TNPSC Current Affairs June 2017
1.Netherlands supports India’s Entry in UNSC and NSG
The Netherlands Supports India's early entry into the Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) and India’s bid for a permanent United Nation Security Council seat. The Netherlands' support came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Netherland counterpart Mark Rutte in his visit.
2. Uranus magnetic field flips on and off by latest study:
Scientists have found that Uranus Magnetic Field gets flipped on and off like a switch every day as the planet rotates.
Researchers from Georgia institute of technology, US made the discovery based on the data provided from NASAs Voyager 2 spacecraft.
3. Steady increase in crocodile nesting’s in odisha
Ecologists are happy with the steady increase in Salt water crocodile nests in the swampy creeks of the Bhitarkanika National Park on the Odisha coast.
Forest Department said that they came across more than 80 nests in Bitarkanika National park this year comparing 75 in 2016. It is considered as home of 70 % of India’s estuarine or salt water crocodiles.
4.Kaushik Basu new President of IEA
Kaushik Basu has taken over as president of the International Economic Association (IEA) and his 3 year term has started from June 23/