Current Affairs 26th July 2017 - Banking, SSC, UPSC Affairs

26th July Current Affairs 2017: Instantly obtain Latest Current Affairs July 26, 2017 with all essential info. Be the first to know all the Current affairs July 26, 2017 top news, Major Issues, Current happenings, Important events in National as well as International level with clear explanation. For all competitive exams and Interviews, equip yourself with the Latest Current Affairs July 26, 2017 granted here.

Janalakshmi Financial Services (JFS), the largest micro finance company announced the appointment of its new CEO Ajay Kanwal. Kanwal, a veteran banker has 27 years of experience in both consumer and commercial banking sector, will take charge of office from August 1.

Yatra Online India’s second-largest online travel operator acquired corporate travel services provider Air Travel Bureau (ATB). It is  India’s ‘largest corporate travel services provider’ with gross bookings of Rs 1,500 crore and a client base of 400 companies in the country.

The 2017 BRICS Youth Forum opened in Beijing, China to discuss the development of the youth in the countries. The theme of the three-day forum is 'Enhance BRICS Partnership, Promote Youth Development'. The five BRICS countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa first came up with the idea of establishing a dialogue mechanism for BRICS youth in 2014 during a meeting between BRICS leaders in South Africa.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conferred this year Mahanayak Samman 2017 to veteran actress Shakuntala Barua for her contribution to the world of cinema. Suparnokanti Karati for Bisarjan film and Shiboprasad Mukhopadhyay of Windows Productions for Praktan film were also among the awardees for Best Film and Best Producer categories.

Standard Chartered Bank launched a Multi-currency Forex Card for overseas travellers. The card will allow customers the convenience of loading up to 20 widely used currencies on one card with an online reload facility during overseas travel. The card will offer travellers protection against the frequent currency fluctuations by locking in the currency exchange rate.

Aurionpro Solutions a Global leader in digital innovation, enterprise security and banking solutions, announced its Branch-in-a-Box product, the Virtual Teller Machine (VTM) a fully integrated self-service kiosk for automating 90% of banking transactions at the branch level.  The other services include eKYC, account opening, passbook and statement printing, video assistance, bill payment, cash and cheques (single and bunched) deposit, cheque account summary, cash withdrawal, personalised instant card issuance, activation and replacement from the branch to the teller machines.

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted Islands Development Agency (IDA). He presented the vision for developing India’s maritime economy while preserving the natural eco-system and addressing the security concerns. He emphasised upon the need for sustainable development of Islands with people’s participation. He informed that Concept Development Plans and Detailed Master Plans are being prepared for identified islands with principles of sustainability, people’s participation, eco-system preservation and determination of carrying capacity as the guiding principles. Such an exercise is being taken up for the first time in the country. 

The Centre approved the construction of 30,000 houses for the urban poor on private land in Maharashtra’s Sholapur. The main aim is to give momentum to affordable housing in urban areas. Under the Centre’s flagship programme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry gave approval to the Central assistance of Rs 450 crore for the project. Under PMAY(U) the Raynagar Cooperative Housing Federation, Sholapur had submitted a proposal to build 30,000 houses for its members comprising beedi and textile workers and other urban poor belonging to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) at a cost of Rs 1,811 crore.

Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited ( a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure) announced the launch of its first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) – ‘Shachi’ and ‘Shruti’ – at their shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat. The two NOPVs are ‘Shachi’ and ‘Shruti’ to be launched by a private sector shipyard in India. The five NOPVs are patrol ships armed with a 76 mm Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM) system along with two 30 mm AK-630 guns, which provide medium range and short range offensive and defensive capabilities.

The Indian nation celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas Day is observed on July 26. On the occasion, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and three Chiefs of Services will lay a floral tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year to commemorate India’s victory in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan as it was on this day that the Indian Army had taken control of posts across the Himalayas in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, after fighting for 60 days.

