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Current Affairs One-Liner: 8th January 2022

Published on January 08, 2022
Current Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has handpicked Puducherry to host the 25th National Youth Festival. The festival will be held from 12th to 16th Jan 2022 and will be organized under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 8th January 2022
  • RBI has cancelled the Certificate of Authorisation (CoA) of (a) Muthoot Vehicle and Asset Finance Limited and (b) Eko India Financial Services Private Limited. The reason was mentioned as non-compliance with regulatory requirements under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.
  • Awards and Recognition: 
    • (a) JC Chaudhry (numerologists): He achieved the first-ever Guinness World Record in Numerology and the first world record of 2022. This achievement he has achieved because of granting education to around 6000 people about numerology under an initiative organized by CNPL (Chaudhry Nummero Pvt Ltd) and the Indian Institute of Numerology.
  • Books and Authors: 
    • (a) Title of Book: ‘Gandhi’s Assassin: The Making of Nathuram Godse and His Idea of India.
    • Author: Dhirendra K. Jha
    • (b) Title of Book: ‘Mamata: Beyond 2021’
    • Author: Jayanta Ghosal
    • Translated by: Arunava Sinha
  • Reliance Retail has bought a 25.8% stake in Dunzo, which is a Bengaluru-based startup. An investment of USD 200 million was made.
  • Reliance Jio and NPCI partnered to launch UPI autopay facility for the telecom industry sector.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of NPCI: Mumbai


Ques: 1: Which State or UT to host the 25th National Youth Festival?
b. Puducherry
c. Kerala
d. Haryana
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