Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Karala
B)
Assam
C)
Gujarat
D)
Bihar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bihar

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A survey by the Geological Survey of India has stated that a gold reserve of around 222.88 million tonnes including 27.6 tonnes of mineral-rich ore are present in the Jamui district of Bihar.

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has now decided to give permission for the exploration of what is being called as India’s largest gold reserve.
 
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The State Mines and Geology Department is in consultation with agencies engaged in the exploration, including GSI and the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), for the exploration of gold reserves in Jamui.
 
The top official added that the consultation process had started after analysing the survey findings which indicated the presence of gold in areas such as Karmatia, Jhajha and Sono in the Jamui district.
 
The Bihar government is likely to sign a memorandum of understanding with a central agency or agencies for G3 (preliminary) stage exploration within a month’s time, adding that in certain areas G2 (general) exploration can also be carried out..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : May 30, 2022
A)
27th May 2022
B)
28th May 2022
C)
29th May 2022
D)
30th May 2022

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 29th May 2022

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29-year old Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village of Mansa district on Sunday, May 29th, 2022.
 
The incident happened a day after the Punjab Police ordered the withdrawal of security of his security along with more than 420 people, including former MLAs, Jathedars of two Takhts, heads of Deras, and police officers.
 
Who was Sidhu Moose Wala?
Born on June 17, 1993, Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu aka Sidhu Moose Wala belonged to the Moose Wala village in Mansa district. Moose Wala had a fan following running into millions and was popular for his rap.
 
Moose Wala held a degree in electrical engineering. He had learned music during his college days and had later moved to Canada.
 
Sidhu Moose Wala was also known as one of the most controversial Punjabi singers, openly promoting gun culture, glorifying gangsters in provocative songs. His song 'Jatti Jeonay Morh Di Bandook Wargi', released in September 2019, kicked off a controversy over a reference to 18th century Sikh warrior Mai Bhago.
 
Sidhu Moose Wala had contested this year’s Punjab assembly election on a Congress ticket from Mansa and was defeated by AAP candidate Vijay Singla by a huge margin of 63,000 votes.

Source : India Today

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Published On : May 30, 2022
A)
Japan
B)
India
C)
Russia
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

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India and United Arab Emirates have signed an MoU to establish a framework to facilitate and enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action.
 
The agreement was signed between Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister "Bhupender Yadav" and UAE Climate Envoy and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology "Dr Sultan Al Jaber" in New Delhi Thursday(26th May 2022). The basic objective of this MoU is to establish a framework to facilitate and enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action, and also contributes towards implementing the Paris Agreement.
 
Mr Yadav also hold a bilateral meeting with Dr Sultan Al Jaber. In the meeting, they discussed issues relating to climate change, hosting of COP 28 and other related matters. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Yadav stressed that the issues of climate finance, adaptation, loss and damage, need more focus in the road beyond COP26. He acknowledged and appreciated the UAE’s climate actions, and also shared India’s concrete climate actions..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : May 29, 2022
A)
29th May 2022
B)
28th May 2022
C)
27th May 2022
D)
26th May 2022

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 29th May 2022

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The International Day of UN Peacekeepers is being observed 29th May 2022. For the past two decades on this day, UN Peacekeepers, also known as the Blue Helmets, are remembered by the world for their role in promoting security, peace and stability. More than one million UN peacekeepers have taken part in 72 such operations since 1948.
 
India has played a key role in UN Peacekeeping operations. It sent doctors and nurses to Congo in 1960 and then an all women team to Liberia in 2008.
 
UN Resident Coordinator in India, Shombi Sharp lauded India's role and said its core democratic ideals and values are a testimony of its capacity.
 
Mr Sharp cited how the Indian contingent made an excellent contribution in South Sudan. An Indian lady officer was awarded one of the most prestigious medals for her exemplary courage.

International Day of UN Peacekeepers Theme 2022 :  People Peace Progress: The Power of Partnerships.

Source : News On Air

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Published On : May 29, 2022
A)
France
B)
Russia
C)
United States
D)
United Arab Emirates

Correct Answer : Option (C) - United States

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* The United States has replaced China to become the India's top trading partner in 2021-22, this is reflecting strong economic ties between the two countries.

* The bilateral trade between two countries stood at $119.42 billion (2021-22) as against $80.51 billion in 2020-21, according to the data of the commerce ministry.

* Other top trading partner: China ($115.42 billion), The UAE ($72.9 billion), Saudi Arabia ($42,85 billion), Iraq ($34.33 billion) and Singapore ($30 billion).

Source : The Hindu Businessline

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Published On : May 29, 2022
A)
Karnataka
B)
Uttarakhand
C)
Telangana
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttarakhand

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In a big decision taken on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), the Uttarakhand government on Friday(27th May 2022) formed a drafting committee, in which five members have been included, and former judge Ranjana Desai has been made the chairman of the committee.
 
The five people included in the committee are - former Chief Secretary Shatrughan Singh, former judge Ranjana Desai who is appointed as the chairman of the committee, former Supreme Court judge Ranjana Desai, former High Court judge Pramod Kohli, social worker Manu Gaur, and Doon University Vice-Chancellor Surekha Dangwal.
 
