www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs Apr 15, 2017 (15/04/2017)
Topic: India and its Neighbour Countries
Nepal, China hold first ever military exercise
Nepal and China are planning to hold the first-ever joint military exercise- Sagarmatha Friendship-2017, with a special focus on combating terror and disaster management.
The military exercise will also focus on common interests like disaster management.
Sagarmatha is the Nepali name of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, that is bordering between Nepal and China.
Topic : Profile of States, Govt., Oriented Welfare Oriented Schemes and their Utilities
Ammaku Vandanam scheme
Andhra Pradesh government launched a unique programme to pay tribute to mothers in the government-run schools in from this year.
The scheme is named as “Ammaku Vandhanam”.
About this Ammaku Vandanam:
Under this scheme, “mother worship” the school children will take the blessings of their mothers and may also do ‘paada pooja’ (washing her feet).
The government also decided to implement the programme in 5,000 high schools across the state.
Topic : Sports and Honours
Pankaj Advani has now won a record six Asian Billiards Championship titles
Pankaj Advani defeated Sourav Kothari in the Asian Billiards Championship final and won his seventh Asian title.
The 16-time world champion got the better of Kothari in an entertaining final that ended 6-3 in Advani’s favour.
It was his sixth Asian Billiards Championship titiles.