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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - January 11, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - January 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.ISRO to launch 31 Satellites tomorrow. 
Indian Space Research Organisation is to launch 31 satellites tomorrow using its launch vehicle PSLV –C40(Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ) from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

It will carry 3 satellites of India and 28 satellites from other countries. Indian Satellites contains 710 kg of Cartostat-2 series for Earth observation ,11kg Nano-satellite and 100 kg Microsatellite.

2.Sivan K is next ISRO Chariman. 
Dr.Sivan k has been appointed as the next ISRO Chairman , he will replace A S Kiran Kumar. Sivan K is now a director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre.

3.Cabinet approves MoU with Canada for cooperation in Science & Technology 
Union Cabinet has given its nod for Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Canada for cooperation in the field of Science and Technology.

The salient features of MoU  is R&D Cooperaton, to promote India-Canada multidisciplinary research partnerships, cooperation on safe and sustainable infrastructure and integrated water management and more.

4.Matunga Railway Station enters Limca Book of Records for posting all women staff on the station. 
Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai has entered in LIMCA Books of Records for posting all staff on the station is women. This is the first Railway station which posted its entire staff as women.

5.National Youth Festival to begin from January 12.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Youth Festival on January 12 with the theme ‘Sankalp Se Siddhi’, . The festival aim to provide a platform to bring youth of the nation together and provide them the opportunity to showcase their talent.

Festival is commence on the occasion on birth anniversary of Youth icon of India Swami Vivekananda.This is the first time National Youth Festival will held in New Delhi. This the 22nd National Youth Festival and 1st National Youth Festival held in Bhopal on 1995.

6.Aanchal Thakur first Indian to win an international medal in skiing 

Aancal Thakur from Himachal Pradesh has won the Bronze medal  in Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup in Turkey which is organised by the International Ski Federation (FIS). She won the medal in slalom race category and become the first Indian to receive the medal in International Event.

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