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Who has been appointed as the inaugural Special Rapporteur for human rights and climate change by UNHRC?
A)
Dr Ian Fry
B)
Ryan Bestre
C)
Aisha Akbar
D)
Ineza Umuhoza Grace

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dr Ian Fry

Note : The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has appointed "Dr Ian Fry" as the world’s first independent expert for human rights and climate change. Dr Fry has been appointed for a period of three years. He holds dual citizenship of Tuvalu and Australia. The position of Special Rapporteur for human rights and climate change was created by UNHRC in October 2021.

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Published On : April 5, 2022
 Q .
What is the name of the super app mobile application to be launched by Tata Group to competition with Whatsapp, Google Pay and AmazonPay?
A)
TataPe
B)
Tata Tap
C)
Tata Neu
D)
Tata Pass

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tata Neu

Note :

On April 7th, the Tata Group will launch Neu, its much-anticipated super app. This software will be available for download through the Google Play Store. The Tata Group’s key goal is to expand its digital division so that it can compete with market leaders like Amazon, Flipkart, and Reliance Group’s JioMart.
 
It is said that Tata’s neu app will bring together aeroplanes, hotels, medicines, and groceries on a single platform. The Tata Neu app UI has also been revealed in a photo. Along with the gloomy background, this app features a variety of icons that can be used for a variety of purposes. You’ll be able to hire a car using the app as well.
 
FEATURES :
 
* Tata Neu is an all-in-one platform that brings together all of the company’s services into a single app.

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Exclusive offers, incentives, and more will be available through the app. It’s a one-stop-shop for a hassle-free buying and payment process.

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Tata Pay allows users to pay for items and bills both online and in-store in real-time.

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According to the information provided on the Play Store, the Tata Neu app pays users for shopping, booking flights and hotels, and other activities.

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Tata Neu App gives Neu Coins as an incentive for spending, which can be exchanged for other services.

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Published On : April 5, 2022
 Q .
On which day is National Maritime Day celebrated?
A)
April 4th
B)
April 5th
C)
April 6th
D)
April 7th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - April 5th

Note :

National Maritime Day is observed on April 5th every year, this is an yearly event. National Maritime Day will be celebrated for the 59th time in India. The first anniversary was held in 1964 to raise awareness about international trade and the economy.
 
Every year, the day is commemorated to support the global economy, which is the most well-organized, safe, and environmentally responsible way of delivering commodities from one end of the globe to the other.
 
NATIONAL MARITIME DAY 2022 THEME : The theme of National Maritime Day 2022 is ‘Sustainable Shipping beyond Covid-19’.
 
NATIONAL MARITIME DAY 2022 HISTORY : The first ship built by The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd., The SS Loyalty, travelled from Mumbai to the United Kingdom on April 5th, 1919, beginning the history of Indian shipping.
 
In 1959, India also joined the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The International Marine Organization (IMO) is in charge of maritime safety and pollution prevention.

Source : India Today

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Published On : April 5, 2022
 Q .
Which company acquires Poly with the goal of becoming a full-service hybrid work ecosystem provider?
A)
HP
B)
IBM
C)
DELL
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (A) - HP

Note :

HP has completed its acquisition of Poly for $1.7 billion in an all-cash deal worth $3.3 billion when debt is factored in. Poly is a manufacturer of office communication devices such as headsets, AV conference room equipment such as desk phones, and software.
 
MAIN POINTS :
 
* The decision comes eight months after HP acquired Teradici, a remote desktop software supplier, with the goal of accelerating HP’s entrance into hybrid work. The resulting ecosystem will be able to deliver entire workforce solutions in a hybrid work environment that necessitates seamless transitions between office and home settings.
 
* HP and Poly, according to Lores, establish a “leading portfolio of hybrid work solutions across big and expanding markets, with Poly’s strong technology, complementary go-to-market, and experienced team helping to drive long-term profitable growth as we continue to build a better HP.”
 
* While the agreement would help Poly save production and overhead expenses, it will also assist improve sales because of the devices’ compatibility with PCs and laptops. According to this source, HP estimates that the purchase will boost Poly’s annual growth to 15% in the three years following the deal’s closing.
 
Furthermore, according to HP, peripherals represent a $110 billion market opportunity with a 9% annual growth rate, while workforce solutions represent a $120 billion segment opportunity with an 8% annual growth rate.

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Published On : April 5, 2022
 Q .
Flipkart has launched a new organization with a special focus on development in rural areas and equal access to the growth opportunities of women’s associations. What is the name of this platform?
A)
Flipkart Help
B)
Flipkart Care
C)
Flipkart Charity
D)
Flipkart Foundation

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Flipkart Foundation

Note : Homegrown e-commerce giant, The Flipkart Group has constituted and launched the Flipkart Foundation, a new platform with a focus on development in rural areas and providing equitable access to growth opportunities for women and other disadvantaged communities. The Flipkart Foundation aims to positively influence 20 million lives directly and indirectly in the coming decade across a wide array of areas by utilising Flipkart’s learnings over the years.

