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TNPSC Current Affairs 2016 Oct 13

TNPSC Current Affairs 2016


1.India and Russia set to sign a deal for 200 Kamov 226 T Helicopters.

As per the defence source nearly $1 billion worth has going to signed on the sidelines of the BRICS 2016 summit in Goa on Oct 14-16.

This Kamov 226T helicopters is likely to replace the existing old Cheetah /chetaks herlicopters.
 
2.BRICS is the association of five major emerging national economies in World: Brazil , Russia, India, China, and South Africa. 

Initially the association has named as BRIC which doesn’t have South Africa. In 2010 South Africa has been added in Group hence it is called BRICS. Russia hosted the first meet. In 2016, India is hosting the Meet in Gao.

Hosting Country and the year

No
Date of hosting
Host country
1
6/16/2009
  Russia
2
4/15/2010
  Brazil
3
4/14/2011
  China
4
3/29/2012
  India
5
26-27 March 2013
  South Africa
6
14-16 July 2014
  Brazil
7
8-9 July 2015
  Russia
8
15-16 October 2016
  India

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