24 February 2017 Current Affairs

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1) In a major discovery, scientists have spotted seven Earth-sized planets, with mass similar to Earth, orbiting around a dwarf star the size of Jupiter. What is more important is that planets’ temperature is low enough to make possible the presence of liquid water on their surface. What is the name of the dwarf star around which these 7 planets have been found? - Trappist-1 Explanation: According to a report published in ‘Nature’ magazine on 23 February 2017, in May ...

Top Abbreviations/Terms - January 2017

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Following is the listing of the top abbreviations and/or terms that were mentioned during January 2017 in association with some important developments. We are reviewing these terms once again for the benefit of our readers. ......................................................... OCM: Operation Clean Money OCM or ‘Operation Clean Money’ (‘Swachh Dhan Abhiyan’) is the name of the operation launched by the IT Department from 31 January 2017 that seeks to unearth unaccounted money from around 18 lakh persons who deposited amounts of Rs. 5 ...



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