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TNPSC Current Affairs - August 2017 by TNPSC Guru
1.Union Home Minister inaugurates YUVA - a skill development programme.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the YUVA –a skill development programme in New Delhi under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana(PMKVY) which is an initiative of Delhi Police.

YUVA aims to connect with Youth by upgrading their skills as per their abilities, which will help them to get employment under PMKVY.

2.IAEA opens Uranium bank in Kazakhstan.
International Atomic Energy Agency has opened low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Okemen, Kazakhstan, to discourage new nations form enriching the nuclear fuel.
The bank can store upto 90 tonnes of the fuel and sell it to member countries when there is shortage.

3.Gobindobhog rice from West Bengal gets geographical indication status. 
Gobindobhog rice from Burdwan district of West Bengal, has got the geographical indication (GI) status.

4.1000 years old Jain site in Villupuram declared protected Monument. 
1000 years old Jain Rock carvings in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu has been declared as protected monument by Tamil Nadu State Government. It has image of  Bahubali, that proves Jainism thrived in that region.

5.Mariyappan recived arjuna award. 
Tamil Nadu’s Para Olympic Gold medallist Thangavelu Mariyappan received Arjuna award from Indian President Ram Nath Koving.

Arjuna awards given to sports person for consistency outstanding performance for four years

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