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.

2017 Cobra Gold Exercise held in Thailand

i. The 2017 Cobra Gold Military Exercise kicked off at the Sattahip Royal Thai Marine Corps Base in Chonburi Province, Thailand .
ii. Cobra Gold 2017 is the 36th edition of the multinational drill and is co-organized by Cobra GoldUnited States and Thailand. It will expand regional cooperation and collaboration for disaster relief.

Usain Bolt honored with ‘Sportsman of the Year’

i. Jamaica’s sprinter Usain Bolt won the ‘Sportsman of the Year’ award at the Laureus World Awards or the ‘Oscar of Sports’ held in Monaco .  

ii. Usain Bolt received his award from legendary Michael Johnson. This is the fourth time that the world’s greatest sprinter has won the honor. Earlier in 2009, 2010 and 2013 too he won the award.

Madhya Pradesh launches ‘Mil Banche’ programme in all govt schools

i. In Madhya Pradesh ‘Mil Banche’ programme was held in all the primary and middle government schools. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, his minister colleagues, public representatives and other dignitaries took classes in these schools to motivate children.

ii. After taking class, they urged students to adopt good virtues and set a big target for the life. He also shared his memories and experiences with students.

Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar honoured with ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017

i. Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017 by Brand Laureate.
ii. Lata expressed her heartfelt thanks to the Brand Laureate on twitter for honouring her. 

Haryana’s Sandeep Kumar breaks his own national record in 50km race walk

i. Sandeep Kumar of Haryana won the gruelling men’s 50-kilometre event of the National Race Walking Championships held in New Delhi.

ii. Sandeep smashed his own national record in a brilliant performance to win the race and qualify for the London World Championships in August. 

Indian Navy inducts first all-women global circumnavigation vessel ‘Tarini’

i. The Indian Navy’s second sailboat ‘Tarini’ was inducted into service at a ceremony in Goa.

ii. The vessel is slated to be the platform for the first Indian all-women global circumnavigation by the Indian Navy to begin in August.
iii. The Indian Navy is operating four sailing vessels capable of open ocean deployments – Tarangini, Sudarshini, Mhadei and Tarini, all four of which have been built in shipyards at Goa.


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