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A)
Prithvi-III (SS-350)
B)
Agni : VI : Hypersonic intercontinental ballistic missile
C)
DRDO Anti-Radiation Missile
D)
BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

Correct Answer : Option (D) - BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

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The naval variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, with an extended range of 350 to 400-km, and the indigenous Man-Portable anti-tank guided missile (MP-ATGM), with a 2.5-km strike range, were successfully tested on Tuesday(11th Jan 2022).
 
The BrahMos missile was fired from the Navy’s latest guided-missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam, commissioned last November, to hit the designated target in a sea-to-sea mode with “precision”, a DRDO official said.
 
The low-weight, fire-and-forget MP-ATGM, in turn, was successfully flight-tested in its “final deliverable configuration”. The DRDO official said, “Launched from a man portable launcher integrated with thermal sight, the missile impacted the designated target and destroyed it.”

Source : Times Of India

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Published On : January 12, 2022
Category : Defence
A)
Mission Amanat
B)
Mission Akash
C)
Mission Ananth
D)
Mission Apoorva

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mission Amanat

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Thousands of railway passengers lose their belongings in the trains every year. Getting these items back is a challenging task for an average person, and therefore, the Western Railway has launched a new service, Mission Amanat.
 
As part of the service, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) will locate the lost luggage of railway passengers and upload a photo and description of the belongings on the Western Railway website. Passengers can then identify and retrieve their luggage.
 
To locate and identify their lost luggage, passengers must go to the Western Railway website — http://wr.indianrailways.gov.in. You must go to this website and click on the “Mission Amanat – RPF" tab. RPF shares the details of the missing items, as well as photos. If you find your belongings on the website, you can claim them by providing proof of ownership...

Source : News18

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Published On : January 12, 2022
Category : Railways
A)
Meher Vij
B)
Zaira Wasim
C)
Ruhanika Dhawan
D)
Harshaali Malhotra

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Harshaali Malhotra

Note : Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ actress Harshaali Malhotra received the prestigious Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022 this year. She received the award for her performance in the film and for her contribution to the field of cinema. “This award is dedicated to @beingsalmankhan @kabirkhankk @castingchhabra uncle for believing in me… And for full Bajrangi bhaijaan team.

Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar national award from shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari (Governor of Maharashtra) ,” Harshaali had shared along with a picture from the ceremony, which was held at the Raj Bhawan in Mumbai.

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Published On : January 12, 2022
Category : Awards
A)
8th Jan 2022
B)
9th Jan 2022
C)
10th Jan 2022
D)
11th Jan 2022

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 11th Jan 2022

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South Africa all-rounder "Chris Morris" on Tuesday(11th Jan 2022) announced his retirement from all forms of cricket and is set to take up a coaching role with domestic side Titans.
 
The 34-year-old cricketer made the announcement on social media.
 
“Today I announce my retirement from all forms of cricket! Thanks to all who have played a part in my journey whether it be big or small?it’s been a fun ride! Delighted to be taking up a coaching role at @titanscricket #lifebeginsnow,” Morris wrote on his Instagram page.
 
A right-arm pacer and explosive batter, Morris made his Test debut as late as 2016 and featured in only four games in traditional format, making 173 runs and taking 12 wickets.
 
He represented South Africa in four Tests, 42 ODIs and 23 T20 Internationals, picking up 48 and 34 wickets respectively.
 
With the bat in hand, Morris scored 467 runs in ODIs and 133 in T20s respectively.
 
Morris played for Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings franchises in the IPL.

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : January 12, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
50
B)
20
C)
10
D)
5

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 10

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Mission Olympic Cell under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has added ten athletes to the list of athletes who would be provided support under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). Total 10 new entrants, five athletes have been included in the Core group while five have been added to the Development group. Now, the total number of athletes under TOPS has increased to 301, which includes 107 in the Core group while 294 in the Development group.
 
 
Athletes added to the Core group includes :
 
* Aditi Ashok (Golf)
* Fouaad Mirza (Horse Rider/ Equestrian)
* Anirban Lahiri (Golf)
* Diksha Dagar (Golf)
* Mohammed Arif Khan (Alpine Skiier )
 
Athletes added to the Development group includes :
 
* Shubhankar Sharma (Golf)
* Tvesa Malik (Golf)
* Yash Ghangas (Judo)
* Unnati Sharma (Judo)
* Linthoi Chanambam (Judo)

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Published On : January 12, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
HAL
B)
DRDO
C)
JAXA
D)
Roscosmos

Correct Answer : Option (B) - DRDO

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The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday(11th Jan 2022) successfully flight tested the Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). The defence ministry said the anti-tank missile was flight-tested in its final "deliverable configuration".
 
