TNPSC GURU - TNPSC Group 2A Results, cut offMark - TNPSC

Latest

Post Top Ad

Post Top Ad

Friday, May 18

TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - May 17, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - www.TNPSCGURU.in 2018

11:34 0
TNPSC Current Affairs - May 2018 by TNPSC Guru


1.Ozone depleting CFC –II on rise 
  • Scientists say the emission of banned ozone depleting chemical are in raise also said it is secretly manufacturing the pollutants by someone against international accord.
  • Emission of Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) II has climbed 25% since 2012.
  • When a hole formed in Ozone near Antarctica, Countries are agreed to phase out the several types of ozone-depleting chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) under 1987 Montreal Protocol.

2.WHO’s REPLACE campaign 

World Health Organisation has launched the initiative called “REPLACE” step by step plan to countries to eliminate trans-fat in foods by 2023


3.National Policy on Biofuels – 2018 
  • Union Cabinet has given its nod for new National Policy on Biofuels 2018 which allows surplus food grains production now can be used for producing Ethanol.
  • The new policy has expanded the scope of raw material for producing ethanol allowing use of Sugarcane Juice, Sugar Beet, Sweet Sorghum, Corn, Cassava, damaged food grains like wheat, broken rice, Rotten Potatoes, unfit for human consumption.
  • Farmers are not getting the appropriate price for the Food Grains during surplus production.
  • Considering this, new policy allows use of surplus food grain for production of ethanol for blending with petrol with the approval of National Biofuel Coordination Committee.
  • It helps to improve the Farmers Income, Import Reduction, Employment Generation, Waste to Wealth Creation. 

4.National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation 
Union Cabinet has given its nod for establishing National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation
In Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh..

5.Integrated Centre for Crisis Management 
  • Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the Integrated Centre for Crisis Management at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  • It helps the country to respond more effectively to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear emergencies. 

 6.India 3rd largest solar market 
  • India has emerged as the Third Solar Market in the world in 2017 behind China and US.
  • India has doubled the solar installation in 2017 by 9.6 GW comparing to 4.3 GW installed in 2016. 

7.Indore cleanest city. 
  • Indore is cleanest City in India as per results of Swachh Survekshan 2018.
  • Indore is followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh.
  • Jharkhand becomes the best performing states of Cleanliness. 

8.First Indian Father-daughter scale Mount Everest. 
Ajeet Bajaj and Deeya Suzannah became the first Indian father-daughter duo to climb the Mt. Everest

9.Kami Rita. 
Kami Rita has set a new record for climbing Mount Everest for 22nd Time.

Read More

Thursday, May 17

TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - May 16, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - www.TNPSCGURU.in 2018

11:20 0
TNPSC Current Affairs - May 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network(SAWEN) 
  • South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) first ever meeting in India held in Kolkata and adopted resolution to curb wildlife crime .
  • SAWEN is an intergovernmental wildlife law enforcement agency launched in Bhutan in 2011.
  • It aims to promote regional cooperation to combat wildlife crime.
  • Member countries are India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.

2.Green Skill Development Programme. 
Union environment Ministry has launched Green Skill Development Programme with aim to provide training to 5.5 lakh workers on environment and Forest sector. 

3.Tamil Novelist Balakumaran dies 
  • Tamil Novelist Balakumaran Passes away, he was well known for his novels like Mercury Pookal’ and ‘Irumbu Kuthiraigal’.
  • He is recipient of Tamil Nadu Government’s Kalaimamani

4.Shashank Manhoar 
Shashank Manohar has been re-elected as chairman of the International Cricket Council .

5.First all-woman Post Office Passport Seva Kendra 
India’s first All-women Post office Passport Seva Kendra begins operations in Phagwara, Punjab. 
Read More

TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - May 15, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - www.TNPSCGURU.in 2018

11:18 0
TNPSC Current Affairs - May 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.SAMARTH.
  • Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani Headed the Stakeholders meeting on SAMARTH Scheme held on New Delhi
  • SAMARTH scheme is launched by Ministry of Textile with the objective to develop skills of youth of country to get employment and income in textile sector.


2.National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy. 
  • Ministry of New and Renewable energy has issued a National Wind- Solar Hybrid policy.
  • It aim to provide a framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar Photo voltaic hybrid system for efficient utilization of transmission infrastructure and land.

3.Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Bhagirathi-II. 
  • Director General of Military Training flagged of Indian Army Women officer Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Bhagirathi-II .
  • The team consists of 9 women officers , planning to set a new world record by practising yoga at 21000ft on Yoga Day.
  • Mt.Bhagirathi-II(6512 metres) is located in Garhwal Himalayas in Gangotri National Park, Uttarakhand. 

4.Rajyavardhan Rathore 
Rajyavardhan Rathore has taken charge as Information and Broadcasting minister by replacing Smriti Irani . 

5.Nikkei Asia Prize. 
Nikkei Asia Prize given to Sulabh International founder Dr Bindeshwar Pathak for his contribution to  development of Asia.

6.TN Girls national Junior basket ball champions. 
Tamil Nadu Girls wins the National Junior Basket Ball Championship beating Kerala.

Read More

Post Top Ad