointed as Interim Director Of FTII

Prashant Pathrabe appointed as Interim Director of Film and Television Institute of India on 17th July 2015 as approved by Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project wins 2015 PATA Award

Kerala Tourism has won 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) award in the ‘Heritage & Culture’ category for its Muziris Heritage Project. The award bestowed in recognition project efforts which aim at restoring and conservation of historical and cultural significance of the ancient town and its uniqueness and impact on local community located in stretches from Ernakulam to Kodungalloor in Thrissur district of Kerala.

India, Russia sign customs pact to boost trade

India and Russia have signed a customs and liberalize business visas agreement to boost trade between both countries to remove the hindrances and boost commerce. This pact will help to rapid clearances of imported goods at the land and sea ports and addresses the issues related to the non-tariff barriers.

Indo-Bangla joint survey in LBA enclaves over nationality preference concludes

The official nationality preference survey in recently swapped 162 enclaves on India- Bangladesh border under the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) has ended. The survey was conducted by the Enclaves Exchange Co-ordination Committee (EECC) of both countries for ascertaining the nationality preference of over 50,000 enclave-residents.

Godfather actor Alex Rocco died

Alex Rocco, the US actor best known for his role in crime drama The Godfather, has died of cancer aged 79.Rocco played Moe Greene, the casino boss who angrily resisted a takeover attempt from rising mafia boss Michael Corleone and paid for it with a bullet through his eye.

 

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