Daily Current Affairs 9th July 2022

9th July Daily Current Affairs at – Zegocina.In. 10 Daily current affairs with explanation that will help you preparing for competitive exams and crack them.
Q. Recently who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI General Insurance Company Limited?
a) Paritosh Tripathi 
b) PC Kandpal 
c) Rama Mohan Rao Amara 
d) Tarun Chugh 
Ans :- Paritosh Tripathi 
Explanation:-
  • SBI General Insurance Company Limited has appointed Paritosh Tripathi as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
  • He did P.C. Kandpal took the place.
  • From 2017 to 2020, he was the head of Bancassurance first with SBI Mutual Fund and then with SBI General Insurance.
Q. Recently Punjab National Bank has signed an MoU with whom under the flagship scheme of the bank ‘PNB Rakshak Plus’?
a) Delhi Police 
b) Indian Navy  
c) Indian Army
d) Indian Air Force 
Ans :- Indian Air Force 
Explanation:-
  • Punjab National Bank signed an MoU with the Indian Air Force.
  • It will provide specially designed products to the defense personnel under the flagship scheme of the bank ‘PNB Rakshak Plus’.
  • The scheme covers, inter alia, personal accident insurance, and air accident insurance for serving, retired and trainees of Defense Forces, Central Armed Police Forces, etc.
Q. Recently which Indian-origin CEO has been listed in the Forbes 2022 list of America’s richest self-made women?
a) Janaki Vishwa Sharma 
b) Kamala Harris 
c) Jayshree V. Ullal 
d) Neera Tandon
Ans :- Jayshree V. Ullal 
Explanation:-
  • Arista Networks President and CEO Jayshree V. Ullal has been listed in the Forbes 2022 list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women.
  • Indian-origin Ullal is ranked 15th in the Forbes list with a net worth of $1.9 billion.
  • Jayshree V. Ullal has been awarded Barron’s “World’s Best CEO” award in 2018.
  • The Forbes list is topped by Diane Hendrix, co-founder and president of ABC Supply. 
Q. Recently who became the first woman to be inscribed on the ‘Former Chief Economists’ Wall’ of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
a) Nirmala Sitharaman
b) Krutika Sen  
c) Priti Patel
d) Gita Gopinath
Ans :- Geeta Gopinath
Explanation:-
  • India-born Gita Gopinath has become the first woman and second Indian to be inscribed on the ‘Former Chief Economists’ Wall’ of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
  • Raghuram Rajan was the first Indian to be inscribed on this wall.
  • Gita Gopinath is the first woman chief economist of the International Monetary Fund.
  • Presently, Gita Gopinath is serving as the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund with effect from January 21, 2022. 
Q. Recently which bank has signed an agreement with the Forest and Wildlife Department of Kerala?
a) Indian Bank 
b) South Indian Bank 
c) Bank of India
d) State Bank of India
Ans :- South Indian Bank 
Explanation:-
  • South Indian Bank signed an agreement with the Forest and Wildlife Department of Kerala.
  • It was signed to enable digital collection of payments at eco-tourism centres, Vanshree shops, mobile Vanshree units and eco-shops across the state.
  • South Indian Bank’s digital collection system will now be available at all 124 tourist destinations under the Forest Department.
Q. Recently who has been elected for the post of President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2022-23?
a) Sanjeev Puri 
b) Sanjeev Bajaj
c) R. Dinesh 
d) TV Narendran
Ans :- R. Dinesh 
Explanation:-
  • TVS Supply Chain Solutions Executive Vice President R. Dinesh has been elected as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2022-23.
  • He will replace Sanjeev Bajaj.
  • At the same time, ITC Chairman and Managing Director Sanjeev Puri has been elected as the Vice-Chairman of CII for 2022-23.
  • Establishment of Confederation of Indian Industry – 1895
  • Confederation of Indian Industry Headquarters New Delhi, India 
Q. Recently who has become the new Sherpa of G-20?
a) Piyush Goyal
b) Dr. S. Jaishankar
c) Amitabh Kant
d) Amit Shah
Ans :- Amitabh Kant
Explanation:-
  • Former NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will be the new Sherpa of G-20.
  • Amitabh Kant will replace Union Minister Piyush Goyal.
  • Piyush Goyal has been the G-20 Sherpa for the country since September 7, 2021.
  • The G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (FMM) began in Bali on 7 July 2022 and lasted till 8 July.
Q. Which country’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has passed away recently?
a) South Korea
b) Japan
c) North Korea
d) Bangladesh
Ans :- Japan
Explanation:-
  • Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died. 
  • Shinzo Abe was shot while giving an election speech in the city of Nara.
  • 67-year-old Shinzo Abe was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister. 
  • He was the PM from 2006 to 2007 and again from 2012 to 2020. 
  • His grandfather was also the Prime Minister of Japan and then his father was also the country’s foreign minister. 
Q. Recently in which city India’s first ‘Animal Health Summit 2022’ was inaugurated?
a) New Delhi
b) Hyderabad
c) Prayagraj 
d) Faridabad
Ans :- New Delhi
Explanation:-
  • Union Minister Purushottam Rupala inaugurated India’s first ‘Animal Health Summit 2022’ in New Delhi.
  • It was organized by Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) and Agriculture Today Group. 
  • The summit was organized to understand the importance of animal health towards the overarching objective of food and nutritional security and overall economic development of the country. 
Q. Who recently launched the ‘Svanidhi Mahotsav’ in New Delhi?
a) Danve Rao Saheb
b) Hardeep Singh Puri
c) Rao Inderjit Singh 
d) Faggan Singh Kulaste
Ans :- Hardeep Singh Puri
Explanation:-
  • Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the ‘Svanidhi Mahotsav’ in New Delhi on 7 July 2022.
  • It is a cultural festival to celebrate the success of ‘PM Swanidhi’ scheme.
  • Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor Atmanirbhar Nidhi – PM Swanidhi Yojana was launched on 1st June 2020 as the first comprehensive effort for financial inclusion of street vendors. 

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