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.

International Buddhist Conference in Bihar

i. The three days ‘International Buddhist Conference’ organized by Ministry of Culture and Nava Nalanda Mahavira Deemed University in Rajgir, Bihar.

ii. The two highlights of the inaugural session:

  • the release of the reprint of the Pali Tripitaka in Devanagari script by the Dalai lama  
  • the announcement of the opening of the department of the Buddhist science for the first time in Asia.
Shahid Afridi appointed as ambassador of Blind Cricket World Cup

i. Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been appointed as the ambassador for the fifth edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup 2018.

ii. The announcement was made by the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC). 
iii. Blind Cricket World Cup will be hosted by PBCC in the United Arab Emirates(UAE) and Pakistan in January 2018.

International Day of Forests: 21 March

i. March 21 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Forests, which promotes the importance of forests and trees in our lives. 

ii. The 2017 theme is ‘Forests and energy‘.

Uttarakhand HC accords human status to Ganga, Yamuna

i. The Uttarakhand High Court has given the status of “living human entities” to the Ganga and Yamuna. 

ii. The Director of Namami Gange project for cleaning and rejuvenating the river, the Chief Secretary and the Advocate General of Uttarakhand will act as the “legal parents” of the holy rivers and work as the human face to protect, conserve and preserve them and their tributaries.


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