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.

China successfully launches world’s first quantum satellite

-China on 16th august successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite which boasts of establishing hack-proof communications between space and the ground as it is equipped with security features to prevent wiretapping and intercepts. 
-The satellite nicknamed “Micius” was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre.

-Quantum communication boasts of ultra-high security as a quantum photon can neither be separated nor duplicated. It is hence impossible to wiretap, intercept or crack the information transmitted through it.

No Rail Budget from 2017-2018 fiscal

-The 92-year-old practice of presenting a separate Rail Budget is set to come to an end from the next fiscal, with the Finance Ministry accepting Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu’s proposal to merge it with the General Budget.
-Finance Ministry has now constituted a five-member committee comprising senior officials of the Ministry and the national transporter to work out the modalities for the merger.

Odia becomes Official Language in Odisha from today

-Odia language will be used as the official language in all government offices in Odisha.
-According to the amendment of the Orissa Official Language Act 1954, all government letters, files will be carried in Odia language.
-Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi has prepared a panel to ensure mandatory use of the Odia as the State language in all Government offices across the state.

A.R. Rahman honoured with Tamil Ratna Award

-Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman has been honoured by the America Tamil Sangam with its Tamil Ratna Award.
-Rahman was invited at the UNGA to perform a concert to honour M.S. Subbulakshi, the doyen of Carnatic music. The concert was sponsored by India’s UN Mission and Sankara Nethralaya, a Chennai-based charity organisation.

Telangana gets highest gallantry medals in country

-Telangana State has received the highest number of gallantry medals for police personnel in the country on the eve of Independence Day.
-It was the only State unit to secure the President’s police medal for gallantry (PPMG). 

-The other units to receive the award this year were Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP), and the Intelligence Bureau(IB).

Sehwag becomes MCC’s honorary life member

-Virender Sehwag, former India batsman, has been awarded the honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club.
-The 37-year-old Sehwag played 104 Tests, 251 One Day Internationals and 19 Twenty 20 Internationals during his illustrious career. 
-Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly among others are already members of MCC.

UP announces Rani Laxmi Bai award for Sakshi Malik

-The UP govt will honour wrestler Sakshi Malik with the coveted Rani Laxmi Bai award.
-The award carries a cash prize of Rs. 3.11 lakh.
-The 23-year-old won the bronze in the 58-kg category wrestling.

World’s Longest, Highest Glass Bridge To Open In China

-The world’s longest and highest glass bridge will open to visitors.
-The bridge concreted with 99 panes of three-layer transparent glasses, hangs between two steep cliffs 300 metres altitude is maintained from the ground.
-The bridge has set 10 world records spanning its design and construction.

PM Modi’s monogrammed suit enters Guinness Records as ‘most expensive suit sold’

-The monogrammed suit worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his meeting with American President Barack Obama last year, which created huge controversy, entered Guinness Book of World Records as ‘the most expensive suit sold’.
-The suit was sold at an auction for Rs 4.31 crore.

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