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July 06, 2015

5th July 2015 - Important Current Affairs updates

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National Affairs
  • UGC has asked all vice chancellors to ensure institutes display on their websites the detailed fee structure and other expenses.
    • It has also asked them to display the profile of teachers and research output of the institution.
    • UGC : University Grants Commission

Science & Technology

  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) along with Antrix - its commercial arm, will be launching five British Satellites that will be carried by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)
    • Altogether these five satellites will weigh nearly 1440 kg and will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota on 10th July 2015.

Awards & Honors
  • Punjab government  has announced that it will honour 3,726 players with a cash prize worth Rs 15 crore for earning laurels to the state by bagging medals in national and international sports events during 2011 to 2015.
    • This was decided in a departmental meeting held by the Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, who also holds sports portfolio.
    • After inviting applications from medallists in various international and national sports events, sports department has selected 831 players in 2010-11, 518 in 2011-12, 745 in 2012-13 and 1,470 in 2013-14 and 2014-15 for cash prizes.
    • Note : Punjab government has decided to include Net Ball and Kho-Kho game in sports policy from next year.

  • Eminent Pakistani Urdu novelist Abdullah Hussain passed away.
    • He was the author of the bestseller and critically- acclaimed 'Udas Naslain'.
    • Besides 'Udas Naslain' - considered a masterpiece of Urdu literature, he will be remembered for his other famous novels - 'Baagh', 'Nadaar Loag' - and short stories 'Faraib and Nashaib'.
  • Veteran actress Diana Douglas passed away.
    • She is the mother of actor Michael Douglas.
    • She appeared in dozens of films and TV shows including "Planes, Trains and Automobiles", "ER" and "The West Wing".

  • Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix 2015.
  • Chile has won Copa America Title for the first time by defeating 14 time winner Argentina.
    • Copa América formerly known as the South American Football Championship is an international football competition of South America.
    • It is the oldest international continental football competition.

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