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Current Affairs One-Liner: 22nd May 2021

Published on May 22, 2021
  • The Priyadarshini Mahila Nagari Sahakari Bank Ltd(based in Beed, Maharashtra) was imposed by a monetary penalty of Rs1 lakh for non-adherence and violation of specific directions issued to the bank under supervisory action framework (SAF).
  • Static Part:
    • HQ of RBI: Mumbai
    • Governor of RBI: Shaktikanta Das
  • Important Days and Themes: 22nd May 2021: International Day for Biological Diversity
    • Theme for 2021: We are part of the solution
  • The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) signed MoU with Dun and Bradstreet Information Services India with an aim to promote growth to the MSME sector. The partnership will also help GOI to achieve a GDP contribution target of 50% of GDP by 2025.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 22nd May 2021
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of BSE and Dun and Bradstreet Information Services India: Mumbai
    • MD and CEO of BSE: Ashishkumar Chauhan
    • MD and CEO of Dun and Bradstreet Information Services India: Avinash Gupta
  • As per the S&P Global Market Intelligence report, India is in 2nd position for the insurance-technology market in the Asia-Pacific region. The 1st position is marked by China.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of S&P Global: New York, US
  • The Forbes list of World Highest Paid Athlete for 2021 was topped by Conor McGregor. He is the Mixed Martial Arts Fighter from Ireland. His total earning is USD 180 million. The second and third positions were marked by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo respectively.
  • China: It has become the world’s first country to ban all synthetic cannabinoid substances.
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of China: Beijing
    • Currency of China: Renminbi
  • The Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) acquired 100% stakes in ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Ltd (OMPL) from ONGC.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of MRPL: Mangalore
    • Chairman of MRPL: Subhash Kumar
  • Books and Authors: Title: ‘Buddha in Gandhara’
    • Author: Sunita Dwivedi
  • BEML Ltd launched MMME Mk-II for the Indian Army
  • SBI partnered with HyperVerge
  • HSBC SmartServe and HSBC IntelliSign
  • RBI to Transfer Rs 99,122 cr. Surplus to the Central Gov. for FY21
  • India and Oman Renew MoUs on Military Cooperation and Maritime Issues


Q.1 Which has become the world’s first country to ban all synthetic cannabinoid substances?
a. China
b. Japan
c. Israel
d. Malaysia

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