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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - August 27 & 28 2017 - TNPSC Current Affairs - www.TNPSCGURU.IN2017

TNPSC Current Affairs - August 2017 by TNPSC Guru.

1.Indian Statistical Institute found oldest fossil remains of horned reptiles. 
Researches from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata has found oldest fossil remain of horned reptiles about 245 m years old. It was found near the Satpura Gondwana basin in Madhya Pradesh. It was named as Shringasaurus indicus.

2.CSIR-NIIST produced ethanol from discarded cotton-stalks. 
Researches from CSIR-NIIST( CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology), Trivandrum,  has found a new method to produce ethanol from discarded cotton-stalks. It will lead to proper waste management.
About 2 million tonnes of cotton stalk wastes generates from every hectare and India is producing 9.4 Million hectares under cotton cultivation. The new method will help to turn the waste into wealth.

3.Imported planes from 2019 should have GAGAN 
All the Imported planes from 2019 should equipped with indigenously developed navigation system GAGAN ( GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation).

4.Male humpback Whales can make Musical Sounds.
Recently researchers have found that Male Humpback Whales can make musical sounds to form songs.

5.Joshna Chinappa and Saurava Ghosal won 74th National Squash Championship. 
Joshna Chinappa and Saurav Ghosal has won the finals of HCL 74th National Squash Championship at the Shiv Nadar University,

 6.Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas, US.
 Hurricane Harvey hits Texas of US , which caused heavy damage and killed 3 .

 7.Center to replicate PMUY Scheme success to all other rural welfare scheme. 
Central Government has planned to replicate success of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme to provide free LPG Connection to the poorest household to other rural welfare scheme implemented under Rural Development Ministry.

8.New chief justice of India - Dipak Misra 
Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice of India, he will takes over from JS Khehar. He was administered the oath of office by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind.

9.P.V Sindhu loses World Championship final to  Okuhara. 
P.V Sindhu loses World Championship final with Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara by 19-21 22-20 20-22.

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