26/ 04/ 16

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  1. (26th April) is World Intellectual Property Day. The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Theme of 2016 – Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined.
  2. In the first bilateral meeting since the Pathankot attack, Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today met his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary on the sidelines of the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference in Delhi.
  3. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified Mumbai as the noisiest city in the country, followed by Delhi, Chennai, and Bengaluru.
  4. The government has made it mandatory for all mobile phones sold in India to have a panic button starting 2017.
  5. AnBot”, China’s first robot security guard has made its debut
  6. India will be hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships in Jaipur, besides organising the Asian Cadet and Asian Junior Judo Championships in September in Kerala this year.
  7. Rafael Nadal wins 9th Barcelona Open 2016
  8. Former Congolese Finance Minister Mouamba Clement has been appointed as as the new Prime Minister of the central African country
  9. The BCCI is all set to host its first-ever day and night cricket Test with the pink ball when New Zealand tour India. Before that, Duleep Trophy will act as a dress rehearsal for the day-night Test match. The main objective of the Duleep Trophy will be to check how the pink kookaburra behaves under the light in sub-continental conditions.

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