Daily Gk Update - Current Affairs March 19 , 2015

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1. Terror Attack On Tunisian National Bardo Museum, kill 22 foreign tourists

Tunisian National Bardo Museum
Gunmen wearing military uniforms stormed Tunisia's national museum on Wednesday, killing 22 foreign tourists and two Tunisians in one of the worst militant attacks in a country. Twenty people were killed after gunmen attacked Tunisia's national museum including French, Polish and South African tourists
A total of 22 people, including South African, French, Spanish, Polish and Italian holidaymakers, were killed when gunmen disguised as soldiers stormed the museum in the capital, Tunis.

2. Serbia Arrests Eight Suspected in 1995 Srebrenica Massacre

Srebrenica Massacre
The Srebrenica memorial 
Serbia said on Wednesday that eight men suspected of having participated in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Europe’s bloodiest slaughter since World War II, had been arrested.
The Srebrenica massacre, also known as the Srebrenica genocide was the genocidal killing, in July 1995, of more than 8,000 Bosniaks, mainly men and boys, in and around the town of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War. The killing was perpetrated by units of the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) under the command of General Ratko Mladić.


3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit US next month

President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet at the White House next month.
Susan Rice, Obama's national security adviser, had previously announced that Abe is one of two Asian leaders who will make a state visit to the U.S. this year.
Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) will also make a state visit to the U.S. this year.
President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet at the White House in April, 2015.

4. Nun rape: CM Mamata Banerjee hands over probe to CBI

Nun rape case
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she has asked for a CBI inquiry into the alleged gangrape of a 71-year-old nun by dacoits at a village near Ranaghat in Nadia district on Saturday.
“Considering the seriousness and sensitivity of the case and also the fact that the place of incidence is very close to border area, I have decided to entrust the investigation into the case to the CBI,” Mamata said in a Facebook post and on her Twitter handle. 

5. India beat Bangladesh by 109 runs , Enters Into World Cup semi-final 

India beat Bangladesh WC quarter final
India crush Bangladesh by 109 runs to enter in the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2015. After a Century from Rohit Sharma (137), India posted a challenging total of 302/6 in 50 overs in their cricket World Cup quarterfinals match against Bangladesh at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Some WC2015 Stats :
India's Consecutive 7th Win In this World Cup 2015
MS Dhoni wins 100th match as captain in ODIs
Indian team has bowled out entire team for 7th consecutive time claiming 70 wickets in last 7 matches in WC2015


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