Current Affairs for SSC/MTS Exams 2017

Dear Students, In SSC CGL Tier-I GA section , questions are asked from current affairs as well. So, We’ve decided to provide “CURRENT AFFAIRS” of last one year. These notes will help you in GS/GK section a lot. We wish you all the very best for your upcoming exam.


19th commonwealth forestry conference held in Uttarakhand

i. 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) 2017 held on 3rd April at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

ii. Uttarakhand Governor Dr. K.K. Paul inaugurated the 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference at the FRI in Dehradun.
iii. The theme -> ‘Forests for Prosperity and Posterity’.




Union Textiles Minister launches PowerTex India Scheme

i. The Government has launched PowerTex India, a comprehensive scheme for power loom sector development, simultaneously at over 45 locations in the country.


ii. The Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Launched the scheme in Bhiwandi, Thane district, Maharashtra. The scheme will especially benefit small powerloom weavers.

Madhya Pradesh CM launches ‘MP e-nagarpalika’ app

i. The Madhya Pradesh government has launched an app named ‘MP e-nagarpalika’ to provide various municipal services online.

ii. The mobile app was launched by state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. This app would offer 378 services like online payment of property tax, seeking building permission, birth/ marriage/death certificates etc. It will also register complaints related to garbage, water, streetlights etc.
iii. Online payment gateway would be available on this app. This mobile app would encourage the cashless transaction.


Sindhu lifts India Open badminton title 2017

i. Olympic silver-medallist P.V. Sindhu has defeated Carolina Marin (Spain) in straight sets 21-19, 21-16 in 47 minutes at the India Open badminton championship 2017 in New Delhi.

ii. This was the second Superseries title win for Sindhu. The Indian shuttler has shown character in the tournament and she entered the final after beaten Saina Nehwal and Sung ji-Hyun.


Roger Federer wins Miami Open 2017

i. Roger Federer (Switzerland) defeated Rafael Nadal (Spain) to win Miami Open 2017 Singles title. Miami Open 2017 was held in Florida, USA.


ii. A fourth straight win over Nadal was his longest winning streak in their 13-year professional rivalry which makes Federer the oldest winner of the Miami Open.

iii. The victory was Federer’s 26th ATP Masters 1000 title, only Novak Djokovic with 30 and Rafael Nadal with 28 have won more titles than Federer.
The other winners in Miami Open 2017 are as follows- 
1. Women’s Singles- Johanna Konta (United Kingdom)
2. Men’s Doubles- Łukasz Kubot (Poland)/ Marcelo Melo (Brazil)
3. Women’s Doubles- Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) / Xu Yifan (China)



➧Points to remember-

The 5-day long 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) held in Dehradun, Uttarakhand
The theme of conference is ‘Forests for Prosperity and Posterity’
Dehradun is capital of Uttarakhand
Governor of Uttarakhand is Dr. K.K. Paul and Trivendra Singh Rawat is newly elected Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
The Government has launched PowerTex India scheme for power loom sector development
The Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Launched the scheme in Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh government has launched an app named ‘MP e-nagarpalika’
The app was launched by MP CM  Shivraj Singh Chouhan
The mobile app will encourage the cashless transaction
P.V. Sindhu has lifts India Open badminton title 2017.
The Final match of India Open badminton title 2017 held in New Delhi.
Carolina Marin is a badminton player from Spain.
This was the second Superseries title win for Sindhu.
P.V. Sindhu has defeated Carolina Marin at the India Open badminton championship 2017.
Roger Federer wins Miami Open 2017 Singles title
Miami Open 2017 was held in Florida, USA
Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal
Johanna Konta from the UK won the Women’s Singles title.


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