Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 July 2019
World Cup 2019 Highest run scorer, highest wicket taker: Rohit Sharma finishes on top in World Cup 2019
India's Rohit Sharma has finished at the top of the highest run scorer list of ICC World Cup 2019 with 648 runs. Rohit Sharma also tops the list of most boundaries in World Cup 2019 with 81 boundaries comprising 67 fours and 14 sixes, followed by England's Jonny Bairstow in second place who hit 78 boundaries.
World Cup 2023: India to be ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 host country
India will be the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 host country. This will be the first time that India is hosting the cricket tournament on its own. India had co-hosted the World Cup with its neighbouring nations in all the three previous occasions.India will be hosting the 13th edition of the men's Cricket World Cup. This was decided at an International Cricket Council meeting held in London.
Chandrayaan 2: "Konw these super women" Behind India's Second Lunar Mission
For the first time in Indian history Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar mission, is leading by two women scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Muthayya Vanitha is leading the Chandryaan-2 and on the other hand Ritu Karidhal is working as Mission Director. It had never happened before when women power is heading this much of highly important ISRO mission.
Kalraj Mishra appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor, Acharya Devvrat sent to Gujarat
Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra was appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh on July 15, 2019. He replaced Acharya Devvrat who has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Gujarat. A press release issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan said that appointments of Mr. Mishra and Mr. Devvrat will come into effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.
Lunar Eclipse 2019: Witness this coincidence happening after 149 years
July 16 and 17 will witness the partial lunar eclipse in India and some other parts of the globe. In year 2019 this lunar eclipse will be the last one. NASA said on its website that partial lunar eclipse is a part of Moon comes under the Earth's shadow. This will be the last lunar eclipse of year 2019. This lunar eclipse will be visible in the areas of Europe, Africa, South America and Australia.