Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
NewSpace India Ltd(NSIL)
B)
Department of Space(DS)
C)
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL)
D)
Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO)

Correct Answer : Option (A) - NewSpace India Ltd(NSIL)

Note :

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday(8th June 2022) approved the transfer of 10 in-orbit communication satellites from the government of India to NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL), the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), in a move that is widely expected to ensure adequate commercial exploitation of these satellites.
 
The Cabinet also approved increasing the authorised share capital of NSIL from ₹1,000 crore to ₹7,500 crore.

Source : F T L

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Published On : June 9, 2022
A)
Rajeshwar Singh
B)
Ashwani Lohani
C)
Shreyas G Hosur
D)
Vinay Kumar Tripathi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Shreyas G Hosur

Note :

Shreyas G Hosur became the first officer from the Indian Railways to complete the gruelling “Ironman Triathlon” in Hamburg. Hosur completed the event in 13 hours and 26 minutes.

Let’s take a closer look at the competition and who he is :
 
The Ironman Triathlon :  The Ironman Triathlon is considered to be the toughest single-day sports event in the world with thousands of athletes flocking to compete in it
 
It comprises three loops :
 
* Swimming: 3.8-km
* Cycling: 180-km
* Running: 42.2-km.

The finishers are called ‘Ironman’ due to the race’s gruelling mental and physical demands.

Source : F T L

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Published On : June 9, 2022
A)
Dal Lake
B)
Nubra Valley
C)
Gurudongmar Lake
D)
Pangong lake

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pangong lake

Note :

Reliance Jio has launched its 4G voice and data services at Spangmik village near Pangong lake in Ladakh and becomes the first telecom service provider to give 4G services in Ladakh region.

Lok Sabha member from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal has inaugurated the Jio mobile tower at Spangmik village.

This launch will help to boost the economy of the region besides providing seamless connectivity to the tourists and the troops in the area.

Source : Mint

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
June 9th
B)
June 8th
C)
June 7th
D)
June 6th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - June 8th

Note :

World Oceans Day is celebrated annually on 8 June to remind us of the important role of the oceans in sustaining our livelihoods and the necessity to prevent them from destruction. According to the United Nations (UN), oceans are the lungs of our planet and a major source of food and medicine, and a critical part of the biosphere.

Key Points : 

* World Oceans Day is celebrated on 8 June to shed light on the importance of oceans.

* The theme for this year is "Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean."

* World Oceans Day is celebrated to highlight the negative impact of human activities.

Source : F T L

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
Oman
B)
Qatar
C)
Saudi Arabia
D)
United Arab Emirates(UAE)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - United Arab Emirates(UAE)

Note :

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today(8th June 2022) has approved the proposal for signing a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Cooperation in the field of Industries and Advanced Technologies.
 
Growing India-UAE economic and commercial relations contribute to the stability and strength of a rapid diversifying and deepening bilateral relationship between the two countries.

India-UAE bilateral trade, valued at US$ 180 million (Rs.1373 crore) per annum in the 1970s has increased to US$ 60 billion (Rs.4.57 lakh crore) making the UAE, India's third largest trading partner for the year 2019-20 after China and the US. Moreover, the UAE is the second largest export destination of India (after US) with an export value of US$ 29 billion (Rs.2.21 lakh crore) for the year 2019-2020.

The UAE is eighth largest investor in India with an estimated investment of US$ 18 billion (Rs.1.37 lakh crore). Indian investments in the UAE are estimated at around US$ 85 billion (Rs.6.48 lakh crore).
 
India and the UAE have signed a bilateral "Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement" (CEPA) on 18/02/2022. This agreement has potential to increase trade between India and the UAE from US$ 60 billion (Rs.4.57 lakh crore) to US$ 100 billion (Rs.7.63 lakh crore) in the next five years.
 
The MoU envisages cooperation on a mutually beneficial basis in the following areas:
 
a. Strengthening the Supply Chain Resilience of Industries
 
b. Renewable & Energy Efficiency
 
c. Health and life sciences
 
d. Space Systems
 
e. Artificial Intelligence
 
f.  Industry 4.0 Enabling Technologies
 
g. Standardization, metrology, conformity assessment, accreditation, and Halal certification.

Source : PIB

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
Pakistan
B)
Nepal
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pakistan

Note : Pakistan has decided to ban wedding functions in Islamabad after 10 pm from June 8th, 2022 to conserve energy amid its worsening power crisis. The move is a part of several steps taken by the government to bring down the consumption of electricity to reduce load shedding.

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
Manohar Parrikar
B)
Uddhav Thackeray
C)
Pramod Sawant
D)
Pushkar Singh Dhami

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pramod Sawant

Note :

Goa Chief Minister "Pramod Sawant" launched “Beach Vigil App” on Friday(4th June 2022). With an aim to ensure the holistic management of beaches.
 
Speaking at the occasion, Sawant said, “The Beach Vigil App shall benefit the institutions working in beach tourism sector and tourists. The collaboration of information technology with the tourism sector shall open many avenues in future.”.

Source : F T L

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
Manoj Kumar
B)
Satish Pai
C)
Rajesh Maniyan
D)
Narayana Murty

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Satish Pai

Note :

International Aluminium Institute (IAI) on Monday(6th June 2022) announced the appointment of of Satish Pai as its new Chairman. Pai is the Managing Director at Hindalco Industries.
 
He succeeds Ben Kahrs, Chief Innovation Officer of Alcoa Corporation..

Source : F T L

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
Tamil Nadu
B)
Kerala
C)
Karnataka
D)
Uttar Padesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tamil Nadu

Note :

The Tamil Nadu government recently launched Naan Mudhalvan (I am the first). Under this programme, Tamil Nadu government has now launched Nalaya Thiran (Tomorrow’s ability). In this programme, 50,000 college students will train with the knowledge in computer science, electronics and IT domains, skilling them on problem solving using technologies. The Tamil Nadu government has created the Nalaya Thiran program to help the industry get skilled students.
 
This multi-agency programme has been co-created by Nasscom, ICT Academy and Skill Development Corporation, giving students access to much needed cross-cutting skills. This will help the companies to get skilled workforce. 
 
It is not a pilot programme. Annually about four lakh people are added to the workforce, of which, nearly one lakh are STEM-related.

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
Telangana
B)
Karnataka
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Andhra Pradesh

Note : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister "Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy" on Wednesday(1st June 2022) launched mobile application ‘ACB 14400’ developed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for curbing the menace of corruption, during his videoconference with Collectors and Superintendents of Police on the Spandana programme.

Source : F T L

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Published On : June 8, 2022