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A)
Rishabh Pant
B)
KL Rahul
C)
Virat Kohli
D)
Shreyas Iyer

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rishabh Pant

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D2H, the direct-to-home brand of Dish TV India, has announced the appointment of Indian cricketer "Rishabh Pant" as brand ambassador. Pant will feature in the brand's 360-degree communication for the next two years.
 
Anil Dua, executive director and group CEO, Dish TV India, said, "We are delighted to have Rishabh Pant as brand ambassador for our D2H brand. Our brands are our biggest strength. This investment in the D2H brand is going to make it even stronger. The close affinity between D2H brand and Rishabh Pant as brand ambassador will enable deeper engagement of D2H with its TG.”
 
Sugato Banerji, corporate head - marketing, D2H, Dish TV India, said, "Rishabh has quickly developed into a distinctive entertainer on the cricket field, with his boundless energy behind the stumps and innovation in shot-making. He brings a spark each time he enters the field and appeals to the huge 18-35 age group across the country, our core audience. We see him as a strong fit with D2H brand values. We are confident that this association with Rishabh will take the brand D2H to a stronger, more defined position within a short time through continuous investment in creating awareness and affinity."

Source : Campaign India

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Amit Shah
B)
M. Venkaiah Naidu
C)
G Kishan Reddy
D)
Meenakshi Lekhi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - G Kishan Reddy

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Under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) of Ministry of Culture, Government of India is organizing a two-day international conference ‘Devayatanam – An odyssey of Indian temple architecture on 25th - 26th February, 2022 at Hampi, Karnataka. The Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and DoNER Shri "G Kishan Reddy" will inaugurate the conference. Union minister of state for culture Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal will also address the conference virtually through a recorded message.
 
The conference aims to deliberate upon the philosophical, religious, social, economic, technical, scientific, art and architectural aspects of temple. It also intends to initiate a dialogue on the evolution and development of the various styles of temple architecture such as the Nagara, Vesara, Dravida, Kalinga and others.

Source : PIB

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Nitin Gadkari
B)
Giriraj Singh
C)
Nitish Kumar
D)
Ram Kripal Yadav

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Giriraj Singh

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The Ministry of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj  "Giriraj Singh" has launched a new app, called the Ombudsperson App for Mahatma Gandhi NREGA, to address the various issues related to the ombudsperson.
 
Union Rural Development Minister, Giriraj Singh while launching the app said that the Ombudsperson App is a step towards e-governance and will help ensure transparency and accountability. 
 
Benefits of the App
The Ombudsperson app will address the concerns over the appointments of Ombudspersons. Union Minister Giriraj Singh noted that the appointment of Ombudsperson has not yet been made in many districts.
 
He also asked all the States/UTs to cooperate with the central government in making MNREGA more transparent by using the app..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Ministry of Finance
B)
Ministry of Home
C)
Ministry of Defence
D)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of Home

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Home Ministry has declared Delhi headquarters of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (SPMCIL) as a ‘prohibited place’ under Section 2 of the Official Secrets Act, 1923. This prevents the entry of unauthorized persons into it. It is the only currency and banknotes manufacturer of India, that printed new series of notes of denomination Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 in 2016.
 
The nine production units of SPMCIL, where banknotes and other government papers are manufactured, are already prohibited places. Only the Delhi headquarters where crucial decisions are taken and important files are generated was not under the purview. Through the recent order, even the Delhi office has been declared a prohibited place. The nine production units are four India Government Mints, two Currency Note Presses.

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
ITC Limited
B)
Britannia Industries
C)
Nestlé India
D)
Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hindustan Unilever Ltd

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FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Thursday(24th Feb 2022) announced the appointment of Nitin Paranjpe, currently the chief operating officer of Unilever, as the non-executive chairman with effect from March 31. Sanjiv Mehta will continue as the chief executive officer and managing director. 
 
The company separated the roles of chief executive officer/managing director and chairman in “consonance with emerging progressive governance trends'’. The HUL decided on separating the roles despite the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently saying that it was no longer necessary to separate the roles. The SEBI had made it mandatory for listed companies earlier to separate the position of CEO and chairperson and MD. 

Source : Outlook India

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Bengaluru
B)
Mumbai
C)
Hydearbad
D)
Ahmedabad

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bengaluru

Note : International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has launched a cybersecurity hub in Bengaluru to address the concerns of its clients across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The multi-million dollar IBM Security Command Center will be located at the IBM office in Bengaluru in Karnataka. It is the first of its kind facility in the region. The IBM global analysis report for 2022 states that Asia emerged as the top-most targeted region for cyberattacks, representing 26% of attacks analyzed in 2021.

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Sandeep Bakhshi
B)
Sashidhar Jagdishan
C)
Lingam Venkat Prabhakar
D)
Rakesh Sharma

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rakesh Sharma

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Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI Bank) has informed the stock exchanges that its board has approved the reappointment of Rakesh Sharma as the managing director and chief executive officer of the bank for a period of three years, effective March 19, 2022. Sharma’s reappointment as the MD & CEO of the bank has received the banking regulator, Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) nod.
 
About Rakesh Sharma : Sharma was previously the MD&CEO of Canara Bank and retired from this position in July 2018. Prior to that, he served as the MD&CEO of Laxmi Vilas Bank from March 2014 to September 2015. He was previously associated with the State Bank of India (SBI).

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Airbus
B)
Embraer
C)
Boeing
D)
Lockheed Martin

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Boeing

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Aviation and defence colossus Boeing delivered India’s 12th maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare P-8I aircraft on Thursday (24th February 2022). The first of these aircraft was inducted in 2013, and it made India the first country outside the United States to get one. The Navy has been receiving them regularly since.
 
The aircraft is designed for “long-range Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASuW), and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions”, according to its maker, and is a “multi-mission aircraft” with “state of the art sensors, proven weapons systems, and a globally recognised platform”.

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Project Syndicate
B)
World Economic Forum (WEF)
C)
American Water Works Association
D)
Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

Correct Answer : Option (B) - World Economic Forum (WEF)

Note : The World Economic Forum (WEF) and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on a jointly designed ‘Sustainable Cities India program’.

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Published On : February 25, 2022
A)
Ila Patnaik
B)
Sanjeev Sanyal
C)
Hindol Sengupta
D)
Krishnamurthy Subramanian

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sanjeev Sanyal

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Sanjeev Sanyal has been appointed as a full-time member of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), the chairman of the body Bibek Debroy announced on Tuesday(22nd Feb 2022).
 
Sanyal, via tweet from his handle, thanks Debroy for welcoming him in the advisory body. 
 
Before this, Sanyal was Principal Economic Adviser to the Finance Ministry in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government.
 
Sanyal had worked in financial markets since mid-nineties. He was the Managing Director and Global Strategist at Deutsche Bank till 2015.
 
In 2017, he was appointed Principal Economic Adviser to the Indian government in the Modi administration. He also serves as the co-chair of the Framework Working Group of the G20.

Source : Business Today

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Published On : February 25, 2022