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TNPSC Current Affairs - October 2017 by TNPSC Guru

1.India to take measure to stop bottom trawling. 
India has informed Sri Lankan Government that will take necessary steps to stop bottom trawling by Indian Fishermen in Sri Lankan Waters.

Bottom Trawling and its impact: 
  • Bottom Trawling is on of the main issue between Indian and Srilankan Fisherman.
  • Bottom Trawling is a trawling along the sea floor using heavily weighted nets, which is considered very bad in fishing circles as it wipes out everything in their path including coral reefs, sea grasses or rock gardens which fish hide from predators.
  • Bottom trawling will end up many creatures mistakenly including endangered fish and even vulnerable corals which can live for several years.
  • It also destroys large areas of seafloor habitat which give food and shelter to marine species and this will leave the marine ecosystem permanently damaged (Source

2.Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 Comes into effect. 
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) act 2016 has been comes into force with effective from October 12th 2017.
In March 2016 Government has passed the law replacing BIS act of 1986. As per the act BSI establish as the National Standards body of India.
3.Guinness Record at IISF Chennai 2017
Largest Biological lesson at India International Science Festival (IISF) held Anna university campus at Chennai made a Guinness world record.

India Water Week which commenced on Oct 10 has been concluded. The Theme of 2017 IWW was “Water and Energy for Inclusive Growth”.  

5.T.M Krishna wins Indira Gandhi Award.

Singer T,M Krishna wins the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015-16.

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