Current Affairs 6th July, 2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Five Central Asian Countries

Current Affairs 6th July, 2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Five Central Asian Countries


Lewis Hamilton Won Formula Open British Grandprix Title

06.07.2015: Lewis Hamilton of Britain, who is Mercedes driver, won the British Grand Prix title at Northampton shire, England.  Nico Rosberg, who is the Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel stood in the second position. Hamilton is the second British driver to win the successive races after David Coulthard.

India Wins South Asian Basketball 2015 Championship

16.07.2015: The South Asian Basketball Championship 2015 is won by India.  Indian team defeated Sri Lanka in the final match that was held in Bengaluru, Karnataka.  Indian Basketball 2015 team qualified for FIBA Asia Championship in China that is going to be held in September this year.

USA Wins Women’s FIFA World Cup

16.07.2015: USA won the women’s FIFA world cup 2015 title.  This is the third title for the team and the first was won by it in 1991 and the second cup in 1999.  USA defeated Japan team in the finals held in Canada by 5-2.  Golden ball award is given to Carli Lloyd, Amandine Henry and Ayn Miyama.  Golden Boot Award is won by Celia Sasic, Carli Lloyd and Anja Mittag. Fair Play Award is given to France team.

Champagne in France Granted World Heritage Status

06.07.2015: UNESCO granted world heritage status for Champagne Hillsides in France.  This was decided in the 39th session of World Heritage Committee that was held in Germany.  The session was chaired by Maria Bohmer.

World Zoonosis Day Observed on 6th July

06.07.2015: World Zoonosis day is observed on 6th July every year. Zoonosis is transmitted from animals to human beings.  The day is celebrated to bring awareness about the ailment and to teach the people to take right action.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  to visit Five Central Asian Countries

06.07.2015: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to visit Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Apart from these five central Asian nations, he is also going to visit Russia on 8th July.  Modi is the first prime minister to visit the central Asian nations together. His tour will begin with a visit to Uzbekistan.