Google Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sundar Pichai is going to join the board of directors of Alphabet. Alphabet is the second most valuable United States (US) company behind Apple. Pichai joined Google in 2004 and helped lead the development of key consumer products which are now used by over a billion people.

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) announced India will host their first Men’s World Championship. The AIBA Men’s World Championships 2019 will be held in Russia city of Sochi. The 2019 Women’s World Championships will be held in Trabzon, Turkey. It is the first time ever that a country has been awarded two major Championships.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released the fourth volume of Selected Speeches of Former President Pranab Mukherjee. The book titled- Selected Speeches of President Pranab Mukherjee was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in presence of President-elect Ramnath Kovind and other dignitaries. Under Former President Pranab Mukherjee, Rashtrapati Bhavan became a ‘Lok Bhavan.

Note: Current Affairs Today: 26th July 2017 Latest News and Updates. Current affairs 2018 - 2019, Quiz for preparation of UPSC,IPBS,RRB,SBI PO & Clerk, RBI, Railways, Postal and other Competitive Exams. Our Current affairs page covers various sections like banking & finance, business & economy, Indian and International affairs, defence, environment,persons and many for competitive exams preparing aspirants.


Fresherslive 26th July 2017 Current Affairs

Promptly acquire the 26th July 2017 Current Affairs with all important details and essential facts from this single page. This page brings you the all major happenings and foremost events occur on 26th July 2017 in detailed manner. All aspirants who are preparing for Government job & Private Job can use this best resource and make their preparation for various exam as well as interview much easy and quick.

What are the topics covered in 26th July 2017 Current Affairs

Fresherslive - 26th July 2017 Current Affairs covers wide range of important GK topics which are surely asked in the competitive exams as well as interviews.
    Topics covered in the 26th July 2017 Current Affairs are
  • International News,
  • National News (ie. Indian Affairs),
  • important events associated with Science & Technology, Environment,
  • Bills & Acts Passed by Government,
  • Defence News,
  • About important Persons, Places,
  • Banking & Economical News,
  • Awards & Honours,
  • Sports News,
  • Revolutionary Updates on Arts & Culture,
  • Obituary,
  • Summits & Conference,
  • Important Committee,
  • Schemes,
  • Appointments,
  • Important Days & its Theme for Current as well as upcoming Year,
  • Books & Its Authors,
  • Agreements & MoUs,
  • Budget, Taxes,
  • Various Important Lists & Indexes,
  • Visits by World Presidents, Prime Ministers,
  • Political affairs and all Current News.

26th July 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

Try to answer the 26th July 2017 Current affairs quiz questions, after going through 26th July 2017 current affairs news. 26th July 2017 current affairs Quiz questions are designed in an endearing and better way to revise all the important points of current events. Correct answers are shown at the end of the Quiz to scale up the candidate’s grasping level of General Knowledge.

Enrich your GK with FreshersLive 26th July 2017 Current Affairs News

Nowadays, in most of the competitive exams and interviews, there is a separate section for current affairs which plays a major role in final merit listing of Candidates. Make use of this precious 26th July 2017 current affairs updates and quiz material for preparing Top competitive exams like UPSC, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS, LIC AAO, RBI Grade 'B' & Assistants, NABARD Grade A & B, SBI PO & Clerk, IBPS PO & Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 & Assistants, CAPF, etc,.

On checking this page frequently, you can't miss any Current Affairs news of 26th July 2017. Go through all the current affairs news updated in this page and practice with Quiz right now to succeed in your competitive exam as well as interview.

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs April 2018

20 APRIL
NEWS
18 APRIL
NEWS
17 APRIL
NEWS
16 APRIL
NEWS

Current Affairs March 2018

31 MARCH
NEWS
30 MARCH
NEWS
29 MARCH
NEWS
28 MARCH
NEWS

Current Affairs February 2018

28 FEBRUARY
NEWS
27 FEBRUARY
NEWS
26 FEBRUARY
NEWS
25 FEBRUARY
NEWS