Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
UNESCO
B)
World Bank
C)
WHO
D)
ADB

Correct Answer : Option (B) - World Bank

Note : The World Bank projected India's GDP to contract by 9.6% this FY-21, which is reflective of the national lockdown and the income shock experienced by households and firms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Bank earlier in June had estimated the Indian economy to shrink by 3.2% in the current fiscal.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
October
B)
November
C)
September
D)
December

Correct Answer : Option (A) - October

Note :

Wildlife Week is celebrated every year in India between October 1 and 8, to promote and preserve the wild lives.
Wildlife Week was conceptualized in the year 1952 to create awareness and safe guard the lives of wildlife through critical action. This year, the Wildlife Institute of India is organising a series of webinar in this regard.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Canara Bank
B)
Union Bank of India
C)
Punjab National Bank
D)
State Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - State Bank of India

Note :

The Union Government has appointed Dinesh Kumar Khara as Chairman of State Bank of India for three years from 7 October.
According to a notification issued by the Finance Ministry, Khara will replace SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar, whose three-year term is ending on October 7. Khara was serving as the Managing Director of SBI since August 2016.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Dunzo
B)
Zomato
C)
Swiggy
D)
Uber Eats

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Swiggy

Note :

According to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry (MoHUA), the Ministry has joined hands with Swiggy, regarding PM SVANidhi scheme.
Under this program, the street vendors will be given online access to thousands of consumers. This initiative has been launched in five cities of Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Indore, and Varanasi on a pilot basis. This will be later expanded to all parts of the country.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Beijing
B)
New Delhi
C)
Tokyo
D)
Sydney

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tokyo

Note :

The Second QUAD Ministerial Meeting has been organized at Tokyo City, Japan. External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar represented India.
Foreign Affairs Ministers of the four QUAD member countries which include India, United States, Japan and Australia attended the meeting. They jointly acknowledged the importance of maintaining a free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
State Bank of India
B)
Reserve Bank of India
C)
Central Bank of India
D)
Punjab National Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Reserve Bank of India

Note : The Centre has appointed M Rajeshwar Rao as the new deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India on 7th October 2020. Prior to this, M Rajeshwar Rao was an executive director at RBI. He succeeds NS Vishwanathan as the central bank's fourth deputy governor. NS Vishwanathan resigned from the post in March 2020 before the completion of his term in June, citing health reasons.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
India Post Payments Bank
B)
PNB
C)
SBI
D)
RBI

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India Post Payments Bank

Note : J Venkatramu has been appointed the managing director and chief executive officer of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB). He will succeed Suresh Sethi, who served the post till March 2020. Venkatramuis presently working as the chief digital officer in Equitas Small Finance Bank. He has been appointed to the post of MD and CEO of IPPB for a period of three years.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman

Note : The 42nd GST Council meeting chaired by the Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman started via video conferencing. GST Council was unable to come to a consensus on the compensation borrowing options as no final decision was taken at the 42nd meet held on October 5. The next meeting has been scheduled for October 12.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Andhra Pradesh
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Telangana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Telangana

Note : The Telangana Government on Tuesday signed a tripartite agreement between DET, GIZ India and Siemens India to implement a new initiative, Indo-German Initiative for Technical Education (IGnITE), which focuses on the need of the industry, industry practices and training of trainees in the presence of Labour and Employment Minister Ch Malla Reddy.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
IFFCO
B)
ISLRTC
C)
Reliance
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IFFCO

Note : World's biggest fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) and Prasar Bharati on Monday signed a MoU to broadcast and promote new agriculture technology and innovations. The agreement was signed at a program organised in Prthivi Bhavan, New Delhi.

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Published On : July 19, 2021