Current Affairs for SSC CGL /MTS /CPO Exam 2017



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.

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The International Day for Monuments and Sites: 18th April

i. Every year on 18 April, ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites (also called as World Heritage day).ii. The theme for 2017 is “Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism”.



➤➤Sai Praneeth wins Singapore open Badminton

i. Sai Praneeth has won the title match of Men’s singles at Singapore Open Badminton beating his compatriot Kidambi Srikanth.  
ii. This was the first time that two Indians featured in a men’s singles Superseries final and India became only the fourth country to have both players in a Super series final. The other three are China, Denmark and Indonesia.

➤➤Pankaj Advani won his sixth Asian Billiards title

i. Sixteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani has won his sixth Asian Billiards title and seventh overall Asian championship. 
ii. The ace cueist defeated his compatriot Sourav Kothari 6-3 in an entertaining final of the Asian Billiards Championship in Chandigarh. 


➧Points to remember-

  • The International Day for Monuments and Sites is celebrated on 18th April
  • The day is celebrated by ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)
  • The theme for 2017 is “Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism”
  • Sai Praneeth has won the title match of Men’s singles at Singapore Open Badminton.
  • Sai Praneeth has defeated his compatriot Kidambi Srikanth.
  • Praneeth is a male Indian badminton player.
  • Pankaj Advani won his sixth Asian Billiards title.
  • At the tender age of 18, Pankaj won his first World Title in 2003.
  • He is the only person in the history of the game to have won both the billiards and snooker IBSF World Titles as well as the World Professional Billiards Championship.
  • His excellence in the sport has also earned him the highest sporting honor – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2006.
  • Pankaj Advani Born in Pune on 24 July 1985.
  • Advani won his sixth Asian Billiards title and seventh overall Asian championship. 
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