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Current Affairs One-Liner: 13th May 2022

Published on May 13, 2022
  • Appointments: Campbell Wilson was named as new MD & CEO of Air India.
    • Campbell Wilson has been appointed as the new chief executive officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of Air India.
    • Marcos Jr. was elected as president of the Philippines.
      • Marcos Junior, a son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos claims the victory in the 2022 Presidential Election of the Philippines.
  • Brand Ambassador: Deepika Padukone becomes Louis Vuitton's first Indian brand ambassador.
    • Deepika Padukone is part of LV's new campaign for its Dauphine bag.
  • Bharti AXA Life Initiates Financial Literacy Campaign InspiHE₹- Enabling an Empowered Future.
    • A special initiative to spread financial awareness among women and enable them to make informed financial decisions for a secured future.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 13th May 2022
  • Awards & Honours: IB V Doshi: Indian Architect was bestowed with the distinguished Royal Gold Medal 2022.
    • Royal Gold Medal, one of the world’s highest honours for architecture, by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), London, United Kingdom (UK).
    • Dr. Frank Wilczek Receives 2022 Templeton Prize
      • Frank Wilczek, was honoured with the prestigious Templeton Prize 2022, whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality.
  • Obituaries: Leonid Kravchuk, the first president of Independent Ukraine Passes Away at the age of 88
    • UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed passes away at the age of 73
  • Scheme: Chaara-Bijaee Yojana’
    • Launched: Jai Parkash Dalal, Haryana Agricultural minister
    • Objective To supply financial assistance of Rs 10,000 per acre (Upto 10 acres) to farmers cultivating and supplying fodder to Gaushalas.
  • UN Approves the Czech Republic To Replace Russia On Human Rights Council.
    • The General Assembly voted to suspend Russia over gross and systematic violations and abuses of human rights" by invading Russian troops in Ukraine and replace with the Czech Republic.
  • RBI extends the period of restriction on 2 cooperative banks.
    • While RBI extended restrictions on Laxmi Co-operative Bank for three months, the period was extended by six months in the case of Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank.
  • Two New Schemes of Repco Bank Launched by Union Minister
  • Retail Inflation Jumps to 7.79% in April, Which is Highest in 8 Years
  • Tomato Flu Outbreak in Southern Parts of India
  • GAIL to Set up India’s Largest PEM Based Green Hydrogen Project
  • Rajiv Kumar Appointed as Next Chief Election Commissioner

Questions:

Q.1 Who is appointed as the new MD & CEO of Air India?
a. Rono Dutta
b. Iyker Ayci
c. Harpreet Singh
d. Campbell Wilson

Q.2 Who among the following was awarded the 2022 Templeton Prize for the fusion of science and spirituality?
a. Jane Goodall
b. Francis Collins
c. Frank Wilczek
d. Marcelo Gleiser

Q.3 Which Country has replaced Russia on Human Rights Council?
a. India
b. Ukaraine
c. Czech Republic
d. China

Q.4 Who became the first Indian brand ambassador of the foreign brand Louis Vuitton?
a. Kiara Advani
b. Priyanka Chopra
c. Deepika Padukone
d. Anushka Sharma

Q.5 Who is the first president of Ukraine who passed away recently?
a. Viktor Yanukovych
b. Leonid Kravchuk
c. Petro Poroshenko
d. Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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