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A)
Gujarat
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Telangana
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Telangana

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The Government of Telangana and the British Council, an international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural exchange, have signed a 3-year MoU to renew the partnership in education, English and arts. To facilitate research between institutions and assist to expand higher education globally, to offer global opportunities for the youth of Telangana.
 
Under the extended 3-year MoU, the British Council has also signed an agreement with the Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH) to work closely to engineer new partnerships between universities, research institutions and centres of excellence in the UK and in Telangana.

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Published On : February 12, 2022
A)
February 11th
B)
February 12th
C)
February 13th
D)
February 14th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - February 12th

Note : In India, the National Productivity Day is observed every year on February 12th by the National Productivity Council (NPC).

Theme 2022 :Self Reliance Through Productivity” (“उत्पादकता के माध्यम से आत्म निर्भरता”).The week from February 12 to 18 is observed as the National Productivity Week.

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Published On : February 12, 2022
A)
11th February
B)
12th February
C)
13th February
D)
14th February

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 11th February

Note : The FICCI’s Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy (CASCADE) has taken the initiative to launch Anti-Smuggling Day, which will be marked on 11th February every year.

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Published On : February 12, 2022
A)
Larsen & Toubro
B)
Aditya Birla Group
C)
Mahindra Group
D)
Tata Sons Ltd

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tata Sons Ltd

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The board of Tata Sons Ltd, the holding company and promoter of $110 billion Tata group companies, has reappointed Natarajan Chandrasekaran as Executive Chairman for another five years.
 
“At its meeting on February 11, 2022, the board of Tata Sons reviewed the last five years and considered the reappointment of its Executive Chairman N Chandrasekaran,” it said in a statement.
 
Ratan N Tata who was a special invitee to this meeting expressed his satisfaction on the progress and performance of the Tata group under the leadership of Chandrasekaran. “He recommended his term be renewed for a further five-year period,” Tata Sons said.

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : February 12, 2022
A)
Journalist
B)
Industrialist
C)
Economist
D)
Actor

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Industrialist

Note : Noted industrialist and former chairman of Bajaj Auto, Rahul Bajaj, has passed away, due to pneumonia and heart problem. He was 83.

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Published On : February 12, 2022
A)
Robert Gallo
B)
Giulio Tarro
C)
Luc Montagnier
D)
Christian Perronne

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Luc Montagnier

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Luc Montagnier, the French virologist credited as a co-discoverer of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has died aged 89.
 
* Montagnier was jointly awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize for his work in isolating the virus that causes Aids.
* He was lauded for this work, but later criticised for unscientific claims about autism and Covid-19.
* Local news site FranceSoir reported he died on Tuesday in Neuilly-sur-Seine "surrounded by his children".
* The virologist first began working on the virus in the early 1980s while at France's Pasteur Institute, a non-profit research foundation.
* Montagnier and his team - including Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, who would later win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with him - examined tissue samples from patients with the mysterious new syndrome.
* They managed to isolate HIV in the lymph node of an Aids patient and published news of the discovery in the journal Science in 1983.
* In the same edition, US scientist Robert Gallo published similar findings, and later concluded that the virus caused Aids.

Source : BBC

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Published On : February 12, 2022
A)
URJA
B)
AYUSH
C)
JIVA
D)
PRAAN

Correct Answer : Option (C) - JIVA

Note : The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has launched an agroecology-based programme called ‘JIVA’ (meaning life) to promote natural farming, ensure sustainability and rejuvenate ‘life’ around agricultural field. The JIVA programme has been launched under its existing watershed and wadi programmes. NABARD will invest Rs 50,000 per hectare under this programme.

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Published On : February 12, 2022
A)
February 11th
B)
February 10th
C)
February 9th
D)
February 8th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - February 11th

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World Unani Day celebrates the Islamic Unani system of medicine. The day is observed on February 11th, which is the birthday of noted physician Hakim Ajmal Khan, the pioneer of Unani medicine in India. Below, we look at this year’s theme, the history of World Unani Day, its significance, and key facts about Ajmal Khan.
 
WORLD UNANI DAY SIGNIFICANCE : World Unani Day is significant in the sense that it creates awareness about the potential of Unani medicine in global healthcare. It also pays tribute to Hakim Ajmal khan for his further development of the Unani system.
 
UNANI DAY 2022 THEME : The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Ministry of AYUSH, will organise an international conference on Unani medicine, on February 10 and 11. The theme of this conference is “Diet and Nutrition in Unani Medicine for good health and well-being.”

Source : News18

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Published On : February 11, 2022
A)
R. Mahadevan
B)
Paresh Upadhyay
C)
Pushpa Sathyanarayana
D)
Munishwar Nath Bhandari

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Munishwar Nath Bhandari

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Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, who had been appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of the Madras High Court recently, has been made the Chief Justice of the High Court. A communication to this effect was signed by the President of India and issued, today(11th Feb 2022).
 
Justice M N Bhandari was transferred to the Madras High Court in November last year and he assumed office as the ACJ on November 22.
 
Born on September 30, 1960, Justice Bhandari enrolled himself as a lawyer in May, 1983.
 
He was elevated from the Bar to the Bench of the Rajasthan High Court in July, 2007 and transferred to the Allahabad High Court in March, 2019, from where he was transferred and posted as the ACJ of the Madras High Court in November last year.

Source : India Today

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Published On : February 11, 2022
A)
Paytm
B)
State Bank of India
C)
Bharti Airtel
D)
Indian Overseas Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - State Bank of India

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The State Bank of India (SBI), on Wednesday(9th Feb 2022), announced its partnership with NSE Academy that promotes financial literacy as a necessary life skill. Learners can start to enroll for the five inaugural MOOCs of SBI on the NSE Knowledge Hub platform as a part of this strategic association from today(10th Feb 2022).  
 
The courses curated by SBI are a good blend of theory and operational aspects which will enable learners to have a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of banking, compliance, lending norms and a host of other topics, the bank said in an official statement.
 
These courses have been designed and developed by practising bankers possessing rich experience and excellent academic credentials. The courses are suitably enriched with real-life case studies and scenarios, thus offering experiential learning for working professionals and learners, the bank added.
 
Om Prakash Mishra, DMD (HR) & CDO, SBI said, “It gives me immense pleasure to announce SBI’s partnership with NSE Academy, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India. We are sanguine that our collaboration with a focus on functional courses, for learners in the BFSI sector, will benefit millions of career-oriented individuals. We believe that SBI’s e-courses will enable learners to gather good knowledge of various aspects of banking and financial services and help them add value in their professional lives.”  
 
Lakshmi R Srinivas, Chief General Manager & Head (Strategic Training Unit), SBI, said, “We are excited to offer our courses to learners across the country in association with NSE Academy. We are initially offering five courses with an aim to provide an understanding of different aspects of banking-to-banking professionals, students and other learners.”  
 
According to the official statement, enrollment for the courses opened yesterday. The course duration ranges from 3-6 weeks, and learners are expected to spend 2-3 hours each week on the course.  
 
Vikram Limaye, MD & CEO, NSE said, “NSE has always been at the forefront of driving innovation in the Indian BFSI sector. Our collaboration with India’s largest bank shall bring unique learning opportunities to benefit professionals aspiring to build careers in banking services.”  
 
Ravi Varanasi, Group President and Chief Business Development Officer, NSE said, “This collaboration with SBI will add to NSE Academy’s integral role in developing competitive skillsets for professionals. By providing curated and insightful content to the NSE Knowledge Hub, SBI will enable professionals to gain knowledge in various areas of banking.”

Source : Business World

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Published On : February 11, 2022