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.

Naropa Festival held in Ladakh

i. The Naropa festival, which is held every 12 years at the 17th century Hemis Monastery in Ladakh.

ii. The main events at the week-long Naropa festival, a celebration of the 1,000th birth anniversary of Saint Naropa.




Two India-Born MIT Scientists Win Prestigious US Awards

i. Two Indo-American scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been conferred with prestigious awards for their path-breaking inventions.

ii. Nasik-born Ramesh Raskar, an imaging scientist and inventor at MIT, has been awarded the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize 2016.

iii.Dinesh Bharadia, the researcher at MIT, won the Paul Baran Young Scholar Award of the US-based Marconi Society. 



Abhishek Bachchan Holds a Guinness World Record

i. Abhishek Bachchan might be the most underrated actor of the industry, but  one didn’t know that he’s actually hold a Guinness World Record .

ii. Jr Bachchan holds the record for ‘Most Public Appearances made by a Film Star in 12 Hours.’ In fact, he beat Hollywood actor Will Smith who had made three public appearances in 2 hours during the promotions of his film I, Robot in 2004.



Indian-Origin Peer Wins ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ In UK

i. Lord Narendra Babubhai Patel ,a 78-year-old Indian-origin British obstetrician and member of the UK Parliament was honored the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’during the Asian Achievers Awards for his work in the medical profession and public life in Britain over the years.




West Bengal to confer Bangabibhushan award to Lata Mangeshkar

i. To honour her contributions to Bengali songs, West Bengal government will confer this year’s ‘Bangabibhushan’ to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.

ii. Banga Bibhushan is a title instituted by the West Bengal Government to honour the services of personalities in various fields.



Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to get humanitarian award

i. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been honored as the 2016 humanitarian of the year by students and faculty at the Harvard Foundation.

ii. Suu Kyi gained international prominence as the General Secretary of the newly formed National League for Democracy in Myanmar in 1990.

iii. She became one of the world’s most well-known political prisoners during her 15 years of house arrest for participating in protests against the government.


Railways to launch Yatri Mitra for differently-abled

i. The Ministry of Railways has announced the launch of ‘Yatri Mitra Seva’, through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to provide wheelchair-cum-porter services for the differently-abled, elderly and ailing passengers at major railway stations.







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