26th May 2024 : Current Affairs One Liner Question & Answer

26th May 2024 : Current Affairs One Liner Question & Answer

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26th May 2024 : Current Affairs One Liner Question & Answer

1. What's the latest investment plan for Flipkart under the leadership of Tech Titans Google and Walmart?
Answer: Flipkart is set to receive a $300-350 million investment, led by Google, to expand its business with cloud support.

2. Who will replace Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) in the 30-stock blue-chip S&P BSE Sensex from June 24?
Answer: WiPro Limited will replace APSEZ in the S&P BSE Sensex.

3. Who recently took oath as a member of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)?
Answer: Shri Ramesh Babu V, a former director (operations) at NTPC, has taken oath as a member of CERC.

4. Who clinched their first gold medal in men's T63 high jump event at the World Para Athletics Championships in Japan?
Answer: Mariyappan Thangavelu won the gold medal, setting a new championship record of 1.88 meters.

5. How much did the market capitalization of Aditya Birla Group surpass after a growth of 11.42% in 2024?
Answer: The market capitalization crossed $100 billion after the successful completion of Vodafone Idea's ₹18,000 crore follow-on public offer (FPO).

6. According to Business Standard, what has become the fourth largest export item from India with a 42% increase in FY24?
Answer: Smartphones have emerged as the fourth largest export item from India, reaching $15.6 billion, mainly driven by shipments to the USA, UAE, Netherlands, and the UK.

7. Who are among the commentators listed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the upcoming ICC event in the USA and West Indies?
Answer: Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri, Dinesh Karthik, former captains Steve Smith, and many others are listed as commentators.

8. Which cricketer has hinted retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL) after the elimination round in Ahmedabad?
Answer: Wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik has hinted retirement after accepting the role of Guard of Honor from Rajasthan Royals.

9. What is the purpose of establishing the National Health Claim Exchange (NHCX) platform, expected to launch in the next two to three months?
Answer: The platform aims to simplify the process of health insurance claim submission, with a high possibility of it being part of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.

10. How much compensation will Pakistan provide to the families of Chinese citizens killed in a suicide bombing attack in March?
Answer: Pakistan will provide $2.5 million in compensation to the families of five Chinese workers and their Pakistani driver killed in the Dasu hydropower project attack.

11. Who recently became the youngest Indian mountaineer to successfully summit Mount Everest at the age of sixteen?
Answer: Kamya Karthikeyan achieved the feat, making her the youngest Indian to conquer Everest from the Nepal side.

12. What mandatory reservation percentage for women has been implemented in government jobs in Karnataka?
Answer: Karnataka has mandated a 33% reservation for women in government jobs.

13. Which international airport has been awarded the Zero Waste to Landfill (ZWL) accolade by the Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Center of Excellence?
Answer: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has been honored with the ZWL accolade.

14. Who was given the "PSU Support Award" at the "PSU Summit Awards"?
Answer: Hemant Khatri, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of HSL, received the accolade.

15. According to the Wildlife Institute of India, how many dolphins approximately exist in the Ganges and its tributaries?
Answer: Approximately 4,000 dolphins are estimated to inhabit the Ganges and its tributaries.

16. Bird flu has been confirmed in a child, making them the first human case in which country?
Answer: Australia has confirmed the first human case of bird flu in a child.

17. Who became the first player in IPL history to score 8000 runs?
Answer: Virat Kohli became the first player to reach 8000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

18. Which country's president has awarded Paraguay's ambassador the Order of Independence, First Class?
Answer: The President of the United Arab Emirates has awarded Paraguay's ambassador the Order of Independence, First Class.

19. What campaign has been launched to inspire people to celebrate athletes at the IOC Paris Olympics?
Answer: The "Let's Move India" campaign has been launched to inspire people to celebrate athletes at the IOC Paris Olympics.

20. Which country is set to host the 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup?
Answer:  Brazil is ready to host the 2027 FIFA  World Cup.
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