Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 July 2019
PM Modi invites ideas, suggestions from public for his Independence Day speech 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited ideas and inputs from the public for his upcoming Independence Day speech on August 15. The Prime Minister sent out the invite through his official twitter page on July 19, 2019.
Apollo 11 space mission: Google Doodle commemorates NASA’s historic moon landing mission
Apollo 11 mission's 50th anniversary was commemorated by Google with an interesting doodle. The Google doodle celebrates the Apollo 11 journey of the world's first-ever moon landing with a video and audio narration by Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins. Apollo 11 space mission created history by carrying Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the Moon’s surface on July 20, 1969.
ICC Hall of fame: Sachin Tendulkar, Allan Donald and Cathryn Fitzpatrick inducted
Sachin Tendulkar has become sixth Indian cricketer to be included in the ICC Hall of Fame. The ICC selected India’s Sachin Tendulkar, South Africa’s Allan Donald and Australia’s Cathryn Fitzpatrick for the hall of fame honour at a ceremony in London on July 18, 2019.
Zimbabwe Cricket suspended from ICC with immediate effect
Zimbabwe cricket has been suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with immediate effect. With this, Zimbabwe will be out of all ICC tournaments including the upcoming T20 World Cup. The decision was taken by the ICC board during the ICC Annual Conference in London on July 18, 2019.
FaceApp Age Filter: Know how FaceApp works and makes you look Old
FaceApp Old-age Filter has taken the internet by storm by offering realistic transformation in age through updated filters. The age filter has become the new sensation on Twitter and Instagram. The app has been downloaded by over 100k million people who are constantly posting pictures of what they might look like in their old age. Celebrities like Nick Jonas, Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor also posted their FaceApp-edited pictures on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram, under the #FaceAppChallenge.