Person in News: Dec 2016 – March 2017

PERSON IN NEWS The Union Government has given senior IPS officer Rakesh Asthana additional charge of the post of Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). UAE based Indian environmental activist Kehkashan Basu (16) has won 2016 prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize. President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Anil Baijal, former bureaucrat, as the 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. The Union Government has appointed Viral V Acharya as new Deputy Governor at the Continue Reading

Science and Technology Current Affairs Summary: Dec 2016 – March 2017

SCIENCE CURRENT AFFAIRS Scientists from Ireland have claimed discovery of a new human organ named the mesentery that exists in the digestive system. It will be human body’s 79th organ. Mesentery connects the intestine to the abdomen.  The organ was previously thought to consist of fragmented and disparate structures. India formally became an associate member of CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) with the government completing the internal approval procedures Continue Reading