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Current Affairs One-Liner: 8th July 2022

Published on July 08, 2022
  • Important Days & Events
    • Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change celebrated ‘Hariyali Mahotsav’ on July 8, 2022, at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.
  • Books & Authors:
    • Books: Getting the Bread: The Gen-Z Way to Success’
    • Author: Prarthna Batra’s
    • Launched by: Sports icon Sakshi Malik
  • Appointments: R Dinesh, has been appointed as President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2022-23.
    • Suranjan Das was appointed as the president of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
    • Amitabh Kant, the former CEO of NITI Aayog, will serve as the new G-20 Sherpa in place of Piyush Goyal.
    • CoinSwitch has appointed Sudheer Tumuluru as head of crypto engineering.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 8th July 2022
  • Obituaries: 
    • Freedom fighter P. Gopinathan Nair passed away at the age of 100. He had taken part in Quit India Movement in 1942.
    • Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe, died after being shot at a campaign event.
    • Angola's former president José Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled Africa's second biggest oil producer for nearly four decades, has died aged 79.
  • Awards: Gita Gopinath became the first woman to feature on the ‘wall of former chief economists of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
  • Banking & Insurance: Cyber VaultEdge insurance plan launched by SBI General Insurance, for individuals which provide protection against financial losses arising from cyber risks and attacks.
    • Payment providers Razorpay and Pine Labs have got the nod from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a payment aggregator, and gateway license.
  • Resignation: Boris Johnson resigned as United Kingdom Prime Minister. He will be no more leader of the Conservative party.
  • Acquisitions: Kotak Mahindra Bank acquired the Agri and Healthcare Equipment financing portfolio of De Lage Landen Financial Services India Private Limited (DLL India).
  • Agreement: JSW Inspire, an active-wear brand owned will be a lifestyle partner of the Indian Olympic Association in the next Commonwealth, Asian, and Olympic Games.
    • Nokia has collaborated with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru to set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in order to facilitate research in the areas of networked robotics.
  • Delhi will host its first-ever government-backed shopping festival from January 28 to February 26, 2023.
  • Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the first ever ‘Artificial Intelligence in Defence’ (AIDef) symposium and exhibition, organised by Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, in New Delhi on July 11, 2022
  • RBI cancels licence of Shri Anand Co-operative Bank due to lack of capital
  • RBI’s market operations helped banks in funding during Covid
  • Parshottam Rupala Inaugurates India’s First-Ever Animal Health Summit
  • Number of Undernourished people in India declines 224.3 Million
  • Indigenous AI-based Software Developed

Questions:

Q.1 Which of the following bank has acquired De Lage Landen Financial Services India Private Limited?
a. SBI
b. Kotak Mahindra Bank
c. Canara Bank
d. HDFC Bank

Q.2 Who has become the lifestyle partner of the Indian Olympic Association?
a. JSW Inspire

b. Ambuja
c. DLF construction
d. Vivo
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