Daily Current Affairs & GK for Competitive Examination 26-04-2019

Daily Current Affairs & GK for All Competitive Examination 26-04-2019

 

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1. The Reserve Bank of India has exited the National Housing Bank (NHB) and the National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (Nabard), by selling its entire stakes to government for Rs 1,450 crore and Rs 20 crore, respectively, making them fully government-owned now.

2. PU Chitra defended her 1500m title to give India its third gold medal while Ajay Kumar Saroj and Dutee Chand won a silver and a bronze in men’s 1500m and women’s 200m respectively on the fourth and final day of the Asian Athletics Championships
3. Indian Coast Guard Ship C-441 has been commissioned at Vizhinjam harbour.
4. Karnam Sekar, Dena Bank’s former Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has been appointed as the MD and CEO of Indian Overseas Bank.
5. A Pakistani journalist, Cyril Almeida has won the World Press Freedom Hero award of The International Press Institute (IPI) for his “critical” and “tenacious coverage” of the civil-military relations in Pakistan.
6. All India Radio, Publication Division and Children’s Film Society of India were given Swacchta Pakhwada Awards-2019 in New Delhi.
7. Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and the India Pavilion was inaugurated by UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
8. The world’s first malaria vaccine RTS-S has been launched in the African nation Malawi.
9. Legendary Indian tennis player Vijay Amritraj, former Test cricketer V V Kumar and Asian Games gold medalist R Gnanasekaran would be honoured with lifetime achievement awards by the Tamil Nadu Sports Journalists’ Association (TNSJA).

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