Daily Current Affairs 15 Aug 2017

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1st Super Computer for space station launches next week 

  • First, Super computer for international space station is expected to be launched next week.
  • HP Enterprise will launches 1st super computer on SpaceX Dragon spacecraft.
  • This computer names as Space Born Computer.
  • This is joint operation with NASA.

Afghanistan hosts its 1st official Cricket Match

  • Afghanistan hosts its officially recognised 1st cricket match as One Day between Band-e-Aamir and Speenghar.
  • This is the 1st match of Afghanistan after getting ‘A’ class/1st class status in cricket in Feb 2017

Canara Bank launches 2 new digital services

  • Canara Bank has launched two new digital services for online payments.
  • First Service – Now canara bank’s net banking customers able to pay utility bills through bank’s mobile app.
  • 2nd Service – Now merchants who enrolled with bank will able to accept payments from their customer through Net banking/bank’s mobile app with QR code.

N.K Jemisin – awarded for writing Best Novel 2017

  • N.K Jemisin, An American writer has given Hugo Award for his noval “The Obelist Gate” that has been selected as best noval 2017.
  • Hugo award starts from 1953 & it considered as highest & oldest sci-fi award.
  • This award has confirmed its name to Guinness Book for the oldest one in this type of awards,.

Gujrat Govt gives “Namo” Tabs to college students

  • Gujrat Govt has announces to give Namo tablets phones to approx 3.5 lakh college students at subsidiary prices Rs.1000 only .
  • This state govt scheme launched in Ahedabad by CM Vijay Rupani.
  • First year college students get Namo Tab at just Rs.1000 instead of MRP Rs.8,000.

India’s ranking dropped to 97th position in FIFA ranking

  • India dropped its rank from 96th position to 97th.
  • As in July 2017, India rise to its best ever position 96th in July 2017, but it skips to 97th position.

The Hindu Playwright award 2017

  • ‘The Hindu Playwright award 2017′ goes to Akshat Nigam and Gerish Khemani who get this award for their unperformed and unpublished excellent play-script “In search of Driya sagar” (written in English).

Asian Shortgun Championship – Shooter Maheshwari Chauhan gets Bronze

  • Indian shooter Maheshwari chauhan, gets Bronze medal in Asian Shortgun Championship.
  • This is 1st medal for India that secured by India’s individual women.

India’s 1st Aviation university to open next week in – UP (Rae Breli)

  • First Aviation University, is to open in at Fursatganj, Rae Breli (UP) in next week most probably on 18 Aug.
  • Main moto of the University is to provide teaching & training of aviation/airport operations & to provide trained manpower to industries.

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