Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
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Mission Bhojdan
B)
Mission Pragyoda
C)
Mission Improvement
D)
Mission Karmayogi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mission Karmayogi

Note : The Centre announced Mission Karmayogi, a scheme for bringing post-recruitment reforms in civil services. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the launching of Mission Karmayogi, which is officially called as National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB).

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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IIT Ropar
B)
IIT Indore
C)
ICT Mumbai
D)
IISc Bengaluru

Correct Answer : Option (D) - IISc Bengaluru

Note : Times Higher Education, based in the United Kingdom released the World University Ranking 2021. Placed under the group of 301-350 rankings, Indian Institute of Science(IISc) Bengaluru tops among the 63 institutions that qualified for the rankings.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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V K Yadav
B)
B.P nanda
C)
Pradeep Kumar
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - V K Yadav

Note : The designations of Railway Board members were changed and its board itself was formally constituted as part of Cabinet-approved restructuring plans. The new board has its first CEO and four other members. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointment of Vinod Kumar Yadav as the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Board. He is currently the chairman of the board.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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L.C Goyal
B)
DK Rajdan
C)
K Padmakar
D)
D Rajkumar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - K Padmakar

Note : K Padmakar, Director (HR) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has been given additional charge as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of BPCL until further orders by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. He succeeds D Rajkumar who superannuated after attaining 60 years on August 31, 2020.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
K. padmakar
B)
L.C Goyal
C)
D Rajkumar
D)
Usha Padhee

Correct Answer : Option (B) - L.C Goyal

Note : The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the 1-year extension in the tenure of L C Goyal, as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the trade promotion agency of the ministry of Commerce and Industries.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Yuki Bhambri
B)
Sumit Nagal
C)
Rohan Bopanna
D)
Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sumit Nagal

Note :

Indian ace Tennis player Sumit Nagal became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam singles main draw match in seven years.
The 23-year old entered the second round of the ongoing US Open tournament. He defeated Bradley Klahn of the United States in the men’s singles first round. Prior to this achievement, Somdev Devvarman had reached the second round of the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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Invest in Coconut to save the world
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Coconuts in Asian and Pacific regions
C)
Coconuts and Covid-19
D)
Coconuts and Nutrition

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Invest in Coconut to save the world

Note :

Every year, September 2 is observed as World Coconut Day across the world. It is celebrated to create awareness about the importance of the coconut and its benefits.
It also commemorates the foundation day of the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC). APCC is a body operating under the aegis of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP). This year, the theme is ‘Invest in Coconut to save the world’

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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NTPC
B)
NHPC
C)
ONGC
D)
Coal India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Coal India

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State-owned Public sector undertaking Coal India announced that it is set to invest over Rs 1.22 lakh crore on various projects to achieve 1 billion tonnes of fuel output.
Out of the total 500 projects to be funded, CIL will invest a major part in projects related to coal evacuation, mine infrastructure and project development by 2023-24. Coal India also posted a 7.1 per cent year-on-year growth in coal output.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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Brazil
B)
Japan
C)
Nigeria
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Nigeria

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Union Foreign affairs minister S Jaishankar held a virtual meeting with his Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama.
The discussion focussed on India-Nigeria bilateral relations in Maritime security and co-operation. They also discussed on collaboration on political Security, Economic and Defence security. India is Nigeria’s largest trading partner and Nigeria is India’s largest trading partner in Africa.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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PayU
B)
BillDesk
C)
Razorpay
D)
Instamojo

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Razorpay

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Bengaluru-based Financial solutions company Razorpay has been named in the ‘Fintech 250’ List of Fastest-growing Fintech Start-ups, by CB Insights.
Razorpay recorded a growth rate of 35 per cent month-on-month and contributed significantly in the digital payment sector in the recent months. The company has recently introduced neo-banking platform RazorpayX and has recently acquired a payroll management software company, Opfin.

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Published On : July 19, 2021