Current Affairs For 29 July 2015 Updates
Table of Contents
- 1 Abdul Kalam’s final journey
- 2 ADB to give $ 300 m loan to India
- 3 Kargil Vijay Diwas observed
- 4 Centre approves Rs 1,000 cr for India-Bangladesh rail link
- 5 Rajahmundry City renamed as Rajamahendravaram
- 6 Chris Froome won Tour de France 2015
- 7 Physicist P. Hariharan passes away
- 8 Mexico Defeat Jamaica 3-1 in Gold Cup Final
- 9 Renault India Ropes in Ranbir Kapoor as Brand Ambassador
Abdul Kalam’s final journey
Former President A P J Abdul Kalam’s last rites to take place at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu at the request of his family members: Govt sources.
ADB to give $ 300 m loan to India
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will extend a loan of $ 300 million to India for improving road connectivity and increasing the domestic and regional trade along the North Bengal—North Eastern Region (NER).
Kargil Vijay Diwas observed
16th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas observed in all over the nation on 26th July 2015. Earlier, in the year 26th July 1999, Indian Army defeated Pakistani Army and that war also called as ‘Operation Vijay’.
The Indian government has sanctioned around Rs.1,000 crore for a 15-km India-Bangladesh railway project, an official said on Sunday.
Rajahmundry City renamed as Rajamahendravaram
Rajahmundry, the historical city of Andhra Pradesh renamed as Rajamahendravaram as announced by Chief Minister of the State N. Chandrababu Naidu on 25th July 2015.
Chris Froome won Tour de France 2015
Chris Froome of Kenyan born British professional Cyclist won Tour de France 2015 on 26th July 2015 and became 1st British to won this championship.
Physicist P. Hariharan passes away
Eminent physicist P. Hariharan died on Sunday in Berkeley, California. He was 89. Dr. Hariharan was the son of Prof. H. Parameswaran (H. P. Waran) of Presidency College and the son-in-law of Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer. He was born on December 24, 1926.
Mexico Defeat Jamaica 3-1 in Gold Cup Final
Andres Guardado became the first player to score in three Gold Cup finals and Mexico defeated Jamaica 3-1 on Sunday, stretching their record trophy total to seven.
Renault India Ropes in Ranbir Kapoor as Brand Ambassador
Automobile manufacturer Renault India on Monday announced that it has roped in actor Ranbir Kapoor as its brand ambassador.