www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs – Oct.31, 2016 (31/10/2016)
Latest Diary of Events
Rashtriya Ekta Divas (National unity Day)
Rashtriya Ekta Divas was observed on October 31 across the nation as the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbai Patel.
The government has decided to observe Sardar Vallabhbai Patel Jayanthi as Ekta Divas last year.
About Sardar Vallabhbai Patel:
He played important role in the integration of the over 500 princely state with India during 1947-1949.
He established modern All- India services, so that he also remembered as the Patron Saint of India’s civil servants.
Theme of this Year (2016)
The theme of this year is “Integration of India”.
Environment & Ecology
Fishing cat in Andra Pradesh
In Gilalakalandi harbour in Machilipatinam, near Andra Pradesh, a fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) was sighted .
The fishing cat was sighted in the moderately dense mangrove forest where the Asian sea base fish species are live.
About fishing cat:
Fishing cat is the state animal of West Bengal.
It is a medium sized wild cat of South and Southeast Asia.
Latest Dairy of Events
World’s Cities Day
Every year 0n 31st October, World’s Cities Day is observing globally.
Theme of the Year:
The theme of this year is “Inclusive Cities, Shared Development”.
The general theme of World Cities Day is “Better City, Better Life”
This day is observed from the year 2013 on October 31st by passing resolution 68/239 by General Assembly, to promote success of urbanization and address specific challenges resulting from urbanization