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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Ransomware
B)
Crypto currency
C)
Both (A) and (B)
D)
One of the three essential drugs in the Multi Drug Treatment of Multibacillary Leprosy (MB-MDT) cases

Correct Answer : Option (D) - One of the three essential drugs in the Multi Drug Treatment of Multibacillary Leprosy (MB-MDT) cases

Note :

Clofazimine, a key drug for treatment of leprosy, which had been in short supply in the Indian market for several months, is now “not available”, with the situation turning into a crisis over the past three months.
 
Clofazimine is one of the three essential drugs in the Multi Drug Treatment of Multibacillary Leprosy (MB-MDT) cases, along with Rifampicin and Dapsone.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), leprosy is endemic in several States and Union Territories of India, with the annual case detection rate of 4.56 per 10,000 population.

The prevalence rate of leprosy is 0.4 per 10,000 population in the country.

Of the new cases detected during 2020-21, 58.1% were multibacillary, 39% were women, 5.8% were children less than 14 years of age, and 2.41% had visible deformities. The rate of visible deformities was 1.1 per million population..

Source : The Hindu

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
Yair Lapid
B)
Naftali Bennett
C)
Benny Gantz
D)
Avigdor Lieberman

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Yair Lapid

Note :

Yair Lapid officially became the 14th Prime Minister of Israel at the stroke of midnight between June 30 and July 1, 2022. His term could be the short one as he take over the caretaker government ahead of Israel’s election which was scheduled to take place on November 1. Yair Lapid is an Israeli politician and a former journalist who is serving as the Prime Minister of Israel since July 1, 2022.
 
On his first day in office, Lapid's first agenda is to hold the meeting with Ronen Bar, the head of the Shin Bet security agency, at the Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv.
 
Shortly after this, the new Prime minister is scheduled to hold a meeting to discuss "the captives and MIAs", a reference to the two Israeli men and the remains of two Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers being held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip..

Source : Hindustan Times

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
Eknath Shinde
B)
Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar
C)
Devendra Fadnavis
D)
Narhari Sitaram Zirwal

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Devendra Fadnavis

Note : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister "Devendra Fadnavis" took oath as the deputy Maharashtra CM. Devendra Fadnavis, who served as the Maharashtra Chief Minister from 2014-19 had announced in a joint press conference that Eknath Shinde will be the new CM and not him. Home Minister Amit Shah informed later in a tweet that Fadnavis has agreed to be a part of the new government at the behest of BJP President JP Nadda.

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
Amy Coney Barrett
B)
Marsha Blackburn
C)
Ketanji Brown Jackson
D)
Patricia Tolliver Giles

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ketanji Brown Jackson

Note :

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to formally become an associate justice of the US Supreme Court, making her the nation's first African-American woman to serve in that role.
 
Chief Justice John Roberts administered the constitutional oath for Jackson on Thursday(30th June 2022) afternoon while Associate Justice Stephen Breyer administered the judicial oath, in a ceremony before a small gathering of her family at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill.
 
While Jackson’s confirmation is a milestone, it still won’t change the 6-3 conservative majority in the US Supreme Court, which has come under fire for its recent rulings including the removal of abortion rights in the country..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
Yogi Adityanath
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Ram Nath Kovind
D)
Venkaiah Naidu

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note :

Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" participated in the ‘Udyami Bharat’ programme on Thursday(30th June 2022) and launched key initiatives like ‘Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance (RAMP) scheme, Capacity Building of First-Time MSME Exporters (CBFTE) scheme and new features of the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) to ramp up the MSME sector.
 
* Modi also digitally transferred assistance to beneficiaries of PMEGP for 2022-23; announced results of the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022; distributed National MSME Awards, 2022; and issued Digital Equity Certificates to 75 MSMEs in the Self Reliant India (SRI) Fund.
 
* RAMP scheme with an outlay of around Rs 6000 crore, aims to scale up the implementation capacity and coverage of MSMEs in the states, with impact enhancement of existing MSME schemes.
 
