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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - January 17 & 18, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - January 2018 by TNPSC Guru

 1.Thiru vi ka award 2017 given to writer V.Balakumaran. 
Tamil Nadu  Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has given Thamizh Thendral Thiru Vi ka Award 2017 to writer V.Balakumaran . 

Other Tamil Nadu Award 2017 recipients are
  • Periyar award to B Valarmathi,
  • Perunthalaivar Kamarajar award  to TR Dhinakaran ,
  • Thiruvalluvar award to Dr G Periannan, 
  • Annal Ambedkar award  to Dr KJ George
  • Arignar Anna award  to A Subramanian,
  • Mahakavi Bharathiyar award to Dr S Balasubramanian ,
  • Pavendar Bharathidasan award to K Jeeva Bharathi
  • Muthamizh Kavalar KAP Viswanatham award  to Dr P Marudhanayagam  

2.Sarcophagus belongs to Megalith Period unearthed in Kerala. 
The Sarcophagus belongs to Megalith Period around 2000 years ago has been unearthed at rock cut cave at Viyur Village of Kollam near Koyilandy in Kozhikode District.

Sarcophagus means Stone Coffin.

3.India Japan joint exercise SAREX-18
India and Japan’s coast Guards has undertaken Joint search and rescue exercise called SAREX-18 at coast of Chennai.

4.India Thinking to conduct mini meet of 40 WTO members.- Suresh Prabhu. 
Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said that India is thinking to conduct mini ministerial meeting with about 40 World Trading Member to discuss to increase global trade in March.

5.10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture, Berlin, Germany . 
Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will lead Indian Delegates to participating the 10th Global Forum for Good and Agriculture to be held in Berlin , German from 18th to 20 January.

6.Centre of Excellence for Vegetables in Vadrad in Sabarkantha District of Gujarat. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi  and his Israeli Counterpart  Netanyahu  visited the Centre of Excellence for Protected Cultivation and Precision Farming on Vegetables in Vadrad in Sabarkantha District of Gujarat.

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