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Current Affairs One-Liner: 18th May 2022

Published on May 18, 2022
  • Appointments: Recently RBI named Rajiv Ranjan & Sitikantha Pattanaik as executive directors. Rajiv Ranjan was the advisor in charge of the monetary policy department & Secretary to MPC, and Sitikantha Pattanaik was an advisor in Dept of economic and policy research.
    • BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) appointed SS Mundra former deputy governor of RBI as chairman of its board, He replaced justice Vikramjit sen.
    • SN Subramanyam has been re-appointed as MD & CEO of Larsen &Tourbo, Prior to this he already worked in same the position in July 2017.
    • Gram Unnati an agriculture start-up recently appointed Sunil Arora as non-executive chairman of its board, Sunil Arora also served as Chief election commissioner from 2018-to 2021.
    • The current additional secretary in the external affairs ministry, Mr. Naveen Srivastava appointed as the next ambassador to Nepal. He will succeed Vinay Kwatra.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 18th May 2022
  • Important Days & Events: May 18th is observed as ‘International Museum Day’
    • Theme: ‘The Power of Museums'
  • The Reserve bank of India (RBI) has rejected a total of 6 applications that applied for universal bank licenses including UAE Exchange and Financial Services Ltd, REPCO Banks, and VSoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd and Calicut City Service Co-operative Bank.RBI states that it is founded unsuitable and doesn’t comply with provisions.
  • Rajasthan is going to get the world's largest solar park with a 3000 Mega Watt capacity. This park is going to be built on 9000-acre in Bikaner, Rajasthan. It has been owned by a private company completely.
  • South Korea won Uber Cup and defeated China in Finals.
  • The edible oil company Ruchi Soya has acquired the Patanjali foods retail business. It undertakes all kinds of activities like manufacturing, packaging, labeling, etc.
  • The Name of company has also been changed from “ Ruchi Soya Industries Limited” to “Patanjali Foods Limited”.
  • Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in Rajasthan has been declared as the 52nd tiger reserve, with this Rajasthan has a total of 4 tiger reserves along with Ranthambore, Sariska, and Mukunda.
  • Indian Economy to Grow by 12-13% Expected by Rating Agency ICRA
  • Government Extends GST Payment Deadline
  • Indian Navy Introduced two Front Line War Ships
  • Govt of India is Planning to Integrate two Important Schemes


Q.1 Who has been appointed as Chairman of BSE?
a. Vikranjit Sen
b. SS Mundra
c. Urjit Patel
d. Shaktikanta Das

Q.2 World’s largest Solar Park is going to be built in which of the following city?
a. Gujarat
b. Rajasthan
c. Maharastra
d. Madhya Pradesh

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