Current Affairs for SSC CGL /MTS /CPO Exam 2017

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Dear Students, In SSC CGL /MTS / CPO 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.



➤➤Sri Lanka to host the 14th Edition of United Nations International Day of Vesak 2017

i. The 14th Edition of United Nations International Day of Vesak 2017 will be hosted by Sri Lanka from 12-14 May 2017.
ii. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest for UN Vesak Day. He will inaugurate UN Vesak Day in Colombo on May 12, 2017.

iii. Vesak Day is regarded by all Buddhist traditions as the anniversary of the birth of the Buddha.
iv. The theme of this edition is ‘Buddhist teachings for social justice and sustainable world peace’.


➤➤Italian mayor wins UNESCO Peace Prize


i. The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has awarded its Peace Prize to Giuseppina Nicolini, for her commitment to saving the lives of migrants and refugees, media reported.

ii. She is the mayor of the Italian island of Lampedusa.




➤➤Video gaming to be featured at 2022 Asian Games




i. Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has announced Video gaming as full sports at the 2022 Asian Games which is scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China from 10-25 September 2022.

ii. OCA has entered into the collaboration with Alisports, a unit of China’s Alibaba Group.


iii. It will also be a demonstration sport at the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia.



➧Points to remember-

  • Sri Lanka will host the 14th Edition of United Nations International Day of Vesak 2017
  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest for UN Vesak Day
  • The theme of this edition is ‘Buddhist teachings for social justice and sustainable world peace’
  • Vesak Day is also known as Buddha Poornima.
  • The UNESCO has awarded its Peace Prize to Giuseppina Nicolini
  • The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945
  • UNESCO has 195 Members and eight Associate Members
  • IRINA BOKOVA is the Director-General of UNESCO
  • UNESCO is Headquartered in Paris, France
  • Video gaming is full sports at the 2022 Asian Games
  • 2022 Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, China from 10-25 September
  • The first Asian games was held in 1951 in New Delhi
  • 2018 Asian games will be held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia



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