CURRENT AFFAIRS for SSC CGL Pre 2017

We’ve decided to provide “CURRENT AFFAIRS” of last eight 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.




Emirates launches world’s shortest service on largest plane

i.Emirates launched the world’s shortest scheduled service on an Airbus A380, flying it from Dubai to Doha within 80 minutes. 
ii.The 378-kilometre route is the shortest on which an Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger aircraft, is used. The double-decker aircraft has 14 first class suites, 76 business class flat-bed seats and 429 economy class seats.





Union HRD Minister launches ‘Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan’




i. Union HRD Minister launches ‘Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan’ to use the network of Centrally-run educational institutions for propagating the benefits of digital mode of payment in wake of the government’s demonetisation move. 



Magnus Carlsen wins 2016 World Chess Championship



i. Magnus Carlsen won the 2016 World Chess Championship on 30 November 2016 in New York City, USA.
ii. Carlsen defeated Sergey Karjakin to retain the World Chess Champion title. It’s the third time that Carlsen has won the championship.


Nation pays tribute to Rajendra Prasad on his 131st birth anniversary


I. Remembering Rajendra Prasad, the first President of Independent India on the 131st birth anniversary on 3rd December 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the nation bow to him for his inspirational guidance in the time when India was getting freedom.

II. Dr.Rajendra Prasad was an eminent freedom fighter, a renowned jurist, an eloquent parliamentarian, an able administrator, a statesman par excellence and above all, a humanist to the core. Dr.Rajendra Prasad, affectionately addressed as ‘Rajen Babu’, was born at Village Ziradei in Saran district (now in Siwan) of Bihar on 03 December 1884.



International Day of Persons with Disabilities being observed on 3rd December 2016

I. International Day of Persons with Disabilities being observed on 03rd December 2016.Disability Day is a day that has been promoted by the United Nations since 1992. 

II. The aim of Disability Day is to encourage a better understanding of people affected by a disability, together with helping to make people more aware of the rights, dignity and welfare of disabled people, as well as raise awareness about the benefits of integrating disabled persons into every aspect of life.

III. The theme of World Disability Day for 2016 is: Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want, which draws attention to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and how these goals can create a more inclusive and equitable world for persons with disabilities.
UAE-based Indian wins International Children’s Peace Prize

I. A 16-year-old Indian girl based in the UAE has won this year’s International Children’s Peace Prizevfor her fight for climate justice and combating environmental degradation. Kehkashan Basu waspresented the award by Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus at The Hague. At the age of 12, Kehkashan founded her organisation Green Hope, which now has operations in over 10 countries.








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