Current Affairs 19th August, 2015: Indian Cricketer Dinesh Kartik Gets Married

Current Affairs 19th August, 2015: Indian Cricketer Dinesh Kartik Gets Married

Enforcement Director Rajan Replaced by Karnal Singh

19.5.2015: Central government of India  replaced enforcement director Rajan S Katosh who already was given three extensions.  He is replaced by Karnal Singh who is presently the ED special director.  Orders issuing additional responsibilities to Karnal Singh for three months are already issued.  Rajan’s tenure is till October 31st this year.

Paravoor Bharathan, Malayalam Actor Died

19.8.2015: Popular Malayalam actor Paravoor Bharathan passed away in Kerala. He was 86. Bharathan played many comedy, character and negative roles in films.  Few of his famous films include Aniyan Bavba Chetan Bavan, Aniathipravu, Meleparambil Aanveedu and In Harihara Nagar.  His first movie was Rakthabandham. He acted in more than 250 movies. His last movie was Changathikoottam he stopped acting in films in 2009.

Indian Cricketer Dinesh Kartik Gets Married

19.8.2015: Cricketer Dinesh Kartik and squash player Deepika Pallikal got married in Chennai on Tuesday. They got married as per Christian customs and they will get married again on 20th August as per Hindu customs.

Aditi Chauhan is India’s First Woman to Play English League Football

19.8.2015: Aditi Chauhan created record by becoming the first woman to play English League Football.  She played the football league match for West Ham United against Coventry City.  West Ham United ladies football club was formed in 1991.


SBI Buddy, M-Wallet App Launched

19.8.2015: Mobile wallet SBI Buddy is launched by SBI. The SBI Buddy app was launched in association with Accenture and MasterCard.  It will be available in thirteen languages.  This app can be utilized for paying bills, making ticket booking for movies, and also for cash transfer.  Other features are reminders to pay bills, recharges, settle dues and so on. The app was launched by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Himachal Pradesh made Sanskrit Mandatory in Government Schools\

19.8.2015: Himachal Pradesh chief minister announced that Sanskrit will be made compulsory subject in all government schools.  Chief minister Vidarbha Singh also asked the academy members to promote Sanskrit.  The Divya Jyothi monthly magazine is going to be handed over to the academy, it is said.