Daily Current Affairs 26 July 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 26 July 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 26 July 2018. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 26 July 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. National Nutrition Month

  • Month of September to be celebrated as National Nutrition Month every year.
  • This was taken in the 2nd meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan.

2. West Bengal passed resolution to change name of state to ‘Bangla’

  • Trinamool Congress government passed resolution to change the name of West Bengal to “Bangla” in all languages.
  • If the Home Ministry approves this ,the name of the state will be changed.

3. ‘Childline 1098’ Contest

  • Ministry of Women and Child Development launched a contest named #Childline 1098.
  • Childline is India’s first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance.

International News

1. Exercise Pitch Black-2018

  • Indian Air Force to participate in the Exercise Pitch Black-2018,Australia.
  • Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa is the present 25th Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force.

2. 10th BRICS Summit 2018

  • The 10th edition of BRICS Summit has begun at Johannesburg in South Africa.
  • Theme:- ‘BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution’.

3. Gandhi Heritage Centre in Uganda

  • Modi has announced to build a Gandhi Heritage Centre in Jinja,Uganda.
  • Along with this India also gifted cancer therapy machine to Uganda.

4. Miss Deaf Asia 2018 title

  • Deshna Jain, a 20-year-old girl from Tikamgarh M.P. was crowned with Miss Deaf Asia 2018 title.
  • She was also crowned Miss India (Deaf) 2018 in Jaipur.

Business News

1. Tata AIA Life new CEO and MD

  • Tata AIA Life has appointed Rishi Srivastava as the CEO and MD.
  • Tata AIA is headquartered in Mumbai, offer various types of life insurance policies including – protection plan, saving plans, child life insurance, ULIP plan, and wealth related schemes.

2. Oxigen partnered With Fincare Small Finance Bank

  • Oxigen and Fincare Small Finance Bank to roll out the Branchless Banking services using Oxigen Micro ATM Super PoS.
  • Oxigen Services India Pvt. Ltd. a certified FinTech company, is one of the major payment solutions providers in India. It is involved in micropayment of services and remittances in real time.

3. BSNL launched virtual network operator services on a pan-India basis

  • BSNL launched its Virtual Network Operator Services in collaboration with Virtual Network Operators (VNO)–Adpay Mobile Payment India and Plintron India.
  • BSNL also announced its Robotic Process Automation in collaboration with E&Y.

Sports News

1. Goal of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

  • French defender Benjamin Pavard’s volly against Argentina has been voted as the Goal of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s free-kick against Spain came fourth in the voting.

2. World’s longest bicycle race

  • The first stage of the Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme ultra-stage bicycle race began in Moscow.
  • It is the longest bicycle race in the world will consist of 15 stages, from 260 km up to 1,372 km long.

3. Pavan Shah slammed 282 runs off 332

  • India Under-19 batsman Pavan Shah slammed 282 runs off 332 balls against Sri Lanka.
  • This is the highest-ever score by an Indian in a Youth Test.

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