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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 26 January 2016

Jan 26, 2016 09:12 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form.

•    The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015 came into effect from - 26 January 2016

•    The theme of the International Customs Day, organised in commemoration of formation of World Customs Organisation, observed every year on 26 January – Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement

•    He was awarded with the country’s highest peacetime gallantry award Ashok Chakra on 26 January 2016 – Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami

•    Arunachal Pradesh was recommended by the Union Cabinet to be brought under Presidential Rule under the Article – Article 356 of Indian Constitution

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande on 25 January 2016 jointly inaugurated the interim secretariat of International Solar Alliance (ISA) at – Gurgaon

•    The famous malayali comedy actress who died on 25 January 2016 in Hyderabad - Kalpana Ranjani

•    The 11-day Bargarh’s Dhanu Yatra that concluded on 25 January 2016 commemorates the death of - King Kansa

•    Union Government on 25 January 2016 launched Sahaj Scheme for - Online booking of LPG cylinders

•    The theme of the 6th National Voters’ Day (NVD) observed across the country on 25 January 2016 - Inclusive and Qualitative Participation

•    India observed 9th National Girl Child Day on - 24 January

•    India on 24 January 2016 won the first T20 Asia cup cricket for Blind at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium of Kochi by defeating - Pakistan by 44 runs

•    India's Ace Shuttler, who on 24 January 2016 won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title is - PV Sindhu

•    The Presidential election of Portugal was won by - Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

•    The number of agreements signed between India and France on 24 January 2016 at the India-France Business Summit held at Chandigarh - 16

•    The title of the 19th National e-governance Conference held at Nagpur in Maharashtra - Transforming India

•    The Organisation that won gold award for innovative use of technology in e-Governance category in National e-Governance Awards 2015-16 on 22 January 2016 - EPFO, (Employment Provident Fund Organization)

•    The Organisation that won gold award for the use of ICT for Development by Non-Government Institutions category in National e-Governance Awards 2015-16 on 22 January 2016 - Western Union, Mumbai


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