TNPSC Current Affairs 2016 November 11
1.Guy Ryder Re-elected as ILO Director General.
Guy Rider has been re-elected as Director General of International Labour Organization. He took office on 1st October 2012.He is the 10th Director General.
International Labour Organisation has formed on 1919 , it is United Nations Agency located in Geneva, Switzerland.
International Labour Organisation which deals with labour issues, international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities to all, it has 186 countries as members including the cook Islands.
2.The Kaveri delta Coal-bed methane extraction project has been cancelled by center.
Central Government has cancelled the Kaveri delta Coal-bed methane extraction project due to the protest from farmers.
About the Project:
In 2010 GEECL has won the licence to explore and extract methane and Coal Deposit in Mannarkudi in Thiruvarur district. The then Tamil Nadu Government has given area in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur and Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu. But due to oppose from farmers, Environmentalist the project has been canceled.
3. China has launched pulsar navigation test Satellite
China has launched the satellite to detect signs of pulsars. The satelite will conduct experiments on X-ray pulsar navigatons, which are very high density stars formed by neutrons.
It has been launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, the satellite was carried by long March-11 rocket. It was 239th flight mission by Long March.