Current Affairs of 25 Dec 2019 Latest Updates
Recently the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has successfully conducted a flight test of QRSAM from Chandipur, off the Odisha coast.
- What is the expanded form of QRSAM: Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile
- Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) is a missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in association with Bharat Electronics Limited and Bharat Dynamics Limited for the Indian Army.
- Type: Surface-to-air missile
- Range: 30 km
- Manufacturer: BEL and BDL
Lazio team has won the Italian Super Cup by defeating Serie A champions Juventus
- Lazio, the only team to beat Juventus in Serie A this season, won the Italian Super Cup for the fifth time played in the Saudi Arabia capital of Riyadh.
- Lazio won the Italian Super Cup for a fifth time.
Emanuel Ungaro, who died recently, was the famous fashion designer of France country
- He founded his fashion house in the 1960s and described himself as a “sensual obsessive” – with a reputation for bold colours and prints.
Vernon Philander, who recently announced his retirement, is the fast bowler of South Africa national cricket team
- Proteas all-rounder Vernon Philander will retire from all forms of international cricket at the end of the Test series against England in January 2020.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla has been appointed as the 33rd Foreign Secretary of India
- Indian ambassador to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the next foreign secretary. He has replaced Vijay Gokhale.
- Harsh Vardhan Shringla has also served at UNESCO in France, UN in New York besides Vietnam, Israel and South Africa.
Keerthy Suresh won the Best Actress Award at the 66th National Film Awards
- Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents Best Actress award to actress Keerthy Suresh for her role in Mahanati during the 66th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.
Dr. P. Raghu Ram took charge as the 82nd President of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
- Reputed surgeon P. Raghu Ram achieved the unique distinction of becoming one of the youngest surgeons to be installed as the 82nd president of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI).
R. Nagaswamy famous archaeologist of India has been honored at the Silver Jubilee International Conference of Art recently held in Dhaka
- Noted archaeologist R. Nagaswamy was honoured at the Silver Jubilee International Conference of Art in Dhaka by Bangladesh Culture Minister K.M. Khalid for his contribution to art, archaeology, history and culture.
For more than 40 years, the vacant seat of Cuban PM is now occupied by-Manuel Marrero Cruz
- In Cuba, President Miguel Díaz-Canel has appointed Manuel Marrero Cruz as the country’s first prime minister in more than 40 years.
- Marrero, who has served as tourism minister for 16 years.
TalentNext is the name of the Wipro’s corporate social responsibility programme under which the company will train 10,000 students from engineering colleges in India
- WiproNSE has partnered with industry body Nasscom to start a training platform on emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, data science, internet of things, cybersecurity.
- This is a part of Wipro’s corporate social responsibility programme, TalentNext, which aims to enhance the quality of engineering education by preparing faculty and academic leaders to train students.
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