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Which new book has been released by Union Minister Jitendra Singh?
Answer: Union Minister Jitendra Singh released the e-book ‘Civil List – 2022 of IAS Officers’.
Which award has been received by Ajay Piramal recently?
Answer: Ajay Piramal received an honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Her Majesty the Queen for his services to the India-UK trade.
Who has been re-appointed as Bharti Airtel’s MD and CEO?
Answer: Gopal Vittal has been re-appointed as Bharti Airtel’s MD and CEO.
Which new novel will HarperCollins India be publishing?
Answer: HarperCollins India will be publishing Preeti Shenoy’s ‘A Place Called Home’.
Who is the new chairman of BSE?
Answer: SS Mundra, ex RBI Deputy Governor has been named as the new chairman of BSE.
For what amount will Ruchi Soya acquire Patanjali Foods?
Answer: Ruchi Soya will acquire Patanjali Foods for Rs. 690 crores.
Which car manufacturing company is going to establish a new plant in Haryana?
Answer: Maruti is going to invest Rs. 18,000 crores in a new car manufacturing plant in Sonipat, Haryana.
Who has won the William E. Corby award?
Answer: Wesley Morgan bagged the William E. Corby award for his book The Hardest Place.
When is the World Bee Day celebrated?
Answer: The World Bee Day is celebrated on 20th May annually to protect bees as they make an essential part of the ecosystem.
When is the National Endangered Species Day celebrated?
Answer: To protect the endangered species worldwide, the 3rd Friday of May is observed as the National Endangered Species Day.
Which new centre has been inaugurated in Leh, Ladakh?
Answer: Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnav inaugurated the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) Centre in Leh, Ladakh.
Which new council has been announced by the Centre?
Answer: The centre has announced the formation of the Cotton Council of India under the chairmanship of Suresh Bhai Kotak.
Which new state is going to have AIIMS?
Answer: The central government has approved setting up of AIIMS in the state of Karnataka.
Which country is hosting the BRICS Summit?
Answer: For 2022, China will be chairing the BRICS Summit.
Which country has the largest vehicle market?
Answer: China has the largest vehicle market in the world, followed by the US, Japan, and India.
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