TNPSC Current Affairs 2016
1. 8th BRICS Summit ended on Sunday in Goa with declaration which pledged opposition to terrorism.
In Last day of Summit India and Russia signed the world's costliest Gas Pipeline project around $25 Billion.
The Pipeline will transport gas from Siberia to India, the world 3rd largest energy consumer.
2.China is going to launch Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft. This spacecraft will take 2 male astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong into spacefrom Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
This mission will be carried out with Long March- 2f Carrier rocket and will dock with space lab Tiangong-2.
This will be longest ever crewed one by the country, they will stay for 30 days in space for research