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Current Affairs One-Liner : 11th & 12th June 2023

Published on June 12, 2023
  • National:
    • According to a study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India now has over 101 million people living with diabetes and 136 million people with pre-diabetes
Current Affairs One-Liner : 11th & 12th June 2023
    • The CA Institute’s Central Council has approved the renewal of the existing mutual recognition agreement (MRA) with CPA Canada and CPA Ireland, according to Aniket Sunil Talati, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
    • The first barge of the series LSAM 15 (Yard 125) has been delivered to the Indian Navy on 09 Jun 2023 at NAD (Karanja), Mumbai
    • The West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC), Amazon Global Selling and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) jointly organized an e-Export Haat on June 8, 2023, at Silpa Sadan in Kolkata
  • Sports:
    • Australia has secured its ninth ICC title in men’s cricket by winning the World Test Championship Final against India by a thumping 209-run margin at The Oval on Sunday, 11 June 2023
    • The Indian women’s junior hockey team lifted its maiden Asia Cup title after defeating Korea in a well-contested finale. India won the summit clash by 2-11. Annu and Neelam scored for India, with Seoyeon Park netting for Korea
  • Appointments:
    • Sanjay Swarup, who is presently the Director (International Marketing & Operations) at Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR), has been selected for the post of Chairman & Managing Director of CONCOR
    • The Latvian Parliament has elected Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics as the new President of Latvia. He has served as the country’s top diplomat since 2011 and is a strong backer of Ukraine
    • Nitin Agarwal, a 1989-batch IPS officer of Kerala cadre, has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Border Security Force (BSF). He has previously served as the Additional Director General of Operations at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Awards:
    • The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking won the UITP Awards 2023 in the ‘Climate and Health’ category for its green travel initiatives at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit held in Barcelona
  • Banking:
    • Go Digit Life Insurance Limited has received permission from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to carry life insurance business in India. With this addition, the number of insurers operating in the life insurance segment has gone up to 26
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) sold 1.7% stake in private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank on Friday. The pension major sold a total of 33 million shares at Rs 1,856 apiece to mop up Rs 6,123.6 crore, stock exchange data showed
    • Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has increased its stake in Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) by 2.001% through an open market acquisition at an average price of Rs 66.18 per unit

Questions:

Q.1 Who has been recommended by the (PESB) as the next Chairman & Managing Director of Container Corporation of India Limited?
a) Sanjay Swarup
b) V Kalyana Rama
c) P P Manoj
d) Nitin Gadkari

Q.2 What percentage of stake did LIC raise in SAIL?
a. 2.001%
b. 3.186%
c. 8.6%
d. 3.19%

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