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.



Majuli named world’s largest river island



i. Majuli Island on the Brahmaputra in Assam was declared the largest river island in the world, toppling Marajo in Brazil, by Guinness World Records. The river island covers an area of around 880 sqkm.



ii. According to Guinness World Records, the island lost around one-third of its area in the last 30-40 years due to frequent flooding of the river.


Mother Teresa is being declared saint by Pope Francis in Vatican City

I. Mother Teresa is being declared a saint by Pope Francis today at a canonisation ceremony in Vatican City.
II.The canonization comes on the eve of her 19th death anniversary. Once declared Saint, she will be known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

III. A 12-member central delegation led by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and two state government-level delegations from Delhi and West Bengal, led by Chief Ministers Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee are in Vatican City to attend the ceremony.


Gumthala Garhu becomes first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana
I. In Haryana, village Gumthala Garhu near Pehowa in Kurukshetra district has became the first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana circle under bulk plan of BSNL.
II. Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal inaugurated this service from Chandigarh yesterday. The Chief Minister said that BSNL has created history by taking initiative of providing Wifi service in the villages, which earlier were available in cities only.


Odisha government launches Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana
i. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana’ (BKRY) and inaugurated 1,000 Anganwadi buildings as part of the celebration marking the birth centenary of legendary Biju Patnaik. 
ii. The objective of the scheme is to improve Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) and Child Sex Ratio (CSR) in the three districts.


CM inaugurates Asia’s biggest digital library in Silchar

i. On the occasion of the 55th Teachers’ Day Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Asia’s biggest digital library dedicated to the memory of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in NIT Silchar.



Thithi wins Best Film honour at 1st BRICS Film Festival

i. Raam Reddy’s Kannada film Thithi was conferred the Best Film award by Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu at the closing ceremony of the 1st BRICS Film Festival.

ii. Thithi, which earlier won various honours at 68th Locarno International Film Festival, Marrakech International Film Festival, 19th Shanghai International Film Festival and 63rd National Film Awards.


Chris Gayle launches his autobiography ‘Six Machine’ in India
i. Explosive West Indies opener Chris Gayle launched his autobiography ‘Six Machine’, which contains extensive details about his life and career.
ii. Published by Viking-Penguin UK, the book was unveiled by Anurag Singh Thakur, President of the BCCI.








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