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Daily Current Affairs 25th May, 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 25th May, 2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 25th May, 2024. 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 25th May, 2024 Current affairs test.

National News

Doordarshan’s DD Kisan Embraces AI Revolution with ‘Krish and Bhoomi’

Marking its 9th anniversary on May 26, 2024, Doordarshan’s DD Kisan channel is set to introduce Krish and Bhoomi, the first AI anchors in the history of India’s government broadcasting. This innovative step highlights the channel’s dedication to utilizing advanced technology to better serve the agricultural community in India.

Mission ISHAN: Streamlining India’s Airspace for Enhanced Efficiency

India is launching Mission ISHAN, which aims to unify the fragmented airspace management system into a single, centralized system based in Nagpur. This initiative is expected to transform air traffic management, benefiting both airlines and passengers by enhancing efficiency.

States News

Karnataka Mandates 33% Reservation for Women in Govt Contract Jobs

The Karnataka government has enforced a 33% reservation for women in outsourced government positions. This policy, which mirrors existing quotas for permanent roles, applies to jobs lasting more than 45 days and involving over 20 employees.

Banking News

RBI Data Shows Significant Decline in Net FDI to $10.5 Billion in FY24

Net foreign direct investment (FDI) into India saw a significant drop of 62.17% in the fiscal year 2023-24 (FY24), falling to $10.58 billion from $27.98 billion the previous year. This decline is mainly due to increased repatriation of capital and Indian companies’ investments abroad.

Business News

L&T Technology Services Launches Simulation Centre of Excellence for Airbus in Bengaluru

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L&T Technology Services Ltd (LTTS) has announced the opening of a Simulation Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Airbus at its Bengaluru campus. This cutting-edge facility is designed to enhance engineering support for Airbus’s aircraft structural simulation activities across its European business units in France, Germany, the UK, and Spain.

Summits and Conferences News

10th World Water Forum Opens in Bali, Indonesia

The 10th World Water Forum, with the theme “Water for Shared Prosperity,” began on May 21 in Bali, Indonesia. The forum is attended by numerous country leaders and United Nations representatives and focuses on four key topics: water conservation, clean water and sanitation, food and energy security, and natural disaster mitigation.

Ranks and Reports News

India Records Positive Growth Among Top 5 World Steel Producers in April

According to the World Steel Association, India was the only country among the world’s top five crude steel producers to record positive growth in April 2024. As the second-largest crude steel producer globally, India achieved a growth rate of 3.9% compared to April 2023.

Oxford Economics’ Global Cities Index: Delhi Leads Indian Rankings

Delhi has emerged as the highest-ranked Indian city in the latest Oxford Economics’ Global Cities Index, securing the 350th position among the world’s 1000 largest cities. However, no Indian city made it into the top 300. The index evaluates cities across five key categories: Economics, Human Capital, Quality of Life, Environment, and Governance, with New York taking the top spot, followed by London, San Jose, Tokyo, and Paris.

Important Days News

World Football Day 2024, Date, History and Significance

In 2024, the world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first international football tournament featuring teams from all regions, held on May 25, 1924, during the Summer Olympic Games in Paris. To honor this milestone, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution A/RES/78/281 on May 7, 2024, proclaiming May 25 as World Football Day.

International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories 25-31 May

The United Nations observes the International Week of Solidarity with Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories annually from May 25 to May 31. These territories are described as regions where the people have not yet attained a complete degree of self-government. This week aims to urge the administering Powers to protect and respect the rights of these peoples to their natural resources and property rights. Currently, there are 17 non-self-governing territories worldwide.

Miscellaneous News

Cyclone Remal: IMD Predictions and Impact

A low-pressure system over the Bay of Bengal is projected to develop into Cyclone Remal, expected to reach the coasts of Bangladesh and adjacent West Bengal as a severe cyclonic storm. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts the cyclone’s intensification, predicting it will become a severe cyclonic storm by the morning of May 25 and make landfall between Sagar Island in West Bengal and Khepupara in Bangladesh by the evening of May 26.

 

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