Tamil Nadu Affairs of August 2018
August 2018 – Current Affairs Monthly Capsule PDF Download
In this we have given, August Month Tamil Nadu Affairs and other important events held on that day. This is very important for all Competitive exams like TNPSC, UPSC, SSC, RRB, and other Examinations.
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Tamil Nadu Affairs of August:
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‘Red Fort’ at Madras Medical College to reopen as museum
- The 121-year-old heritage building, which is currently being restored to its old glory, will soon turn into a museum.
Bharti to boost optical fibre network in T.N.
- Bharti Airtel plans to expand its optical fibre footprint in Tamil Nadu.
First government-trained non-Brahmin priest
- Marichamy, a first non-Brahmin to come out of a state-run archaka training centre and appointed as priest by the State’s Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department.
Wildlife census begins at Sathyamangalam reserve
- The biannual six-day wildlife monitoring exercise, using the Android-based mobile application, began at Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (STR)
‘Kalaignar’ M. Karunanidhi passes away
- ‘Kalaignar’ M. Karunanidhi, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK chief, passes away aged 94.
Solar-powered houses to Sri Lankan repatriates
- The State government has decided to provide 1,000 solar-powered houses to repatriates from Sri Lanka living in the State.
Sportspersons to get 2% sub-quota in government jobs
- CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced a 2% sub-quota in select government jobs for sportspersons who win medals at national-level games or in events organised by the State government.
Genetic resource tree park opened
- A forest genetic resource tree park, developed on 20 acres of land near Vandalur, was inaugurated by Minister for Forests Dindigul C. Sreenivasan. The park has 300 species of trees from both Eastern and Western Ghats.
T.N. to harness rooftops for solar energy
- Tamil Nadu government is planning a massive solar energy programme through setting up of grid-connected rooftop solar panels in government buildings.
Southern Railway special train takes water to Kerala
- Southern Railway is making arrangements to send drinking water to Kerala.
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