Top News Headlines of 26 April 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 26 April 2015:

  • Ratan Tata has acquired a stake in chinese phone maker company “Xiaomi Technology”. Xiaomi executives said they would seek Tata’s advice on how to become the number one phonemaker in India within three years. “Mr Tata is one of the most well-respected business leaders in the world.
  • “Go green open gym” opened by South Delhi Municipal Corporation on April 26, in its park along the lines of the New Delhi Municipal Council. The corporation has started four open gyms similar to the green ones in Lodhi Garden and Nehru Park.
  • Owner of Warner Music Group Len Blavatnik topped the Sunday Times Rich List’s top 300, published on April 26, 2015 with an estimated fortune of £13.17 billion. While Hinduja brothers Shrichand and Gopichand occupied second spot with £13 billion.
  • The adhar card has topped as investigation the world’s largest biometric identification programmes in the world the with the Unique Identification Authority of India issuing nearly 82 crore cards. Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of enrolments with 10.48 crore cards.
  • Country’s biggest refiner Indian Oil Corporation began crude processing at its 300,000 barrel per day Paradip refinery on April 26, 2015 aiming to fully commission the plant in six months.
  • India is playing a leading the role in an agreement signed by all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) states- Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Maldives on immediately response to natural disasters like cyclone, flood, tsunami and earthquake etc.
  • According to the reports published on 26th April, Narayanaswami Srinivasan spent Rs. 14 crore to spy on other BCCI board members through a London based agency.
  • Telugu actress Neetu Agarwal was arrested by Andhra Pradesh Police on April 26, 2015 in connection with the smuggling of red sanders in the state.
  • Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has been recommended for Arjuna Award by BCCI (Board of Contro for Cricket in India) on April 26, 2015. The working committee paid homage to departed young cricketers Ankit Keshri and Gaurav Kumar.
  • Wife of Prince William is Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge who gave birth to the second royal baby on April 26, 2015.
  • Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyadh Yaseen rejected a call for peace talks on April 26, 2015 issued by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, whose loyalist have been fighting alongside Houthi.
  • Philippines is the member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, taking part in the 26th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting from 26 to 27 April 2015 hosted by Malaysia. Foreign Minister of Philippines told his counterparts from ASEAN that China is taking de facto control of the South China Sea.
  • ITBP inspector Manjeet Singh has been awarded the ‘Shaurya Chakra’ gallantry medal by the President Pranab Mukherjee during the defence investiture ceremony 2015 held on 26th April at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He led his commandos in repulsing an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan’ Herat province in 2014.
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Top News Headlines of 26 April 2015
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