www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs November 06, 2017 (06/11/2017)
Topic : Profile of States, General Administration, Latest Diary of Events
Hyderabad’s Biriyani got India Post stamp
Department of Post issued stamps with photos of three Hyderabadi dishes – Biryani, Baghare Baingan and Seviyan.
Postage stamps on these dishes is part of Department of Post’s initiative to issue stamps on 24 different Indian dishes, including the famous Tirupati laddu.
Exclusive postage stamps have also been issued to honor Andhra dishes — idlidosa and pongal.
Topic : General Administration, Latest Diary of Events
FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017 – University of Delhi
“FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017”, Conference on Human Physiology was inaugurated at Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute (VPCI), University of Delhi on November 5, 2017.
The conference was held with an objective to update the scientific community about most latest advances in human Physiology in extreme environments, Sport Physiology, Yoga, Neuroscience, and translational research.
Topic : New inventions on Science & Technology, Latest Diary of Events
Tokyo’s Artificial Intelligence ‘boy’ gain a residency
The virtual boy was named as ‘Shibuya Mirai’, got the reseident of a busy central Tokyo district in Japan.
He doesn’t exist physically. He is a virtual chatty seven-year-old boy. This is the first time one robot got the residency.
Topic : Sports & Medals
India won women’s Asia Cup hockey title
India won the women’s Asia Cup hockey title 2017 at Kakamigahara in Japan.
The Indian women’s hockey team ‘Women in Blue’ defeated China in the final of the Asia Cup 2017 with a score of 1-1.
This is India’s second title in the history of the tournament. India has finished at top place after 2004.
With this victory, the Indian team has also booked a place at the 2018 Hockey World Cup.
Topic : India’s Foreign Policy, Latest Diary of Events
India has accepted an invitation to join the Japan-proposed, U.S.-endorsed plan for a “Quadrilateral” grouping including Australia.
What is it for?
The quadrilateral arrangement, including US, Japan, Australia and India, aims to be a grouping of countries all looking to balance China, using an international rules-based order to counter China’s aggressive power play.
The diplomatic and military arrangement was widely viewed as a response to increased Chinese economic and military power, and the Chinese government responded to the Quadrilateral dialogue by issuing formal diplomatic protests to its members.
The grouping also aims to provide alternative debt financing for countries in the Indo-Pacific.