Current Affairs 15th July 2017

 

1.WORLD   YOUTH   SKILLS   DAY

  • Every year 15th July is observed globally as World Youth Skills Day to raise awareness about the importance of investing in youth skills development.
  • 2017 Theme is “Skills for All”.
  • The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) had established World Youth Skills Day in  2014.
  • It was observed for the first time in 2015 on 15th July.

 

 

2. SARASWATI

  • A team of Indian astronomers have identified extremely large supercluster of galaxies located in the direction of constellation Pisces. It has been named Saraswati.
  • A supercluster is a chain of galaxies and galaxy clusters.
  • It is bounded by gravity consisting of tens of thousands of galaxies.
  • The Milky Way, the galaxy in which earth is located is part of a supercluster called the Laniakea Supercluster.