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28th May Daily Current Affairs 2022: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam

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Here is the Daily GK Update of the 28th May 2022 covering the following news headlines: Defence Estates Circle, Lavendar Festival, Lovlina Borgohain, HDFC Money, 2022 Global Food Policy Report, 3rd Global Organic Expo 2022, ISSF Junior World Cup 2022.

Top 15 Daily GK Updates: National & International News 

Here is providing below the top 15 important Daily General Knowledge 2022 updates with national & international news.

National News

1. Rajnath Singh approves new Defence Estates Circle for Uttarakhand 

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  • Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the proposal for the creation of a new Defence Estates Circle exclusively for Uttarakhand. In view of the difficulties faced in managing large tracts of defence land in the state and the demand of cantonment residents in Uttrakhand, the MoD will establish an independent office of Defence Estates at Dehradun and a sub-office at Ranikhet.
  • The establishment of the new Defence Estates Circle for Uttarakhand is a huge step forward in bringing the government closer to the people in keeping with the objective of ‘ease of living and ‘ease of doing business.
  • The creation of a new Defence Estates Circle at Dehradun exclusively for Uttarakhand will facilitate the residents/ organisations in getting timely and quick access to various services of defence land management.
  • In order to further decentralize the governance structure, Raksha Mantri has also approved the establishment of a sub-office at Ranikhet under the administrative jurisdiction of Defence Estates Dehradun to deal exclusively with six districts of the Kumaon region of the state.
  • Earlier, the entire defence land and cantonments in Uttrakhand were covered under two distinct Defence Estates Circles headquartered at Meerut and Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh.

2. Jitendra Singh inaugurates India’s first ‘Lavendar Festival’ in Bhaderwah 

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  • Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has inaugurated the country’s first ‘Lavendar festival’ at Jammu’s Bhaderwah where the cultivation of lavender has transformed the economy of the mountainous area.
  • Bhaderwah in the Doda district is the birthplace of India’s purple revolution. The minister described Bhaderwah in the Doda district as the birthplace of India’s purple revolution.
  • Lavender has changed the fortunes of farmers in Jammu and Kashmir under the ‘Aroma Mission or Purple Revolution’, an initiative of the Central government towards transforming the lives of UT’s farmers’ community.
  • The Purple or Lavender Revolution was launched in 2016 by the Union Ministry of Science & Technology through the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research’s (CSIR) Aroma Mission.
  • The aim of the mission is to support the domestic aromatic crop-based agroeconomy by moving from imported aromatic oils to homegrown varieties. Lavender cultivation is practised in almost all 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

States News

3. Rajasthan adopts revised criteria for IG Shehri Rozgar Guarantee Yojana 

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  • New rules for the implementation of the Indira Gandhi Shahari Rozgar Yojana have been accepted by Rajasthan Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot. The scheme, modelled after the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Jobs Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), was introduced by Gehlot in the 2022-23 budget to create employment in metropolitan areas .
  • Families living in urban areas will receive 100 days of employment each year under the new urban employment scheme. According to an official release, the state government will invest Rs 800 crore each year on this ambitious plan.
  • According to the new instructions, everyone between the ages of 18 and 60 who live in the local body area would be enrolled under the system using their Jan Aadhaar cards.
  • Under the proposal, the work will be approved and carried out by state and district committees.

Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exams:

  • Chief Minister of Rajasthan: Shri Ashok Gehlot

Appointments News

4. Tokyo Bronze Medallist Lovlina Borgohain elected as IBA’s Athletes’ Committee Chair 

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  • Tokyo Bronze Medallist, Lovlina Borgohain was elected as IBA’s Athletes’ Committee Chair.
  • International Boxing Association (IBA) announced that Indian boxer and Tokyo Olympics Bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain has received the highest number of votes during the election held at the 2022 Women’s World Championships and thus has been elected as the chair and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the IBA’s Athletes’ Committee.
  • Further, Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has also been elected as a member of the IBA Athletes Committee following the election held during the 2021 IBA Men’s World Championships.
  • The duo, who are both under the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) have confirmed that they have accepted their roles and look forward to representing India and other boxers at the Board of Directors’ meeting.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • International Boxing Association Headquarters location: Lausanne, Switzerland;
  • International Boxing Association President: Umar Kremlyov;
  • International Boxing Association Founded: 1946.

Bankings News

5. MUFG Bank of Japan receives approval to open a branch at GIFT City 

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  • MUFG Bank, a Japanese lender, will open a branch in Ahmedabad’s Gujarat International Financial Tec City (GIFT City) to conduct foreign currency lending. This will be the company’s sixth location in India.
  • With a broader range of financial services, MUFG can better serve its domestic and international clients. It has offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Neemrana at the moment.
  • As of December 2021, India’s funds-based exposure was Rs 15,671.4 crore, while non-fund exposure was Rs 5,169.1 crore. According to filings on the lender’s website, the lender’s capital adequacy ratio was 21.13 percent in December 2021.
  • Foreign currency-denominated loans are illegal in India in principle due to laws, however GIFT City allows you to book India-related offshore business on the Indian coasts.
  • In March 2022, MUFG announced the creation of a $300 million investment fund for Indian start-ups. This fund aims to not only help India’s economy grow monetarily, but also to foster partnership between MUFG and promising tech and IT enterprises.
  • This would enable the bank to satisfy their clients’ diversified finance needs in the Indian market, which is likely to continue to grow in the future.

