Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Bihar
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Maharashtra

Note : Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday launched a state-wide campaign, 'My Family, My Responsibility', to tackle the coronavirus pandemic amid further relaxation of lockdown curbs. Thackeray said the crisis is likely to become more severe in the coming days as the state continues to be the worst-affected due to the viral disease with more than one million Covid-19 cases.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Yes Bank
B)
Axis Bank
C)
SBI
D)
HDFC

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Yes Bank

Note : ICICI Lombard General Insurance said on Monday it has entered into a bancassurance tie-up with Yes Bank to make insurance more accessible to customers across 28 states and 8 union territories. Sanjeev Mantri, Executive Director of ICICI Lombard, said the company's continuous endeavour is to reach out to consumers and businesses for providing them effective risk management solutions.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Manoj Sinha

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manoj Sinha

Note : In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha along with Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Dr. Jitendra Singh and Union Minister of Youth and Sports Kiren Rijiju jointly laid the e-foundation stone of Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex, Hiranagar on Saturday.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ramesh Chahar
B)
David Malpass
C)
Rajesh Khullar
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rajesh Khullar

Note : A 1988 batch IAS officer, Rajesh Khullar has been appointed as Executive Director at World Bank in Washington DC. The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Rajesh Khulla for a tenure of three years from the date of assumption of charge or till the date of his superannuation (August 23, 2023). Khullar is currently posted as principal secretary to chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. He will join the World Bank in the first week of November.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Rajesh Khullar
B)
Masatsugu Asakawa.
C)
Sameer Kumar Khare
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sameer Kumar Khare

Note : The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Sameer Kumar Khare as new Executive Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila. Khare is a 1989-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Assam cadre. He is currently serving as Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs under Ministry of Finance. He has been appointed to the post for a tenure of three years with effect from the date of assumption of the charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Bengaluru
C)
Chennai
D)
Lucknow

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bengaluru

Note : The 13th edition of Aero India-21 is scheduled to be held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka from 3 to 07 February 2021. Raksha Mantri, Shri Rajnath Singh has launched the website for Aero India 2021. Aero India is Asia's largest air show and aviation exhibition held biennially in Bengaluru since 1996. The website can be accessed at aeroindia.gov.in.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Kerala
C)
Assam
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Odisha

Note : An MoU has been signed between the Government of Odisha and the National Co-operative Development Corporation (NCDC) at Krushi Bhawan on Friday for the promotion and management of Farmer Producer Organisation. This MoU is based on Farmers Producer Organisation (FPO) Promotion and Management with central sector scheme. The MoU has been signed between Rohit Kumar Lenka, Director of Horticulture on behalf of Agriculture and Farmers' Empowerment Department, Government of Odisha and Shardul, S. Yadav, Regional Director, NCDC in the presence of Suresh Kumar Vashishth, Special Secretary, A and FE Department.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Kesavananda Bharati
B)
Narendra Kumar Swain
C)
Govind Swarup
D)
Swami Agnivesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Swami Agnivesh

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Veteran Social activist and former Haryana MLA Swami Agnivesh has recently passed away in Delhi, after he was suffering from liver cirrhosis.
Swami Agnivesh was considered as a revolutionary leader of Arya Samaj and had led a campaign against bonded labour and female foeticide. He was also an advocate for the dialogue between religions.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Germany
B)
France
C)
Russia
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Germany

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Germany has recently carried out the first nationwide test of its civil alarm systems since the end of the Cold War.
The country has also newly created National Warning Day, or Warntag, which is to be observed every year on September 10. Several alarms were sounded to alert the public to create the awareness about the measures to be taken in the backdrop of a national emergency.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Kerala
C)
Gujarat
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Gujarat

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The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has recently released the States’ Start-up Ranking Framework 2019.
As per the ranking, Gujarat has been named as the best performer among states and Andaman & Nicobar Islands has been named as the best performer in the category of Union Territory. Karnataka and Kerala emerged as the Top performers. The framework is based on 7 broad reform areas.

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Published On : July 19, 2021