Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Henry Tajer
B)
Shashi Sinha
C)
Sameer Suneja
D)
Raghavendra Rau

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Shashi Sinha

Note : The board of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has elected IPG Mediabrands India CEO Shashi Sinha as the new chairman. He will take over from Punit Goenka, who served as chairman of the TV viewership measurement agency for the last three years. Sinha, who also represents the Advertising Agencies Association of India as its board member, has played a key role in the formation of BARC.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
A)
Dubai
B)
Mumbai
C)
London
D)
Kathmandu

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dubai

Note :

The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal has, inaugurated the Indian Jewellery Exposition Centre (IJEX) building in Dubai, UAE, during his visit to Dubai to participate in the India Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020
 
During the launch of IJEX, the minister called upon the export members of the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) to go for a USD 100 billion export target annually from the present USD 35 billion.
 
IJEX will be a one-stop destination for the globe to source Indian jewelry in Dubai, and also the platform will enable GJEPC members to display goods and book orders throughout the year.

From India, 15 states and nine central ministries are participating in Dubai Expo, which will end on March 31, 2022.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
A)
Debashis Basu
B)
Harshad Mehta
C)
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
D)
Uday Kotak

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uday Kotak

Note :

Uday Kotak has announced to step down as the Chairman of the board of the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), after his term ends on April 2, 2022. CS Rajan, Managing Director, IL&FS has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director for six months with effect from April 3 by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
 
Crisis-hit Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) has resolved nearly 55% of the group’s outstanding debt over the last three-and-a-half years, managing director C.S. Rajan said on Tuesday. Among others, the company sold its iconic headquarters at Bandra Kurla Complex for ₹1,080 crore to reduce debt.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
A)
Gilbert Houngbo
B)
Kanayo Nwanze
C)
Kang Kyung-wha
D)
Muriel Pénicaud

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gilbert Houngbo

Note : Gilbert Houngbo has been elected as the next Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Mr. Houngbo, who is the former Prime Minister of Togo, will be the 11th Director-General of the ILO and the first African to hold the post.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
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7
B)
12
C)
14
D)
18

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 14

Note : A museum of all former Prime Ministers, Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya (the Museum of Prime Ministers), has been built at Teen Murti Estate, in Delhi. The Museum will showcase the life, times and contribution of all 14 Prime Ministers of India so far, except for the collections and works on Jawaharlal Nehru, who has a separate Nehru Memorial Museum, which was also his residence.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
A)
CineMAX
B)
INOX Leisure
C)
Big Cinemas
D)
Carnival Cinemas

Correct Answer : Option (B) - INOX Leisure

Note : The respective Board of Directors of multiplex chains PVR Ltd and Inox Leisure (INOX) have approved an all stock amalgamation of Inox with PVR.As per the deal, the shareholders of Inox will get three shares of PVR for every 10 shares held in the company. Post merger, the combined entity will be named as PVR INOX Limited and the new cinemas opened post the merger will be branded as PVR INOX.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
A)
Joe Gebbia
B)
Mark Zuckerberg
C)
Dustin Moskovitz
D)
Sam Bankman-Fried

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mark Zuckerberg

Note : Meta's 37-year-old CEO "Mark Zuckerberg" is the world's richest self-made billionaire aged 40 and under with $76 billion wealth, according to M3M Hurun Global U40 Self-Made Billionaires 2022 list. He's followed by ByteDance CEO "Zhang Yiming", FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. Facebook Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, and Airbnb's Nathan and Joe Gebbia are worth $13 billion each.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
A)
Tarun Gogoi
B)
Kiren Rijiju
C)
Jyotiraditya Scindia
D)
Himanta Biswa Sarma

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himanta Biswa Sarma

Note : The incumbent president of Badminton Association of India (BAI), Himanta Biswa Sarma has been re-elected unopposed for a second four years term, from 2022 to 2026.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
A)
El Salvador
B)
Panama
C)
Honduras
D)
Costa Rica

Correct Answer : Option (A) - El Salvador

Note : El Salvador declared a state of emergency on March 27, 2022, extending police powers and curtailing civil liberties as the country faces soaring gang-related bloodshed that has already left dozens dead in just two days. The police reported that around 62 people were killed on March 26 and 14 on March 25th.

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Published On : March 29, 2022
A)
Nikesh Arora
B)
Arvind Krishna
C)
Raj Subramaniam
D)
Shantanu Narayen

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Raj Subramaniam

Note : Indian American "Raj Subramaniam" was named the new Chief Executive Officer of FedEx on March 28, 2022. He will be succeeding FedEx founder and current Chairman and CEO Frederick W Smith, who will be stepping down from the position on June 1. FedEx is one of the world’s largest transportation companies with annual revenue of $92 billion

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Published On : March 29, 2022