TNPSC Current Affairs 2017 March 9
1.Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders' Summit 2017 held in Jakarta
The First ever Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leader’s summit held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The theme of this year’s conference is “Strengthening Maritime Cooperation for a peaceful, Stable and Prosperous Indian Ocean”.
2. INS Tillanchang, Fast-Attack Craft (WJFAC) commissioned in Indian Navy .
.INS Tillanchang is a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) was commissioned in Indian Navy by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra. It will be based in Karwar, Karnataka.
3. India launched the second stage of its plan to phase out Hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)
India launched the second stage of its plan to phase out Hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), greenhouse gases by switching over to non-ozone depleting and low global warming potential technologies.