Daily News Updates of 26 August, 2016

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Important questions for competitive exams from Daily News Updates

Q- Which Olympic Athlete from India was tested positive with H1N1 recently?

PV Sindhu

OP Jaisha

Dipa Karmakar

Jeetu rai


Q- Avvashya CCI Logistics Group which is a Joint Venture of two reputed logistics group was formed on-

21 August, 2016

25 August, 2016

21 July, 2016

25 July,2016

Q- The Ford smart mobility LLC has funded which company recently?




Mahindra & Mahindra 

Q- The World’s biggest Pearl found on 25th august weighs about-

20 pounds

45 pounds

75 pounds

85 pounds

Q-  Who will be the chief of World Bank for next duration?

Jim Yong king

Barack Obama

Narendra Modi

Phillipe le Houerou


Q- Recently astronaut Jeff Williams made a World record of ……………. days in space.

531 days

532 days

533 days

534 days



National News

The ‘Dahi Handi’ Festival was celebrated all over India on the occasion of “Janmashtami” on 25th August, 2016.


International News

The Reserve Bank of India notified on 25th August, 2016 to issue Masala bonds in Foreign market.

The U.S administration announced on 25th August, 2016 that Jim Yong Kim will continue as the World Bank Chief for the Second term.


Business News

Avvashya Group amalgamated with CCI Logistics Group to form Avvashya CCI Logistics Group on 25 August, 2016. 

Venu Srinivasan and Ajay Piramal have been appointed as the new Non-Executive Directors of Tata Sons Pvt Ltd. on 25th August, 2016.

The Ford Smart Mobility LLC has invested in a bengaluru based car rental Company “Zoomcar” on 25th August, 2016.

Sports News

T. Dilshan a veteran Cricketer on 25th August, 2016 announced his retirement after  3rd ODI against Australian Dambulla.

O.P Jaisha the Olympic marathon runner from India was tested Positive for ‘A’ H1N1 (Swine Flu) on 25th August, 2016

Science and Technology

Jeff Williams a 58 year Old astronaut from United States marked a Record of 534 days in space on 25th August, 2016.

World’ Biggest Pearl was found in western Palawan Island on 25th August, 2016 which weighs about 34- kg( 75 pounds).

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