Current Affairs consist of two words. ‘Current’ means ‘recent or day to day’ and ‘Affairs’ means ‘events or issues’. It is important to know what is going on around the world, so we provide a dose of general knowledge on daily basis. We try to keep you updated with the current affairs of 25/01/21 that will inform you about the recent happenings in the world. Owing to its importance and dynamic nature, current affairs is a section that is present in every competitive exam. So, we provide information from all the fields whether it is economy and business, nation and politics, sports and books, or world news.
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Nation and Politics- Current affairs 25/01/21
This category of current affairs 25/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
On National Voters’ Day, Election Commission will Begin Facility to Download PDF Version of Electoral Photo Identity Card
Election Commission of India (ECI) is beginning the facility to download PDF version of Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) from 25th January 2021. The foundation day of ECI, 25 January is also observed as National Voters’ Day. E-EPIC is also a non-editable and secure PDF version of the voter card. With this facility, electors do not have to wait for physical voter card to arrive and they will be able to download the electronic copy of the document. Voters can also take print of EPIC or can store it digitally.
Two New Species of Ants Discovered in India
In Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, scientists have discovered two new species of a rare ant genus. Ooceraea joshii is found in Periyar Tiger Reserve of Kerala. It is named after Professor Amitabh Joshi, a notable evolutionary biologist from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). Moreover, the other species Ooceraea decamera is discovered in Alagarkoil in Madurai.
Science and Technology- Current affairs 25/01/21
This category of current affairs 25/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding science and technology of India.
In a World Record, SpaceX Launched 143 Satellites
Elon Musk’s SpaceX created a world record by launching 143 satellites on a single mission. With this, it broke India’s record of 104 satellites in February 2017. Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 25/01/21
This category of current affairs 25/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu Qualifies for World Tour, Doubles Team Misses the Bus
India’s leading shuttlers K. Srikant and PV Sindhu have qualified for the BWF World Tour Finals. However, the Bangkok will be the host of this tour from January 27 to 31. Though Sindhu made the cut without any fuss. Moreover, Srikanth was lucky to qualify after all the Chinese and Japanese shuttlers pulled out of these three events due to fears over the novel coronavirus. In men’s singles, Srikanth is ranked seven in Tour rankings while his world ranking is No.14. Moreover, the draw for the Finals will be held on Tuesday.
World- Current affairs 25/01/21
This category of current affairs 25/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
South African Hindu Priests Accused of ‘overcharging’ for Funerals of Covid-19 Victims
In South Africa some Hindu priests have come under fire for allegedly charging high rates. They charged high rates to conduct funerals of Covid-19 victims. Moreover, manager of the Clare Estate Crematorium in Durban slammed priests who charged high rates for funerals.
Mexico’s President Tested Positive for COVID-19
On Sunday Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he has tested positive for COVID-19. However, the symptoms are mild but he is under medical treatment now. Moreover, people and media criticized Mexico’s president for handling of his country’s pandemic. He would also speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin about obtaining the doses of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.
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