www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs Dec in English – Dec. 07, 2016 (07/12/2016)
Topic : History – Latest Diary of Events
Cho Ramaswamy passed away
Srinivasa Iyer, also known as”Cho” Ramaswamy died on 7 December 2016.
He was an Indian actor, comedian, character actor, editor, political satirist, playwright and dialogue writer, film director, trusted instructor for former chief minister J Jayalalitha and lawyer in Tamil Nadu.
Cho made his debut in 1963 with Paar Magale Paar as comedian.
From 1963 to 2005 he acted in 180 Tamil films and directed 5 films.
He also wrote and directed 20 plays.
Topic : Science – Latest Space terminology
PSLV-C36 / RESOURCESAT-2A
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle – C36 had 1253kg RESOURCESAT – 2A into a polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO) by the ISRO.
PSLV – C36 is thirty eighth flight of ISRO launched on December 07, 2016 from the First Launch Pad (FLP) At Satish Dhawan Space centre SHAR, Sriharikota.
PSLV is the ISRO’s versatile launch vehicle for launching multiple satellites in polar SSOs, Low Earth Orbits (LEO) as well as Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and sub GTO.
PSLV has emerged as the workhorse launch vehicle of ISRO and is offered for launching satellites for international customers with 36 successful launches.
Topic : History – Govt., oriented welfare schemes and their utilities
Winter Fog Experiment (WIFEX) 2016 -2017
Indian Meteorological Department has inaugurated the Winter Fog Experiment (WIFEX) 2016-17 at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.
Topic : History – Profile of States
Carrying of arms at weddings restricted in Haryana
The Haryana state government has restricted carrying of arms at wedding functions, which has taken by Haryana govt after several incidents of celebratory firing were reported.
This arm ban in the wedding has been imposed under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
Topic : Political Science – General Administration
New Chief Justice of India
Justice khehar will be the next Chief Justice of India from the January 4, while Chief justice of India T S Thakur will be leaving.
Justice Khehar will hold the position over seven months till August 27, 2017 and he will the first Chief Justice from sikh community.