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Daily Current Affairs Update: 25th April

Staying updated with the daily current affair is crucial for the aspirants preparing for the government job examinations. The latest news of national and international importance is what many people seek on a daily basis. With so much happening around you, it must be difficult to get all the news of the day at one place. To help the aspirants get an insight into the news of the day, we are providing you with the daily current affairs update. In this post, we will cover all the important news useful for government job aspirants.

Centre formed IMCTs to make on-spot assessment of Covid-19 situation

The government of India has constituted Inter-Ministerial Central Teams (IMCTs), to make an on-spot assessment of Covid-19 situation. The condition is especially serious in major hotspot districts or emerging hotspots like:

  • Ahmedabad and Surat (Gujarat)
  • Thane (Maharashtra)
  • Hyderabad (Telangana)
  • Chennai (Tamil Nadu).

Iran launches its 1st military satellite “Noor” into orbit

Iran has successfully launched its first-ever military satellite named “Noor” into the orbit. ‘Noor’ satellite has reached its orbit and is orbiting 425 km above the earth’s surface. This satellite is launched by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps [IRGC], a branch of the country’s armed forces. The Noor satellite was launched by a three-stage rocket which was powered by a combination of solid and liquid fuels.

Manipur Govt commemorates “Khongjom Day” at War Memorial Complex

The Government of Manipur commemorated “Khongjom Day” at Khongjom War Memorial Complex, Thoubal, Manipur. This day is observed to remember the people who valiantly fought in the Anglo-Manipuri War in 1891.

UP becomes 1st state with in-house facility of virtual courts

Uttar Pradesh has become the 1st state with a software-based in-house facility of virtual courts, where requisite infrastructure in Allahabad High Court and all its courts for hearing cases through video conferencing.

Sanjay Kothari takes oath as Central Vigilance Commissioner

Sanjay Kothari took oath as Central Vigilance Commissioner of India. He has been selected as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Prior to this, he has served as the Secretary to the President.

Vodafone Idea ties up with Paytm to launch ‘Recharge Saathi’

Vodafone idea ties up with Paytm have launched the ‘Recharge Saathi’ program. This program will help individuals and small businesses to earn additional income. Vodafone Idea will also give an assured cashback to merchant partners for multiple recharges.

CISF launches app ‘e-karyalay’ for movement of files

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has launched an e-office application named ‘e-karyalay’. This application helps to enable the movement of files and documents of CISF without any physical touch. This has been done in order to prevent coronavirus infection due to frequent touching of files by many persons.

Singapore’s Caladium increases its stake in Bandhan Bank to 4.49%

Singapore’s Caladium Investment has raised its stake in Bandhan Bank by 1.1% from 3.39% to 4.49%. Caladium Investment PTE Ltd will now hold 7.2 crore shares of Bandhan Bank.

NASA creates “VITAL” high-pressure ventilator to fight COVID-19

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has developed a high-pressure ventilator called VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally) to treat COVID-19 patients.

World Malaria Day being observed on 25 April

World Malaria Day is observed globally on 25 April every year. This day is observed to spread awareness among people globally to fight against malaria. The theme of World Malaria Day 2020 is “Zero malaria starts with me.”

International Delegate’s Day observed globally on 25 April

International Delegate’s Day observed globally on 25 April every year. This day is observed to raise awareness of the role of the representatives and delegates of the Member States to the United Nations.

Former Australian all-rounder Graeme Watson passes away

Former Australian cricketer Graeme Watson passed away. He was a middle-order batsman and a medium-pace bowler. He featured in five Tests from 1966-67 to 1972 and two ODIs in 1972. The all-rounder earned a national call up during the 1966-67 tour of South Africa.

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