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A)
UPI
B)
Finance
C)
Banking
D)
Insurance

Correct Answer : Option (A) - UPI

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XPay.Life, a blockchain-enabled transaction framework, launched UPI services on Friday(10th June 2022). XPay.Life is working with the regional rural banks (RRBs) and district co-operative central banks (DCCBs) to offer better banking facilities and drive financial inclusion in rural areas.
 
With the launch of its UPI services, XPay.Life’s 4 million consumers across 15 states and in over 1 lakh villages will have better access to financial facilities.
 
XPay.Life works on three models – SaaS (software-as-a-service) which include their mobile app, PaaS (platform-as-a-service) which includes their dynamic natured website & IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service), which it’s mobile vans cover.
 
The fintech company along with NABARD, NPCI and the state government is working to strengthen digitization of payments into reality by enabling the last mile links of RRBs and DCCBs..
 

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

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 14th June

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World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14 to spread awareness regarding the need for “safe blood and blood products for transfusion”. According to the World Health Organization, blood-related products are crucial for public health across the globe. This day also marks an opportunity to thank volunteers and blood donors for their contributions.
 
The World Health Organization says the day was created to :
 
* Raise global awareness of the need for safe transfusion blood and blood products.
* Emphasise the vital role that unpaid, volunteer blood donors play in national health systems.
* Assist national blood transfusion services, blood donor organisations, and other non-governmental groups in strengthening and extending their voluntary blood donor programmes.
 
World Blood Donor Day 2022 Slogan : Every year, the slogan for World Blood Donor Day varies to honour those individuals who donate their blood for others they don't know.
 
For 2022, the slogan is “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”. According to the WHO, the theme will put light on the roles that voluntary blood donation plays in saving lives every year across the globe.
 
World Blood Donor Day History : World Blood Donor Day marks the birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, who first distinguished human blood into A, B, AB and O groups. He even won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1930.
 
World Blood Donor Day 2022 Host : This year, the global event will take place in Mexico. Mexico's National Blood Centre will host World Blood Donor Day on June 14, 2022..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : June 14, 2022
A)
100+ locations
B)
200+ locations
C)
300+ locations
D)
400+ locations

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 200+ locations

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With an aim to connect the youth with more opportunities for on-ground training within corporates and further a chance to get employment, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will be organising the Pradhan Mantri National Apprenticeship Mela every month now on.
 
On June 13, 2022, the mela will be organised from 9 AM to 5 PM. The PM National Apprenticeship Mela will take place across 200+ locations in India, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship informed in a statement.
 
* More than 1000 companies from across 36+ sectors will be participating in the Mela providing opportunities of being hired as an apprentice within companies. 
 
* Individuals having a 5th-12th-grade pass certificate, a skill training certificate, an ITI Diploma, or a graduate degree can apply for an interview across these trades/opportunities. The candidates will be given a choice of 500+ trades, including welders, electricians, housekeepers, beauticians, mechanics, and others.
 
* Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship: Dharmendra Pradhan.

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : June 14, 2022
A)
Arvind Kejriwal
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Uddhav Thackeray
D)
Anil Deshmukh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said Sant Tukaram became not only a ray of hope for the present society but for the future also. The Prime Minister said this while addressing devotees after inaugurating the Shila Mandir of Jagadguru Sant Tukaram Maharaj at Dehu village near Pune today(14th June 2022). 
 
He said Veer Savarkar sang abhangs (devotional poetry in praise of Lord Vitthal) of Sant Tukaram while in jail during India’s freedom struggle.  
 
Sant Tukaram was a Warkari saint and poet, famously known for Abhanga devotional poetry and community-oriented worship through spiritual songs known as Kirtans. He lived in Dehu. A Shila Mandir was built after his demise, but it was not formally structured as a Temple. 
 
It has been rebuilt in stone masonry with 36 peaks, and also carries an idol of Sant Tukaram. Earlier, the Prime Minister visited the statues of Vitthal-Rukmini in the main temple of Dehu. He also worshiped the symbolic pillar of Bhagwat Dharma built in front of the Shila Mandir..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : June 14, 2022
A)
₹250 crore
B)
₹300 crore
C)
₹350 crore
D)
₹500 crore

Correct Answer : Option (A) - ₹250 crore

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based META4 Group will be setting up an Electric Vehicles (EV) manufacturing plant with an investment of ₹250 crore in Zaheerabad, Telangana.
 
The Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the Telangana government in this regard. As per the MoU, the Telangana government will provide 15 acres of subsidised land in the National Investment & Manufacturing Zone at Zaheerabad.
 
The proposed plant is expected to be functional by the end of this fiscal year. Voltly Energy aims to manufacture at least 40,000 units in the first phase of the plant launch, and capacity will easily be taken up to 1,00,000 within the next three years. The new manufacturing plant will have major automation integration, including the latest semi-robotics and cutting-edge manufacturing machinery. The plant will help create nearly 500 direct and 2,000 indirect jobs in the State.
 
