Top 5 Current Affairs 19 June 2019
Rishabh Pant has been included in the Indian Cricket team as a replacement of Shikhar Dhawan. Shikhar Dhawan was injured during match against Australia at The Oval.
Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup 2019 due to thumb fracture
Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of ICC World Cup 2019 due to a thumb injury. Rishabh Pant has been included in the Indian Cricket team as a replacement of Shikhar Dhawan. Shikhar Dhawan was injured during match against Australia at The Oval. He Scored magnificent 117 runs in that match. Shikhar Dhawan suffered the hairline injury after being hit by a Pat Cummins delivery. His X-ray didn't show any fracture but CT scan revealed details of injury otherwise and Dhawan was taken to a specialist for further assessment.
Know Ushoshi Sengupta, who narrated her harassment story
Ushoshi Sengupta hired an Uber taxi from a five-star hotel in Kolkata late in the night. She didn’t even imagined that her Uber ride would turn out to be a horrific experience. In her detailed post on Facebook on what she had to face last night when a group of boys rammed into her cab and harassed her, explained women are not safe anywhere. After the story went viral online, the Kolkata Police wrote on Twitter, "We have taken this incident very seriously and seven persons have been arrested so far.
Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: When and how will be able to use?
Facebook has unveiled its much awaited cryptocurrency Libra on June 18, 2019. Facebook announced “Project Libra,” as a new type of digital money designed for the billions of people using its apps and social network. After a specific time users will be able to shop with Libra and send this currency on Messenger and Instagram.
Meet 17th Lok Sabha new Speaker: Om Birla
Om Birla has become Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha, he is two time BJP member of Parliament (MP) from Rajasthan. Om Birla has succeeded Sumitra Mahajan who decided not to contest Lok Sabha elections in 2019. Now, Virendra Kumar’s role has been ceased to exist. In Lok Sabha elections 2019 Om Birla defeated Congress's Ramnarayan Meena with a big margin of over 2.5 lakh votes in the Kota-Bundi Lok Sabha seat.
When is Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency going to be launched? | Download PDF
Social Media giant, Facebook has finally revealed its cryptocurrency, Libra, a digital money platform designed for Facebook users to shop from merchants like Uber, Spotify, and MasterCard and send the currency 'Libra' across on Facebook Messenger and Instagram. Once launched, Libra will allow users to buy things or send money to people across the social media platform with nearly zero fees. Users will be able to use Libra currency through Calibra.