Daily Current Affairs 25 December 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 25 December 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 25 December 2019. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 25 December 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Good Governance Day

  • Good Governance Day is observed in India annually on the 25th of December.
  • It celebrates the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna and former-Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

2. Ganga Prasad Vimal passes away

  • Renowned Hindi author Ganga Prasad Vimal has passed away
  • Ganga Prasad Vimal was an Indian writer. He was a poet,story writer, novelist and translator.

3. Exercise Swachchh Samundra NW-2019

  • Indian Coast Guard has conducted a pollution response exercise named ‘Swachchh Samundra NW-2019’ at sea off Vadinar in Gulf of Kutch.
  • The Indian Coast Guard is an armed force that protects India’s maritime interests and enforces maritime law, with jurisdiction over the territorial waters of India, including its contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone.
  • Director General Krishnaswamy Natrajan

International News

1. India-Iran Joint Commission

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar co-chaired the 19th India-Iran Joint Commission meeting in Tehran, Iran to accelerate work on the strategic Chabahar project.
  • Iran Capital: Tehran || Currency: Rial || President: Hassan Rouhani.

2. New Prime Minister of Cuba

  • Country Cuba has named Manuel Marrero Cruz to be first Prime Minister since 1976.
  • The post of prime minister was scrapped in 1976 by the then-revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
  • Capital: Havana

Business News

1. Randstad Insights Salary Trends Report 2019

  • Top three highest paying cities in India
  • 1. Bengaluru
  • 2. Hyderabad
  • 3. Mumbai

2. EChO Network

  • Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt of India Prof. Krishnasamy Vijay Raghavan has launched a national program called ‘EChO Network’ in New Delhi.
  • Aim: To bring citizens, govt etc to solve problems in the areas of research knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment.

3. Wipro partners with Nasscom

  • Wipro has partnered with Nasscom to train students on emerging technologies under Wipro‚Äôs corporate social responsibility programme ‘TalentNext’.
  • CEO: Abidali Neemuchwala || Founder: M.H. Hasham Premji || Headquarters: Bengaluru

Sports News

1. All India Police Lawn Tennis Championship

  • All India Police Lawn Tennis Championship inaugurated in Visakhapatnam
  • It was inaugurated by Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan.

2. Martin Peters passes away

  • England World Cup winner Martin Peters has passed away.
  • Martin Stanford Peters MBE was an English footballer and manager. As a member of the England team which won the 1966 FIFA World Cup, he scored the second goal of England’s four in the final against Germany. He also played in the 1970 World Cup.

3. Leander Paes to retire

  • Leander Paes will retire from Tennis in 2020.
  • Leander Adrian Paes is an Indian professional tennis player. Paes has won eight doubles and ten mixed doubles Grand Slam titles. He holds a career Grand Slam in men’s doubles and mixed doubles, and achieved the rare men’s doubles/mixed doubles double at the 1999 Wimbledon tournament.

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