Current Affairs 26th May, 2015: Snapdeal Acquired Martmobi, a Mobile Technology Startup

Current Affairs 26th May, 2015:  Snapdeal Acquired Martmobi, a Mobile Technology Startup

Ranjit Singh Baxi Elected as Head of Bureau of International Recycling

26.05.2015: Ranjit Singh Baxi is elected as head of Bureau of International Recycling. He was the president of organization’s paper division.  He also served as the Treasurer of BIR in 2011.  Baxi published a book Recycling our Future – A Global Strategy.

Snapdeal Acquired Martmobi

26.05.2015: Indian e-commerce giant Snapdeal acquired MartMobi, a mobile technology startup based in Hyderabad.  MartMobi is famous for apps and mobile sites creation for small, medium businesses and other e-commerce sites.  It was founded by Pramod Nair and Satya Krishna Ganni.

Indian Boxers win Three Gold Medals at World Junior Women’s Championship

26.05.2015:  Indian boxers won three gold medals and also two silver medals at World Junior Women’s Championship. The gold medals were won by Sakshi, Mandeep Sandhu and Savita and the silver medal winners were Niharika Gonella and Soniya.

Four Gold Medals Won by Indian Boxers at International Boxing Tournament 2015

26.05.2015: Indian boxers participating in Doha International Boxing Tournament 2015 won four gold medal and one silver and also two bronze medals.  Gold medals were won by L Devendro Singh, Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar and Manish Kaushik.  Gaurav Bidhuri won the silver medal.

 Kumar Sangakkara Named as CEAT International Cricketer of the Year 2015

26.05.2015: Sri Lanka cricket team’s former captain Kumar Sangakkara is named as the CEAT International Cricketer of the year 2015.  The Indian Cricketer of the year 2015 is given to Ajinkya Rahane.  Former Indian captain Kapil Dev is honored with International Lifetime Achievement Award.  Rohit Sharma who scored 264 against Sri Lanka in ODI was honored with a special award by CEAT.  T 20 Player of the year was given to Dwayne Bravo, popular choice award was given to Kieron Pollard and International bowler of the year is given to Rangana Herath.

Ciudad Acuna in Mexico Hit by Tornado that Killed 13

26.05.2015: A tornado hit northern city of Ciudad Acuna which lies on US Mexico border. At least 13 people were killed and many were left injured.  The tornado also damaged many homes.