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05 June 2017 Current Affairs
GSAT-19 all set for maiden flight with heaviest Rocket of India
Heaviest rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) is all set for its maiden flight into space along with a communications satellite on 5 June 2017.
Weighing 640 tons and standing 43.43 meters tall, will blast off from the second launch pad at India’s rocket port at Space Centre in Sri Harikota in Andhra Pradesh.
It will carry a 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communications satellite, the heaviest to be lifted by an Indian rocket till date to an altitude of around 179 km above the Earth after just over 16 minutes into the flight.
RCom and Aircel merger finalized to be named Aircom
Reliance Communications announced the merged wireless company with Aircel will be called Aircom.
RCom can monetize 49 percent tower company stake in future through sale or a listing process, while further debt reduction options will include sale of direct-to-home business.
This will reduce debt on Reliance communication as investor has given seven month time frame to align the financial health of the company.
Soccer UEFA Champions League title winner is Real Madrid Club.
Real Madrid clinched UEFA title, beating Juventus 4-1 in a scintillating final in Cardiff, Wales.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a pair of goals for Real – his 11th and 12th of the competition, 104th and 105th in Europe all time to extend his own record and the 599th and 600th of his club and international careers.
World Environment Day on today
United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment, World Environment Day observes on Fifth day of June month every year.
It has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on emerging environmental issues from marine pollution and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. It was started in 1974. The theme for 2017 is ‘Connecting People to nature – in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator’ will be hosted by Canada this year.
First automatic coastal warning for disasters in India
Odisha government is all set to commission the ambitious Early Warning Dissemination System that would enable loud sirens go off simultaneously from towers at 122 locations by July.
Odisha is the first State in India to have developed an automatic public address system that can be activated along its entire coast.