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Current Affairs - July 2015

TNPSC Current Affairs July 2015
  • Important Persons in News
    • Ira Singhal - became the first physically challenged woman to top the UPSC Civil services exam.
  • TK 0065
    • A Turkish flight made an emergency landing at the India Gandhi International Airport (Delhi) after a bomb alert.
  • Youth Delphic Games
  • Awards
    • Prof. Sanjeev Galande - G D birla Award for Scientific Research 2014.
    • Prof R Paul singh - World Agriculture Prize Laureate 2015.
    • Fazle Hasan Abed - World food prize 2015
    • Krishnapatnam port (Andhra pradesh) - Golden peacock Award 2015.


  • Important Persons in News
    • Muhammad Yunus - Founder of Grameen Bank.
  • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee yojana
    • Aim: This Scheme aims to provide irrigation facilities to every village in the country by coordinating with the already existing irrigation schemes in the respective region.
  • Mhara Gaon, Jagmag Gaon
    • It is a scheme launched by Haryana government to provide 24 hour power supply to rural domestic consumers.
Science and Technology
  • ClapShare
    • A new app which helps the users to share their own books to anyone using the app.
  • Matti Makkonen 
    • regarded as the Father of SMS Technology passed away.
  • July 3, 2015 - Nationalwide MNP (Mobile Number Portability) became operational.
  • Speed Pay
    • It is the mobile wallet launched by BSNL.
  • Uttarakhand - became the first state in India to install Earthquake early warning system.
Environment and Health
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - Discovered in 2012
  • FIFA Women's World Cup (Football)
    • Host City: Vancouver of Canada
    • United States won the final match against Japan.
    • Carli Lloyd became the first women to score a hat trick goal in the world cup final.
  • Abhijeet Gupta won gold in the 19th Commomwealth Chess Championship
  • Two IPL teams suspended for 2 years 2016-2017
    1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
    2. Rajasthan Royals
  • Yanis Varoifakis
    • Greece's finance minister who resigned recently.
  • PM Narendra Modi visited Kazakhstan
    • Karim Massimov - Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
  • Greece 
    • Greece became the first developed country to default IMF Debt.
    • It is located in the southeastern Europe.
  • Cuba - became the first country to eliminate mother to child HIV transmission.
  • Gennady Padalka
    • Russian Cosmonaut, who set a record for spending longest time (804 days) in space.
    • Astronauts names in different countries
      • India,US - Astronauts
      • Russia - Cosmonaut
      • China -Taikonauts
      • France - Spationauts


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