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Published On : April 5, 2022
 Q .
Who surpassed Mukesh Ambani to become the richest man in India and Asia and to enter the exclusive $ 100 billion club?
A)
Azim Premji
B)
Gautam Adani
C)
Ratan tata
D)
Lakshmi Mittal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gautam Adani

Note :

Adani Group chairman "Gautam Adani" on Saturday(2nd Apr 2022) joined the $100 billion club of richest entrepreneurs in the world. The chairman of the multinational conglomerate became India’s richest man, surpassing Mukesh Ambani who had held the top rank in India and Asia for quite some time. Not just that, Gautam Adani also became Asia’s richest man once again, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

With this latest development, Adani is now the tenth richest person in the world, while Reliance Industries chairman "Ambani" slipped to the 11th position with $99 billion in wealth.
 
According to Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Adani’s net worth as of April 2, 2022, rose to $100 billion taking him to the tenth rank. Moreover, his net wealth increased by $23.5 billion so far this year. On the other hand, Ambani’s wealth stands at $99 billion with an increase of $9.03 billion so far this year.
 
Founded in 1988, Adani group has a current market capitalization of US$151 billion, that comprises seven publicly listed companies with businesses spanning power generation and distribution..

Source : India

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Published On : April 4, 2022
 Q .
Who has been appointed by UN Chief to high-level expert group on net-zero emissions commitments?
A)
Shyam Saran
B)
Radhika Khosla
C)
Arunabha Ghosh
D)
Navroz K. Dubash

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Arunabha Ghosh

Note :

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres appointed Arunabha Ghosh (India) to a High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities. Arunabha Ghosh is the CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), a climate and energy think tank. He has been appointed to the Government of India’s G20 Finance Track Advisory Group for India’s G20 Presidency in 2023. In 2021, he was appointed as Co-Chair of the T20 Task Force on climate and energy for Indonesia’s G20 2022.
 
The group was launched by Antonio Guterres on 31 March 2022. Dr Ghosh will be among three Asians (and the only South Asian) serving on the expert group. It will be chaired by former Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna. The 16-member expert group comprises independent experts, drawn from different countries.

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Published On : April 4, 2022
 Q .
In which city of Andhra Pradesh was the first 'She Auto' stand set up?
A)
Nellore
B)
Guntur
C)
Tirupati
D)
Visakapatnam

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tirupati

Note :

In a move to provide safe transport to women and girl students, the police in "Andhra Pradesh" Chittoor have set up three ‘She Auto’ stands, the first of its kind in the state. The three ‘She Auto’ stands have been set up in RTC Bus Stand, Mahila University, and Ruia Hospital in Tirupati.
 
Bhumana Karunakar Reddy, MLA, along with city Mayor Dr R Sireesha and Urban Superintendent of Police "Venkata Appala Naidu" inaugurated the dedicated auto stands at the RTC Bus Stand, Mahila University and Ruia Hospital. Tirupati is the first city in the state to set up special auto stands for women like this. Proved that women have a special place in society by setting up auto stand in RTC bus stand in Tirupati, Women’s University and Rua Hospital. Earlier, women, auto drivers used to keep their vehicles with men at other auto stands.

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Published On : April 4, 2022
 Q .
Viktor Orban won the general election for the fourth time in a row in which country?
A)
France
B)
Sweden
C)
Armenia
D)
Hungarian

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hungarian

Note :

Hungary's general election on Sunday(3rd Apr 2022) showed nationalist "Hungarian" Prime Minister "Viktor Orban's" Fidesz party had won a fourth term in office by a much greater margin than pre-election polls had suggested, after a campaign overshadowed by the war in neighbouring Ukraine.
 
Addressing a jubilant crowd chanting his name, many of them wearing Fidesz's orange party colour, Orban said: "We have won a great victory -- a victory so great you can perhaps see it from the moon and certainly from Brussels"..

Source : WIO News

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Published On : April 4, 2022
 Q .
Which nation's Prime Minister has been asked to continue till the appointment of a caretaker PM?
A)
Pakistan
B)
Russia
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pakistan

Note :

Imran Khan will continue to be the Prime Minister of "Pakistan" until the appointment of a caretaker premier, according to a notification issued by President "Arif Alvi" on Monday(4th Apr 2022).
 
The incumbent Prime Minister shall continue to hold office till appointment of the care-taker premier, the notification said.
 
Earlier in the day, the Cabinet Secretariat issued a notification stating that Khan had "ceased to hold the office of the prime minister of Pakistan with immediate effect".
 
However, under Article 94 of the Constitution, the president "may ask the Prime Minister to continue to hold office until his successor enters upon the office of Prime Minister".
 
President Alvi had dissolved the National Assembly (NA) on the advice of Prime Minister Khan, minutes after Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri rejected a no-confidence motion against the premier, who had effectively lost the majority in the 342-member lower house of Parliament..

Source : Firstpost

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Published On : April 4, 2022