Current Affairs for SSC CGL Pre 2017


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

Nation paying tribute on 86th martyrdom day: 23 March

i. Nation was payed tributes to freedom fighters –Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their 86th martyrdom day (23 March).
ii. On this day in 1931, British rulers had executed them in Lahore for their revolutionary activities against the British rule.

Majuli all set to become India’s 1st carbon neutral district

i. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched initiatives to develop Majuli, world biggest river island, as India’s first carbon neutral district and as a biodiversity heritage- yet not officially released.

ii. He launched “Forests are Lives” campaign to celebrate the importance of Assam’s rich forest and biodiversity.

Major Rohit Suri awarded Kirti Chakra

i. Major Rohit Suri, from the Parachute Regiment who led the army team that carried out a surgical strike in PoK last year, was presented the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee.

ii. Corporal Gursevak Singh of Indian Air Force was posthumously conferred the Shaurya Chakra for putting up a valiant fight against terrorists who had attacked the frontline Pathankot air base.

K T Irfan Wins Bronze in Asian Racewalking Championships

India’s national record holder in men’s 20km race walk, K T Irfan has won bronze at the Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan.

World Meteorological Day 2017 -> 23rd March

i. The theme of WMD 2017 is ‘Understanding Cloud’ to highlight the enormous importance of clouds for weather climate and water.
ii. The day is organized every year by World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

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