SSC CHSL Exam 2016 : Revision of “CURRENT AFFAIRS”

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. 
We wish you all the very best for your exam. 
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar awarded Honorary Fellowship in UK

National Indian Students and Alumni Union (NISAU) have awarded Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with an Honorary Fellowship in the UK for his contributions to world peace and culture. 

-As per NISAU statement, the organization is proud to honour Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for his immense contribution to furthering world peace & working towards a violence-free society, for his social and cultural contributions to India and for furthering Yoga, Meditation and Spiritual Studies in a global context.

PM released book titled “The Birds of Banni Grassland”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a book titled “The Birds of Banni Grassland” in New Delhi. 

-The Book is a compilation of the research work, relating to more than 250 species of birds found in the Banni area of Kutch, Gujarat. 

Two Indians get Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2016

-Two Indians, Kartik Sawhney and Neha Swain have won the 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders award in the United Kingdom which has been presented by Queen Elizabeth at the British monarch in Buckingham Palace.
-Sawhney (21) and Swain (28) have won the prestigious award for their exceptional work in transforming the lives of others and making a lasting difference in their communities.
The Queen’s Young Leader Award recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth and is given to youths who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

Majuli in Assam becomes India’s first island district

-Majuli was in news  as the Government of Assam approved its up gradation as a district.With this approval, Majuli has become the first island district in the country.

-At present, Majuli is a Mohkuma, a sub division of the Jorhat District and represented by the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in the Assembly.

Malaysia gets 2 women Shariah HC judges

-Two women have been appointed as judges of Malaysia’s Islamic Shariah High Court for the first time in the history of the judiciary of the Muslim-majority country. Noor Huda Roslan, 40, and Nenney Shuhaidah Shamsuddin, 41.

-Shariah High Court deals with exclusively Islamic laws, having jurisdiction upon every Muslim in Malaysia.

Viswanathan Anand honoured with ‘Honoris Causa’ Doctor of Science degree

-Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand was conferred the “Honoris Causa” Doctor of Science by Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) during its 49th convocation ceremony. The 46-year-old Anand was bestowed with the degree by NITI aayog chairman Arvind Panagariya.
-He was also the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1991–92, India’s highest sporting honour. In 2007, he was awarded India’s second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, making him the first sports person to receive the award.

Four Indian-Americans honoured with 2016 Great Immigrants Award in US

Four Indian-Americans are:

Sunder Pichai : He is CEO of internet search engine giant Google. 

Hari Sreenivasan : He is broadcast journalist associated with the PBS NewsHour. 

Vikram Malhotra : He is associated with McKinsey. 

Bharati Mukherjee : He is award-winning author. She is professor emerita in the department of English at the University of California, Berkeley. 

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