www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs March 20, 2018 (20/03/2018)
Topic : International Events
Russian Presidential Elections
Vladimir Putin has won another term as Russia’s president.
This is the highest office in the country, with the holder being the head of state and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
Topic : India’s Foreign Policy, Latest Diary of Events
The Indo-French joint naval exercise, “Varuna-18”, has commenced in the Arabian Sea off the Goa coast.
The Indian Navy and the French Navy have been conducting naval exercises since 1983. These exercises were christened as “Varuna” in 2001.
The last edition of the exercise was conducted off the French coast in April last year.
Topic : Latest Diary of Events
Poet Kedarnath Singh passes away
Eminent Hindi poet and Jnanpith awardee Kedarnath Singh passed away.
Topic : Topics in News
Rapunzel syndrome is an extremely rare intestinal condition in humans resulting from ingesting hair (trichophagia).
The syndrome is named after the long-haired girl Rapunzel in the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
Trichophagia is sometimes associated with the hair-pulling disorder trichotillomania.
This syndrome is a rare and unusual form of trichobezoar.