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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - June 20, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - June 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.National Digital Library of India. 
  • Union Minister launched the National Digital Library of India with the objective to make digital educational resources available to all citizens of the country to empower, inspire and encourage learning.
  • It was developed by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. 

2.Indra 2018: 

  • The Second tri-service joint India-Russia military exercise INDRA 2018 scheduled to be conducted in second half of 2018 in India.
  • The first tri services joint exercise (Navy, Army, Air Force) between India, Russia INDRA-2017 held in October 19 at Eastern Military District of Russia
  • Before INDRA 2017 exercise, all the previous exercise conducted by single service exercise.
  • This exercise will helps to boost the mutual confidence, inter-operability and sharing the best practices between India and Russia’s armed forces.
  • INDRA Stands for IND-India and RA-Russia; it is a bi-annual military exercise conducting since 2003.

3.National Targets for off-shore wind power. 
  • To boost confidence to wind industry, Government has declared national targets for off-shore wind power by adding medium term target of 5 GW  by 2022 and long term target of 30 GW by 2020.
  • It will be a new element to be added in existing basket of renewable energy for India.

4.World’s Tallest Girder Rail Bridge 
Steel Authority of India has supplied steel to 111 km long World’s Tallest Girder rail Bridge from Jiribun-Tupul-Imphal new broad gauge railway project in Manipur.

5.“Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty” – Indian Army 
Indian Army is observing 2018 as “Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of duty” to honour soldiers disabled in line of duty.

6.AIIMS in Madurai 
All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) to come up in Thoppur, Madurai District Tamil Nadu.

7.Chrysilla volupe the rare spider 
  • Chrisilla Volupe the rare spider found after 150 years from Wayanadu wildlife sanctuary in Kerala.
  • The Scientists from the Centre for Animal Taxonomy and Ecology (CATE) from Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala had discovered it.

8.England ODI World record 
  • England Men’s One day International Team has set the world record score of 481/6 against Australian Team.
  • England Team has eclipsing their own record of 444/3 set against Pakistan in 2016.

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