This comes as Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the state would implement UCC. CM Dhami said, "Uttarakhand is the land of multiple gods and goddesses; the state also heavily contributes in terms of people serving the Armed forces. Thus there is a need for a common law for the people of Uttarakhand. As soon as the new government was formed, we took a decision that UCC will be implemented in the state. Thereby, Uttarakhand will be the second state to rollout UCC after Goa."..

Source : Republic World

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Published On : May 28, 2022
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Venkaiah Naidu
C)
Ram Nath Kovind
D)
Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" on Saturday(28th May 2022) inaugurated the World's first "Nano Urea" Liquid plant by IFFCO at Kalol, Gujarat in an effort to provide farmers the means to boost productivity and help increase their income.
 
The Prime Minister dedicated the Ultramodern Nano Urea Liquid Fertilizer plant to the Nation at a ceremony held at Gandhinagar. Amit Shah, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupendra Patel and Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya were among those who were present on the occasion. 
 
IFFCO has set up additional manufacturing facilities for production of Nano Fertilisers at Aonla, Phulpur, Kalol (Expansion), Bengaluru and Paradeep, Kandla, Deoghar and Guwahati. All these units shall have design production capacity of 2 lakh bottles per day with a total investment of Rs 3,000 crore of which Rs 720 crore is already committed and will generate employment for thousands of people.
 
U S Awasthi, MD, IFFCO informed about the functioning of the plant and its various technologies with the help of a walkthrough video which was shown live through the launch..

Source : Deccan Herald

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Published On : May 28, 2022
A)
Planning Commission
B)
NITI Aayog
C)
National Development Council
D)
Central Vigilance Commission

Correct Answer : Option (B) - NITI Aayog

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Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, on Saturday(28th May 2022) organised a ‘National Outreach Meet’ for the second edition of the Atal New India Challenge (ANIC) at the International Centre, Goa.
 
Atal New India Challenge (ANIC) is a flagship programme of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog. The programme aims to seek, select, support and nurture technology-based innovations that solve sectoral challenges of national importance and societal relevance.
 
Continuing on the path to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched the ANIC 2.0 programme to proactively collaborate with ministries and the associated industries, and provide a steady stream of innovative products and solutions.
 
Each ANIC winner will be eligible for funding of up to Rs 1 crore. These winners will get mentorship, networking and incubation support by Atal Incubation Centres across the country, NITI Aayog said in a statement.
 
Program Director, AIM, NITI Aayog Pramit Dash interacted with Atal Incubation Centres and startups from Goa present at the event. He highlighted the relevance of ANIC 2.0 in the current innovation landscape and encouraged the stakeholders to champion the program at the national and state levels. He emphasised on supporting 100+ innovations in year 2022-23 through ANIC 2.0, across sectors.
 
The first edition of the ANIC programme received more than 1000 applications for 24 challenges and is currently supporting 30+ startups through grants, partnerships, networking, tech support, mentorship, infrastructure and access to investors, the NITI Aayog said..

Source : The Print

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Published On : May 28, 2022
A)
Anurag Thakur
B)
Venkaiah Naidu
C)
Nisith Pramanik
D)
Prem Kumar Dhumal

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Anurag Thakur

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Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur has said that every university in the country can play a big role in the promotion of sports activities by creating a sports campus and providing training to the athletes.

He was speaking after inauguration of the Khashaba Jadhav Sports Complex in the premises of Savitribai Phule University in Pune today(28th May 2022). The Minister recalled how Prime Minister Narendra Modi has motivated athletes from different sports thus creating a sportive atmosphere in the country.
 
The Minister also unveiled a full-sized statue of Olympian wrestler Khashaba Jadhav and Swami Vivekananda inside the Pune University campus. Vice Chancellor of the University Dr. Karbhari Kale, Member of Parliament Girish Bapat and other dignitaries were present on this occasion. The dignitaries also took a round of the sports complex.
 
The sports complex is spread in an area of 27 acres and will feature world class infrastructure for synthetic athletics tracks, football, Austrian turf tennis courts, handball, kho-kho, kabaddi, table tennis, wrestling, badminton, boxing, gymnastics, swimming pool, hockey and more.
 
Mr Anurag Thakur is slated to attend a Dhol Tasha Programme, inauguration of Gulshe Talim SAI Kendra for wrestling and inauguration of Takshashila Sports City built by Pune Municipal Corporation later in the day..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : May 28, 2022
A)
Sanjay Nishad
B)
Shobha Karandlaje
C)
Anupriya Patel
D)
Meenakshi Lekhi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Anupriya Patel

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Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel launched the "Indian Business Portal" in New Delhi last evening. The portal will serve as an international trade hub for Indian exporters and foreign buyers. 
 
The portal is a business to business digital marketplace to empower small medium enterprises exporters, artisans and farmers to identify new markets for their products and grow their sales globally.
 
It is a business-to-business digital/ e-commerce marketplace to empower small medium enterprises exporters, artisans and farmers to identify new markets for their products and grow their sales globally and to help Indian exporters get global visibility.
 
Developed by : Federation of Indian Export Organizations

Source : News On Air

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Published On : May 28, 2022