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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 14 JULY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 JULY 2015
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1.  INDIA AND TAJIKISTAN SIGNED 2 AGREEMENTS:
i.   India and Tajikistan inked two agreements to strengthen bilateral relations.
ii.  The agreements are signed to further strengthen defence cooperation and in the field of culture.
iii.  India has agreed to set up computer labs in 31 schools in Tajikistan for supporting human resource and skill development efforts
About Tajikistan: Capital – Dushanbe
                                   Currency – Somoni
                                   President – Emomalii Bahmon

2.  INIDA-KYRGYZSTAN INKED 4 AGREEMENTS:
i.   India and Kyrgyzstan signed 4 agreements to strengthen bilateral relations.
ii.  MoUs were signed in various fields:
(i)    Agreement on  defense cooperation
(ii)  Agreement on Cooperation in culture
(iii)Agreement on cooperation in the sphere of standards
(iv)Agreement on cooperation in the field of elections
About Kyrgyzstan:            Currency – Som
                       Capital- Bishkek
                       President- Almazbek Atambayev

3.  GAGAN SYSTEM LAUNCHED BY UNION CIVIL AVIATION MINISTRY:
i.    Union Minister of Civil Aviation, ‘P Ashok Gajapathi Raju’ launched the GAGAN system in New Delhi.
ii.  GAGAN- GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation.
iii.  GAGAN is India’s first SBAS system and with this India became the fourth Nation after the US, Europe and Japan.
iv.  SBAS- Satellite Based Augmentation System.

4.  WOMEN’S DOUBLE TITLE IN WIMBLEDON:
i.   Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won Women’s Double title in Wimbledon.
ii.  Indo-Swiss pair defeated Russian duo of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the final match
Note: This is Sania Mirza’s first ever women’s double Grand Slam title.


DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 12,13 JULY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12, 13 JULY 2015
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1.  INDIA AND TURKMENISTAN SINGED 8 AGREEMENTS:
i.   India and Turkmenistan inked 8 agreements to increase regional cooperation and connectivity.
ii. The agreement were signed while Prime Minister, Narendra Modi paid and official visit to Turkmenistan.
About Turkmenistan:      Capital – Ashgabat
                                               Currency- Turkmen Manat
                                               President- Gunbanguly Berdimuhamedow

2.  WORLD POPULATION DAY OBSEERVED GLOBALLY;
i.   World Population Day is observed globally on 11th July, 2015.
ii.  World Population day 2015 was observed with the theme, ‘Vulnerable populations in Emergencies’
iii.   The them focuses on the record number of people displaced by crisis.

3.  SHANGHAI CO-OPERATION ORGANISATION (SCO):
i. India and Pakistan will become a part of Shanghai Co-operation Organization by 2016.
ii.  India has the observer status of the group for past 10 years.
iii.  SCO is a 6 member group till now which includes:
      (i) China                                    (ii) Kyrgyzstan                    (iii)   Russia
      (iv) Uzbekistan                       (v)  Kazakhstan                  (vi)  Tajikistan

4.  WIMBLEDON TOURNAMENT 2015:
Category
Player won
Country
Player lost
Country
Men’s single
Novak Djokovic
Serbia
Roger Federer
Switzerland
Women’s Single
Serena Williams
USA
Garbine Muguruza
Spain
Mixed Doubles
Leander Paes/Martina Hingis
India/ Swiss
Alexander Peya/ Timea Babos
Australia/Hungary
Note:
(i) Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament and is considered the most prestigious one held at all England club in Wimbledon, London.
(ii) This was Serena Williams 8th Wimbledon Title.

(iii) Novak Djokovik won his 3rd title this year.

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