Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
MapMyIndia
B)
MapDirection
C)
LiveEarth
D)
GPSMap

Correct Answer : Option (A) - MapMyIndia

Note : The India's homegrown app MapMyIndia ties up with the ISRO to build an alternative to Google Maps.

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Published On : February 17, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Punjab
C)
Kerala
D)
Bihar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bihar

Note : In a first for an Indian State, Bihar has signed a MoU with the UN Environment Programme to achieve climate resilience and low carbon development by 2040.

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Published On : February 17, 2021
A)
7
B)
8
C)
9
D)
10

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 8

Note : The RBI has constituted an eight-member expert committee on Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs) to examine issues and suggest a road map for strengthening the sector.

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Published On : February 17, 2021
A)
Indian Bank
B)
Bank of Baroda
C)
Punjab National Bank
D)
Union Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Punjab National Bank

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Punjab National Bank (PNB) has signed an agreement with Indian Oil Corporation to provide up to Rs 2 crore to the dealers of the Oil company.
Under the MoU, the bank would provide credit facilities at lower interest rates, nil margin, and with minimum or zero collateral requirements. These measures are to be undertaken under the PNB e-Dealer scheme.

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Published On : February 17, 2021
A)
NIT Trichy
B)
IIT Guwahati
C)
IIT Delhi
D)
IISC Bengaluru

Correct Answer : Option (C) - IIT Delhi

Note :

The Indian Navy and IIT Delhi has recently signed an MoU on research in underwater domain of Naval Electronic Systems.
The key technologies for Navy in underwater electronics have been developed by the Centre for Applied Research in Electronics (CARE) at IIT Delhi since 1970s.

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Published On : February 17, 2021
A)
Banking Regulation Act
B)
RBI Act
C)
AML Act
D)
FEMA

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Banking Regulation Act

Note :

The Reserve Bank of India has imposed restrictions on withdrawals from Independence Co-operative Bank Limited, Nashik.
This step has been taken for six months due to the bank’s present liquidity position. As per the RBI, the restrictions will remain in force for a period of six months. This restriction has been imposed by the RBI on the provision of Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

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Published On : February 17, 2021
A)
West Bengal
B)
Jharkhand
C)
Odisha
D)
Assam

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Assam

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Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited, previously the Namrup Fertilizer Complex, is located on the bank of Dilli river, Assam.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for Grant-in-aid of Rs.100 crore to BVFCL, Namrup (Assam) for smooth operations of its urea manufacturing units.

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Published On : February 16, 2021
A)
LIC
B)
SIDBI
C)
ECGC
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (B) - SIDBI

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Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), in partnership with the Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs of India (COWE), has launched the ‘Swavalamban Sashakt – Mega Campaign’.
It is a webinar series to promote the ‘Stand Up India’ scheme. Loan between ₹10 lakh and ₹1 crore to at least 1 SC or ST borrower and at least 1 woman borrower is provided per bank per branch, to set up a new enterprise.

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Published On : February 16, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Punjab
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himachal Pradesh

Note : The forest department of Himachal Pradesh has banned the wearing of Monal bird crest on the cap.

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Published On : February 16, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of the Grand Anicut Canal System in Tamil Nadu.

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Published On : February 16, 2021