Daily & Latest Current Affair in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
IndusInd Bank
B)
Kotak Mahindra Bank
C)
Bandhan Bank
D)
Federal Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kotak Mahindra Bank

Note : The Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMBL) has received approval from the Government of India for collection of direct and indirect taxes, such as income tax, Goods and Services Tax (GST) etc, through its banking network. Following the announcement, the KMBL has become the first scheduled private sector bank to receive permission to take part in government-related business.

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
US
B)
China
C)
Russian
D)
Pakistan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Russian

Note : The Russian envoy to Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov said on October 7, 2021, that Russia will invite the militant group Taliban for the international talks on Afghanistan scheduled for October 20 in Moscow.

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
9.5%
B)
10.0%
C)
10.5%
D)
11.0%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 9.5%

Note : The RBI Monetary Policy Committee has retained the real GDP growth projection at 9.5% in 2021-22, which includes 7.9% in Q2, 6.8% in Q3 and 6.1% in Q4 of 2021-22. The real GDP growth for Q1:2022-23 is projected at 17.2%. 

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
Financial Stability Board (FSB)
B)
Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
C)
International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
D)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Correct Answer : Option (C) - International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

Note : The World Investor Week (WIW) is an initiative promoted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection and highlight the various initiatives of securities regulators in these two critical areas.In 2021, the 5th annual WIW is being observed between October 04 and October 10, 2021.

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
Murali Divi
B)
Dilip Shanghvi
C)
Cyrus Poonawalla
D)
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Note : As per Forbes India Rich List 2021, while most of India's rich gained wealth during 2021, four pharma billionaires saw a fall in their wealth including Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Reddy Family from Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma's P.V. Ramprasad Reddy and Lupin's Gupta Family.

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Published On : October 8, 2021
A)
October 6
B)
October 7
C)
October 8
D)
October 9

Correct Answer : Option (B) - October 7

Note :

The WHO-recognised World Cotton Day (WCD) is observed every year on October 7. The day is celebrated to highlight the significance of which ranges from its attributes as a natural fibre to the benefits that people gain from its transformation, production, consumption and commerce. World Cotton Day 2021 emphasizes the issues that the cotton industry faces as cotton is significant for the world’s least developed economies.
 
Cotton as a product is grown across 75 nations in 5 continents and sustains at least 28.67 million growers. It is used in every cloth as it is hypoallergenic, comfortable, durable and breathable. World Cotton Day recognizes those for whom this natural fibre is a major source of livelihood including the women as it provides income and employment to some of the poorest regions.

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Published On : October 7, 2021
A)
5
B)
7
C)
10
D)
15

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7

Note : The Centre has approved the setting up of 7 new mega textile parks, or PM MITRA (पीएम मित्र) parks across the country in an effort to help furthering the growth of textile sector in the economy and position India strongly on the Global textiles map. The total outlay for the project has been set at Rs 4,445 crore for 5 years.

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Published On : October 7, 2021
A)
Section 35-BE (1)
B)
Section 40-AE (1)
C)
Section 42-EE (1)
D)
Section 45-IE (1)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Section 45-IE (1)

Note : The Reserve Bank of India has superseded the Board of Directors of Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited (SIFL) and Srei Equipment Finance Limited (SEFL) under Section 45-IE (1) of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. These both are NBFCs.

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Published On : October 7, 2021
A)
Jennifer Doudna and Akira Yoshino
B)
Richard Henderson and Ben Feringa
C)
Benjamin List and David MacMillan
D)
William E. Moerner and Paul L. Modrich

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Benjamin List and David MacMillan

Note : The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 was awarded jointly to Benjamin List (Germany) and David W.C. MacMillan (USA) "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis."

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Published On : October 7, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Tripura
C)
West Bengal
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Assam

Note : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated the Mahabahu Brahmaputra River Heritage Centre in the presence of Governor Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati in the state of Assam.

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Published On : October 7, 2021