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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 26 April 2016

Apr 26, 2016 19:17 IST

The Recap of the Day section brought to you by jagranjosh.com provides the important events of national and international importance in bulleted form so as to help them in revising and contemplating the Current Affairs of the Day with ease.

•    Theme of the World Intellectual Property Day 2016 that was on 26 April 2016 observed across the world- Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined

•    This badminton player became the first non-cricketer to be included in the Legends Club of Cricket Club of India founded by late Jagmohan Dalmiya –  Nandu Natekar

•    The founder of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front who passed away on 26 April 2016 is - Amanullah Khan

•    The Oil refining company that got green nod for its 694-crore rupees LPG project at Haldia Dock Complex in West Bengal on 25 April 2016- Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)

•    The former prime minister of Thailand who died on 23 April 2016 in Bangkok- Banharn Silpa-archa

•    The Cabinet of this country approved a law with provision to impeach Supreme Court judges if allegation of misconduct or incapacity is proved on 25 April 2015- Bangladesh

•    Indian origin wrestler who is set to represent Australia at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016- Vinod Kumar Dahiya

•    The Leicester City’s footballer who became the first African footballer to win the Professional Footballers Association’s Player of the Year award for the 2015–16 season is - Riyad Mahrez

•    The footballer who won the Football Players’ Association of India (FPAI) Indian Player of the Year award is - Jeje Lalpekhlua

•    The country that will host the 2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships is - India

•    India's first online interactive portal on the cultural heritage of the country launched by the Union Government is – Sahapedia

•    Bill passed by Lok Sabha on 25 April 2016 to provide statutory status to the existing Regional Centre for Biotechnology in Faridabad, Haryana- Region Biotechnology Authority Bill, 2016

•    Renowned Freedom fighter who died on 25 April 2016 and was famously known as Didi of tribal Dang district- Poornima Arvind Pakvasa

•    The Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that was passed in Lok Sabha on 25 April 2016 seeks to amend - Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925

•    Name of the 11th Indo-Mongolia joint training Exercise that commenced on 25 April 2016 in Mongolia and will culminate on 8 May 2016 - Nomadic Elephant – 2016

•    Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Government of Madhya Pradesh and Sun Pharma on 25 April 2016 entered into an agreement for Research and innovation in -  Preventive health

•    Union Sports Ministry on 25 April 2016 decided to provide one lakh rupees per month as out of pocket allowance to the sports persons under - Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme

•    The western Odisha town that continued to remain the hottest place in the State – Titlagarh

•    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the State government is seeking a loan of 5000 crore rupees from the World Bank for implementing - Water conservation to changing crop patter

•    The country that unveiled the Vision 2030 to diversify its economy with an aim to reduce its dependence on oil – Saudi Arabia


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