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Current Affairs One-Liner: 29th June 2022

Published on June 29, 2022
  • Important Days & Events
    • 29th June is observed as International Day of the Tropics globally.
    • It highlights the challenges faced by the nations of the Tropics and the opportunities their citizens have access to.
  • Report & Indices: As per Mercer’s 2022 cost of living city ranking, Mumbai is the most expensive city in India followed by New Delhi at number 155.
  • Banking & Insurance: Edelweiss General Insurance (EGI) has partnered with Avanse Financial Services, to provide student travel insurance to overseas academic aspirants financed by Avanse.
    • Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has launched ‘Global Health Care’ to provide cover to a policyholder for planned as well as an emergency treatment both in India and abroad.
  • Appointments: Akash Ambani has been appointed as chairman of the telecom unit, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 29th June 2022
    • Isha Ambani is set to be named chairman of the Reliance conglomerate’s retail unit.
    • Mohammed Jalood has been elected as president of the International Weightlifting Federation.
  • Obituaries: Dr. V Krishnamurthy, former chairman of public sector undertakings such as Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), and Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has passed away. He is also known as the Father of Indian PSUs.
  • Sports: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that Eoin Morgan has retired from international cricket with immediate effect.
    • Indian women’s discus thrower, Navjeet Dhillon won the gold medal at the Qosanov Memorial 2022 athletics meet in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
    • Dhanalakshmi becomes 3rd fastest Indian woman in 200m at Qosanov Memorial 2022.
  • Tata Motors and Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp have formed a strategic partnership to design, develop and make semiconductor solutions.
  • The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying of Karnataka has launched the One Health pilot in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • Four Holy Relics of the Lord Buddha returned to India from Mongolia. The sacred relics were handed over to Union Minister Shri Arjun Meghwal.
  • Zomato has announced the acquisition of Blink Commerce which was earlier known as Grofers India.
  • Acemoney has launched UPI 123Pay payment and wearable ATM cards.
  • Recently Kerala state government has implemented a medical insurance “MEDISEP” scheme for government employees and pensioners.
  • Telangana govt has launched a new T-hub facility in Hyderabad which will be a great boost to the Indian startup ecosystem.
  • Share of CASA in total Bank Deposits rose to 44.8% in March 2022
  • VISA Creates 100 mn card-on-file tokens as per RBI norms
  • GST Council clears proposal to remove tax exemptions on a Few Items
  • Covovax is approved by DCGI for children aged 7 to 12 years
  • Govt mulling on MSME Code for Streamlining all Regulations


Q.1 Recently who has announced the acquisition of Blink Commerce?
a. Swiggy
b. Zomato
c. Jio Mart
d. Big Basket

Q.2 As per The Mercer’s 2022 cost of living city ranking which of the following city is the most expensive city in India?
a. Bengaluru
b. Hyderabad
c. Delhi
d. Mumbai
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