Current Affairs

  • 2016-09-26

 The country that recently launched world's biggest radio telescope in search for extraterrestrial life is – China

•    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched eight satellites in two different orbits in a single mission with - PSLV C35 rocket

•    The satellite of students of IIT, Bombay that was launched in ISRO’s launch in which it sent eight satellites to space under one mission is - Pratham

•    The satellites that was carried into space as the primary payload of India is - SCATSAT-1

•    The satellite developed by a consortium-led by the PES University in Bengaluru that would explore remote sensing applications is - PISAT

•    The senior IAS officer who was appointed as the Additional Secretary in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council - Arun Goyal

•    He bagged the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title - India's Velavan Senthilkumar

•    The Union Health Ministry has decided to launch Mission Parivar Vikas in 145 High Focus districts in seven states for - improved family planning services

•    Off-spinner from India who became the fastest Indian and second overall to take 200 wickets, reaching the milestone in his 37th Test is - Ravichandran Ashwin

•    Government's think-tank Niti Aayog has devised a short-term and medium-to-long term action plan to help India achieve 50 medals in - 2024 summer Olympics