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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - April 12, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - April 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.First Offshore Wind energy project. 
  • Chennai based the National Institute of Wind Energy has calls for Expression of Interest for the development of  first offshore wind energy project of India.
  • For this it has shortlisted areas of the coast of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
  • The 1000 MW offshore wind energy project was installed in Gulf of Khambat, Gujarat
  • The second will be installed in coast of Tamil Nadu by September 2018.
  • Offshore wind energy is consider as better than onshore wind in terms of efficiency, also competitive and comparable in terms of tariffs.

2.Host country Agreement with ISA.
  • Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for entering into Host country (headquarters) with International Solar Alliance.
  • It will institutionalize the functional arrangements between India and ISA which helps to accelerated solar technology development and deployment in member countries. 

3.India, UK, Ireland Agreement. 
Union Cabinet has given it nod for Memorandum of Understanding between India, UK, and Northern Ireland on the return of illegal Migrants.

 4.16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial Meeting...
16th International Energy Forum Ministerial Meeting held in New Delhi to debate the future of global energy security. 

5.Index of Economic Freedom 2018 
  • India ranked 130th in latest report of Index of Economic Freedom 2018.
  • India’s economic freedom score is 54.5, while China ranked 110 and Pakistan is in 131st Rank.
  • Last Year India ranked 143 among 180 countries.

6.India’s first 5G lab. 
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has installed India’s First 5th Generation(5G) Lab .

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