SSC CGL Exam : Revision of “CURRENT AFFAIRS”

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


World Pneumonia Day -> 12th November

i. World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on 12 November. The day is annually observed to raise awareness about pneumonia, the world’s leading killer of children under the age of five; promote interventions to protect against, prevent and treat pneumonia; and generate action to combat pneumonia. 

ii. 2016 theme was, “Keep the Promise, Stop Pneumonia Now”.



11-year-old Pune girl wins ‘Doodle 4 Google’ 2016 contest

i. 11 year old Pune girl Anvita Prashant Telang has been named national winner of the “Doodle 4 Google” contest. The sixth standard student from Vibgyor High School in Balewadi area was chosen for her Doodle submission on the theme titled “If I could teach anyone anything, it would be”.

Indian Women’s team wins Gold at the 7th World Carrom Championship
i.Indian women’s carrom team defeated Sri Lanka to win the gold at the seventh World carrom championship in Birmingham (UK).
ii. India’s S Apoorwa and Kajol Kumari also won gold in the women’s doubles event.

iii. Meanwhile, the men’s team lost to Sri Lanka to win the silver medal in the competition.

5 decades and 200 films later, Jackie Chan ‘finally’ wins Oscars

i. Hollywood actor Jackie Chan received his little gold statuette, an honorary Oscar for his decades of work in film on November 13th at the annual Governors Awards.
ii. While receiving the award Chan (62) praised his hometown Hong Kong for making him “proud to be Chinese,” and thanked his fans.

India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival in Meghalaya

i. Meghalaya became the first state to celebrate India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival, which is widely celebrated in Japan.
ii. Chief Minister Mukul Sangma inaugurated India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival in this state capital of Meghalaya, where cherry blossoms are in full bloom in several parts of the city and the suburbs.

Twinkle Khanna launches her second book ‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad’
i. Actor-turned-author Twinkle Khanna launched her second book titled ‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad’.
ii. Twinkle’s first book was ‘Mrs Funnybones: She’s Just Like You and a Lot Like Me’, which was published in 2015.







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