Current affairs updates for April 26th , 2017 – General Awareness GK for IBPS, SBI, SSC Exams

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Daily current affairs updates is prepared by keeping the exam pattern and the previously asked questions in IBPS, SBI, RBI, SSC Exams. This will be useful to update your GK on daily basis.

1. IIT Delhi, AMU websites hacked

Displays “Pakistan Zindabad”


Yesterday the websites of IIT Delhi, AMU and DU were hacked.
Pro-Kashmir messages were displayed by a hacker group that called itself as ‘PHC’.
The message was: “Greetings Government of India, and the people of India. Do you know what your so-called heroes are doing in Kashmir? Do you know they are killing many innocent people in Kashmir?”

2. China: ‘Religious’ names banned for Muslim children in Xinjiang

Islam, Quran and Saddam, and references to the star and crescent moon, aren’t allowed


Officials in China’s Xinjiang have released a list of banned “religious” names for Muslim babies; children with “unacceptable” names might be denied household registration, which is important to access state benefits.
Names like Islam, Quran and Saddam, and references to the star and crescent moon, aren’t allowed.
The full list hasn’t been made public yet.

3. Seven-year-old Indian origin boy wins yoga championship in UK

Ishwar Vishwanath – Winner


Ishwar Vishwanath, a seven-year-old Indian origin boy won the United Kingdom National Yoga Championship for second time in a row in the under-11 age category.
The competition was organized by UK Yoga Sports Federation on 22 April.
While Ishwar had won a gold in the same tournament last year, his father won a silver medal in the men’s category.

4. ISRO develops app to compute solar potential of any place

Monthly and yearly solar potential


SRO’s Space Applications Centre has developed an Android app to compute the solar energy potential of a particular location.
According to ISRO, it shows monthly and yearly solar potential, minimum and maximum temperatures, and the day’s length at any place.
It uses data from Indian Geostationary Satellite (Kalpana- 1, INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR) for calculations.

5. Mumbai: Cyprus president Nicos Anastasiades arrives for a four-day visit

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades


President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades arrived in Mumbai.
He is on a four-day India visit.
Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao received Anastasiades at Raj Bhavan.
This is the first visit to India of President Anastasiades.

6. Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremsinghe to met PM Modi

Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremsinghe


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremsinghe held talks on key bilateral and regional issues after which the two sides inked an economic cooperation pact.





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