Current Affairs 24th August 2015: Serena William Wins Cincinnati Women’s Singles Title

Current Affairs 24th August 2015: Serena William Wins Cincinnati Women’s Singles Title

England Won Ashes Test Series 2015

22.8.2015: England won the ashes test series 2015 defeating Australia. Joe root of England and Chris Rogers of Australia are jointly declared the men of the series.  Australia’s captain Michael Clarke announced his retirement and Steven Smith is the new captain of Australia cricket team now.

Serena Williams Won Cincinnati Masters Women’s Singles Title

24.8.2015:  Serena Williams won the second Cincinnati Master’s Women’s singles title.  The world number one player won the title for the first time in 2014.  Serena already won the three grand slam titles in 2015. Cincinnati tournament is one of the oldest tournament in United States. They were launched in 1899.

Roger Federer Won Cincinnati Masters Men’s Singles Tennis Title

24.8.2015: Roger Federer created record by winning the Cincinnati Masters Men’s Singles Tennis Title for the seventh time. He won the title in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014 earlier.  Cincinnati Tournament is one of the oldest tournaments in US and is considered one of nine elite master’s tournaments.

Usain Bolt won the 100 Meter Title World Championships in Beijing

24.8.2015: Usain Bolt won the 100 meter title at World Champions 2015 in Athletics.  The games are held in Beijing.  Usain Bolt belong to Jamaica.  With this win, the sprinter now joined Carl Lewis and Maurice Greene who won the title for three times.  Usain Bolt is the fastest person ever.  He won gold medals at London Olympics, Commonwealth Games at Glasgow and so on.

<p style=”text-align: justify;”>Palmyra Temple of Baalshamin Destroyed by ISIS Militants

24.8.2015: Palmyra’s ancient temple of Baalshamin in Syria is destroyed by ISIS militants. Militants placed explosive in the temple and blew it up. Large quantity of explosives are said to be used by the militants.  The temple is damaged severely in this explosion.

Largest 750 Mega Watt Solar Power Station in Rewa

24.8.2015: Madhya Pradesh will have the world’s largest 750 mega watt solar power station.  Ivanpah Solar Power Facility in Mojave deserts in US is currently the world’s largest solar power station with 392 MW capacity.  The new project in Madhya Pradesh is a joint venture of Urja Vikas Nigam and Solar Energy Corporation of India.