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Monday, April 25, 2016

Daily Current Affairs: 25 April 2016

Hi Aspirants, here is the important Current Affairs updates for 25 April 2016.
Current Affairs updates for 25 April 2016

1) India, Mongolia hold joint exercise ‘Nomadic Elephant’ to boost military cooperation:
--> The eleventh edition of India-Mongolia joint military training Exercise ‘Nomadic Elephant – 2016’ has commenced at Mongolia.
--> It seeks to promote military associations between India and Mongolia.
--> The first joint exercise was held in 2004 and since then it is annually held.

2) Mairaj Ahmed Khan wins silver medal at ISSF World Cup of shooting:
--> India’s Mairaj Ahmed Khan has won the silver medal in the men’s skeet event at ISSF World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
--> In the final, Mairaj lost gold medal to Sweden’s Marcus Svensson and the bronze medal was won by Tamarro Casandro of Italy.

3) World Malaria Day observed on 25 April:
--> World Malaria Day (WMD) is being observed annually on 25 April across the world to recognise the global efforts to control preventable vector borne disease malaria.
--> It also seeks to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for elimination and control of malaria.
--> The Theme of the day for 2016 is “End Malaria For Good”.

4) Rafael Nadal wins 2016 Barcelona Open:
--> Ace tennis player Rafael Nadal (World No 5) from Spain has won the 2016 Barcelona Open title of Tennis.
--> In the final match played at in Barcelona, Spain he defeated Kei Nishikori (World No 6) of Japan in straight sets, 6-4, 7-5.

5) National Panchayati Raj Diwas observed on 24 April:
--> Every year April 24 is being observed as National Panchayati Raj (PR) Diwas across India.
--> It marks the passing of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993.

6) India’s first online interactive heritage portal Sahapedia launched:
--> The Union Government has launched India’s first online interactive heritage portal named Sahapedia was in New Delhi.
--> The web portal is a collaborative knowledge resource on the arts, culture and heritage of India.

7) World Book and Copyright Day 2016 observed across the world:
--> The World Book and Copyright Day was celebrated on 23 April 2016 across the world.
--> The events on this day are organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
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