26 April 2016 GK Updates

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Hi Friends ,In this post we will provide you 26 April 2016 GK Updates .GK is very important for all the competitive exams.The current GK is very important for Banking and insurance exams such as IBPS PO and clerical exams ,SBI PO and clerical exam ,LIC AAO exam.These GK updates will be fruitful for Upcoming SBI clerical and all the state level exams.These GK updates are better than other website’s GK updates because These updates are in focus with SBI clerical exam.You don’t need in depth knowledge but should have idea about the subject and the news. This is the reason why we are not providing detailed news as aspirants will not be able to learn everything and due to grasping many point,he/she will forget the important points at the time of exam. So here is the 26 April 2016 GK Updates :

  1. The 51.30 hour countdown for the launch of India’s seventh and finalnavigation satellite on April 28afternoon begun at 9.20 am on Tuesday at Sriharikota rocket port of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  2. Every year World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is being observed on 26 April to highlight importance ofintellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright) in encouraging innovation and creativity.
  3. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan of Rs 1,000 crore to Haryana State Warehousing Corporation(HSWC) for purchase of wheat during the ongoing Rabi marketing season.
  4. Govt. of India has banned import of milk and milk products, certain mobile phones and some other items fromChina after finding them of poor quality.
  5. Union Sports Ministry has decided to provide one lakh rupees per month as out of pocket allowance to the sports persons under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme in their preparation for the Olympics and Paralympics Games at Rio de Janeiro.
  6. Haryana Government has decided to give free laptops to first 500 meritorious students, who would secure a minimum of 95%  marks in annual Board examination of Class X in 2016-17.
  7. Taxi operator Uber has partnered with Election Commission in Tamil Nadu to spread awareness on voting among the electorate for the May 16 assembly polls.
  8. Heart of Asia (HoA) conference begins today in New Delhi.The conference is with the objective of bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan and speeding up its reconstruction with a focus on enhancing investment and connectivity to the country.
  9. The Western Railway has launched a unique service through which commuters would be able to know the running status of local trains from simply giving a missed call.
  10. The Union Govt. has recently constituted 8-member inter-ministerial committee to prepare a blueprint for doubling farmer’s income by 2022.
  11. Parliament has passed the Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to remove given to Sahjdhari Sikhs to vote in the elections to members of the Board and the Committees.
  12. Finance Ministry has approved 8.7 per cent interest on Provident Fund deposits for over five crore subscribers of Employee Provident Fund Organisation.
  13. Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal qualified for the Rio Olympics after winning asilver in the finals of men’s single sculls at the 2016 FISA Asian and Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta at Chung-ju in South Korea.

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