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26th April 2017 Events and Highlights
- Railway ministry to launch the double decker AC Train soon on high-density routes.
- Uttar Pradesh state government will approve the permission for the mining on the basis of the e-tendering.
- India has become the world’s fifth-largest military spender as per the forum report.
- India’s first sea ropeway between Mumbai & Elephanta Island.
- BSNL has launched the commercial operation of 4G plus Wifi services in Hyderabad recently.
- Younis Khan has become the first Pakistani to reach 10,000 runs.
- Punjab state government to launch the crusade for strict implementation of PC & PNDT act.
- Haryana state’s Ballabhgarh renamed as Balramgarh.
- Tollywood filmmaker Kasinathuni Viswanath has won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2016.
Current Affairs of April 26, 2017 – Latest GK Question and Answers
India has become the world’s fifth-largest military spender
In 2016, the India’s military expenditure has increased up to 8.5 percent. Thus, India has become the world’s fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion. Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI has made this figures recently. Unites states of America remains as the world’s largest military spender with a growth of 1.7 per cent between 2015 with $611 billion.
Public data office ( PDO) Technology will come into existence
C- DOT has recently developed the public data office. Under this, the public data office can be installed at any neighborhood shop with low-cost Wi – Fi powered data packs. It creates Wi-Fi hotspots using 2G, 3G, or 4G signals and connects up to 100 mobiles.
World Malaria Day – on 25th April 2017
The Nation celebrates the World Malaria Day on 25th of April every year. World Health Organization (WHO) plays a key role regarding this celebration. The theme of the 2017 World Malaria Day is “A Push for Prevention.”
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Bihar will adopt bills required for GST rollout
Recently, the Bihar Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council has adopted the Bihar Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill, 2017. With the Bihar Taxation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, this bill is approved. Under the leadership of the Bihar CM, Nitish Kumar, Commercial taxes minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav, this decision was taken.
Nirjuli, the First digital village in Arunachal Pradesh state
The Nirjuli village in Papum Pare district, Arunachal Pradesh has become the first digital village in the state. It aims at the cashless transactions in the village. The Arunachal Pradesh Sarkar will also provide the customer service point (CSP) for the Digitalisation.
Maharashtra state govt MoU with the Railway Ministry to expand green cover
The Maharashtra state govt has recently signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Railways. Under this MoU, the trees will be planted on the adjacent lands of the railway tracks in the state. The govt will plant 4 crore trees on July 1, 2017.
Today Current Affairs 26 April 2017 – Events and Highlights
Manpreet Kaur has won the gold at the Asian Grand Prix Meet in China
India’s shot putter Manpreet Kaur has won the gold at the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in Jinhua, China. On this victory, Manpreet is qualified for the IAAF World Championships held in August 2017 in London.
Kasinathuni Viswanath has won the Dadasaheb Phalke award 2016
Tollywood Filmmaker Kasinathuni Viswanath has been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke award 2016. For his outstanding contribution to the film industry, he has won this prestigious award. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will confer this award to Viswanath at a ceremony on May 3, 2017, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. He will be awarded the golden lotus, a cash prize of Rs10 lakh and a shawl.
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