Current Affairs Today September 29 2017

Current affairs today September 29 2017

Presenting current affairs today September 29 2017 updates. Aim of our current affairs section is to help you to get high marks in competitive exams you are going to attempt.


Russia and US Partnered for 1st Ever Space Station Creation Near Moon

America’s space agency NASA and Russian space agency Roscosmos have announced to be work jointly to build first-ever space station on the moon. The announcement was made on this Wednesday (20/9/2017) at International Astronautical Congress. Press releases were pushed out by both the agencies in their regional languages.


Railway to Introduce New Techniques to Reduce Accidents

Railway is soon going to announce new improved techniques to reduce the accidents. The news was confirmed by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Under the improvement, existing signalling system will be made hi-tech by use of TPWS – Train protection and Warning System and Mobile Train Radio Communication (MTRC).


Twitter may double its tweets Character Limit from 140 to 280

World’s most popular micro blogging platform Twitter may soon increase its character limit of tweets. As per the announcement made, tweet may be increased fron 140 to 280 Characters. The aim of the character extension is to boost the growth of the social networking on the website.

The project is in testing mode and few number of selected users will be using the Twitter Micoblogging platform with capability of 280 character limit tweet. If the trials gets success, the new tweet limit will be rolled out by the organization.


Union Government Approved Proposal To Install mobile towers in cantonments and Military Areas

Mobile call drop is always a problem in areas that are under defence but soon this problem will be dissolved. Union cabinet on Wednesday gave approval to a proposal to install mobile towers in cantonment areas.

As per the statement of government and revision in the defence ministry policy, lands will be allotted for mobile towers in defence areas and cantonments to set up shared communication towers and allied infrastructure.


Umbrella scheme Approved By Government for Police moderanization

Union cabinet approved an Umbrella scheme for the moderanization of police. Under the scheme government will invest Rs 25,060 Cr in upcoming three years.

The scheme will focus on improving security provided by police and will internal security, law & order, women security, weapons procurement, hiring of helicopters to be covered under the scheme.

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