TNPSC Current Affairs April 2017
1. Myanmar becomes SASEC's 7th member.
Myanmar has formally become the 7th member of South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) programme of Asian Development Bank (ADB).
In 2013 Myanmar was granted the observer status of SASEC and since 2014 Myanmar was participating in annual SASEC Nodal Officials meetings as an observer.
2. India’s longest road tunnel has opened for traffic in Jammu and Kashmir.
India’s longest road tunnel at chennani in Jammu’s Udhampur district is complete and opened for Traffic by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The 9 km long tunnel is between Chenani and Nashri which will save travel time of two and half hours which connects the districts of Udhampur with Ramban.
3. P.V Sindhu won Indian Open Badminton 2017.
P.V Sindhu won the Indian Open Badminton 2017 by beating world and Olympic champion Carolina Marin by 21-19 and 21-16 which held at Siri Fort Stadium , New Delhi.