www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs – Sep.27, 2016 (27/09/2016)
PRIME MINISTER DEDICATED SEVEN NEW PLANT SPECIES TO NATION
Variety of turmeric (Pitamber), Aromatic Vetiver (Khus), Lillies, Gerberra flowers, Lemon grass, Citronella and Variety of Roses are the dedicated new developed plants from CSIR.
Russia and Pakistan together had a joint military exercise called Druzhba- 2016. (Druzhba means Friendship)
It will helps to bring unity and military cooperation between two countries.
WORLD TOURISM DAY
September 27 is celebrated as world Tourism Day by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) since 1980.
Theme for 2016 Tourism Day:“Tourism for All – promoting universal accessibility”
About this day:
In 1970, sep 27 is the UNWTO statutes were adopted. The adoption of these statutes is considered milestone in a global tourism.
NATURAL HERITAGE TAG FOR SPECIAL TREES
The Delhi Government (NCR-Northern Capital Region) declared 16 special trees as “NATURAL HERITAGE TREES”.
Inorder to protect green cover of the environment some of the special trees like, Banyan tree at Bhikajikama place, the arjuna and ashoka trees at Raj Ghat Memorial, The Mango tree at Lodhi Garden, Salvadora tree near the Qutub Mosque, Banyan tree near India Gate in and around Aravalli and NCR are declared as NATURAL HERITAGE TREES by the delhi government.
GURGAON IS RENAMED GURUGRAM
The central government approved the name change of GURGAON CITY into GURUGRAM.
About this city:
Gurgaon is the second largest city in Haryana. And it is also known as Millenium City.
It is an industrial and financial centre of Haryana.