“META4 intends to bring quality-driven EVs to the Indian market in accordance with the Fame2 approvals set by the Indian regulatory authority, and it will simultaneously enable space towards a strong economic drive in electric mobility,’‘ Muzammil Riyaz, Group CEO, META4 said in a release on Monday(13th June 2022)..

Source : The Hindu Businessline

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

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 13th June 2022

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Asian Games double gold medallist and Olympian "Hari Chand" passed away on Monday (June 13, 2022) morning at the age of 69 in Hoshiarpur. Born on April 1, 1953, the former long distance runner hailed from Ghorewah village in Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
 
Hari Chand was one of the greats that India has produced in distance running. He participated in two Olympic Games. In the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, he came eighth in the 10,000m with a time of 28:48.72, which was a national record that stood for 32 years. He then took part in the 1980 Olympic Men's Marathon where the Indian completed the race with a timing of 2:22:08 at Lenin Stadium, Moskva.
 
The unsung hero of Indian athletics also bagged two gold medals in the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games. In Thailand, Hari was on the top step of the podium in both 5000m and 10,000m events.For his contribution to sports in India, Hari Chand was also conferred with Arjuna Award.
 
Born : April 1, 1953
 
Died : June 13, 2022

Source : Zee News

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

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

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Wildlife lovers are mourning the death of Bhogeshwara, the 70-year-old tusker with the longest tusks among Asian elephants. Social media has been flooded with obituaries and memories of animal lovers.
 
Bhogeshwara, the majestic elephant, was found dead near the Kabini reservoir in Bandipur-Nagarhole Reserve Forest on 11th June 2022. He was known as Mr. Kabini. The elephant was a cynosure of all eyes tourists as it was blessed with the longest tusks in the continent.
 
The forest department is contemplating making Bhogeshwara the icon of the protection and preservation of elephants. The department is also mulling obtaining permission to preserve its tusks at the exhibition center.
 
One of his tusks was 2.54 meters (8 feet) long and the other measured 2.34 meters (7.5 feet). Both the tusks almost touched the ground and watching them roaming in the thick jungle was a visual treat.
 
The elephant was named Bhogeshwara as it was found often near the Bhogeshwara camp near the Kabini backwaters.
 
The forest officers found his carcass near D.B.Kuppe Forest Range in H.D.Kote taluk of Mysuru district.

Source : Times Now

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Published On : June 14, 2022
A)
Kerala
B)
Gujarat
C)
Karnataka
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Karnataka

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The Karnataka government has launched ‘The Farmer Registration & Unified Beneficiary Information System’ or FRUITS software for Aadhar-based, single-window registration for the schemes. FRUITS software will facilitate single registration using an Aadhar card and Karnataka’s Bhoomi digitized land record system for authenticating ownership.
 
Through the creation of single digital identification through FRUITS, farmers can access benefits of hosts of schemes such as Direct Benefit Transfer under PM Kisan, payment for Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for crops, special financial assistance, caste certificate authentication, and ration cards. 
 
To ensure that the farmers get easy access to benefits distributed under various government schemes, the Karnataka government has launched software for Aadhar-based, single-window registration for the schemes. The state departments of agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, revenue, food, civil supplies and fisheries departments of the state government are covered under the initiative..

Source : Financial Express

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Published On : June 14, 2022
A)
94
B)
101
C)
105
D)
108

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 101

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India’s rank has dropped to the 101st position among 116 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021.
 
In 2020, India was placed at 94th spot, out of 107 countries. The 2021 GHI score of India is recorded at 27.5 out of 50, which comes under the serious category. Neighbouring countries like Nepal (76), Bangladesh (76), Myanmar (71) and Pakistan (92) are also in the ‘alarming’ hunger category but have fared better at feeding its citizens than India, according to the report.
 
Top countries in the Index : A total of 18 countries, including China, Kuwait and Brazil, shares the top rank. The GHI score of these 18 nations is less than 5. This means that these countries suffer very less from hunger and malnutrition.
 
About Global Hunger Index : The Global Hunger Index (GHI) measures and tracks hunger at global, regional, and national levels. The index is published jointly by Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and Concern Worldwide. Based on current GHI projections, the index states that the world as a whole will not achieve a low level of hunger by 2030.

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Published On : June 14, 2022
A)
Thrissur
B)
Patna
C)
Jammu
D)
Lucknow

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Thrissur

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The Department of Biochemistry and Pathology of National Ayurveda Research Institute for Panchakarma (NARIP), Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur, Kerala has got NABL M(EL)T Accreditation for its clinical laboratory services.
 
NARIP is one of the premier research Institute under the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.

This is the first Institute under CCRAS to get NABL accreditation for its clinical laboratory services.

This accreditation of laboratory ensures that citizens get quality health care service especially for those residing in villages, small towns..

Source : PIB

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Published On : June 13, 2022