Current Affairs 26th February 2017
Important Questions based on Current Affairs 26th February
Q-1 Which Company has recently plan to acquire the assets of yahoo?
a) Alphabet Inc.
b) Verizon communications
Q-2 Which country has developed the fear free Mice as announced recently?
c) United States of America
e) None of these
Q-3 On Which Date the 70th raising day of Defence Department Constabulary was observed?
a) 23rd February
b) 24th February
c) 25th February
d) 26th February
e) None of these
Verizon lowers down the Deal Prize to buy Yahoo
a) Verizon Communication announced the Changes in the Deal Prize to buy Yahoo.
b) According to Verizon Communication , it had lowered the deal prize by $350 million. The Initial deal prize to buy Verizon was $ 4.48 billion and now it is lowered in the wake of the recent Cyber Attacks at the Internet Company.
c) The two massive cyber attacks has prompted the Verizon to delay and Shift the deal from the Initial Deal.
Fear Free Mice developed
a) The Researchers of Japan Have developed method to erase the memories of a mice ( Initially tested on mice). This was successfully done on a mice by deactivating a Neural Protein.
b) Such procedures are very difficult as in these the procedures would affect both the cell surface and the internal forms of the protein in question.
70th Raising Day Defense Security Corps ( DSC)
a) On the Foundation day of Defense Security Corps ( DSC) which was raised on 25 February 1947 as ‘Defence Department Constabulary’ the 70th Raising Day on 25th February 2017 was celebrated.
b) Defense Deptt. constabulary provides security to various sensitive defense and civil installations. They provide this across all over the Country since the year 1947.
c) On this occasions the officials present L G JS Cheema, Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Information System & Training) and Colonel Commandant of DSC, appreciated all ranks and complimented them.
Indian Railways to implement new measures
a) The Indian Railways is planning to introduce a new measures for its performance as soon as possible.
b) This step came into implementation after observing a five-year low operating ratio by the end of this financial year.
c) In the year the financial performance of Indian railways was 94.9% of operating ratio.
d) The Indian railways have formed a committee in this regard of executive directors from its budget, finance efficiency and research departments.