TNPSC Current Affairs June 2017
1.ISRO had launched heaviest rocket from Sriharikota.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had launched heaviest ever rocket Geo Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III ). It carried 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communications satellite, the heaviest ever lifted by an Indian rocket till date.
The rocket can use take "Indians into space from Indian soil". The rocket is said to be as heavy as 200 full-grown Asian
2.Census conducted in Orang tiger reserve, Assam.
Scientist has found 28 tigers in latest census conducted in Rajiv Gandhi Orang Tiger Reserve, Assam. It is the 49th Tiger Reserve which was declared last year.It is located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra, spread over Darrang and Sonitpur Districts of Assam.
3.June 5 World Environment day
World Environment day has celebrated on June 5 all over the world with the 2017 theme of “connecting People to nature”.
It was chosen by this year hosting country Canada, with the aim to urges people to get outdoors and into nature to appreciate its beauty and its importance and call to protect the earth we share.
World Environment day was first celebrated in 1972, in order to raise the awareness to the people to safeguard the environment with the theme of “ Only one Earth”
4.Ma long wins Table Tennis World Championship.
Ma Long from china retains World Table tennis title beating Fan Zhendog held in Dusseldorf, Germany.
5.B Sai Praneeth wins Thailand Open badminton tournament.
B. Sai Praneeth wins Thailand Open badminton tournament by beating Indonesia’s Jonatan Chritie.