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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - October 22, 2017 - TNPSC Current Affairs - www.TNPSCGURU.in2017

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TNPSC Current Affairs - October 2017 by TNPSC Guru

1.Prime Minister to Launch RO RO Ferry services in Gujarat. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) Ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej in Gujarat.

The Ferry Service which will help to reduce the travel time from  7 or 8 hours to 1 hour between Ghogha in Saurashtra, and Dahej in South Gujarat

The Ro Ro ferry service will help to carry around 100 vehicles including trucks, bikes, buses and 250 passengers between both Ghgha and Dahej ports.

2.Water conserving root-zone irrigation (CRI) technique was launched in Vellore. 
The Water conserving Root-zone irrigation (CRI) technique developed by IAS officer K.Sathyagopal has been launched in Vellore district. It was proved to be successful in districts of Madurai, Tirvarur, Krsihnagiri, Thanjavur .


3.Fourth world Tamil economic meet at Durban 
Durban South Africa, to host the Fourth World Tamils Economic conference from November 16 to 18, organised by World Tamils Economic federation and Madras Development Society.

4.Police Commemoration Day is observed- October 21.
Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21 to remember the police personnel who were martyred in Hot springs near ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir in 1959.
In 2017 there were 383 police personnel from various states were martyred. 

5.New Tyrannosaur found in US.
Researchers has discovered new Tyrannosaur fossil Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, US.


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Water conserving root-zone irrigation (CRI) technique was launched in Vellore.

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TNPSC Current Affairs - October 2017 by TNPSC Guru

The Water conserving Root-zone irrigation (CRI) technique developed by IAS officer K.Sathyagopal has been launched in Vellore district. It was proved to be successful in districts of Madurai, Tirvarur, Krsihnagiri, Thanjavur .

About Technique.: 
  • This low cost root zonr irrigation method was implemented by Rural Development  and Panchayat Raj Department in 2016.
  • As per the conventional method need to dig a 2 feet pit and four pipes should be sink in the four corners of the pit .
  • These four pipes should be filled with river sand and compost.
  • Then vermicompost or manure or dung should be mixed with the sand in the bottom of the pit.
  • After that need to remove the four pipes from the pit, which creates four column that absorb water faster and pit will be filled faster.
  • This technique will ensure percolation of water into the deep layers of the root and maintains moisture.
  • This helps in effective growth of saplings and was effectively proved in species like Mango, teak, redwood and poongan.
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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - October 21, 2017 - TNPSC Current Affairs - www.TNPSCGURU.in2017

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TNPSC Current Affairs - October 2017 by TNPSC Guru

1.TN to create District Level Wetland Management Committee. 
Tamil Nadu Government has announced that it will create District level Wetland Management Committee for management and conservation of wetland in each districts of Tamil Nadu.

It consists of 11 members, District collector will be chairperson and District Forest office would be the member Secretary.

Tamil Nadu State Wetland Authority will guide and monitor these District committees.


2.Around 2.5 Million deaths occur in India due to Pollution. 
A Study Published in the Journal The Lancet, around 2.5 Million people died in India Due to various kinds of Pollution. It is more than the death occurs due to Smoking, hunger, and Natural disasters

One in Six of all deaths occur are caused by pollution worldwide. It occurs more in developing countries like India, China, Bangladesh. It is because most of the manufacturing, mining industries are shifted to developing countries where getting environmental clearance easily because of their lack of regulation and enforcement.

  

3.Indra -2017 Opening Ceremony 
Opening Ceremony of First ever tri services joint exercise between India and Russia INDRA-2017 has been held at Vladivostok, Russia


4."Sakthi" boy from Tiruvannamalai nominated for Children’s peace prize. 
The seventh Class School boy Sakhthi  hails from Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu has nominated for Children’s Peace prize for advocating importance of education to his Narikuravar community.


5.Solicitor General  Ranjith Kumar resign. 
Ranjith Kumar has resigned as Solicitor General Of India. Solicitor General is the second raking law officer of the Indian Government.

6.LDB services to be extended to all major ports 
The Logistics Data Bank’s (LDB) services to be extended to all major ports in India with the objective to ensure efficiency in logistics sector.


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