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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - April 12, 2017 - TNPSC Current Affairs - TNPSCGURU.IN

TNPSC Current Affairs - April 12, 2017 - TNPSCGURU.IN for TNPSC Exams - TNPSC April 2017 Current Affairs.
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav
    • He is a former Indian Navy Officer who was given death sentence by the Pakistan's Military court.
  • Brabo
    • It is India's First indigenously made industrial articulated robot for micro, small and medium scale industries.
    • It was developed by TAL, a subsidiary of Tata Motors.
    • It can handle payload - 10 kgs.
  • RTE made Online in Tamil Nadu
    • The Tamil Nadu state govt has made the application forms for the seats under Right to Education act 2005 online.
    • As per the act 25% of the seats in private schools at entry level will be reserved for the weaker section of the society.
    • This year applications can be submitted both online and offline.
    • TN districts with highest number of seats under RTE are
      1. Thiruvallur - 5138
      2. Chennai - 4914
      3. Kancheepuram - 4042.
  • RBI Policy Challenge Award 2017
    • The Madras School of Economics in Chennai has won the RBI Policy Challenge award 2017.
  • Matoshree
    • It is a book written by Sumitra Mahajan (Present Lok Sabha Speaker).
    • The book is about the life of Devi Ahilyabhai Holkar.
  • HIV and AIDS (Control and Prevention) bill 2017
    • The parliament has passed this bill.
    • The bill aims to prohibit discrimination against persons living with HIV in treatment and admissions.
  • GSTN
    • GSTN - Good and Services Tax Network
    • It is a non profit company set up to provide IT infrastructure for implementing the GST.
    • This network will have a high security and backup facility.
  • Aslan Shah Cup 2017 [Hockey]
    • The 26th edition for the Aslan Shah Cup 2017, will be held in Ipoh in Malaysia.
  • Messenger of Peace
    • UN has appointed Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace to promote girls education.
  • 101th Pulitzer Prize 2017
    • For Fiction - Colson Whitehead, for novel - 'The Underground Railroad'.
    • For national Reporting - David Fahrenthold.

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