www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs December 04, 2017 (04/11/2017)
Topic : New Appointments, Persons in News
Lieutenant General D R Soni – chief of Indian Army’s Southern Command
Lieutenant General D R Soni assumed command of the Indian Army’s Southern Command headquartered in Pune.
Lieutenant General D R Soni is an Armoured Corps officer of the 1979 batch.
Prior to this, he was General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Army Training Command since September 2016.
Topic : India’s cultural Panorama, Profile of States
Konark Dance festival – Odisha
The 31st edition annual Konark festival begins in Odisha, which is being held every year from 1st to 5th December.
It began near the world famous Sun Temple of Konark.
Along with the dance festival, International Sand Art Festival has begun at Chandrabhaga beach in Konark.
Topic : Books and Authors, Persons in News
Two’ First Novel in English by Gulzar released
Gulzar sahab is written a novel ‘Two’, which is a debut novel in English and it revolves around the area of Punjab which became Pakistan after Partition.
The novel was originally written in “Urdu’ later it translated into the English form.
Topic : Latest Diary of Events
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
International day of persons with disabilities was observed on December 3 to promote the rights and welfare of disabled individuals around the globe.
2017 Theme: “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”.
The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3 in 1992.
It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of on the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.