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Daily GK Current Affairs – 4th & 5th May 2017

Daily GK Current Affairs - 4th & 5th May 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 4th & 5th May 2017: Below you will find Daily current affairs for 4th & 5th May 2017 divided into various categories. National/Environment 1. Swachh Survekshan Survey: Indore cleanest city, Gonda dirtiest Indians have voted Indore in Madhya Pradesh as the cleanest city in the country, while Gonda in Uttar Pradesh has been found ...

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Mining Surveillance System (MSS) launched to put a Leash on Illegal Mining

Mining Surveillance System (MSS) launched to put a Leash on Illegal Mining

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal launched the Mining Surveillance System (MSS) in New Delhi yesterday. On this occasion, the Minister also interacted with the media across 13 states, through video conferencing and explained in detail about the MSS. The MSS is hosted on the National Centre of Geo-Informatics ...

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ISRO launches India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-18 from French Guiana

ISRO launches India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-18

India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-18 was inducted into the INSAT/GSAT system on October 06, 2016 from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-231. Weighing 3404 kg at lift-off, it carries 48 communication transponders to provide Services in Normal C-band, Upper Extended C-band and Ku-bands of the frequency spectrum. The satellite carries Ku-band beacon as well to help in an accurately pointing ground antennas ...

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ISRO launches PSLV C-35 & establishes SCATSAT-1 in orbit

ISRO launches PSLV C-35 & establishes SCATSAT-1 in orbit

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in its thirty seventh flight (PSLV-C35), launched the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 for weather related studies and seven other co-passenger satellites together weighing about 304 kg at lift-off. The other satellites are from Algeria, Canada and the USA as well as two satellites from Indian University/Academic Institute. The total weight of all the eight satellites carried on-board ...

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