Daily Current Affairs April 13

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April 13| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs April 13

1. International Turban Daywas first observed on?
A) 2001
B) 2004
C) 2010
D) 1995
E) 2020
Answer: B) 2004

  • International turban day is annually observed on April 13.
  • 1st observed on 2004.
  • Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

2. 38th Siachen Dayis observed on?
A) April 12
B) April 10
C) April 11
D) April 13
E) April 14
Answer: D) April 13

  • Indian Army marks Siachen Day on April 13 every year.
  • The day is observed to commemorate the courage of the Indian Army under “Operation Meghdoot”.
  • The Day also honoursSiachen Warriors serving their motherland successfully from the enemy.
  • ‘Operation Meghdoot’ was launched on 13 April 1984.
  • Every year, the Indian Army commemorates by displaying the courage of Indian Army troops that are securing the coldest and highest battlefield in the world.

Sports – Daily Current Affairs April 13

3. Which among the following country will host Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023?
A) India
B) Australia
D) France
E) South Africa
Answer: A) India

  • Organised by Street Child United and Save the Children, the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023 will welcome 22 teams from 16 countries to India in 2023.
  • Taking place in September ahead of the ICC World Cup, the event will see street-connected children and young people take part in a mixed-gender cricket tournament.
  • In 2019, this championship was held in London where eight teams competed, and Team India emerged victorious after beating hosts England.
  • Countries that will participate this year are Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Burundi, England, Hungary, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs April 13

4. Nexo and who among the following launched ‘world first’ crypto-backed payment card?
A) Stripe
B) Paypal
C) Square
D) Wepay
E) Mastercard
Answer: E) Mastercard

  • Crypto lender Nexo has teamed up with global payments company Mastercard to launch what it calls the world’s first “crypto-backed” payment card.
  • The card, available in selected European countries initially, allows users to spend without having to sell their digital assets such as bitcoin, which are used as collateral to back the credit granted.
  • The card is linked to a Nexo-provided, crypto-backed credit line and can be used at 92 million merchants worldwide where Mastercard is accepted, allowing investors to spend up to 90% of the fiat value of their crypto assets.
  • There are no restrictions on how much a customer can spend or withdraw from the open credit line and interest is only paid on the amount of credit actually used.
  • Interest remains at 0% for customers who maintain a loan-to-value ratio of 20% or below.
  • Electronic money firm DiPocket is Nexo’s card issuer.


Launched : 2017
Founder : Antoni Trenchevand KostaKantchev


Founded : 1966 (1979 as Mastercard)
HQ : New York
Executive Chairman : Ajay Banga
President and CEO : Michael Miebach

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs April 13

5. Elista (Teknodome India Pvt Ltd) roped who among the following as its brand ambassador?
A) Axar Patel
B) Ishan Kishan
C) Kuldeep Yadav
D) Rishab Pant
E) ShreyasIyer
Answer: B) Ishan Kishan

  • Brand Elista, has now roped in the young Indian cricket star Ishan Kishanfor a period of two years for its range of products under consumer durables, home appliances and IT accessories.
  • Elista, launched its India operations in 2020 with its tagline ‘Making in India for the world’ and continuing the brand building drive.
  • TeknoDome has its Global Headquarters in Dubai and Indian Headquarters in Noida – UP.

6. Who among the following re-appointed as NCM chairman?
A) Rajiv Gauba
B) Ajay Tyagi
C) Rekha Sharma
D) Suneet Sharma
E) Iqbal Singh Lalpura
Answer: E) Iqbal Singh Lalpura

  • The government re-appointed Iqbal Singh Lalpura as the chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities (NMC).
  • Lalpura, former IPS officer from the Punjab cardre was first appointed as chairman in September 2021.

7. Who among the following took charge as Tata Digital Chairman?
A) N Chandrasekaran
B) Ashok Kumar Gupta
C) Mahesh Mittal Kumar
D) NK Singh
E) MR Kumar
Answer: A) N Chandrasekaran

  • Tata Sons executive chairman N Chandrasekaranhas formally taken charge as chairman of Tata Digital.
  • Tata Digital is the brainchild of Chandrasekaran, who was reappointed as the chairman of Tata Sons for another five years in February 2022.
  • Tata’s digital strategy is being spearheaded by its CEO Pratik Pal along with Mukesh Bansal, founder of Cultfit.

Science and Technology – Daily Current Affairs April 13

8. BPCL will invest how many crores to set up 100 fast EV charging corridors with 2,000 stations?
A) Rs 180 crores
B) Rs 210 crores
C) Rs 220 crores
D) Rs 250 crores
E) Rs 200 crores
Answer: E) Rs 200 crores

  • Public sector oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum will invest around Rs 200 crore this fiscal to set up 100 fast electric vehicles charging corridors having 2,000 stations along the busiest 100 national highways.
  • The company has recently opened its first EV charging corridor along the Chennai-Trichi-Madurai highway with one charging unit.
  • The second corridor will come up on the Kochi-Salem section of the National Highway 47 within the next two months.
  • The third corridor will most probably be the Mumbai-Bengaluru National Highway 4, and will have multiple units as the highway has amongst the highest traffic.

