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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - June 28, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - June 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.Udyam Sangam-2018
 President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated Udyam Sangam 2018 to celebrate the 2nd United Nations Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.

2.Strategic Petroleum Reserves. 
  • Union Cabinet has given its nod for establishing additional 6.5 MMT Strategic Petroleum Reserves(SPR) at Chandikol in Odisha and Padur,Karnataka.
  • Strategic Petroleum Reserves can use during Emergency and also sell part of reserve whenever required. 

3.Oxytocin Ban. 
  • Import and Manufacturing of Oxytocin ban to come into effect from July 1st 2018.
  • It is banned due to misuse of Oxytocin by some dairy owners and farmers to improve milk production and increase the size of vegetables, also in some overcrowded hospitals it is used for speed up deliveries for pregnant women.

What is Oxytocin?
  • Oxytocin is segregated by Pituitary Gland.
  • It is a hormonal injection used widely in dairy, agriculture and horticulture areas for increase the production.
  • It is also used for uterine contraction and augmentation of labour in women during delivery, also helps to prevent post-delivery bleeding.

4.Gold Award – Sagarmala. 
Sagarmala received “Gold Award” at the 52nd Skoch Summit 2018 held in New Delhi.

5.Solar Charkha Mission. 
President Ram Nath Kovind launches Solar Charkha Mission with objective to generate employment and contribute to Green Economy in Rural Areas.

6.Jinson Jhonson. 
  • Jinson Jhonson  wins Men’s 800m ational inter-State athletics championships.
  • He also breaks Sriram Singh’s 42 year National record by 0.12 seconds.

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