Important Current Affairs in English – 26 March 2020

Hello everyone! Date is 26 March and day is Thursday, you are going to read the important current affairs of the whole day. On our website www.targetadda.com Daily, only important points are posted, respecting your precious time. You will not find unnecessary points and questions-answers here. Some facts of GK are also posted on Daily Basis for your Revision. All of you are requested to calm your mind and carefully sit and read in a noisy place, if you can, share it too

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  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the RRB by providing minimum regulatory capital (9% risk weighted asset ratio) to continue the process of recapitalization of regional rural banks till this year – 2020 – 21

  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the use of _______ as part of the central government for the scheme of recapitalization of RRBs – Rs 70 crores (50 per cent of the total recapitalization assistance of Rs 1340 crores)

  • Scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun have found that glaciers in this state are melting faster than other Himalayan regions – Sikkim

  • This country will host ‘Virtual G20 Summit’ in response to the COVID-19 epidemic on 26 March 2020 – Saudi Arabia

  • Invest India under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry launched this platform as a comprehensive resource to help businesses and investors on feedback for COVID-19 – Invest India Business Immunity Platform

  • The Rajya Sabha approved the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation Bill 2020’, which is so economical for the financial year 2020-21 – Rs 1 lakh crore

  • Winner of IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 at 8th India International Film Tourism Conclave (IIFTC) in Mumbai – Zoya Akhtar

  • Winner of the Abel Prize for the year 2020 – Gregory Margulis and Hillel Furstenberg (mathematician)

  • Author of the novel ‘Legacy of Learning’ – Savita Chhabra

  • Winner of Orange Prize 2020 – Linda Grant (English novelist)

  • Winner of ‘Wingate Literary Prize 2020’ – Linda Grant (for ‘A Stranger City’ novel)

  • Three teachers from India who are in the top 50 shortlisted for the annual Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2020 – Shuvjit Payne (Rajasthan), Ranjitsinh Disale (Maharashtra), and Vinita Garg (Delhi)

  • Winner of RBC Taylor Award for Excellence in Non-Fiction Literary Creation for the year 2020 – Mark Baury (Ottawa)

  • Winner of ‘Genesys Prize 2020’ – Rebecca Salter (President of Royal Academy of Arts)

  • Winner of 2020 Rolf Shock Prize in Mathematics – Nikolai G. Makarov (Mathematician)

  • Winner of BBC Woman Footballer of the Year 2020 – Lucy Branz (Defender of England and Lyon)

  • New Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly – Jagdish Devda

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) – Established: 16 July 1929; Location: Delhi

  • Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) – Established: 02 April 1990; Headquarters: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

  • First five Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) started on 2 October 1975 – First Bank (Moradabad), Gaur Gramin Bank (Malda), Gorakhpur Regional Rural Bank, Haryana Regional Rural Bank, Jaipur-Nagpur Zonal Rural Bank 

  • Establishment of G20 (Group of Twenty) – 26 September 1999

  • G7 (Group of Seven) – Establishment: Year 2014; Members: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Great Britain and USA

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