Current Affairs Global - 21 June 2015

1. China launched the world-s first electric passenger aircraft named as BX1E which can be used in pilot training, tourism and rescue operations. The aircraft was designed together by Shenyang Aerospace University and Liaoning General Aviation Academy of China.


2. Scientists has named a newly discovered galaxy after Portuguese football striker Cristiano Ronaldo. The galaxy was labeled as CR7 (COSMOS Redshift 7). This is three times brighter than the brightest distant galaxy known till now, called Himiko.


3. Serbia defeated Brazil by 2-1 to win the Fifa Under-20 World Cup final match in extra time held in Auckland on Saturday. Serbia is playing in the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time as an independent nation and stunned 5 time champion Brazil.


4. Mercedes Formula One Driver Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Grand Prix held at theRed Bull Ringin Spielberg, Austria on 21st Jan. The race was the eighth round of the 2015 season. His teammate Lewis Hamilton secured second place followed by Felipe Massa of Williams-Mercedes and Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.