CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Cipla
B)
Lupin
C)
Cadila
D)
Dr. Reddy's

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Cadila

Note : Cadila Healthcare has developed Viroshield, an enzyme-based mouth spray. The product has not been launched commercially. The enzyme-based mouth spray has been formulated in a way to break viral proteins, creating a protective barrier that will guard the mouth and throat against different viruses.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
Cambodia
B)
Thailand
C)
Singapore
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Cambodia

Note : The 13th edition of the ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) Summit has been organised on November 25 and 26, 2021. The Summit is being hosted by Cambodia as ASEM Chair.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
Italy
B)
India
C)
China
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note : Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar chaired the 18th meeting of Foreign Ministers of Russia, India, and China virtually on November 26, 2021. India had taken over the chairmanship of the RIC after the last RIC Foreign Ministers meeting in Moscow in September 2020. The RIC Chairmanship will now pass on to China's Foreign Minister for the next year. 

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
1921
B)
1929
C)
1939
D)
1949

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 1949

Note : The Indian Constitution was adopted on November 26, 1949 and brought into effect on January 26, 1950. Hence, India commemorates November 26 every year as ‘Constitution Day’.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
Ram Nath Kovind
B)
Venkaiah Naidu
C)
Nirmala Sitharaman
D)
Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Narendra Modi

Note :

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) for another four months. The Phase V of the PMGKAY scheme will be operational from December 2021 till March 2022. Under the scheme, all the beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) receives food grains @ 5 kg per person per month.
 
About the schemes :
 
* The estimated additional food subsidy for Phase V of the scheme is of Rs. 53344.52 Crore
* The total food-grains outgo for PMGKAY Phase V will be about 163 LMT.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amith Shah
C)
Rajnath Singh
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rajnath Singh

Note : The fifth(5th) edition of the World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) was virtually inaugurated by the Union Defence Minister, "Rajnath Singh". The event has been organised at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi campus from November 24-27, 2021. The theme of the 5th WCDM is Technology, Finance and Capacity for Building Resilience to Disasters in the Contexts of Covid-19.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
ITC
B)
Lupin
C)
Sun Pharma
D)
Aurobindo Pharma

Correct Answer : Option (A) - ITC

Note :

A diversified Indian company, ITC Limited on November 25, 2021 confirmed that it is developing a nasal spray for COVID-19 prevention for which it has initiated clinical trials.
 
Developed by scientists at ITC Life Sciences and Technology Centre (LSTC), Bengaluru, the company plans to market the nasal spray under the Savlon brand once it gets all the requisite regulatory approvals, according to sources.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Delhi
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi

Note : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on November 25, 2021 that a Yamuna Cleaning Cell will be constituted to expedite inter-departmental coordination and execution of projects for cleaning the heavily polluted Yamuna river.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
9.3%
B)
9.7%
C)
10.4%
D)
11.2%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 9.3%

Note : Moody’s Investors Service in its latest report has projected that the economic growth in India will rebound strongly. It has pegged GDP growth for the nation at 9.3% and 7.9% in FY22 and FY23, respectively. India recently hit record Covid-19 vaccination rates. Moody’s notes that the vaccination drive in India has gathered pace after the second wave.

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Published On : November 26, 2021
A)
3rd
B)
4th
C)
5th
D)
6th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 5th

Note : Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" laid the foundation Stone of Noida International Airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh on November 25, 2021. The Jewar airport is the second international aerodrome in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR). It is the fifth(5th) international airport in Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has now become the state with the highest number of international airport in India.

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Published On : November 25, 2021

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