26th July 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • China has recently launched world’s largest amphibious aircraft
  • Solar Impulse 2 recently completed the first round-the-world solar powered flight
  • India became the first in the world to contribute US$100000 for the UN Trust Fund in support of victims of sexual exploitation and abuse
  • The Brazilian researchers recently found a species of mosquito Zika virus to humans is able to transmit
  • Haryana has notified the “Freight Assistance Scheme” for the exporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) located anywhere in the State
  • The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Lok Sabha seeks to amend the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961
  • Union Government has decided to reduce the number of Maoist-affected districts from existing 106 districts by 20
  • India Triangular Training Programme was launched in New Delhi by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and the U.S Agency for International Development
  • India Triangular Training Programme was launched will provide specialized agriculture training to 1500 agricultural professional across Africa and Asia
  • North-west railway has further extended its facilities for newborn and their mothers at Jaipur railway station in Rajasthan
  • Former Union Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar will be honored with 2016 Tilak Sanman Puraskar for his contribution to Green Revolution
  • BRICS policy planning dialogue meeting began on 26 July 2016 in Patna
  • Buddha Rashmi Mani appointed as the Director General of National Museum in July 2016
  • Sanjiv Puri appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of ITC Ltd in July 2016
  • Chairman of Ricoh India Ltd Tetsuya Takano resigned on 25 July 2016
  • Jabong acquired by Flipkart Ltd on 26 July 2016