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A)
Telangana
B)
Kerala
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajasthan

Note : The Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan was notified as India's 52nd tiger reserve on May 16, 2022, as per Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav. This has become the fourth tiger reserve in Rajasthan after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra. The reserve has been called 'critical' by wildlife experts and conservationists for the movement of Tigers between Ranthambore and Mukundra reserves.

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
IndiGo
B)
Vistara
C)
SpiceJet
D)
Air India

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IndiGo

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InterGlobe Aviation, the parent company of low-cost carrier IndiGo, on Wednesday(18th May 2022) appointed Pieter Elbers as its new Chief Executivie Officer (CEO). Mr Elbers will join from October 1, 2022, the airline stated in a notification to exchanges.
 
"He succeeds Ronojoy Dutta, 71, who has decided to retire on September 30, 2022, after guiding IndiGo through the turbulent Covid-19 period," it added..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Assam
B)
Punjab
C)
Gujarat
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Punjab

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Punjab Chief Minister "Bhagwant Mann" heard grievances of people and issued directions for their redressal in a first-of-its-kind public interaction programme, 'Lok Milni', which was launched here on Monday(16th May 2022).
 
The chief minister said this interactive programme is aimed at providing a single-window platform to the people for redressal of their complaints.

But, the Punjab Congress called the programme "a selectively scripted show to create an illusion of governance".
 
This event helps to facilitate the people for resolving their long-pending administrative issues..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Vipin Sondhi
B)
Satyakam Arya
C)
B Govindarajan
D)
Abhay kumar Firodia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - B Govindarajan

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Eicher Motors Limited (EML), the parent company of Royal Enfield, has announced the appointment of B Govindarajan as the motorcycle brand's Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Previously, Govindarajan had been serving as the Executive Director of Royal Enfield since August last year, and prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the company since 2013.
 
In addition, Govindarajan will also serve as a Wholetime Director on the Board of EML. He has spent over 23 years working across Royal Enfield and Eicher Motors, and over the years, has led several key developments including the likes of Himalayan, Continental GT 650 and Interceptor INT 650 as well as the more recent J-platform based Meteor and Classic 350 models.
 
The announcement came along with the company's Q4 FY2022 results, post the Board of Directors meeting held on Friday, May 13, 2022. Eicher Motors says appointment of B Govindarajan as CEO, Royal Enfield was in line with the company’s long-term ambitions, strategic growth plans and a strong product launch line-up. The company believes that Govindarajan’s business and technical knowledge, leadership skills, industry understanding and experience in the industry and tenure at Royal Enfield will help him take the company to the next level..

Source : Times Of India

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Ram Nath Kovind
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Venkaiah Naidu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in  Lumbini, Nepal on the occasion of Vaishakha Buddha Purnima. Mr Modi was received by Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on his arrival at  Lumbini. Mr Modi is visiting the sacred Mayadevi temple in  Lumbini to offer prayers. He will also deliver an address at a Buddha Jayanti event organized by the Lumbini Development Trust under the aegis of the Government of Nepal.
 
During the visit, Mr Modi will also participate in the Shilanyas ceremony for the construction of a unique centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage within the Lumbini Monastic Zone. The construction of the unique India International Centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage with a universal appeal will be undertaken by the International Buddhist Confederation, India under the auspices of the Lumbini Development Trust with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. International Buddhist Confederation is a grantee body under the Ministry of Culture. The Buddhist Centre will be the first Net Zero Emission building in Nepal..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
S.N. Subrahmanyan
B)
Mr. Ravi Goel
C)
Dr BPS Reddy
D)
R Srikrishna

Correct Answer : Option (A) - S.N. Subrahmanyan

Note : S.N. Subrahmanyan, the current deputy managing director and president of Larsen and Toubro Ltd (L&T), has been named Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive Officer, marking the first change of guard at the top of India’s largest engineering and construction corporation in 18 years. S.N. Subramanyam will replace A.M. Naik as the CEO of the company.

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Sushil Chandra
B)
Ashok Lavasa
C)
Om Prakash Rawat
D)
Sunil Arora

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sunil Arora

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Gram Unnati (Agritech startup) has appointed former chief election commissioner Sunil Arora as the new non-executive chairman of its board.
 
He is a retired civil servant (IAS) with an experience of over 36 years.
 
He has served as secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
 
Gram Unnati was founded by IIT Kharagpur graduate "Aneesh Jain" in 2013.

Source : Economic Times

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
China
B)
India
C)
Russia
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

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India, which is the fourth(4th) largest automotive market in the world, is set to see a growth of 10% in 2022 on strong underlying demand reflecting the general economic recovery and consumers' preference for personal vehicles over public transportation, the report said. India had seen a 27% growth in 2021.
 
The research firm has, however, lowered the global vehicle sales forecast on supply chain problems & the invasion of Ukraine. The reduced forecast for global light vehicle sales is mainly the result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, it said.
 
Moody’s has revised its forecast for Asia-Pacific from a 4.7% growth seen earlier to 3.4% now, reflecting further temporary Covid-related lockdowns that could constrain supply chains and production in the region..

Source : Economic Times

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
May 16th
B)
May 17th
C)
May 18th
D)
May 19th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - May 17th

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World Hypertension Day is celebrated on May 17th every year. It is observed annually to raise awareness about the symptoms of hypertension. The main aim of World Hypertension Day is to educate the public and increase awareness of hypertension, which is also commonly known as high blood pressure.
 
According to the World Hypertension League (WHL) organisation, there are two critical components to increasing awareness of hypertension:
 
The first is to “establish high-capacity community screening programs for recognition of high BP in those at risk”
 
The second is to “promote the routine measurement of BP by a health-care professional at all clinical encounters.”
 
WORLD HYPERTENSION DAY 2022 THEME : The theme of WHD for 2022 is Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer. It focuses on combating low awareness rates worldwide, especially in low to middle-income areas, and accurate blood pressure measurement methods.
 
WORLD HYPERTENSION DAY HISTORY : World Hypertension Day was first inaugurated in May 2005, and ever since it has become an annual event.
 
The main purpose behind the celebration of the WHD is to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage citizens of all countries to prevent and control this silent killer, the modern epidemic..

Source : India Today

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Published On : May 17, 2022
A)
Omar Sharmarke
B)
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
C)
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
D)
Abdikarim Hussein Guled

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

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Somali legislators have elected former leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country’s next president, following a long-overdue election on Sunday(15th May 2022) in the troubled Horn of Africa nation.
 
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who served as Somalia’s president between 2012 and 2017, won the contest in the capital, Mogadishu, amid a security lockdown imposed by authorities to prevent deadly rebel attacks..
 
Source : Aljazeera

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Published On : May 17, 2022