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Current Affairs One-Liner: 21st May 2022

Published on May 21, 2022
  • Important Days & Events:
    • 21st May Is celebrated as International Tea Day. The first International Tea Day was held in Delhi in 2005. Before that this day will be celebrated on December 15th later changed it to 21st May
    • ‘World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed on 21st May by United Nations. It provides an opportunity to help the communities to learn about the value of cultural diversity.
  • Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen became the fifth woman who won the gold medal in the world boxing championship held in Turkey.
  • Lok Mini’ is an initiative launched by Punjab Government to address the grievances through a single-window platform. It is public interaction platform developed by Punjab Government.
  • Market regulator SEBI has imposed a fine of 1 crore on IIFL securities for violating norms mentioned under SEBI 1993 circular. It fails to segregate its own fund from clients' funds and misuses the clients fund.
  • Saudi tourism and EaseMyTrip have signed an MoU in the tourism sector to boost Inbound tourism to Saudi Arabia. and develop a quality tourism experience.
  • The government has lifted the ban on the export of bamboo charcoal. It will facilitate optimum utilization of raw bamboo which leads to higher profitability in the Indian bamboo industry.
  • Indian Railways has collaborated with IIT-M to develop Hyperloop technology indigenously. 8.34 crore funding has been provided by Indian Railways for this project under the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative.
  • National Geographic Society has installed ‘World’s highest weather on Mount Everest to measure various meteorological phenomena like air, wind speed, temperature, etc.
  • RBI imposes a penalty of 2.97 lakh on Unimoni Financial services for not compiling with PPI (Prepaid Payment Information) requirements.
  • Chinese Scientists working on a project called Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey (CHES) to find habitats in exoplanets i.e outside the solar system.
  • In Mizoram, a new species of Non-venomous snake was discovered by name called ‘Lenrul’

Question:

Ques: 1.’Lok Mini’ a public grievance address initiative launched by which government?
A. Haryana
B. Chattisgarh
C. Punjab
D. Madhya Pradesh

Ques: 2. Indian Railways has collaborated with which IIT to develop Hyperloop technology?
A. IIT-B
B. IIT-M
C. IIT-Kanpur
D. IIT- Kharagpur
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