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07th June Daily Current Affairs 2022: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam

Daily GK updates are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for banking or other competitive exams. Daily GK Update is the complete bag of the important news that is held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc. So, here is the GK update for 07th June 2022 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt Current Affairs Quiz.

Here is the Daily GK Update of the 07th June 2022 covering the following news headlines: World Food Safety Day, Kiyaverse, IIFA awards 2022, Bloomberg Billionaires list, THE Asia University Rankings 2022, Blue Duke.
 

Top 10 Daily GK Updates: National & International News 

Here is providing below the top 10 important Daily General Knowledge 2022 updates with national & international news.

International News

1. Abania Elects General Major Bajram Begaj as New President 

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  • Albania’s parliament has elected a top military official, General Major Bajram Begaj as its new president after no candidates were nominated in three rounds of voting.
  • The outgoing President Ilir Meta signed the decree on Begaj’s dismissal as Chief of General Staff of the AAF.
  • Earlier, Bajram Begaj held the post of the Chief of General Staff of the Albanian Armed Forces (AAF). He is Albania’s 8th president and the 3rd from the military ranks.
  • Bajram Begaj will take oath as the new president on 25th July 2022 to replace the current president ‘Ilir Meta’, who will remain in office until 22nd July 2022.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Albania Capital: Tirana;
  • Albania Currency: Albanian lek;
  • Albania Prime Minister: Edi Rama.

States News

2. Rajasthan CM introduced Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in the State for Sportspersons 

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  • Rajasthan Chief Minister(CM) Ashok Gehlot has announced that the state government is set to introduce the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to the State’s sportspersons.
  • He made the announcement while addressing the inauguration and player award ceremony at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, Rajasthan. 

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot; Governor: Kalraj Mishra.

3. Blue Duke declared as the State Butterfly of Sikkim 

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  • Chief Minister P.S. Golay, during the World Environment Day celebrations, declared Blue Duke as the State Butterfly of Sikkim. The announcement was made at Saramsa Garden near Ranipool during the event organized by the Forest department.
  • Blue Duke, a native butterfly species of Sikkim, edged past another contender Krishna Peacock to be announced as the State Butterfly of Sikkim. The two butterflies, among the 720-odd butterfly species, had been shortlisted for the State Butterfly nominations.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Sikkim Capital: Gangtok;
  • Sikkim Governor: Ganga Prasad;
  • Sikkim Chief minister: PS Golay.

Bankings News

4. Digital Payments in India expected to increase triple by 2026

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  • Stashfin is a neo banking platform which introduces #LiveBoundless – a credit line card especially for women. This card aims at giving women greater financial freedom. It also offers cashback rewards, welcome credits, Free ATM Withdrawals and deals.
  • The card acts as a virtual and physical medium for shopping, traveling, and eating and includes 1% cashback on every spend to benefits worth Rs 5,000 in the first year, and a free credit period for select customers.
  • The firm also said that the card acts as a virtual and physical medium for shopping, traveling, and eating, which makes it different from the existing players in the market.

Agreements News

5. Airtel Payments Bank partnered with Muthoot Finance to offer gold 

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  • Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with Muthoot Finance to offer gold loans through Airtel Thanks app.
  • There will be no-processing charge on the loan. Muthoot Finance will provide up to 75 per cent of the pledged gold value as a loan. The loan facility will also be available at the 5 lakh banking points for Airtel Payments Bank.
  • The partnership will give access to secured and affordable credit to customers looking for quick liquidity against their gold assets.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Airtel Payments Bank Founded: January 2017;
  • Airtel Payments Bank Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • Airtel Payments Bank Managing Director & CEO: Anubrata Biswas.

Ranks and Reports News

6. THE Asia University Rankings 2022: 4 Indian institutions in top 100 

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  • Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2022 was released by the Times Higher Education (THE).
  • The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Banglore continued to be the best institute of the country. It ranked at 42nd place.
  • IISc in the top 100 institutions from Asia were JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research debuting at 65th place, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar at 68th rank and IIT Indore at 87th place.
  • India was the third most-represented country, behind Japan and mainland China with 71 institutions. 17 Indian universities topped the list under top 200.

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7. Bloomberg Billionaires list: Mukesh Ambani richest in Asia 

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  • Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director, Mukesh Ambani has regained the position of India as well as Asia’s richest man, replacing Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani.
  • According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Ambani who has a net worth of $99.7 billion added $9.69 billion in 2022.
  • Mr Ambani is followed by Gautam Adani on the global billionaire list. Adani is ranked ninth with Net worth $98.7 billion in the Bloomberg Billionaire index.
  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk remains the world’s richest person with a net fortune of $227 billion.

Awards News

8. IIFA awards 2022: Announced Check the complete list of winners 

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  • The International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) held in Abu Dhabi.
  • This year the IIFA 2022 Awards was hosted by Salman Khan, Maniesh Paul and Riteish Deshmukh.
  • Sidharth Malhotra’s Shershaah dominated the awards this year, with the film winning in as many as five categories. Sardar Udham, Mimi and Ludo won in two categories each.

To read the complete list off winners: Click here

Science and Technology News

9. Kiya.ai launches India’s first banking metaverse Kiyaverse

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  • Kiya.ai, a digital solutions provider serving financial institutions and governments globally, announced the launch of India’s first-ever banking metaverse “Kiyaverse”.
  • In the first phase, Kiyaverse will allow banks to extend their own metaverse for clients, partners, and employees, through services that will include Relationship Manager & Peer Avatars and Robo-advisors.
  • Kiyaverse pioneers use cases of merging real-world banking with Metaverse banking through an avatar (virtual humanoid) based interactions.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Kiya.ai MD and CEO: Rajesh Mirjankar;
  • Kiya.ai HQ: Mumbai.

Awards News

10. World Food Safety Day 2022 Observed on 7th June

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  • World Food Safety Day is celebrated globally on June 7 every year as per the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • This year, the theme is ‘Safer food, better health’. WHO also launched a campaign to inspire global participation.
  • The United Nations General Assembly established World Food Safety Day in 2018 to raise awareness of this vital food safety issue.
  • The WHO and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) jointly kickstarted World Food Safety Day in collaboration with the member states and other stakeholders.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • World Health Organization Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland;
  • World Health Organization Founded: 7 April 1948.

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