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.


Surya Namaskar Yajna Recognised in US Congress

i.The annual “Surya Namaskar Yajna” or “Health for Humanity Yogathon” has been recognized in the US House of Representative on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.

ii.Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh had organized the “Yoga for Health, Health for Humanity Yogathon” from January 14 to January 29, 2017 to mark Makar Sankranti.

DragonBall Z Fans Can Rejoice As Tokyo 2020 Unveils Son Goku As Olympics Ambassador

i.In order to woo the young audiences at the 2020 Olympics, the organisers of the Tokyo Games have unveiled Japan’s cult anime character Son Goku as its ambassador.

ii.The Japanese character will feature on all the official Olympics 2020 merchandise. Apart from the Dragonball Z character, other cartoon stars that will be massively visible throughout the sporting extravaganza will be Mario, Naruto and Sailor Moon. 

National Immunization Day: 29th January 2017

i. President Pranab Mukherjee has launched the countrywide programme for 2017 by administering polio drops to children aged below five years at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

Denmark to appoint world’s first ‘digital ambassador’

i. Denmark has announced it will appoint a ‘digital ambassador’ to manage its relationship with technology giants like Google and Apple, becoming the first country to do so. “Such companies have become a type of new nations and we need to confront that,” said Denmark’s Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen. The companies’ market values are large enough to enter G20, he added.
2017 Australian Open: Roger Federer wins men’s title
i. For the first time since 2010, Roger Federer has won the Australian Open, beating long-time rival Rafael Nadal in the finals in Melbourne, Australia on 29th January 2017. 
ii. For Federer, it’s his fifth Australian Open title and his 18th Grand Slam singles title in total. 
India gets its own multi-sports museum in Kolkata
i.In a first, India’s Fanatic Sports Museum opened to the public in Kolkata.
ii.The museum will display memorabilia from cricket, hockey, football and the Olympics and Paralympics. Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar were among others to inaugurate the museum.



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