current affairs 26 April 2015

Anil Kapoor has been conferred with Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015.

Ratan Tata aquires stake in Xiaomi

  • He had already purchased stake in Snapdeal, Urban Ladder, Bluestone and

Google discontinued its landmark tablet Nexus 7

current affairs 25 April 2015

Today (25th April) is World Malaria Day.

  • The theme of World Malaria Day 2015 - "Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria"

The prestigious ‎Jnanpith‬ award (for the year 2014) coffered to eminent Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade.

  • Jnanpith Award is the highest literary honor in India. 
  • Mr Nemade is the 50th recipient of the award.
  • Nemde's 1963 novel Kosala (Cocoon) changed the dimensions of Marathi novel.
  • Nemade is the fourth Marathi writer to win the literary honour after VS Khandekar in 1974, VV Shirwadkar alias Kusumagraj in 1988, and Govind Karandikar alias Vinda Karandikar in 2003.

Assam has been awarded as the Best e-Panchayat state

Russia & Argentina signed agreements on economic & energy co-operation.