Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Haryana
B)
Gujarat
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttarakhand

Note : Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), an area of 454.65 square kilometres around the boundary of Askot Wildlife Sanctuary in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand has been declared as the Askot Wildlife Sanctuary Eco-sensitive Zone (ESZ). The notified area extends from 0 to 22 km around the Askot Wildlife Sanctuary. The Askot Wildlife Sanctuary was established to protect the endangered flagship species Musk Deer and its habitat. The Askot Wildlife Sanctuary is also known as Musk Deer Park.

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Published On : December 16, 2021
A)
Admiral R. Hari Kumar
B)
Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari
C)
Army Chief General MM Naravane
D)
Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Army Chief General MM Naravane

Note : Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane has been appointed as the Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee because of his seniority among the three service Chiefs. The position of head of the Chiefs of Staff Committee fell vacant after the death of the CDS Bipin Rawat in the IAF helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu on December 8, 2021.

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Published On : December 16, 2021
A)
Sweden
B)
Poland
C)
Denmark
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Poland

Note : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 15, 2021 approved the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between India and Poland to enhance the capability and effectiveness of both countries in the investigation and prosecution of crimes, including crimes related to terrorism through mutual legal assistance.

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Published On : December 16, 2021
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Yogi Adityanath
C)
Tirath Singh Rawat
D)
Pushkar Singh Dhami

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Amit Shah

Note :

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on December 11th laid the foundation stone of Umiya Mata Temple and its premises at Umiya Campus in Sola in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was present on the occasion too. During Shah's one-day visit to Ahmedabad, he will further inaugurate various developmental projects including the inaugural of a railway bridge. 
 
The temple, dedicated to Maa Umiya, the reigning deity of the Kadva Patidar sect, as well as other buildings, will come up at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore on 74,000 square yards of land, said Babubhai Patel, BJP MLA and chairman of the Umiyadham Shilanyas Mahotsav Samiti.
 
The 3-day ceremony of laying the foundation stone would begin on Saturday in the presence of Shah, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the foundation stone laying ceremony virtually on December 13.

Source : Republic World

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Published On : December 16, 2021
A)
December 13th
B)
December 14th
C)
December 15th
D)
December 16th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - December 16th

Note : In India, Vijay Diwas (also called Victory Day) is celebrated every year on December 16th. The country is celebrating the 50th Vijay Diwas in 2021. Vijay Diwas is observed to commemorate the service, valour, and sacrifices of the gallant men of the Indian Armed Forces’ victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. On this day, we pay homage to all the soldiers who had defended the nation in the war.

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Published On : December 16, 2021
A)
Paytm Skill Academy
B)
Paytm Edu Academy
C)
Paytm Wealth Academy
D)
Paytm Money Academy

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Paytm Wealth Academy

Note : Paytm, which got listed in bourses last month, has announced the launch of Paytm Wealth Academy, a tech-powered educational platform. The launch of the wealth academy is initially on the Paytm Money app, the wealth management app owned by Paytm’s wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Money. Paytm Wealth Academy will initially be available to select users, followed by a complete rollout.

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Published On : December 16, 2021
A)
16th December
B)
17th December
C)
18th December
D)
19th December

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 18th December

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Ganga Expressway project in Shahjahanpur district, Uttar Pradesh on 18th December 2021. The expressway will connect Western Uttar Pradesh to Eastern Uttar Pradesh. It will also connect directly with the National Capital Region.

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Published On : December 16, 2021
A)
December 14th
B)
December 15th
C)
December 16th
D)
December 17th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - December 15th

Note : International Tea Day is observed on December 15th in India and other tea-growing nations - Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda and Tanzania. The first International Tea Day was celebrated in India in 2005. Ten years later in 2015, India proposed to expand the observance of International Tea Day through the FAO Intergovernmental Group on Tea to support the world tea economy. 

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Published On : December 15, 2021
A)
Leena Nair
B)
Indra Nooyi
C)
Jayshree Ullal
D)
Reshma Shetty

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Leena Nair

Note : French luxury fashion house Chanel named Leena Nair, Chief Human Resources Officer of Unilever, as its new global CEO on December 14, 2021. Leena Nair’s name is now added to the list of leaders of Indian origin who have acquired significant positions in top global firms. 

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Published On : December 15, 2021
A)
Cipla
B)
Lupin
C)
Dr Reddy's Laboratories
D)
Serum Institute of India(SII)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Serum Institute of India(SII)

Note : Serum Institute of India's(SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla said on December 14, 2021 that they are working towards developing a vaccine booster shot that is more effective against the new Omicron COVID variant. He said that booster shots are a proven strategy to increase antibodies against COVID-19. He also informed that vaccines for children above 3 years will be launched in the next 6 months.

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Published On : December 15, 2021