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Current Affairs One-Liner: 16th May 2022

Published on May 16, 2022
  • Important Days and events: May 16th is observed as the International Day of Living Together
    • Theme: There is no theme for this day any year
    • 16th May is also observed as the International day of light 2022
    • Theme: Basic sciences for sustainable development and glass
    • This year Vesak Day or Budha Purnima is celebrated on the 16th of May 2022, it is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhist people around the world, it marks the birth anniversary of Gautama Budha.
  • Obituaries: Former Australia Cricketer Andrew Symonds Dies In a Car Accident at the age of 46.
  • Appointments: Dr. Swati Dhingra was appointed a member of the bank Of England, she is the first Indian origin member appointed as an external member of the bank she will also join the monetary policy committee from August 9th, 2022.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 16th May 2022
    • Sindhu Gandharan who is Vice president and MD of SAPS labs India is appointed as Independent Director For Siemens India Board.
  • Anna Qabale Duba, who is a Former Miss Kenya now crowned as World’s Best Nurse, for endorsing a campaign against early marriage and female genital mutilation. She was honored by Dubai-based Aster DM healthcare, The prize money she won under this award was $2,50,000 which approximately equals 29 lakhs.
  • India’s Badminton team defeated Indonesia to win the Thomas cup from 3-0 in the finals, In single’s Lakshay sen wins against Anthony Sinisuka, and In the Second singles Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jonatan Christie in the first doubles Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty defeated Mohammad Ahsan/ Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo.
  • Adani Group to buy Holcim’s stake in Ambuja cement, ACC for $10.5 Billion. Holcim has signed a binding agreement for the Adani Group to acquire its business in India, comprising its 63.11% stake in Ambuja Cement, which owns a 50.05% interest in ACC, as well as its 4.48% direct stake in ACC.
  • NSE Academy Ltd collaborates with HDFC MF for financial awareness program, The program will be offered to college students across India. This collaboration helps to equip college students with a foundational knowledge of personal finance and investing. It consists of a 9-hour course which is also present in HDFC.
  • Forbes has released the Global 2000 list of public companies of 2022 in which Reliance is the top-ranked Indian firm on the list, followed by State Bank of India at No. 105, HDFC Bank at No. 153, and ICICI Bank at No. 204. Whereas Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd climbed two spots to No. 53.
  • India and Nepal Signed 6 MOUs in the field of cultural and educational sectors during PM Narendra Modi's visit to Lumbini, apart from that both of them were agreed to develop the Arun-3 hydroelectricity project which has a generation capacity of 800 megawatts, Nepal will receive 21.9 percent of ree energy after the completion of the project.
  • MSDE signs MoU ISB to Provide Capacity Building Program
  • ISRO Successfully Conducted a Test in S200 Rocket Boosters
  • Penalty Imposed on KEB Hana Bank by RBI
  • YUVA Tourism Clubs

Questions:

Q.1 Who Won the Thomes Cup 2022?
a. Indonesia
b. Thailand
c. China
d. India

Q.2 NSE Academy Ltd has collaborated with which firm for creating financial awareness program for college students?

a. ICICI Bank MF
b. Axis Bank MF
c. HDFC Bank MF
d. SBI Bank MF

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