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Business and Economy- Current affairs 25/05/21
This category of current affairs 25/05/21 consists the important and latest news regarding business and economy of India.
The Government of India Launches First Phase of MCA21 Version 3.0
On Monday, centre government launched the latest update of first phase of its digital corporate. The portal named MCA21 Version 3.0 is a compliance portal that has various features. One feature of this portal includes a revamped website and e-book facilities.
It also offers new email services for MCA officers and two additional modules for e-Adjudication and e-Consultation. Moreover, officials said that second phase of MCA21 Version 3.0 will be launched in October 2021.
West Asian Countries Tighten Pesticide Norms and Raises Concerned for AIREA about future of Basmati Rice Exports
Basmati rice exporters said that the recent move by some western Asian nations to tighten pesticide residue norms will hit India’s export of the commodity. The Western Asian countries tighten the norms without any prior intimation. This could affect thousands of farmers in India. Some of these countries are Oman, Egypt, Jordan UAE and Saudi Arabia which have adopted pesticide residue norms at par with those in the European Union (EU).
Nation and Politics- Current affairs 25/05/21
This category of current affairs 25/05/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
JEE Main April-May likely to be held in July-Aug and NEET may be held in September
The National Testing Agency (NTA) most probably conducts the deferred April and May rounds of JEE (Main) on the finish of July and August. The company can conduct the NEET-UG for admission to medical programs in a pen-paper mode in September. Registration for this respective exam may begin from July 1.
‘Yaas’ Turned into Cyclonic Storm and Likely to Cross Odisha-Bengal Coasts on May 26
A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm ‘Yaas’. Now, after turning into a very severe cyclonic storm, it is likely to cross the Odisha-West Bengal coasts on May 26. The MeT Department said that ‘Yaas’ is likely to cross the Odisha-West Bengal coasts between Paradip and Sagar Islands around noon. This storm will move with wind speeds of 155-165 kmph.
Mild Earthquake Hits Chamoli District of Uttarakhand
The people of Chamoli in Uttarakhand were jolted out of their sleep after an earthquake in the midnight. The intensity of the earthquake was 4.3, measured on the Richter scale and rocked the district and its adjoining areas. The epicentre of the earthquake was near Joshimath, adding that its depth was 22 km. However, there was no report of any loss of life or property.
Science and Technology- Current affairs 25/05/21
This category of current affairs 25/05/21 consists the important and latest news regarding science and technology of India.
ISRO Launched its New Satellite that Eyes over Indian Ocean, Internet Connectivity in J&K
On Wednesday, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched high throughput communication satellite GSAT-29. ISRO launched the satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Consequently, the exercise was called GSLV MkIII-D2 mission.
Moreover, GSAT-29 is the 33rd Made-by-India communications satellite. Once it gets started, GSAT-29 will provide internet connectivity in some of the remotest areas in Jammu and Kashmir, and the Northeast.
Partial Lunar Eclipse will be Visible from North-East India
On May 26, a total lunar eclipse will occur and the ending will be visible for a short span of time from the eastern and north-eastern parts of India. The states where the eclipse will be visible including north-east are West Bengal, Odisha, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that other than India the eclipse will also be visible in the region covering South America, North America, Asia, Australia, Antarctica and more areas.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 25/05/21
This category of current affairs 25/05/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
Maharashtra Seeks World Heritage Site Tag for 14 Forts
There are 1,121 World Heritage Sites in 167 countries/regions up till June 2020. But now, the government of Maharashtra has prepared and submitted provisional nominations for 14 fortresses in the state to gain the label of World Heritage. However, China and Italy are the countries with the largest number of World Heritage Sites. (55 in each country).
Sports Ministry has Approved Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved a grant of Rs 200,000. This grant is approved for V Tejaswini Bai of Karnataka, who won the Arjuna Award in 2011. He was also a member of the women’s Kabaddi team and won a gold medal games at the Asian Olympic Games in 2014. The Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons (PDUNWFS) has approved for financial assistance.
World- Current affairs 25/05/21
This category of current affairs 25/05/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
Joe Biden Calls Belarus Plane Diversion an ‘Outrageous Incident’
As the European Union imposed sanctions against Belarus plane incident, Joe Biden made the statement that bans its airlines from using the airspace and airports in the 27-nation bloc. President Joe Biden said that the forced diversion by Belarus of a commercial passenger jet so it could arrest an opposition journalist was “a direct affront to international norms”. He also condemned the action as an “outrageous incident.”
US Warns Against Travel to Japan, Sri Lanka Due to Covid-19 Situation
Amid rising coronavirus cases in Japan and Sri Lanka, the US State Department issued a travel advisory warning. In a new alert, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that Americans should avoid all travel to Japan. The centre also advised that anyone who does have to visit the country to get vaccinated prior to traveling there.
Latest Mars Craft Launched by NASA is Near to its Landing for Unprecedented Seismic Mission
After travelling 548 million km on a six-month voyage through deep space, the robotic lander ‘InSight’ was due to land on Mars at about 1:30 am IST. Nasa’s first spacecraft will explore the deep interior of another world on a vast, barren plain on Mars. It is also carrying instruments to detect planetary heat and seismic rumblings never measured anywhere but Earth.
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