Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
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.

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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.”.

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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..

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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.

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Published On : June 8, 2022
A)
Uzbekistan
B)
Mongolia
C)
Cambodia
D)
Moldova

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mongolia

Note :

* A multinational peacekeeping exercise, 'Ex Khaan Quest2022 has started in Mongolia.
 
16 countries are taking part in this exercise including India.
 
This exercise has been inaugurated by the President of Mongolia, Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh.
 
Indian Army is represented by a contingent from the Ladakh Scouts.
 
Enhance interoperability, building military to military relationships, developing peace support operations and military readiness among participating nations.

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Published On : June 7, 2022
A)
June 5th
B)
June 6th
C)
June 7th
D)
June 8th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - June 7th

Note : The World Food Safety Day is observed every year across the world on June 7th. The day is observed to detect, manage and avert airborne diseases as well as to improve human health.

The day also aims to raise awareness of the health hazards that are associated with unsafe food and for highlighting the significance of maintaining hygiene in day-to-day life..

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Published On : June 7, 2022
A)
India and Germany
B)
India and France
C)
India and Canada
D)
India and Russia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India and Canada

Note :

India and Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen bilateral collaboration on climate change, environmental preservation, and conservation. On the sidelines of the Stockholm+50 summit, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav and his Canadian colleague Steven Guilbeault signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

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Published On : June 7, 2022
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Rajnath Singh
D)
Arvind Kejriwal

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Amit Shah

Note :

Home Minister, Amit Shah has inaugurated the National Tribal Research Institute (NTRI) in New Delhi as a part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebration by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

NTRI will be a leading national institute for tribal concerns, issues and  executive and legislative fields.
  
It will also monitor projects of Tribal Research Institutes and set up norms for improvement in the quality of research and training..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : June 7, 2022