TNPSC Current Affairs May 2017
1.VOCP Trust and TANGEDCO Sign MoU to upgrade Coal Jetty-I&II .
V.O.Chidambaranar Port (VOCP) trust and TANGEDCO(Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for upgradation of Coal Jetty I and II. The Agreement is set for a four-fold increase in the capacity of 2 of its Coal Jetties I and II from 6.25 MTPA to 24 MTPA (Millions tonnes per annum).
2. NHAI signs MoU with TIDCO for Development of Multimodal Logistics Park in TN.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation Limited (TIDCO) for the development of a Multimodal Logistics park in the Ponneri (Thiruvalluvar District) Industrial Node area near Kamarajar port in Tamil Nadu.
3.Indian Navy and Space Application Centre, has signed MoU.
Indian Navy and Space Application Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Data Sharing and Scientific Cooperation in the Field of Meteorology and Oceanology at Space Application center, Ahmedabad.
4.Edouard Philippe appointed as new Prime Minister of France.
Edouard Philippe has appointed as New Prime Minister of France by new elected president Emmanuel Macron.
5. India’s Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut Sets new ODI Record in Women’s Cricket.
India’s Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut sets new ODI Word record by smashing 320 runs for first wicket. This is the new world record by beating England pair of SJ Taylor and CMG Atkins 268 stand for first wicket 11 years ago.