💥 Current affairs (20 June) 💥
🌴Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree to
extend the mandate of present Parliament which expires on 22 June 2015.
💢With the issuing of decree, current Afghan Parliament now can continue to function until voting take place for the parliamentary elections.
🌴Eminent Historian-writer Ramachandra Guha has been selected for Japan's Fukuoka Prize 2015 in n the Academic
🌴India and Tanzania have inked various agreements including for cooperation
in the field of statistics, hydrography, agricultural science and tourism.
🌴These agreements were signed in presence of Prime Minister Narendra
Modi and his counter Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete in New Delhi.
🌴Jharkhand Government has imposed a ban on the sale of thermocol plates
in the state. It was announced by Chief
Minister Raghuvar Das. By banning thermocol plates, the state government aims at Promoting of leaf plates in the state Generate employment for the poor and tribal who are engaged in making leaf plates.
🌴Astronomers have named a newly
discovered galaxy as CR7 (COSMOS
Redshift 7) after Portuguese footballer
💢Ronaldo is famously known as CR7 after his initials and his jersey number. He had won Fifa's Ballon d'Or award
consecutively for two years in 2013 and 2014 and has scored a staggering 66 goals this season.
🌴Eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee C.N.R. Rao was conferred with Japan's highest civilian award the
Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star .