The indigenously developed MPATGM is a low weight, "fire and forget" missile.
 
"The missile impacted the designated target and destroyed it. The final impact event was captured on camera and the has validated the minimum range successfully," it said.

Source : India Times

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Published On : January 11, 2022
Category : Defence
A)
Vodafone Idea
B)
Reliance Jio
C)
Bharti Airtel
D)
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vodafone Idea

Note : The Indian government will own a 36 percent stake in Vodafone Idea, the country's third-largest wireless phone operator in a new rescue plan. The news came after the company board during its meeting on January 10th approved the conversion of the full amount of interest related to spectrum auction installments and Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) Dues into equity.

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Published On : January 11, 2022
Category : Business and Economics
A)
Axis Bank
B)
RBL Bank
C)
HDFC Bank
D)
ICICI Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - RBL Bank

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RBL Bank stated on Monday(10th Jan 2022) that it has collaborated with Google to strengthen its customer experience strategy and expand value proposition in order to serve its rapidly growing customer base through its digital platform, Abacus 2.0. This collaboration will enable RBL to better manage customer data and analytics and enable effective cross-selling, thereby reducing the cost of customer acquisition significantly.
 
The lender stated that it aims to provide a superior and holistic one-stop solution to its customers through Abacus 2.0. It also plans to increase its over 4 million customers to a base of 12-14 million users in the next three years in the urban retail asset and liability category. It will leverage Google Cloud’s infrastructure for seamless on-boarding of customers. The infrastructure will also be the technology foundation of a customer acquisition engine with inclusive access to products such as payments, deposits, insurance, credit card, investments, secured loans and more.
 
Surinder Chawla, Head Branch and Business Banking, RBL Bank said, “Advancing our innovation agenda and building an optimized and agile data platform to serve our existing and prospective customers is one of our critical business priorities. Working with Google, we will augment our customer targeting with solutions such as Google Ads, and explore co-innovation opportunities with platforms like Google Pay to drive user engagement and build new digital offerings.”

Source : Business Today

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Published On : January 11, 2022
Category : Banking
A)
N. R. Visakh
B)
Bharath Subramaniyam
C)
Raunak Sadhwani
D)
Viswanathan Anand

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bharath Subramaniyam

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Tamil Nadu’s Fourteen-year(14 Years)-Old Bharath Subramaniyam on Sunday (9th January 2022), became India's 73rd chess Grandmaster, after completing his third and final GM norm at Vergani Cup Open in Italy. The Chennai-based player  scored 6.5 points from nine rounds along with four others to finish seventh overall in the event. He secured his third GM norm here and also touched the requisite 2,500 (Elo) mark. Notably, to become a GM, a player has to secure three GM norms and cross the live rating of 2,500 Elo points.
 
The All India Chess Federation (AICF) also congratulated the teenager on his feat. "Fourteen-year-old Bharath Subramaniyam becomes the 73rd Grandmaster of the country after completing his final GM Norm and crossing the 2500 rating at Vergani Cup Open in Italy. All India Chess Federation congratulates Bharath for the achievement," AICF wrote on its website.
 
Bharath’s coach M Shyam Sundar, himself a Grandmaster, tweeted: "Congratulations Bharath for becoming the latest GM of India!! Let’s focus on new goals in this new year!!"

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Published On : January 11, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
Goa
B)
Karnataka
C)
Kerala
D)
Uttarakhand

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kerala

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The Kerala Arts and Crafts Village near Kovalam has won the 2021 International Craft Award for the best craft village of the year.
 
The Kerala Arts and Crafts Village is an institution established by the Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society for the state tourism department.
 
The international craft award aims at honouring organizations, councils, governments, teachers, artists, designers and individuals around the world who have made significant contributions to the sustainable and comprehensive development of the handicraft industry. The ´Kraf Komuniti Ku´ craft village in Malaysia was selected as the best village for the previous year.
 
The firms that have developed sustainable development models in the field of handicrafts are the Georgia Arts and Cultural Centre, the Malaysian Realistic Attraction and the Japanese company Shozu Shikko. Craft icon of the year is Chandramali Liyanage, a member of National Crafts Council of Sri Lanka.

Source : Times Of India

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Published On : January 11, 2022
Category : Awards