26 May 2020 Current Affairs

-IAF to launch its squadron Number-18 – Flying Bullets with a fleet of LCA Tejas at its Sulur base near Coimbatore

-Japan: PM Shinzo Abe lifts coronavirus state of emergency in the entire country

-Africa Day observed on May 25; foundation day of Organisation of African Unity (now African Union) in 1963

-World Thyroid Day observed on May 25

-Hockey legend Balbir Singh Dosanjh, also known as Balbir Singh Sr., dies in Mohali aged 95

-Was member of Olympic gold medal winning teams in 1948 (London),1952 (Helsinki) and Melbourne (1956, captain)

-Holds record for scoring most goals by an individual in the men’s hockey final at Olympics: 5 in India’s 6-1 win over Holland in 1952 final

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