Daily Current Affairs 15th July, 2019

Daily Current Affairs 15 July 2019 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related exams.

NATIONAL NEWS

Over 30 lakh persons enrolled under PM Shram Yogi Maandhan Scheme till July 10

Union Government said that total 30 lakh 85 thousand 205 persons have been enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Scheme, PM-SYM, till 10th of this month.

  • The scheme assures the minimum monthly pension of three thousand rupees to the beneficiaries after attaining the age of 60 years.


SPORTS

England lift ICC Cricket World Cup

England lifted their maiden ICC World Cup cricket trophy beating New Zealand in a nerve-wracking final that was decided via a dramatic Super Over in London.

  • New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was announced as the player of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

Hima Das wins Gold in Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet

India’s ace sprinter Hima Das, continuing her brilliance, yet again made the country proud and claimed her third international gold after she won the top spot in women’s 200m event at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet in at Kladno, Czech Republic.

Vinesh Phogat wins gold medal at Yasar Dogu International

India women wrestler Vinesh Phogat defeated Russia’s Ekaterina Poleshchuk and won gold at Yasar Dogu International in the 53kg category.

  • Also, Rahul Awaare in 61 Kg, Seema Bisla in 50 Kg and Manju Kumari in 59 Kg categories clinched the yellow metal.

Sreeshankar wins gold at Tatyana Kolpakova International Athletics

M. Sreeshankar has won the long jump gold at the Tatyana Kolpakova International athletics. The tournament was held in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan).

Lewis Hamilton wins sixth British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton scripted a thrilling victory in the Silverstone circuit to win his sixth British Grand Prix, his seventh victory in ten races in 2019.

Djokovic beats Federer in five-set thriller, clinches fifth Wimbledon title

Serbian Novak Djokovic won his fifth Wimbledon title as he defeated Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in a match that lasted for more than four hours.



APPOINTMENTS

Kalraj Mishra appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Kalraj Mishra as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

  • Acharya Devvrat has been transferred from Himachal Pradesh and appointed Governor of Gujarat.

Chandrakant Kavlekar to be the new Deputy CM of Goa

Chandrakant Kavlekar to be the new Deputy Chief Minister of Goa. He will replace Vijai Sardesai as the deputy chief minister of Goa.



OBITUARIES

Former Bangla Prez Hussain Muhammad Ershad passes away at 89

Former Bangladesh President Hussain Muhammad Ershad passed away aged 89.



IMPORTANT DAYS

World Youth Skills Day

The United Nations, at its General Assembly in November 2014, declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day. The aim of World Youth Skills Day is to encourage youth to celebrate the value of acquiring skills like building, making, and creating as a way to achieve personal success and fulfillment.

  • The theme for the 2019 World Youth Skills day is “Learning to learn for life and work”.


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