www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs Jan 13, 2017 (13/01/2017)
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Topic : History – Latest Diary of Events
Dr. Jitendra Singh chairs 29th meeting of SCOVA
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh chaired the 29th meeting of the Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA).
SCOVA consists of 15 Non-official members represented by the Pensioners Associations from various Ministries/Departments/Regions/States etc.
It is a most useful forum for the pensioners through their Associations and concerned Ministries/Departments.
It provides the pensioners an opportunity for raising their issues concerning pensioners’ welfare etc. directly before the concerned Ministries/Departments.
Topic : Science – Science and Technology
Test Firing of Guided Pinaka
The Pinaka Rocket renamed as a Guided Pinaka, and it was successfully test-fired from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur.
The Pinaka Rocket Mark-II, which evolved from Pinaka Mark-I is equipped with a navigation, guidance and control kit and has been transformed to a Guided Pinaka.
This conversion has considerably enhanced the range and accuracy of Pinaka.
Topic : History – India and its Neighbour Countries
China commissions CNS Kaiyangxing ship
China’s Navy has commissioned a sophisticated electronic reconnaissance ship CNS Kaiyangxing or Mizar, capable of conducting all-weather, round-the-clock observation on multiple targets.