TNPSC Current affairs June 2017
Oldest Homo Sapiens Fossils found in Morocco dated to 315,000 years ago . Earlier known fossils was dated back 100,000 years.
1.India admitted as full member of SCO.
India admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) during the summit held in June 8-9 in Astana, Kazakhstan. India along with Pakistan also admitted as full member.
2.Union Cabinet approves agreement between India and Cyprus on Merchant Shipping
The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the Agreement between India and Cyprus on Merchant Shipping, which was signed in April 2017. The cabinet was chaired by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
3.Union Cabinet approves Bilateral MoU between India and Iran
Union Cabinet has approved the Bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO), Iran in relation to mutual cooperation on matters pertaining to securities markets.
4.National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre inaugurated in New Delhi.
National Human Milk Bank and Lactation counselling Centre “ Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh” inaugurated at Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi.
The Centre will collect, pasteurise, test and store milk donated by lactating mothers and make it available for infants.
5.Oldest Homo sapiens Fossils found in Morocco.