26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_00.1
Latest Banking jobs   »   26th July 2020 Daily GK Update:...

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam

Here is the daily GK update of 26th July 2020 covering the following news headlines: DST, Anandiben Patel, President’s Award, Kemi Adekoya, Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana.

Daily GK updates are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for banking or other competitive exams. Daily GK Update is the complete bag of the important news that held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about the banking terms, current affairs news, etc. So, here is the GK update of 26th July 2020 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt Current Affairs Quiz.

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_50.1

National News

1. DST launches programme for India-Russia S & T cooperation

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_60.1

  • India-Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization Programme has been launched by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) of the Russian Federation.
  • The programme will strengthen the Science, Technology and Innovation ties between India and Russia.
  • DST will fund up to Rs 15 Crores to 10 Indian SMEs/Start-ups for a period of two years.
  • The programme has been launched with the primary aim of connecting Indian, and Russian Science & Technology (S&T) led SMEs and Start-ups for joint Research and development (R&D) for technology development as well as for cross-country technology adaptation.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • President of Russia: Vladimir Putin.
  • Capital of Russia: Moscow; Currency: Russian Ruble.

Appointments News

2. President Kovind appoints Anandiben Patel as the Governor of MP

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_70.1

  • President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has appointed the Governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel to discharge the functions of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
  • She has been appointed as the former MP Governor Lalji Tandon passed away recently.
  • Earlier on June 28, Patel was given the additional charge of Madhya Pradesh during the absence on leave of Governor Lalji Tandon. She has served as the former Chief Minister of Gujarat, she was the first female chief minister of the state.

Awards & Rewards

3. Kala Narayanasamy honoured with President’s Award in Singapore

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_80.1

  • Indian-origin nurse, Kala Narayanasamy in Singapore has been conferred with the President’s Award for Nurses for serving on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Kala Narayanasamy, who is the Deputy Director of Nursing at Woodlands Health Campus, has been conferred with this award for utilising the infection control practices that she had learned during the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak, in the current pandemic.
  • The President’s Award for Nurses in Singapore recognises the efforts of nurses who have shown sustained outstanding performance and contributions to patient care delivery, education, research and administration.

Sports News

4. Indian team’s 2018 Asian Games silver medal upgraded to gold

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_90.1

  • The silver medal of the Indian 4×400 mixed relay team’s 2018 Asian Games, Jakarta has been upgraded to gold.
  • The medal was upgraded to gold following the disqualification of Bahrain squad that finished first in the 4×400 mixed relay final.
  • The Bahrain squad was disqualified as Kemi Adekoya of Bahrain has been handed a 4-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit for failing a dope test.
  • The Indian quartet of Mohammed Anas, M.R. Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv, who finished second behind Bahrain in the 4×400 mixed relay final have now become the first winner of the event. Also.
  • Indian runner Anu Raghavan has moved from fourth place to bronze medal position in the women’s 400 m hurdles following the disqualification of Kemi Adekoya of Bahrain.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • President of Athletics Federation of India: Adille J. Sumariwalla.

Miscellaneous News

5. Electric potter wheels distributed under “Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana”

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_100.1

  • Under the “Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana” of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Union Home Minister Amit Shah distributed 100 electric potter wheels to 100 trained artisans in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • The step was an effort to empower and associate the marginalized potters’ community.
  • During the distribution of electric potter wheels, the minister assured the potters stating the arrangements made to help potters to sell their products, including tie-up with the Railways and proper marketing channels.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission: Vinai Kumar Saxena.

Check More GK Updates Here

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_110.126 & 27 July 2020 Current Affairs | Current Affairs Today | Daily Current Affairs 2020

Click Here to Register for Bank Exams 2020 Preparation Material

Visit Achieversadda.com and participate in discussions with other aspirants and achievers. Get answers to your queries and connect with others on Achieversadda.com

26th July 2020 Daily GK Update: Read Daily GK, Current Affairs for Bank Exam_120.1

All the Best BA’ians for RBI Assistant Mains!

Download Hindu Review of October 2021: Free PDF

×

Download success!

Thanks for downloading the guide. For similar guides, free study material, quizzes, videos and job alerts you can download the Adda247 app from play store.

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.
Was this page helpful?
Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Login

OR

Forgot Password?

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Sign Up

OR
Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Forgot Password

Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.


Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to
/6


Did not recive OTP?

Resend in 60s

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Change Password



Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Almost there

Please enter your phone no. to proceed
+91

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizzes
  • Subject-Wise Quizzes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to Edit Number


Did not recive OTP?

Resend 60

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?