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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Nagpur and China’s Jinan become ‘sister cities’
-Nagpur and the Chinese city of Jinan have become ‘sister cities’ after signing a pact which allows for the exchange of ideas and technology in the field of education, urban planning, youth affairs, and sports.
-The agreement, which will be executed for five years, also allows Nagpur to seek financial assistance from Jinan to execute development projects.
A Life in Diplomacy authored by MK Rasgotra
-The book titled A Life in Diplomacy was released which is written by former Indian diplomat Maharajakrishna Rasgotra.
-It is an insider’s account of the personalities and policies that shaped Indian diplomacy.
-The book provides a ringside view of the beginnings of ethnic violence in Sri Lanka, the last years of the Cold War, the negotiations on the formation of SAARC, Indira Gandhi’s assassination and the Bhopal gas disaster.
AIFF to launched ‘Mission 11 Million’ for football
-The All India Football Federation has launched a football promotion programme in October targeting 11 million children across India.
-Notably, India has hosted its first international football competition, the U-17 FIFA World Cup, next year.
Danapur-Saharsa Janhit Express
-Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has flagged off a new train service between Danapur and Saharsa in Bihar through video-conferencing at Rail Bhawan in New Delhi with an aim to connect every region of the country with the rail network.
-Besides flagging off the Danapur-Saharsa Janhit Express (daily), Railway Minister has also announced the extension of three train services in Bihar and Jharkhand.
-Under which, the service of Jasidih-Chandan passenger train was extended up to Banka. -It is the first passenger train to run on the newly constructed Chandan-Banka line. While the daily service of Jaynagar-Saharsa Janki Express (daily) was extended up to Katihar and Patna-Murliganj Koshi Express (daily) was extended up to Purnea Court.
Andy Murray wins record fifth Queen’s Club title
-British tennis star Andy Murray has created history after he fought back to win the Queen’s Club tournament for a record fifth time defeating Milos Raonic in a pulsating final on 19 June 2016.
Anil Kumble -> The new coach of Indian Cricket Team
-Former Spinner Anil Kumble became the new coach of Indian Cricket Team.The decision of his selection was taken in the BCCI working committee meeting in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.
-His tenure would be for one year.
-Kumble’s first assignment will be India’s four-Test tour of West Indies. Kumble’s international cricket career spans 18 years. He is the highest wicket-taker for India till date and third in the international list, behind Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne.
Nagaland Governor launches women’s helpline number ‘181’
-Governor of Nagaland and Assam P B Acharya has launched women helpline number – 181 in the premises of District Hospital Dimapur in Nagaland and also inaugurated Sakhi, a one stop Centre, intended to support women affected by violence both in private and public spaces under one roof.
-Addressing the gathering, Acharya reminded society that women were marching ahead in every field. He also highlighted the multiple roles played by women as home makers, guardians of children and the hard work put in by them in every field.
SAARC cultural capital for 2016-17-> Mahashangarh
-Mahasthangarh, the 3rd century BC archaeological site in Bogra, Bangladesh, has been declared as the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) cultural capital for the year 2016-17.
-As an SAARC cultural capital, the historic place will host festivals on literature, films, foods and dances from October 2016 to September 2017. Besides, the year 2016-17 has also be declared the SAARC Year of Cultural Heritage.