TNPSC Current Affairs in English Medium (Date: 01.11.2018)

TNPSC Current Affairs in English Medium (Date: 01.11.2018): TNPSC Master.Com: Prepared and Published on Important and Expected Current Affairs in English Medium. These study materials are very useful for all aspirants of TNPSC, UPSC, SSC, IBPS and RRB etc.

Senior IPS officer S S Deswal appointed ITBP chief
Senior IPS officer S S Deswal was appointed the chief of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), that guards country's frontier with China, according to an official order. 

India Jumps 23 Places To 77th In Ease Of Doing The Business Ranking
In a big boost for the Narendra Modi government, India climbed another 23 places in the World Bank’s ease of doing business list to rank at 77th spot for 2018.  In the last two years the country has climbed 53 notches, and has become the top ranked country in South Asia for the first time and third among the BRICS nations.

Cabinet approves renaming of Jharsuguda Airport, Odisha as “Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda”
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved renaming of Jharsuguda Airport, Odisha as “Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda”. Veer Surendra Sai is a well-known freedom fighter of Odisha.

Soura Jalanidhi ' Scheme Launched In Odisha ( Aims To Increase Use Of Solar Energy )
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was launched ‘Soura Jalanidhi’ scheme which aims at increasing use of solar energy for helping farmers in irrigation.‘Soura Jalanidhi’ is a dug well based solar pump irrigation system in convergence mode. Under the scheme, 5,000 solar pumps will be provided to farmers at a subsidy of 90 per cent to irrigate 2,500 acres of land.

Pankaj Advani Became First Indian To Win Asian Snooker Tour Title At Jinan , China
Nineteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani on Wednesday sent out a strong message before the upcoming world championships by winning the second leg of the Asian Snooker Tour in Jinan, China. Advani delivered a power-packed performance to outclass China’s Ju Reti 6-1 in the final and become the first Indian to win an Asian Snooker Tour event.

India Ranked 66th In Global Passport Index , Singapore Tops The Chart
The Indian passport was ranked 66th in the world in the latest ranking of the Global Passport Index. The ranking was based on the passports’ visa-free score. The ranking of Indian passport, granting its holders visa-free access to 66 countries, improved nine notches since the previous year.
As per the annual passport index, Singapore and Germany have the world’s “most powerful” passport with access to 165 countries.Falling in the last place of the list is Afghanistan, ranked 91 with a score of 22.

IIT-Madras Researchers Designed India's 1st Microprocessor ' Shakti '
Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IITM) have designed and booted up India’s first microprocessor, Shakti, which could be used in mobile computing and other devices.The Shakti family of processors was fabricated at Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL), Indian Space Research Organizations (ISRO) in Chandigarh, making it the first ‘RISC V Microprocessor’ to be completely designed and made in India

NASA’s " Kepler " Telescope Retired After Finding Thousands Of Worlds
NASA's legendary Kepler space telescope has retired after running out of fuel needed for further science operations, bringing an end to a prolific nine-and-a-half year mission in which it discovered over 2,600 intriguing exoplanets, some of which may harbour life, the US space agency said.

Mary Kom Named As Brand Ambassador Of Women’s World Championship
Olympic gold medalist has been Mary Kom named as the brand ambassador of the tenth edition of the Women’s World Championship.The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Wednesday unveiled the logo and anthem for the 2018 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship.

Andhra Pradesh is building a world-class and India's first
Andhra Pradesh is building a world-class and India's first 'Justice City' within its new capital Amaravati with the vision to provide a state-of-the-art ecosystem built on latest technology for supporting the judicial system in the state

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council In Manama , Bahrain
Manama, Bahrain,The Kingdom of Bahrain, represented by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), hosted the 109th session of the UNWTO Executive Council, the most important tourism committee in the world. This landmark event was held at the Art Rotana Hotel, Amwaj, on the 31st of October, gathering representatives from 35 countries from around the world.

The Ministry Of Home Affairs Approved A ‘ Safe City Project ’ For Lucknow
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved a Safe City Project for Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh at a total cost of Rs 194.44 crore under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme.The project would be implemented as a centrally sponsored scheme with the Centre and State sharing the funding in 60:40 ratio.

Arunachal Pradesh Host 3rd Round Of The Indian National Rally Championships
It will be a battle for top honours amongst the top motorists from across the country, as the third round of India's biggest motorsports event the Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) -- will be staged here from November 2 to 4.

Marie And Vijay Goradia Received The ‘ Roy M Huffington Award ’ For 2018 In The US
An Indian-American couple has been honoured in the US for making significant contributions to the areas of literacy, education and healthcare in India. Marie and Vijay Goradia received the Roy M Huffington Award 

The Kerala Tourism Department Has Launched  ‘ SMiLE Virtual Tour Guide '
  • Tapping into the huge potential of Malabar as a major tourist destination, the Kerala Tourism Department has brought out a high-tech digital facility that provides visitors all details about experiential and service packages offered in the region in north Kerala.
  • A 'SMiLE Virtual Tour Guide' links tourists with their places of attraction and providers of experiential services.The package has got its acronym SMiLE from Small and Medium Industries Leveraging Experiential Tourism.
The Punjab Police Bagged The Union Home Ministry’s ' CCTNS ' Award .   
The Punjab Police Wednesday bagged the Union Home Ministry's Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) award for the development of the Digital Criminal Intelligence Gazette and the generation of the State Crime Record Bureau (SCRB) reports.

The Family Planning Logistics Management Information System Inaugurated In Haryana
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij was inaugurated the Family Planning Logistics Management Information System (FP-LMIS) here which will ensure availability, supply and monitoring of family planning services from the state level to the Accredited Social Health Activists' (ASHA) level.

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