Dear Students, SSC CHSL Exam has commenced on 7th Jan, 2017. It’s a month long exam and we’ve decided to provide “CURRENT AFFAIRS” of last seven months (From June onward). This quiz will help you in GS/GK section a lot. Before the exam day go through our daily CURRENT AFFAIRS FOR CHSL 2016 Exam.
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First batch of three female fighter pilots commissioned
–Creating history, the first batch of three female pilots – Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh were inducted in Indian Air Force fighter squadron. On successful completion of their training, the trio were formally commissioned by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
–Ms. Avani from Satna in Madhya Pradesh, Ms. Mohana Singh from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan and Ms. Bhawana Kanth, who hails from Darbhanga in Bihar.
NRIs can now join NPS online through eNPS
–The Union Finance Ministry has announced that non-resident Indians (NRIs) can now open National Pension Savings (NPS) accounts online i.e. through eNPS if they have Aadhaar Card or Permanent Account Number (PAN) card.
–Earlier, NRIs could open NPS accounts only through paper based applications by approaching Bank offices.
–NPS are being regulated by the PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority), a regulator established by the Finance Ministry.
-Through eNPS, NRI’s will be able to open NPS accounts both on repatriable and on non-repatriable basis.
20 June : World Refugee Day
It is observed annually to draw attention to the plight of refugees, celebrate their courage and resilience and renew commitment to solving refugee problems.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s bronze statue
A bronze statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose has been unveiled at the Indian cultural centre premises in Malaysia in the presence of nine Indian National Army (INA) veterans.
Kannada film ‘Thithi’ wins best film award in IFF
-‘Thithi ‘, a Kannada film won the best film award and best script writers award at the Asia New Talent Awards in the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival.
–The director, Raam Reddy has made his debut through this film.
–It is the only Indian film that has been selected for screening in the festival of Shanghai.
Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund
–The Punjab government has launched a special fund “Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund” to provide free treatment for patients affected by Hepatitis C.
–With this initiative, Punjab became the first Indian state to provide free treatment to confirmed cases of Hepatitis C.
Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra
-The Assam Government has launched a unique initiative ‘Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra’ to link primary schools to high schools to colleges.
-The purpose of the programme is to change the mindset of the teachers, as in some places in states teachers of a school considered it below their dignity to teach the lower level students.
–Under the initiative, college teachers will take classes in high schools and high schools teachers will teach in primary schools voluntarily. The basic idea of implementing the initiative is to improve the quality of school students and create better synergy in the education sector.
World’s fastest supercomputer: TaihuLight
–Chinese supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight with 93 petaflop/second speed was declared as the world’s fastest supercomputer.
-It was revealed in the TOP500 list of supercomputers released at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Frankfurt, Germany.
First female mayor of Rome : Virginia Raggi
-Virginia Raggi, a leading member of the populist anti-corruption Five Star Movement (M5S) was elected as Rome’s first female mayor.
-She is also the first candidate from that party, M5S to be elected to Rome’s mayoralty. Raggi, who will turn 38 in July 2016, is also the youngest mayor in Rome’s history.