Current Affairs in Short: 05 September 2019
Afghanistan’s leg spinner Rashid Khan has become youngest skipper ever in the Test Cricket history.
Rashid Khan becomes youngest ever Test captain
• Afghanistan’s leg spinner Rashid Khan has become youngest skipper ever in the Test Cricket history.
• 20-year-old Rashid Khan broke the 15-year-old record of Zimbabwe wicketkeeper Tatenda Taibu. He was holding this record for more than the last 15 years.
• He was given this responsibility because Afghanistan skipper Asghar Stanikzai was diagnosed with appendicitis.
President Kovind gives away National Awards to Teachers
• National Awards to teachers for the year 2018 on the occasion of Teachers' Day 2019 were conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind.
• Total 46 teachers were chosen from across the country to be felicitated in the national capital as India geared to celebrate Teachers' Day.
• It was 61st year of the National Teacher’s Award while Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), has already released the list of teachers.
Iran lifts all limits on nuclear research and development programme
• Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian President, has ordered to lift all limits on nuclear research and development as part of the third step in reducing Iran's commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.
• The President of Iran announced that Iran will begin developing centrifuges to speed up uranium enrichment.
• Rouhani also said Iran’s new measures will be “peaceful, under the surveillance of the U.N. nuclear watchdog and reversible.
First Mobile Science Exhibition in Leh flagged off
• First Mobile Science Exhibition at Leh Palace, in Leh, was flagged off by Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel
• The Mobile Science Exhibition will be moving to various schools in the Leh district. It is specially designed in a bus so that it can reach the doorsteps of people.
• The bus will travel from school to school in rural areas to organize exhibitions and some other programmes like Sky Observation Programme through the telescope, science film shows, Science Demonstration Lectures etc will also be organized.