Aspirants who are preparing for competitive exams can read the article to find top news events of India and the World like Delhi Government approved mandatory Global Positioning System (GPS), Snapdeal  acquired Hyderabad-based mobile technology startup MartMobi among others. Here is the glimpse of other current affairs and top news events of  May 26 across different fields like politics, economy, sports Also Read - UPSC Recruitment 2021: Applications Invited for Various Posts, Here's How You Can Apply

  1. Ashok Kumar Gupta  took over as the Secretary, (Defence Production) in Union Government. A 1981- batch IAS officer of Tamilnadu Cadre, Ashok Kumar Gupta succeeded G Mohan Kumar. Gupta was special secretary in the Department of Defence Production
  2. Ace cross-country bike racer C.S. Santosh won the coveted Motorsport Man of the Year award. He won the award at the annual prize distribution function of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI in Bengaluru on May 25, 2015
  3. Mumbai Indians (MI) won the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). In the final clash played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata
  4. Manoj Mishra was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)
  5. Ciudad Acuna in Mexico was hit by a tornado killing at least 13 people and injuring several.  It was the first tornado to hit Acuna since the city’s foundation, more than 100 years ago. The city Acuna lies on US-Mexico border
  6. Delhi Government approved mandatory Global Positioning System (GPS) in all public transport vehicles from June 2015. The decision was taken keeping the security aspect in mind
  7. E-commerce major Snapdeal  acquired Hyderabad-based mobile technology startup MartMobi for an undisclosed amount
  8.  The AAP government moved a resolution at a special session of the Delhi Assembly against the Centre’s notification giving absolute powers to the Lt Governor on transfer and postings of senior bureaucrats and restricting the Anti-Corruption Bureau from probing central government employees
  9. Argentine footballer Cristian Gomez died during a game Gomez, 27, of Atletico Parana collapsed on the pitch during a second-tier game against Boca Unidos
  10.  Lt General (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma was sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan in Aizawl

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