TNPSC Current Affairs May 2017
1.India to launch GSAT-9 or South-Asia satellite on May 5
India to launch communication satellite GSAT-9 on May 5 2017 using its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) Rocket. GSAT-9 is New Delhi's Gift to the SAARC nation as committed by Prime minister Narendra Modi in 2014.
2.Water bodies in Kancheepuram being revived at cost of Rs 476.5 lakh.
The Water Bodies in Kancheepuram District has been revived at cost of 476.5 lakh. The cost was allocated under Kudimaramathu Programme is being undertaken by water Resources Organisation of the PWD in Kancheepuram Distrct for rejuvenating the Water bodies.
3.Aizawl FC Wins I-League
Aizawl Football Club from Mizoram has won I-League by beating Kolkata’s Mohun Bagan. Aizawl FC has now become the first club from north-east to win the I-League.
4.Guindy Snake park gets Green Iguanas.
Guindy Snake park Gets pair of American Green Iguanas. The Green Iguanas is native to the Amazon forest of south America.