Current Affairs for SSC CGL Pre 2017

We’ve decided to provide “CURRENT AFFAIRS” of last nine months (From June onward). These notes will help you in GS/GK section a lot. We wish you all the very best for your upcoming exam.

Grammy Awards to include first-ever transgender ‘trophy girl’

i. The three trophy handlers at the ceremony are transgender model Martina Robledo; model and actor Derek Marrocco, and model and actress Hollin Haley. 

ii. The ceremony host is James Corden.
iii. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony held on February 12, 2017.

India beat Pakistan by 9 wickets to win T20 Blind World Cup 2017

i. India beat Pakistan by 9-wickets to win T20 Blind World Cup at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium. 
ii. Man-of-the-match was Prakash Jayaramaiah. Man-of-the-series Badar Munir was the top-scorer for Pakistan. 

13th February -> World Radio Day 2017
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings on the World Radio Day on 13 February 2017. Terming radio as “a wonderful way to interact, learn & communicate”, the PM stated. 
ii.  The theme for the 2017 edition of World Radio Day is ‘Radio is You’.
National Women’s Parliament held in Andhra Pradesh(10th February)

i. The three-day National Women’s Parliament with the theme of ‘Empowering Women – Strengthening Democracy’, held in the state capital region Amaravati.

ii. The vision of NWP is to enable and encourage social, political and economic empowerment of women in all strata of the society.

Second edition of International Spice Conference held in Thiruvanantapuram

i. The three days conference had hosted by All India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF) in association with the Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 
ii. The theme of the conference is ’21st Century Spice Industry-Disrupt or be Disrupted’ the main aim of the event is to deliberate on effective strategies and innovative technologies to improve the livelihood of spice farmers, address spice industry challenges, food safety concern, demand supply disparity and foster sustainable growth.


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