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TNPSC Current Affairs - August 2017 by TNPSC Guru 

1.India’s right for exploring Polymetallic Nodules gets extension by 5 years. 
India gets extension of 5 more years for exploring Polymetallic nodules from seabed in Central Indian Ocean Basin. International Seabed Authority has allocated the 75000 sq.km to India for development activities for polymetallic nodules.
The right was approved in 23rd session of International Seabed Authority held at Kingston, Jamaica. The 75000sq.km which was allocated is located 2000 Km off  Kanya Kumari shore .


2. Arun Jaitley chairs the 17th meeting of FSDC

Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has chaired the 17th Meeting of “Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) “ held in New Delhi. It was attended by Governor of RBI, Dr. Urjit R. Patel ,  Ajay Tyagi, Chairman, SEBI, T.S. Vijayan, Chairman, IRDAI and other Financial sector regulators.


3.Indian Navy commissioned Second Ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV. 
Indian Navy Commissioned second ship of  landing craft utility LCU Mk-IV class on Monday at Port Blair. It was indigenously designed and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilder and Engineers, Kolkata West Bengal.


4.Eastern Naval Command Golden Jubilee Maritime Seminar
Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command Golden Jubilee Celebration Seminar has inaugurated with the theme of “National Maritime Power-Concepts, Constituents and Catalysts” at Samudrika Auditoriyum Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

5.2017 National Sports Awards

Government has announced 2017 National awards, to  recognize and reward excellence in sports.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017 (Given to spectacular and most outstanding performance by sports person over a period of four years )
1. Shri Devendra- Para Athlete
2.Shri Sardar Singh-  Hockey

Dronacharya Awards 2017 (Given to Coaches for producing medal winners in International arena)

1. Dr. R. Gandhi – Athletics,
2  Heera Nand Kataria-  Kabaddi, 
3. Mr. G.S.S.V. Prasad - Badminton
4 Brij Bhushan Mohanty - Boxing        
5.Mr. P.A. Raphel-Hockey
6.Mr. Sanjoy Chakraverthy- Shooting
7. Mr. Roshan Lal – Wrestling

Arjuna awards given to sports person for consistency outstanding performance for four years and Dhyan chand awards given for sports person for life time contribution to sports development.




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