Current Affairs for SSC CGL and MTS Exam

Dear Students, In SSC CGL Tier-I GA section , questions are asked from current affairs as well. So, We’ve decided to provide “CURRENT AFFAIRS” of last one year. These notes will help you in GS/GK section a lot. We wish you all the very best for your upcoming exam.

Japan Officially Recognises Bitcoin as Currency 

i. Bitcoin has finally gained the recognition of a mainstream currency along the lines of other fiat currencies. 
ii. The privilege follows the implementation of a new law in Japan which categorizes Bitcoin as a legal payment option within the country. 

Virat Kohli crowned Wisden’s ‘king of the willow’ for 2016

i. India’s Virat Kohli was named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World for 2016. 
ii. Kohli had also won the prestigious ‘Polly Umrigar award’ presented to the ‘International Cricketer of the Year’ at the BCCI Annual Awards. 
iii. Kohli was additionally declared Wisden India Almanack’s Cricketer of the Year for the second time in its 2017 edition.

64th National Film Awards

i. The 64th National Film Awards were announced in which the Directorate of Film Festivals presents its annual National Film Awards to honor the best films of 2016 in the Indian cinema.
 ii. The awards ceremony will be held on 3 May 2017 in India.

List of Winners
Most Film Friendly State
Uttar Pradesh
Best writing on Films
G Dhananjayan
Best book on cinema
Lata Surgatha- a book that narrates the story of legendary singer Lata
Best Music
Best Short fiction
Best Animation
Hum Chitra Banate Hain
Best Educational Film
The Waterfalls
Best Environment Film
The Tiger Who Crossed the Line
Best Investigative Film
Best Biographical/Historical reconstruction
Zikr Uss Parivash Ka
Best Non-Feature Film
Fireflies in the Abyss, My Discovery of a Legend
Best Tamil Film
Best Gujarati Film
Wrong Side Raju
Best Marathi Film
Best Hindi Film
Best Bengali Film
Best Kannada Film
Best Malayalam film
Maheshinite Pratikaram
Best Visual Effects
Best Female Playback Singer
Iman Chakraborty
Best Male Playback Singer
Sunder Iyer
Best Actor
Akshay Kumar for Rustom
Best Children’s Film
Dhanak, Hindi
Best Supporting Actress
Zaira Wasim for Dangal
Best Film On Social Issues
Best Action Choreography
Peter Hein for Pulimurugan
Best Feature Film
Kasav, Marathi film
Best Director
Rajesh Mapuskar  for Ventilator
Best Actress
Best Sound Recording
Kaadu Pookkunna Neram
Best Screenplay
Maheshinite Pratikaram
Best Child Artiste
Adish Praveen

World Health Day: 7 April 

i. World Health Day is celebrated on 7th of April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization.
ii. The theme of 2017 World Health Day is ‘Depression: Let’s Talk’.

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