Current Affairs Updates 15 July 2015

Current Affairs Updates 15 July 2015 - csk and rajasthan royals banned

Recently India signed two trade agreements with Tajikistan

India signed two agreements with Tajikistan on 13th July 2015 to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries. The President of Tajikistan is Emomali Rahmon.

 

GAGAN (GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) system launched by the Government of India

GAGAN (GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) system launched by the Government of India on 13th July 2015. The ceremony inaugurated by Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju.

 

India’s longest road tunnel “Patnitop Tunnel” will be open in 2016

The longest road tunnel of India will be open in the next year 2016 in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir as announced by Road Transport and Highways Ministry on 13th July 2015. The tunnel called as Patnitop Tunnel.

 

Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division conferred with GPEM Award

Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division conferred with Golden Peacock Environment Management (GPEM) Award for the year 2015 on 11th July 2015 for its contribution to environmental practices and resource management.

 

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) constituted a special team of 40 members to probe the Vyapam scam.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) constituted a special team of 40 members to probe the Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal/Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (Vyapam) scam of the State of Madhya Pradesh on 12th July 2015.

 

Lt. General Manmohan Singh Rai has been Vice-Chief of Indian Army

Lt. General Manmohan Singh Rai appointed for Vice-Chief of Indian Army on 13th July 2015 succeeded by Lt. Gen. Philip Campose while Lt. General Praveen Bakshi appointed as Army Commander.

 

IPL’s SCAM : Rajasthan Royals and CSK  suspends  for two years from IPL.

The Supreme Court-appointed Justice R.M. Lodha Committee on Tuesday suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) teams Chennai Super Kings (CSK)and Rajasthan Royals (RR) from the League for two years.
The committee on Tuesday also imposed sanctions on Gurunath Meiyappan, and Raj Kundra who were the face of these IPL franchises respectively and were found to have indulged in betting activities. It declared them ineligible for participation from cricket activities for life.

 

India and Georgia signed MoU for cooperation under field of Election Management.

India and Georgia on 13 July 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of election management and administration. The MoU was signed by Chief Election Commissioner of India Nasim Zaidi and Tamar Zhvania, Chairperson, Central Election Commission, Georgia.

 

IT(Income Tax) department of India launched (OTP) based e-filing verification system.

The Income Tax (IT) Department on 13 July 2015 launched One Time Password (OTP) based e-filing verification system for taxpayers. This OTP will help in ending the practice of sending paper acknowledgement, called ITR-V, through post to the I-T Central Processing Centre (CPC) based in Bengaluru.

 

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