Daily GK and Current affairs 25 January 2015

January 25, 2015

Top current affairs 25 January 2015 updates useful for upcoming banking exams are given below.

Current Affairs 25 january 2015 – National Scene

1. TRAI issues new draft rules for full mobile number portability.

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Explanation –
The full mobile number portability (MNP) will allow consumers to change service provider in any part of the country while retaining their existing number. At present, mobile number portability allows consumers to change their service provider within a telecom circle.

Current Affairs 25 january 2015 – International

2. Edgar Lungu to become the president of Zambia.

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Explanation –
The 58-year-old former defence minister from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) was declared the winner. He became the 6th president of the country.

Important Days

4. National voter’s day observed on 25th January all over India.

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Explanation –
Theme – Easy registration, easy correction. It was the 5th occasion India is celebrating this day. The aim of the day is to encourage more young voters to take part in the political process.

Awards

5. Khushwant singh memorial prize for poetry to Arundhati Subramanyan.
Explanation –
Arundhathi Subramaniam’s collection “When God is a Traveller” won the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry. Arundhathi Subramaniam is a poet, prose writer and an editor.Her “When God is a Traveller” was the Poetry Book Society Winter Choice and was shortlisted for the prestigious TS Eliot Prize.

Sports

6. Saina Nehwal clinched Syed Modi Garnd prix gold badminton tournament 2015.

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Explanation –
She defeated world champion Carolina Marin.

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