TNPSC Current Affairs 2016
1. Kate Rubins, Roscosmos anatol Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi Astronauts returned from ISS.
Kate Rubins from America, Roscosmos anatol Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi of Japan has landed safely after spending 115 days in International Space Station.
Three Astronauts has landed safely in Southeast of the Kazakh steppe town of Zhezkazgan, which NASA has Confirmed.
Kate Rubins first time Sequenced DNA in Space for the Biomolecule Sequencer investigation, using MinION Sequencing Device.
What is DNA Sequencing?
It is the process of determining the order of nucleotides within DNA. It is the method used to determine the order of four bases Adenine, Guanine, Ctosine and Thymine in a strand of DNA
2. Singapore Navy's Stealth frigate RSS Formidable (SIMBEX-16)
Singapore Navy ship RSS Formidable has reached Vishakapatnam for a Five-day visit to Eastern Naval Command as a part of ongoing Singapore- India Maritime Bilateral Exercise.
The Bilateral Exercise has first started when the Singapore Navy Ship began training with Indian Navy in 1994. This year was the 16th edition of Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX-16)
During Excercise Singapore is represented b RSS Formidable and maritime patrol aircraft fokker 50.The Indian Navy represented by INS Ranvija, missile destroyer, INS Kamorta, and many navy aircrafts, helicopter, etc.
3. India won the Hockey Asian Champions Trophy 2016.
India beaten Pakistan by 3-2 to reclaim the Hockey Asian Champions Trophy 2016 title. This is the second time India has won this title after its inaugural edition of the champions trophy in 2016 by beating Pakistan.
Rupinder Pal Singh
4. Dominika Cibulkova won WTA in Singapore.
Dominika Cibulkova won WTA finals by defeating Germany's Angeline Kerber b points 6-3 and 6-4.
5. United Nation has celebrated the Diwali first time. The Headquarters was illuminated with bright hues and the word "Happy Diwali"