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs April 13

9. Cabinet approved agreement with which of the following country on wastewater management?
A) China
B) Canada
C) Japan
E) Russia
Answer: C) Japan

  • The Union Cabinet gave its approval to a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) that was signed between India and Japan in March on Decentralized Domestic Waste Water Management.
  • The MoC was signed between the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (DoWR, RD & GR), the Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS), and the Ministry of the Environment of Japan during the visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishidaon the occasion of the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit.
  • The MoC seeks to promote cooperation for Decentralized Domestic Wastewater Management in preserving the water environment in the public water areas and improvement of public health, based on the principles of equality and mutual benefit between the two countries.
  • After this approval, a Management Council (MC) will be formed which will be responsible for the implementation of this MoC by formulating detailed activities of collaboration and monitoring its progress.


Capital : Tokyo
Currency : Japanese Yen
Prime Minister : Fumio Kishida
Language : Japanese

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs April 13

10. Which among the following state/UT declaredDr Ambedkar birth anniversary as ‘Equality Day’?
A) Bihar
B) Nee Delhi
C) West Bengal
D) Tamilnadu
E) Maharastra
Answer: D) Tamilnadu

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin announced in the Assembly that the birth anniversary of DrAmbedkaron April 14 would be celebrated as ‘Equality Day’ from this year onwards.
  • Reformist leader Periyar’s birth anniversary (September 17) has already been declared as social justice day by the DMK government.


Capital: Chennai
CM: MK Stalin
Governor: RN Ravi
Language : Tamil
National Park : Guindy National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Chitrangudi Bird WLS
Ramsar Site : Point Calimere Wildlife & Bird Sanctuary
Tiger Reserve : Kalakad- Mundanthurai
Power Station : Kalpakkam Nuclear Power Plant, Neyveli Thermal Power Station
Dams : Mettur Dam inCaveri river
RRB : TamilnaduGrama Bank (Indian Bank)

11. Cabinet approved how many crores for Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan?
A) Rs 5911 crores
B) Rs1159 crores
C) Rs5191 crores
D) Rs1519 crores
E) Rs5119 crores
Answer: A) Rs 5911 crores

  • The Union Cabinet approved a financial outlay of Rs 5,911 crore for the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) which will help 78 lakh rural local bodies achieve the sustainable development goals.
  • RGSA will help improve Panchayati Raj Institutions and ensure development in villages, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur.
  • The scheme has now been extended till 2025-26, adding that it will be extended to all states and union territories.
  • Of the total financial outlay of Rs 5,911 crore, the central share will be Rs 3,700 crore with states providing the balance Rs 2,211 crore.
  • A total of 36 crore personnel in Panchyati Raj Institutions will be trained up to 2025-26 under the initiative.

12. Centre’s ‘Svanidhi se Samriddhi’ programme expanded to cover how many more cities?
A) 126
B) 162
C) 125
D) 136
E) 185
Answer: A) 126

  • The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched the ”Svanidhi se Samriddhi” programme in 126 additional cities across 14 states and Union territories.
  • ”Svanidhi se Samriddhi”, an additional programme of PM Svanidhi, was launched on January 4 2021 in 125 cities under the first phase, covering around 35 lakh street vendors and their families.
  • 28 lakh street vendors and their families will be covered after the expansion of the scheme.
  • The scheme aims at providing an affordable working capital loan to street vendors and has successfully crossed the 30-lakh mark.

13. Northeast India’s first Flying Training academy inaugurated at which of the following state?
A) Nagaland
B) Sikkim
C) Tripura
D) Arunachal Pradesh
E) Assam
Answer: E) Assam

  • Union Civil Aviation Minister JyotiradityaScindiainaugurated Northeast India’s first-ever Flying Training academy in Assam’s Lilabari.
  • The flying academy has been developed by Redbird Flight Training Academy in collaboration with the Airports Authority of India.
  • The academy has been established in line with the government’s announcement of developing nine new academies in addition to the existing 34 academies.


Capital: Dispur
CM: Himanta Biswa Sharma
Governor: Jagdish Mukhi
Language : Assamese,Bodo
National Park : Rajiv Gandhi (Orang) National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Amchang WLS
Ramsar Site : DeeporBeel
Tiger Reserve : Manas
Power Station : Bongaigon Thermal Power Station
Dams : –
RRB : Assam GraminVikash Bank (United Bank of India)

Over All Review

Important Days

  • International Turban Day on April 13.
  • 38th Siachen Day on April 13


  • India to host Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023.

Business And Economy

  • Nexo and Mastercard launch ‘world first’ crypto-backed payment card.


  • Elista (Teknodome India Pvt Ltd) ropes in Ishan Kishan as brand ambassador.
  • Lalpura re-appointed NCM chairman.
  • N Chandrasekaran takes charge as Tata Digital Chairman

Science and Technology

  • BPCL to invest Rs 200 cr to set up 100 fast EV charging corridors with 2,000 stations.

International Affairs

  • Cabinet approves agreement with Japan on wastewater management.

National Affairs

  • TN declares Ambedkar birth anniversary as ‘Equality Day’.
  • Cabinet approves Rs 5,911 crore for Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan.
  • Centre’s ‘Svanidhi se Samriddhi’ programme expanded to cover 126 more cities.
  • Northeast India’s first Flying Training academy inaugurated in Assam’s Lilabari.


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