TNPSC Current Affairs January 2017 4
1.Justice JS Khehar took over as Chief Justice of India.
Justice Jagdish Sing Khehar has sworn as the 44th Chief Justice of India by succeeding Justice TS Thakur. He is born in 28 august 1952 and he is a judge of Supreme Court since September 2011. He is popularly known as Non-Nonsense Judge.
Eligible as supreme court chief Justice
Senior most judge of the Supreme court will become Chief justice of Supreme court.
Eligible as Judge of High Court.
1, He should be a citizen of India.
2. He should have been a judge of a high court or he should bhave been an advocate of high court for 10years or he should be a distinguished jurist in the opinion of the president.
There is no minimum age prescribed for appointment of supreme court judge
2.Swachh Suvekshan-2017 was launched by Government of India.
Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkairah Nadiru has launched Swachh Suvekshan-2017 along 500 cities.
Swachh Suvekshan is aimed to rank 500 cities and towns based on levels of sanitation and efforts made by local bodies and also to achieving 'Open Defecation Free' Status.