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.

Ashok Amritraj Appointed UN in India Goodwill Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals

i. Amritraj(Film producer and Wimbledon tennis player) is the first Ambassador for the UN in India.

ii. He is responsible to generate momentum and commitment to achieve the SDGs by 2030 and to foster engagement of new stakeholders in the implementation of these Goals.

E-Paathsala Launches Unique Technology-Backed Services for Educational Institutions in India

Bangalore based Start-up firm E-paathsala has launched an integrated accreditation and ERP technology solution for the colleges and universities to enable them better manage their multiple accreditation standards in an easy, efficient and fast manner and bridge the gap identified for specific accreditations.

Income Tax Department (ITD) launches Operation Clean Money 

i.An online Verification process will be carried out by comparing the demonetisation data CBDT with information in ITD databases.This information will be available at the portal

ii.The PAN holder can view the information using the link ‘Cash Transactions 2016’ under ‘Compliance’ section of the portal.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Presents 2016 National Entrepreneurship Awards

i.The First ever National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016 was presented by the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi on January 30, 2017.

ii.The awards were given in 11 different categories divided into two groups: Award Track and Recognition Track.

Moussa Faki Mahamat appointed as new African Union AU head 

Chadian foreign affairs minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected as the head of  AU Head the African Union Commission. He replaced Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

Ireland became the world’s first country to stop investing in fossil fuels

Ireland has become the first country in the world to divest coal, oil and gas investments from Ireland Strategic Investment Fund.The bill was passed in the Irish parliament by gaining 53 votes out of 90. It was introduced by Deputy Thomas Pringle.


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