TNPSC Current Affairs April 2017
1.Prime Minister launches UDAN Scheme
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has launched UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme and flagged off first UDAN flight under Regional Connectivity Scheme from Shimla to Delhi. He also flagged off flights from Kadapa–Hyderabad, and Nanded-Hyderabad sectors .
2.NASA’s Cassini spacecraft successfully travels between Saturn and its rings.
NASA has confirmed that its Cassini spacecraft has travelled through the gap between Saturn and its rings. It was the first time an Earth-built object has navigated the space between the planet and its halo of dust and rocks.