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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - August 10, 2017 - TNPSC Current Affairs - www.TNPSCGURU.IN2017

TNPSC Current Affairs - August 2017 by TNPSC Guru.

1.ISRO to launch Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite.

Indian Space research Organisation has planning to launch full-fledged niche Earth observation (EO) satellite called the Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite (HySIS). HySIS which captures images across the electromagnetic spectrum, beyond the wavelength that the human eye can recognise.

For this ISRO has developed the new chip called “optical imaging detector array” which would be tested and perfected.

2.India Observes 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement

India observed 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement which was launched by Mahatma Gandhi to seek an end to British rule in India on 8th August 1942.

3.Union Government took steps to improve Salt Farming Industry.

Union Government has taken steps to improve Salt Farming Industry in India. Government has plan to educate the Salt manufacturer, to improve the quality, to meet the international standards and also to compete in global market also training for skill upgradation.

For this Government has established Model salt farms at Markanam in Tamil Nadu, Nawa in Rajasthan and Ganjam in Odisha.

4.Renewed excavation at Azhagankulam site traced to sangam era.

Tamil Nadu state government Archeological department has renewed excavation Azhagankulam site belongs to Sangam Era.
Azhagankulam site located in bank of Vaigai river near Madurai, more than 12,000 artefacts are found till date.

5.Wayde van Niekerk wins 400 m IAAF worlds athletic championship

Wayde van Niekerk From South Africa has won Men’s 400 M running in IAAF World Athletic Championship held in London, UK.

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