6. India Post Payments Bank introduced issuer charges for AePS 

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  • India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), Department of Post (DoP), and Ministry of Communication have introduced issuer charges for the Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS).
  • AePS Issuer transaction charges will be in effect from June 15, 2022. AePS is a bank-led model that enables online interoperable financial inclusion transactions at the Point of Sale (MicroATM) using Aadhaar verification through any bank’s business correspondent. AePS provides six different transaction types.
  • The monthly first 3 cumulative AePS Issuer transactions, such as cash withdrawal, cash deposit, and mini statement, will be provided free of charge.
  • Over the free transaction limit, AePS issuer cash withdrawals and cash deposits will be charged Rs. 20 plus GST for each transaction and mini statement transactions will be charged Rs. 5 plus GST per transaction.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • India Post Payments Bank  Founded: September 1, 2018, under the Department of Posts, Ministry of Communication;
  • India Post Payments Bank  Headquarters: New Delhi, Delhi;
  • India Post Payments Bank  MD & CEO: J Venkatramu;
  • India Post Payments Bank  Tag line: Aapka Bank, Aapke Dwaar.

Business News

7. HDFC Securities launched Robo-advisory platform ‘HDFC Money’ 

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  • HDFC Securities has launched “HDFC Money”, a Robo-advisory investment platform that will offer mutual fund schemes and other financial products without the need of a Demat account.
  • Apart from mutual funds, one can also manage other aspects of finances such as accessing, managing, and tracking portfolios, starting goal planning, insurance planning, creating e-Wills and managing or filing taxes.
  • The basic objective of investing is to achieve a financial goal, which could be as simple as a holiday trip to a complex retirement planning or child education/marriage.” HDFC Money, backed by inputs from a highly experienced team, curates via Robo-advisory the best of the best mutual funds that exist in this exhaustive market as per the declared risk profile of the customer.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • HDFC Securities CEO: Dhiraj Relli (May 2015–);
  • HDFC Securities Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • HDFC Securities Founded: 2000.

8. FIEO launches first-of-its-kind B2B digital marketplace for exporters, MSMEs and farmers

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  • The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has launched the first-of-its-kind online marketplace for Indian exporters and foreign buyers.
  • The marketplace – Indian Business Portal – will act as a B2B digital marketplace to help micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) exporters, artisans and farmers to identify new markets for their products and grow their sales globally. Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Anupriya Patel, was present at the launch.
  • The marketplace has been designed and developed in partnership with GlobalLinker, which already provides a business networking platform for SMEs and startups.
  • The portal will digitize Indian exporters and help them become discoverable online, promote exports from all Indian states, and showcase a wider range of products and services. More than 2,000 small businesses have already joined, listing over 40,000 products and services. FIEO will promote the marketplace worldwide.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations Founded: 1965;
  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations President: Dr A Sakthivel;
  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations Director General & CEO: Dr. Ajay Sahai.

9. CCEA cleared sale of GoI’s 29.5% stake in Hindustan Zinc

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  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the government’s 29.5% stake sale in Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL). The sale of a 29.58% stake represents more than 124.96 crore shares which would raise around Rs 38,000 crores at the current market price.
  • This decision will strengthen the government’s disinvestment drive in the current fiscal year. The government has budgeted 65,000 crores from PSU disinvestment and strategic sale. Shares of HZL closed at ₹305.05, up 3.14% on the BSE. During the day, the scrip touched a high of ₹317.30 a share.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Hindustan Zinc Limited Chairman: Kiran Agarwal;
  • Hindustan Zinc Limited Headquarters: Udaipur, Rajasthan.

Economy News

10. According to an SBI report, India’s GDP growth to be 8.2-8.5 per cent in FY22 

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  • According to the State Bank of India‘s research paper Ecowrap, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in FY22 is predicted to be in the range of 8.2 to 8.5 percent. Uncertainties abound in Q4FY22 GDP estimates, as normal quarterly data adjustments are tough to fathom, but the research produced by SBI’s Economic Research Department predicts that it will meet the 3 to 3.5 percent mark.
  • On May 31, the government will disclose GDP figures for the fourth quarter of FY22. The data are tough to understand, according to SBI, and a flurry of regular quarterly revisions in FY22 on May 31st could make it a forecaster’s nightmare.
  • According to the newspaper, SBI’s Group Chief Economic Adviser Soumya Kanti Ghosh believes that FY22 GDP estimates will be closer to 8.5 percent than Q4 GDP numbers.
  • Given the robust growth in tax receipts, the disparity between GVA and GDP numbers in Q4 could be another major problem. This could result in a considerable increase in GDP, despite the fact that GVA may be much smaller.
  • The Central Statistics Office forecast Q4 GDP at Rs 41.04 lakh crore and FY22 real GDP growth at Rs 147.7 lakh crore, an increase of 1.7% over pre-pandemic levels, according to the study.
  • The growth rate of Q4 GDP is pegged at Rs 40 lakh crore by the SBI Nowcasting model, which is lower by Rs 1 lakh crore than the CSO early predictions.

Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exams:

  • SBI’s Group Chief Economic Adviser: Soumya Kanti Ghosh

Ranks and Reports News

11. 2022 Global Food Policy Report: Climate Change & Food Systems 

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  • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations has issued a warning about an impending crisis: Climate change has triggered a code red for humanity, requiring immediate action.
  • This dilemma is inextricably linked to food systems. Climate change has already begun to diminish agricultural output and disrupt supply chains in many countries, particularly in the poor world, placing strain on livelihoods and threatening to considerably increase hunger and malnutrition, making adaptation efforts critical.
  • Researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute, Alliance of Bioversity and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, International Water Management Institute, and other partners identify six policy priorities that can and should be implemented now in the IFPRI’s 2022 Global Food Policy Report.
  • Climate change has an impact on food systems, and food systems are also key contributors to climate change. According to recent estimates, food systems account for more than a third of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change, making their reduction critical to any mitigation attempt.

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Summits and Conferences News

12. 3rd Global Organic Expo 2022 starts in New Delhi 

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  • 3rd Global Organic Expo 2022 is poised to be a major platform for Organic Producers, Aggregators, Processors, Value Chain Integrators, and the Industry Partners by offering Global level conference, with an apt theme “Profitability for Humanity”.
  • More than 200 organic products and service companies participated in the previous events. It offers a great opportunity for showcasing the work in the field of organics to the world.
  • Reducing cost and achieving sustainable productivity through certified organic products and capacity development of organic production systems
  • Organic products will focus on creating market linkages between producers and marketers with the ultimate objective of increasing income without any chemical inputs
  • Sector and People: Organic Expo allows all organic customers, suppliers, partners, and potential new customers to meet in a very comfortable way in person.
  • Global Organic Expo is a platform to explore new clients and an opportunity to have face-to-face interaction with existing clients, suppliers, and partners. This event will be a 360-degree approach to understand competition and analyze market
  • Parallel to the exhibition GOE will also have a conference to exchange ideas experiences and knowledge in the field of Organics which will create a future path for the growth of organics in India and the world over
  • Organic is an ambitious and important field. To speak of the difference between certified organic, non-certified and natural products, public education will be an important part of this Organic Expo

Sports News

13. ISSF Junior World Cup 2022: India won 33 medals 

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  • International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup 2022 was held at Suhl in Germany.
  • The Indian contingent was led by ace shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary. At the ISSF Junior World Cup 2022, the Indian junior shooting team came in first position overall.
  • They won 33 medals in total, including 13 gold, 15 silver, and 5 bronze. With four gold medals, Italy came in second place.
  • At the last edition of the ISSF Junior World Cup in 2021, India had 43 medals – 17 golds, 16 silvers and 10 bronze – to top the medals table.

Miscellaneous News

14. Delhi Customs launches Project ‘NIGAH’ at ICD Garhi Harsaru, Gurugram 


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  • Chief Commissioner, Delhi Customs Zone, Surjit Bhujabal inaugurated project ‘NIGAH’ at ICD Garhi Harsaru, Gurugram.
  • ICTM (ICD Container Tracking Module) has been developed in collaboration with the Custodian M/s. GRFL. A live demo of the project was given to all the participants.
  • Project NIGAH is an initiative to track container by using ICTM (ICD Container Tracking Module) which will help in better visibility of the container movement inside the ICD. It will help Customs to expedite long standing containers and monitor timely clearances, thereby enhancing Ease of Doing Business along with ensuring lead preventive checks.
  • This innovative development at local level to provide granular level visibility supporting ease of monitoring and to synergise the technological platforms introduced by the government with other stakeholders’ platforms, which will lead India to high standards of EXIM trade. He encouraged other Custodians to replicate the project at ICDs for the benefit of trade.

15. New Arunachal monkey named after Sela pass 

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  • A new species of old world monkey, “The Sela Macaque” was geographically separated from the Arunachal Macaque by the Sela, an eastern Himalayan pass located at an altitude of 13,700 feet.
  • Sela macaque ( Macaca selai), the new-to-science primate was identified and analysed by a team of experts from the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) and the University of Calcutta. Their study has been published in the latest edition of Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.
  • Phylogenetics relates to the evolutionary development and diversification of a species or group of organisms. The phylogenetic analysis revealed that the Sela macaque was geographically separated from the Arunachal macaque ( Macaca munzala) of the Tawang district by Sela.
  • This mountain pass acted as a barrier by restricting the migration of individuals of these two species for approximately two million years. Sela is situated between Dirang and Tawang towns in western Arunachal Pradesh.

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