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 Q .
Who has announced to step down as the Chairman of the board of the "Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL and FS)"?
A)
Debashis Basu
B)
Harshad Mehta
C)
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
D)
Uday Kotak

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uday Kotak

Note :

Uday Kotak has announced to step down as the Chairman of the board of the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), after his term ends on April 2, 2022. CS Rajan, Managing Director, IL&FS has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director for six months with effect from April 3 by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
 
Crisis-hit Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) has resolved nearly 55% of the group’s outstanding debt over the last three-and-a-half years, managing director C.S. Rajan said on Tuesday. Among others, the company sold its iconic headquarters at Bandra Kurla Complex for ₹1,080 crore to reduce debt.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
 Q .
Who has been elected as the new Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to replace incumbent Guy Ryder?
A)
Gilbert Houngbo
B)
Kanayo Nwanze
C)
Kang Kyung-wha
D)
Muriel Pénicaud

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gilbert Houngbo

Note : Gilbert Houngbo has been elected as the next Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Mr. Houngbo, who is the former Prime Minister of Togo, will be the 11th Director-General of the ILO and the first African to hold the post.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
 Q .
Government of India is setting up museum of all former Prime Ministers to showcase their life, times and contribution. How many Prime Ministers have been there in India till date?
A)
7
B)
12
C)
14
D)
18

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 14

Note : A museum of all former Prime Ministers, Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya (the Museum of Prime Ministers), has been built at Teen Murti Estate, in Delhi. The Museum will showcase the life, times and contribution of all 14 Prime Ministers of India so far, except for the collections and works on Jawaharlal Nehru, who has a separate Nehru Memorial Museum, which was also his residence.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
 Q .
Which multiplex chain has been merged with PVR Ltd to form a new combined entity?
A)
CineMAX
B)
INOX Leisure
C)
Big Cinemas
D)
Carnival Cinemas

Correct Answer : Option (B) - INOX Leisure

Note : The respective Board of Directors of multiplex chains PVR Ltd and Inox Leisure (INOX) have approved an all stock amalgamation of Inox with PVR.As per the deal, the shareholders of Inox will get three shares of PVR for every 10 shares held in the company. Post merger, the combined entity will be named as PVR INOX Limited and the new cinemas opened post the merger will be branded as PVR INOX.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
 Q .
According to the 2022 Hurun Report, who is the richest self-made billionaire in the world, aged 40 and under?
A)
Joe Gebbia
B)
Mark Zuckerberg
C)
Dustin Moskovitz
D)
Sam Bankman-Fried

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mark Zuckerberg

Note : Meta's 37-year-old CEO "Mark Zuckerberg" is the world's richest self-made billionaire aged 40 and under with $76 billion wealth, according to M3M Hurun Global U40 Self-Made Billionaires 2022 list. He's followed by ByteDance CEO "Zhang Yiming", FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. Facebook Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, and Airbnb's Nathan and Joe Gebbia are worth $13 billion each.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
 Q .
Who has been roped in as the new President of Badminton Association of India (BAI) for four years from 2022-2026?
A)
Tarun Gogoi
B)
Kiren Rijiju
C)
Jyotiraditya Scindia
D)
Himanta Biswa Sarma

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himanta Biswa Sarma

Note : The incumbent president of Badminton Association of India (BAI), Himanta Biswa Sarma has been re-elected unopposed for a second four years term, from 2022 to 2026.

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Published On : March 30, 2022
 Q .
Which Central American nation has declared a state of emergency?
A)
El Salvador
B)
Panama
C)
Honduras
D)
Costa Rica

Correct Answer : Option (A) - El Salvador

Note : El Salvador declared a state of emergency on March 27, 2022, extending police powers and curtailing civil liberties as the country faces soaring gang-related bloodshed that has already left dozens dead in just two days. The police reported that around 62 people were killed on March 26 and 14 on March 25th.

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Published On : March 29, 2022
 Q .
Who has been named the new CEO of FedEx?
A)
Nikesh Arora
B)
Arvind Krishna
C)
Raj Subramaniam
D)
Shantanu Narayen

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Raj Subramaniam

Note : Indian American "Raj Subramaniam" was named the new Chief Executive Officer of FedEx on March 28, 2022. He will be succeeding FedEx founder and current Chairman and CEO Frederick W Smith, who will be stepping down from the position on June 1. FedEx is one of the world’s largest transportation companies with annual revenue of $92 billion

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Published On : March 29, 2022
 Q .
With whom Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has partnered to develop the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) ecosystem?
A)
Assam
B)
Mizoram
C)
Meghalaya
D)
Nagaland

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya

Note :

The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), a financial institution for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of "Meghalaya’s" Meghalaya Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation Ltd. [MiDFC] to develop the state’s MSME ecosystem.
 
Main Points :
 
* SIDBI and the Government of Meghalaya will collaborate closely to support the growth of the MSME ecosystem in the state, according to the MoU.
* Among the MoU’s general aims are the growth of entrepreneurship in the state, the establishment of MSME clusters, and the capacity building of NGOs, development organisations, and MSMEs. Support and promote replicable livelihood projects that are compatible with the State’s priorities.
* Expanding digital products for the state’s SMEs, mapping state-specific livelihood opportunities with the help of expert consultants SIDBI’s Promotional and Developmental Initiatives in the State are being expanded.
 
Increasing MSMEs‘ capability through online platforms such as PSB 59, Mitra portals, GeMS, TReDS, and others, establishing business information and counselling centres for micro firms, and building the capacity of state agencies working to develop MSMEs in the state.

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Published On : March 29, 2022
 Q .
Who has named as new Chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council India in Mar 2022?
A)
Henry Tajer
B)
Karan Bajaj
C)
Raghavendra Rau
D)
Shashi Sinha

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shashi Sinha

Note :

 Shashi Sinha, chief executive officer at IPG Mediabrands India, has been elected as the new chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC India) by the board following its meeting held 25th Mar 2022. Sinha also represents the Advertising Agencies Association of India. He takes over from Punit Goenka, MD & CEO of Zee Entertainment Enterprises who successfully served as the chairman for the last three years.
 
BARC is registered with the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) as a self-regulated, not-for-profit Joint Industry Body (JIB) that provides the most authentic audience estimates of What India Watches, to Broadcasters, Advertisers and Advertising Agencies.
 
Sinha is also actively involved in various industry bodies such as the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI, past chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), past president of The Ad Club, current chairman of Media Research Users Council (MRUC) and till very recently, before becoming a board member, was the first chairman of the Technical Committee of BARC India. He is also an honourable member of the prestigious Facebook India Client Council..

Source : Live Mint

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Published On : March 29, 2022