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TNPSC current affairs May 11, 2017

www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC current affairs May 11, 2017 (11/05/2017)

 

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Topic : Sports & Medals

Asian Wrestling Championship – Harpreet Singh won the Bronze in 80kg

Asian Wrestling Championship 2017 is started in KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium, New Delhi from 10th May to 14th May.

Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Japan, Korea, China, India, Mongolia – These countries are participated in this Asian Wrestling Championship,

Medals for India:

Harpreet Singh won the Bronze in Greco-Roman 80 kg category at Asian Wrestling Championship.

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Topic : New Appointments, Persons in News

Moon Jae-in sworn in as President

Moon Jae-in was won the South Korea’s presidential election and sworn in as President of the South Korea.

He replaced the President Park Geun-hye, who was ejected from office in March after a corruption scandal.

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Topic : Places in News, Science and Technology

Maitri Research station in Antartica

India had decided to replace Maitri Research Station in Antartica with a new one in the next three to four years.

About Maitri Research Station:

Maitri is India’s second permanent research station in Antarctica as part of the Indian Antarctic Programme.

The name was suggested by the then PM Mrs Indira Gandhi who was assassinated a month before the expedition left the shores of India on 03 Dec 1984.

About Indian Antarctic Programme:

The Indian Antarctic Program is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional program under the control of National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.

Under the program, atmospheric, biological, earth, chemical, and medical sciences are studied by India, which has carried out 30 scientific expeditions to the Antarctic.

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Topic : General Administration, Govt., Welfare Oriented Schemes and their Utilities

Integrated Case Management System launched by PM

Under this Scheme, the court documents and important official data of all details will be turned into Paperless and Digital.

The Supreme Court had decided to collect all such records electronically from lower courts and high Courts to make the Paperless System or Digital System.

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Topic : Latest Diary of Events

World Migratory Bird Day 2017

World Migratory Bird Day 2017 will begin on Saturday, 13 May and ends on Sunday, 14 May.

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) has raised awareness about the need for conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.

And also to understand the threats they face, their ecological importance, and about the need for international cooperation to conserve them.

Theme of this World Migratory Bird Day 2017: “Their Future is Our Future – A Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds and People”.

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