Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Wise
B)
PayPal
C)
Payoneer
D)
MoneyGram

Correct Answer : Option (D) - MoneyGram

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Paytm Payments Bank has partnered with MoneyGram — a peer-to-peer remittance company — to enable international fund transfer directly to Paytm Wallet.
 
With this partnership, MoneyGram users abroad can now transfer money to any full KYC-compliant Paytm wallet. This is MoneyGram’s first mobile wallet partnership in India. MoneyGram transactions in India received digitally currently represent nearly 50 percent of all transactions received in the country. The number of transactions sent directly to bank accounts is up about six times from just under 10 per cent two years ago.
 
"Paytm Wallet is used by millions of Indians and we hope that this partnership will offer unmatched convenience & flexibility to the Indian diaspora across the world to send money home in real time," said Satish Kumar Gupta, MD & CEO, Paytm Payments Bank.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
A)
Japan Army
B)
Russia Army
C)
Indian Army
D)
US Army

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indian Army

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Indian Army 23rd Dec 2021 launched a contemporary messaging application named ASIGMA. ASIGMA stands for Army Secure IndiGeneous Messaging Application. It is a new generation, state-of-the-art, web based application developed entirely in-house by team of officers of the Corps of Signals of the Army.
 
The application is being deployed on the Army’s internal network as a replacement of Army Wide Area Network messaging application which has been in service for past the 15 years.
 
The application has been fielded on Army owned hardware. It meets all futuristic user requirements and provides enhanced user experience. It has a variety of contemporary features including multi-level security, message prioritisation and tracking.

Source :  News Services Division

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Published On : December 26, 2021
A)
December 22, 2021
B)
December 23, 2021
C)
December 24, 2021
D)
December 25, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) - December 24, 2021

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Ace Malayalam film director K S Sethumadhavan, who created many classic movies based on established literary works passed away at his residence at Kodambakam Directors' Colony on Friday morning, December 24, 2021, at the age of 90.
 
Sethumadhavan who won 10 national awards and 8 state awards was bestowed the J C Daniel Award for lifetime contributions in 2009.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Gujarat
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister "Yogi Adityanath" has announced that his government will construct houses for the poor on land freed from the mafias.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Ram Nath Kovind
D)
Mansukh Mandaviya

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note : Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" has announced the Covid-19 vaccine for children and booster doses for Health workers and senior citizens, amid the Omicron scare. During his address to nation, the Prime Minister urged the people to be cautious while celebrating as coronavirus cases are rising in the country due to highly infectious variant, Omicron. Therefore, from the point of view of precaution, the government has decided that precaution dose of vaccine will also be started for healthcare and frontline workers. It will be started from January 10.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
A)
December 25th
B)
December 26th
C)
December 27th
D)
December 28th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - December 25th

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The actions that a government takes to manage its affairs in a state or a country can be called Governance. In other words, it can be defined as 'the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented.' However, to create awareness of accountability in government among the citizens of India, Good Governance Day is observed every year.
 
Good governance is observed annually on December 25th. The day aims to let the citizens, the students, who are the future of the country know about the government's responsibilities and duties that it needs to fulfill. The day is also celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of India's former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Source : India Today

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Published On : December 25, 2021
A)
10 states
B)
12 states
C)
15 states
D)
18 states

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 10 states

Note : Multi-disciplinary central teams have been deployed in 10 states which are reporting either an increasing number of Omicron and COVID-19 cases or a slow vaccination pace, according to a Union Health Ministry office memorandum. As per the document, these 10 states are Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Mizoram, Karnataka, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Punjab.

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Published On : December 25, 2021
A)
Alok Verma
B)
A.K. Viswanathan
C)
C.V. Anand
D)
Kanthi Rana Tata

Correct Answer : Option (C) - C.V. Anand

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IPS officer C.V. Anand was on Friday(24-12-2021) named Hyderabad police commissioner, replacing Anjani Kumar, with the state government carrying out its much-awaited transfer of police officials. Several city police officials and district SPs were transferred.
 
Anjani Kumar, a 1990 batch IPS officer, who was recently promoted to DGP rank, was transferred as Director General of the Anti Corruption Bureau.

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Published On : December 25, 2021
A)
December 22nd
B)
December 23rd
C)
December 24th
D)
December 25th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - December 25th

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India is today (December 25, 2021) celebrating the 97th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Known as a man of the masses, Vajpayee was born in 1924 in the family of a school teacher in Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh).
 
His first brush with nationalist politics was during his student days when he had joined the Quit India Movement in 1942. 
 
Vajpayee, a Bharat Ratna awardee, was a student of political science and law and had developed a keen interest in foreign affairs in college....
 
Atal Bihari Vajpayee :
Born : 25 December 1924, Gwalior
Died : 16 August 2018, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

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Published On : December 25, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Odisha
C)
Telangana
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Odisha

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The Odisha government on Friday(24-12-2021) banned all types of celebrations, except marriages from December 25 to January 2 to check possible spread of Omicron during the festive season from Christmas to New Year.
 
While no celebration other than wedding is allowed, there can’t be receptions and other ancillary events reducing marriages only to rituals. The government barred community feast during the period. People can perform funeral rites by following Covid protocols, an order issued by special relief commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena said.

Source : The Times Of India

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Published On : December 24, 2021