* New features of the PMEGP include an increase in the maximum project cost to Rs 50 lakhs from Rs 25 lakhs for the manufacturing sector and Rs 20 lakhs from Rs 10 lakhs in the service sector and inclusion of applicants from aspirational districts & transgenders in special category applicants for availing higher subsidies..

Source : Times now News

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
J. P. Nadda
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Venkaiah Naidu
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman

Note :

Finance Minister "Nirmala Sitharaman" 30th June 2022 released the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP)- 2020 in New Delhi.

* In the report, seven states have been identified as the top achievers based on implementation of the Business Reforms Action Plan. The states are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Punjab, Telangana and Tamil Nadu.
 
* The report further mentioned that Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh figure under the Achievers category. While Assam, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jharkhand, Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal have been placed in the Aspirers category.
 
* On the occasion, Ms Sitharaman said, the nature of reforms had undergone change since 1991. She stressed that the government is implementing responsive reforms by nudging the states and Union Territories...

Source : News on Air

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
1st July
B)
2nd July
C)
3rd July
D)
4th July

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1st July

Note :

Chartered Accountants' (CA) day is celebrated annually on 1st July with an aim to commemorate the findings of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) by Parliament in 1949.
 
The ICAI is the only licensing and regulatory body for the profession of accounting and financial auditing in India. Every finance and accounting organisation including National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) is required to follow the recommendations of accounting standards made by them.
 
History : The Chartered Accountants’ Day honors the founding of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the second-largest accounting organization in the world and the country’s first national professional accounting body. It was created on July 1st, 1949, as a statutory body by the Indian Parliament under the Chartered Accountants Act. India celebrates this day each year to commemorate the founding of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
 
Significance : CAs have a very important role in the development of our country. Moreover, the ICAI is an institute that regulates the accounting standards in India.
 
Wishes to send to a Chartered Accountant
 
* Chartered Accountants create economies and finances to rely on. They create opportunities to grow. Best wishes to you on CA Day!
* Becoming a qualified CA is not a cake walk. It requires a lot of hard work to become one. I wish a very happy CA day to you!
* Without CAs, it is impossible for a company to function, no business in the country can prosper without a CA. Cheers to you on National CA Day!
* Our economy may seem to be tricky to the common man but for a CA, it is like a simple mathematical equation. Best wishes to all the CAs!
* Wishing you a very Happy CA Day. It might be easy to learn accountancy but it is certainly very difficult to become a Chartered Accountant. Congratulations on becoming a CA!

Source : First Post

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
29th June
B)
30th June
C)
1st July
D)
2nd July

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 1st July

Note :

National Doctor's Day is celebrated each year on July 1 in India. This special day is celebrated to thank them for their immense contributions to mankind. Doctor's Day is celebrated on different dates across the world.
 
History : National Doctor's day is observed in the memory of a respected physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. Dr Roy was born on July 1, 1882, and also died on the same date, in 1962. This day is celebrated to pay tribute to the whole medical staff and to highlight the importance of doctors in our lives.

Theme : The theme of National Doctors Day 2022 is ''Family Doctors on the Front Line''.

Source : India Today

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Published On : July 1, 2022
A)
PESB
B)
ONGC
C)
NTPC Limited
D)
Hindustan Petroleum

Correct Answer : Option (A) - PESB

Note :

The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has selected Sandeep Kumar Gupta as the head of India's largest gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd.

He will replace Manoj Jain, who will be retired on August 31, 2022.

He has more than 31 years of working experience at Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).

He is working as a Director (Finance) of IOC since August 3, 2019.

If his appointment approved by ACC, then he will hold the office till February 2026..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : June 30, 2022
A)
Tapan Deka
B)
Nitin Gupta
C)
Sanjay Pandey
D)
Vivek Phansalkar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vivek Phansalkar

Note : Maharashtra Government has appointed senior IPS officer Vivek Phansalkar as the Mumbai Police Commissioner as the outgoing CP Sanjay Pandey is scheduled to retire from the position on July 1, 2022. Vivek Phansalkar is a 1989-batch IPS officer.

Vivek Phansalkar was serving as the DG and MD of the Police Housing and Welfare Corporation, before his appointment as the Mumbai Police Commissioner.

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Published On : June 30, 2022