Daily GK Update - 26th April 2023 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 26th April 2023 Current Affairs
26-April 2023...........

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                                                       Current Affairs

                                                       National Affairs

India MedTech Expo is going to take place in Gandhinagar, Gujrat.

  • India MedTech Expo will be hosted by the Department of Pharmaceuticals and this expo will showcase the latest medical technologies.

Indian American CEO Udai Tambar has been appointed as a member of New York’s  Racial Justice Board.

  • Udai Tambar is part of 15 member team set up in New York to review racial issues.

First Vande Bharat Train starts in Kerala from Thiruvananthapuram.

  • First Vande Bharat Express Tarin will run between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasargod.
  • This train will cover total of 11 districts of Kerala.

Manamadurai which is the traditional pottery of Tamil Nadu has received GI (Geographical Indication) Tag.

  • Manamadurai Traditional Pottery from Manamadurai which is situated Sivgangai District of Kerala.

Mana Village situated in Uttrakhand was termed as the first village of India by the Border Road Organisation.

  • Border Road Organisation (BRO) put up a signboard at the entrance of Mana Village.
  • First Village of India is written over the sign board.
  • This village is being developed by Border Road Organisation as part of the Vibrant Village Programme.

DRDO and Indian Navy tested BMD (Ballistic Missile Defence) System.

  • Ballistic Missile Defence System tracks enemy missiles and destroys them in the air only.

The Ministry of Textiles has started an e-commerce portal for Indian Handicrafts and Handloom.

  • Ministry of Textiles has launched ‘Indiahandmade’ portal for Artisans so that they can sell their products without any middlemen.

                                                     International Affairs

Sharjah Stadium of UAE has named a stand after Sachin Tendulkar.

  • Sharjah Stadium has honoured Sachin Tendulkar by naming a stand after him on his 50th birthday.

India is going to hold SCO Defence Ministers Meeting in Delhi.

  • India as the Chair of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in 2023 will host the SCO Defence Ministers' Meeting on 28 April 2023 in New Delhi.
  • The theme of India’s Chairmanship of SCO in 2023 is ‘SECURE-SCO’

Current US President Joe Biden has announced his re-election bid.

  • 70% of Americans and 51% think that Joe Biden thinks that he should not fight for re-election.

                                                      Awards and Honours

Indigenous Woman from Amazon Rainforests won Goldman Environment Prize.

  • Munduruku a woman from Amazon won Goldman Environment Prize for safeguarding culture and keeping their environment protected.

Ratan Tata has been honoured with Australia’s highest civilian honour.

  • Australian Government gave the Order of Australia which is the highest civilian honour of Australia.
  • This award was given to Ratan Tata for strengthening bilateral ties between India and Australia through trade and investment.


Former Prakash Singh Badal has passed away at the age of 95.

  • He has been Chief Minister of Punjab 3 times.


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