Daily Current Affairs Update 25th May 2017 | Latest GK Questions Answers

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Hello, students, we are here with the most important daily current affairs and GK Updates 2017. Our expert prepares these updates for all aspirants from various newspaper sources like The Hindu, The Economic times, Business Today and all Government websites, who are looking for their dream government jobs. Make sure; you note down daily current affairs and GK question…

For online document verification Govt launches ‘eSanad.’

  • Aim: To make the document verification process easier for students who plan to study abroad.
  • ‘e-Sanad’ is an initiative of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), in association with two other ministries.
  • CBSE becomes the first Board to partner with MEA for e-Sanad.

Two Indian peacekeepers honored posthumously with UN medal.

  • Two Indian peacekeepers Rifleman Brijesh Thapa and Ravi Kumar were among 117 military, police and civilian personnel.
  • They received the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal on the Occasion of International Day of UN Peacekeepers which was observed.
  • United Nations headquarter is in New York City, USA.
  • António Guterres is the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations.
 New Book Revealed by Abhirup Bhattacharya on Virat Kohli’s Winning Formula.
  • A new book “Winning like Virat: Think & Succeed like Kohli” by Abhirup Bhattacharya.
  • It unravels the secrets of the cricketer’s consistent form.
  • In the book, the writer etches Virat’s success curve by using statistics.
Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award.
  • The award was presented at CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International Awards 2017.
  • The functions held at the Cricket Club of India.
  • The award was presented to Ashwin by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar and Harsh Goenka, Chairman of RPG Enterprises.
Tax-­Free Budget Presented by Pondy CM For 2017-­2018.
  • On May 25, 2017.
  • A total budget outlay of Rs.6945 crore.
  • Grants under the centrally­sponsored schemes (CSS) including the Central Road Fund (CRF).
E-Plant clinics launched by J&K Agriculture minister.
  • Launched on 24 of May 2017.
  • Aim: To double farmers’ income by 2022.
  • It also helps in protecting the crops from diseases.
First, in Asia, Taiwan court rules for same­sex marriage.
  • The court gave the country’s parliament a period of two years for laws to be amended to allow same­sex marriage.
  • This is first such rule for same-sex marriage in Asia.
National hackathon launched by SBI.
  • Aim: To come up with innovative ideas and solutions for the banking sector.
  • It will start from June 6, 2017, and ends on June 20, 2017.
  • The hackathon has named ‘Code For Bank.’
  • Focus on the business value driven by technologies.
FSSAI allows up to 5 percent vegetable fats in chocolates.
  • Objective: To protect and promote public health through regulation and supervision of food safety.
  • Established under: Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.
  • Establishment Year: 2011.

Socialist Lenin Moreno was sworn in as President of Ecuador.

  • On 24 of May 2017.
  • The Lenin Moreno is a socialist, and he is 64 years old.
  • Moreno is one of the world’s few paraplegic heads of state.
GK NOTES FOR TODAYS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 2017
  1. Human Resource Development Minister of India is Prakash Javedkar.
  2. External Affairs Minister of India is Sushma Swaraj.
  3. Virat Kohli was awarded the Polly Umrigar Award at the BCCI award ceremony 2017.
  4. Ravichandran Ashwin won both the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016 and the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2016 award.
  5. J&K Governor: Narinder NathVohra.
  6. J&K CM: Mehbooba Mufti.
  7. President of Taiwan: Tsai­Ing­wen.
  8. FSSAI Headquarters: New Delhi.
  9. FSSAI Parent Entity: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.
  10. Ecuador Capital: Quito.
  11. The currency of Ecuador: United States Dollar (USD).

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