Check latest Updates of 21 July 2017 Current Affairs
India helped Sri Lanka to develop a village in Sri Lanka
India & Sri Lanka together signed a MoU to develop a village estimating an amount of 30 crores in the districAnuradhapur. This village is named after a recognised Buddhist monk Sobiha Thero which will provide building of 153 houses, internal water supply, a community building & repairing old monks quarters as well as library.
Bharat Arun appointed Team India bowling coach until 2019 World Cup
Bharat Arun is designated as the new bowling coach of Indian team by BCCI.Amitabh Chaudhary, BCCI present Secretary also made an announcement that Sanjay Bangar will continue as assistant coach and fielding dept to be handled by R Sridhar untill 2019 ODO World Cup. this was confirmed by new coach of team India Ravi Shastri after having a meeting with the present president CK Khanna, present secretary Amitabh Choudhary, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri.
Venkaiah Naidu will be BJP’s Vice Presidential Candidate
BJPs vice presidential candidate M Venkiah Naidu resigned the government and BJP regretted this painful task. PM Modi, ministers witnessed their presence in all the formalities of the contest . so for this he had to resign from all his ministeries.
Maharashtra govt improved the old scheme for girl child welfare
Maharashtra govt launched Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree scheme whic states that all those having an annual income of Rs7.5 lakh will be benefitted. It was launched on 1st April, 2016 by state govt replacing Sukanya scheme. Its main objective is to improve the girl child ratio, banning sex determination and female infanticide and enhancing girl education.
HIFiRE ‘Hypersonic’ missile launched by US and Australia
US & Australia completed its test mission of missile firing which moves 8times faster than the sound . this test was done by HIFiRE (hypersonic international flight research experimentation program) involving US & Australian militaries, Queensland University, Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Group. a glider was also launched having a speed 8 times faster than sound from the town of Woomera, South Australia.
Telangana will make eco-friendly bridges for tiger movement
Telangana will launch eco-friendly bridges for movement of tigers in the new future. the bridge will have an area cutting the tiger corridor linking telanganas kumram bheem asifbad district withTadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) .this construction requires more plantation over the bridge which will help in camouflage.
World’s first drone-killing laser weapon test by us navy
US Navy reseached over laser weapns and finally developed an active laser weapon system which will be used in wars. it relases photons moving at the speed of light which on coliision with any barrier burns to thousans of degrees. every strike travel approxly 50000times the speed of an ICBM incoming intercoastal ballistic missile. the system was capable of destroying a drone and any moving target. with this advanced techonology, it became the first ship to be used in wars having such ana advanced weapon system.