Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
B)
Indian Institute of Technology Indore
C)
Indian Institute of Technology Patna
D)
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Note : The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee(IIT-R) announced that the IIT-R researchers team led by Prof. Soumitra Satapathi, Laboratory of Integrated Nanophotonics and Biomaterials, have developed the disinfection box - "Unisaviour" box, which can be used to sterilise various personal belongings to minimise the COVID-19 transmission.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Shikha Sharma
B)
Dr K S Reddy
C)
Sandeep Bakhshi
D)
Shyam Srinivasan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dr K S Reddy

Note : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has set up an 11-member expert committee headed by Dr K S Reddy, president of Public Health Foundation of India to study impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) on human rights of individuals, particularly marginalised and vulnerable sections of the society, together with migrant labourers & will also study the future response of the government.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Ministry of AYUSH
B)
Ministry of Electronics and IT
C)
Ministry of Science and Technology
D)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of AYUSH

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Union AYUSH Ministry recently launched Ayurveda dataset on The Clinical Trials Registry- India CTRI Portal.
The Ayurveda Dataset of CTRI has been jointly developed by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) under the Ministry of AYUSH. Union AYUSH Minister also launched four more portals namely AMAR, SAHI, e-MEDHA and RMIS.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
India
B)
USA
C)
Canada
D)
Australia

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

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India recently hosted the CoWIN Global Conclave. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the virtual conclave.
As per the CEO of the National Health Authority (NHA), Dr RS Sharma, about 50 countries have shown interest in adopting CoWIN. India is set to provide the open source version of the platform to the interested countries. CoWIN is a digital platform, developed by India, to efficiently run its vaccination drive.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Bill
B)
Erin
C)
Elsa
D)
Danny

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Elsa

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Tropical storm Elsa recently hit Cuba. More than 100,000 people in the country evacuated from flood-prone areas in the potential path of the storm.
It subsequently exited Cuba, east of the city of Havana, towards Florida. Cuba faced heavy rains due to the storm, causing light flooding in the capital in lower lying coastal areas. Elsa caused at least three direct deaths and some damages to infrastructure and agriculture.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
5.6%
B)
9.2%
C)
14.7%
D)
19.0%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 14.7%

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India has been outperforming the global growth in market- capitalisation for the last five years, at 14.7% annually against 13.25%.
In the month of June, India’s share of the world market capitalisation rose to 2.60%, which was more than the long-term average of 2.45%, as per media reports. India’s market-cap rose 66% in one year to $3.02 trillion last month, which was also higher than the 44% growth of global market-cap.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
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Bihar
B)
Jharkhand
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bihar

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Valmiki National Park and Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary is located at the India-Nepal border in Bihar, on the bank of river Gandak. It is the only National Park in the state of Bihar.
The Authorities of the Bihar’s Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) have identified 150 vultures in different ranges of the protected area. A proposed plan for vulture conservation is sent to the Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (IDWH).

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Base Expansion and Profit Shifting
B)
Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
C)
Business Erosion and Profit Shifting
D)
Business Expansion and Profit Shifting

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

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India joined the global tax deal under the G20-OECD Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).
It seeks to reform international tax rules and ensure that multinational companies pay their fair share wherever they operate. However, when the global tax regime is implemented, India will have to roll back the equalisation levy that it imposes on MNCs such as Google, Amazon and Facebook.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Haryana
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Maharashtra

Note : The UK India Business Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation , to improve the business relationship between India(Maharashtra) and the United Kingdom.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Vikram Sarabhai
B)
Homi J. Bhabha
C)
Har Gobind Khorana
D)
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vikram Sarabhai

Note : Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released the picture of the closest and biggest moon of Mars named "Phobos" which was captured by Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). The image was taken on July 1, 2020 when MOM was about 7200 km from Mars and at 4200 km from Phobos.

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Published On : July 18, 2021