Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Vietnam
B)
Sri Lanka
C)
Nepal
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sri Lanka

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The first ever virtual summit between PM Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was recently held.
India announced a grant of USD 15 million for the promotion of Buddhist ties with Sri Lanka. India also affirmed to expand Defence partnership with the island country, to stabilise security in the Indian Ocean.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Chennai
B)
Gwalior
C)
Mumbai
D)
Varanasi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gwalior

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The foundation stone of ‘Centre for Disability Sports’ was laid at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh in an event organised by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
The Cabinet has approved the setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior in February 2019. The estimated outlay of the project to set up the Centre is Rs.170.99 crore. This will be the first exclusive centre of Disability sports in the country.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
World Bank
B)
BRICS Bank
C)
Asian Development Bank
D)
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Asian Development Bank

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that it has approved two loans for urban sector projects in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
The bank has approved a USD 300 million loan to improve water supply and sanitation infrastructure in the towns of Rajasthan and a USD 270 million loan for Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
B)
Ministry of Renewable Energy
C)
Ministry of MSME
D)
Ministry of Power

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

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The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification comprising standards for safety evaluation of hydrogen fuel cell-based vehicles.
The Ministry has amended the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 to specify the standards for the vehicles being propelled by Hydrogen Fuel cells. These standards are said to be at par with the available international standards.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Rajnath Singh
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ram Nath Kovind

Note : The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards for the year 2018-19 trough videoconferencing from Rashtrapati Bhawan on 24 September 2020. The NSS Award is conferred every year by the Department of Youth Affairs to recognize and reward outstanding contributions towards voluntary community service such as literacy and education, health, family welfare and nutrition, environment conservation, social service programmes, rescue and relief during calamities.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ministry of Health
B)
Ministry of Defence
C)
Ministry of Home Affairs
D)
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Note : The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and NITI Aayog will organize a summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI), RAISE 2020- 'Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020' from October 5-9, 2020. RAISE 2020 will be a global meeting of minds to exchange ideas and chart a course for using AI for social transformation, inclusion and empowerment in areas like Healthcare, Agriculture, Education and Smart Mobility, among other sectors.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
S Jaishankar
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
Ramesh Pokhriyal
D)
Narendra Singh Tomar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - S Jaishankar

Note : The Union Minister of External Affairs, Dr S Jaishankar participated in the Special Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the CICA on 24 September 2020. CICA stands for the 'Conference on Interaction & Confidence Building Measures in Asia'. CICA is an inter-governmental forum for enhancing cooperation towards promoting peace, security and stability in Asia.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Anti-ship missile
B)
Surface-to-surface missile
C)
Anti-tank guided missile
D)
Intercontinental ballistic missile

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Surface-to-surface missile

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The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently test-fired Prithvi-II, the surface-to-surface missile.
This exercise has been undertaken as a part of User trial by the Indian Army, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur base in Odisha. The missile was randomly chosen from the production stock by the Army and was monitored by DRDO Scientists.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
NHAI
B)
DRDO
C)
ICAR
D)
FSSAI

Correct Answer : Option (C) - ICAR

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The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has recently launched an innovative challenge called Kritagya (Krishi-Raknik-Gyan) Hackathon.
This was launched under the National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP), with an aim to enhance Farm Mechanisation specially women friendly equipment. All students, faculties and entrepreneurs from universities and institutions can form a group and participate in the event.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Germany
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (B) - China

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The ‘Ministerial Roundtable Dialogue on Biodiversity Beyond 2020: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth’ has been virtually hosted by China.
Union Environment Minister of India Prakash Javadekar has attended the Ministerial Roundtable Dialogue. This was conducted one week before the upcoming United Nation Summit on Biodiversity. It also aims to exchange views on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

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Published On : July 19, 2021