Daily Current Affairs July 26

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July 26| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Sports – Daily Current Affairs July 26

1. Who among the following will replace Paytm as title sponsor for all BCCI matches in India?
A) Google Pay
B) Phonepe
C) Tata
E) Mastercard
Answer: E) Mastercard

  • Mastercard, the global payments and technology company, is set to replace India’s digital payments unicorn Paytm as the title sponsor for all international and domestic cricket matches organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).


Founded : 03/11/1966
HQ : New York
CEO : Michael Miebach

2. Olympics-World Athletics to introduce repechage round at which edition of Olympics game?
A) 35th
B) 31st
C) 33rd
D) 32nd
E) 34th
Answer: C) 33rd

  • World Athletics will introduce a repechage round in individual track events from 200 meters to 1500 m at the Paris 2024 Games, the global governing body for athletics.
  • The repechage round takes place after the initial qualifying rounds and gives athletes who have failed to make the cut for the later rounds of an event a second chance at qualification.
  • It is already a part of the format of other Olympic sports like wrestling and taekwondo.
  • The introduction of a repechage round – rubber-stamped by the World Athletics Council – will also apply to hurdles events.
  • It will not be implemented in the 100m, which already features preliminary heats.


Games of the Olympiad
1896 Athens
Summer Olympics & Winter Olympics
International Olympics Committee
2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo,Japan 2021 32nd edition
2024 Summer Olympics in Paris,France33rd Edition

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs July 26

3. NonPerforming Assets of Scheduled Commercial Banks in country declined in last how many years?
A) 4
B) 8
C) 5
D) 3
E) 7
Answer: A) 4

  • NonPerforming Assets (NPA) of Scheduled Commercial Banks in the country have declined in the last four years.
  • The gross NPA, which was over 10 lakh 36 thousand crore rupees in 2018, has reached seven lakh 53 thousand 735 crore rupees in 2022.
  • Minister of State for Finance Dr. Bhagwat Karadsaid, decline in NPA has been registered primarily due to Asset Quality Review undertaken by the Reserve Bank of India whereby the stressed assets were transparently recognized as NPA.

Ministry of Finance:

Union Minister : Nirmala Sitharaman (Rajya Sabha MP,Karnataka)
Minister of State : Bhagwat Karad(Rajya Sabha MP,Maharashtra),Pankaj Choudhary (Maharajganj,UP)

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs July 26

4. Who among the following partnered with Pocket FM?
A) Amazon
B) Flipkart
C) Meesho
D) Ajio
E) Myntra
Answer: B) Flipkart

  • E-commerce company Flipkart has entered the audiobooks category through a partnership with the audio streaming platform Pocket FM.
  • With the collaboration, Flipkart would provide exclusive and licensed audiobooks through Pocket FM to its customer base of over 400 million.
  • In India, it is estimated that there are 25 million people who listen to audiobooks.


Founded : 2007
HQ : Bangalore
CEO : Kalyan Krishnamurthy


Science and Technology – Daily Current Affairs July 26

5. I&B Minister Anurag Thakur said Prasar Bharati had signed MoU with which IIT to develop Next Generation Broadcast solution?
A) IIT Kanpur
B) IIT Roorkee
C) IIT Madras
D) IIT Bombay
E) IIT Kharagpur
Answer: A) IIT Kanpur

  • Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, Prasar Bharati has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT, Kanpur to develop Next Generation Broadcast Solution and Roadmap for Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting consistent with emerging standards such as 5G Broadcast.
  • Doordarshan has 23 Digital Terrestrial Transmitters which are operational at 19 locations across the country.
  • AIR has 123 MW transmitters in its network, out of which there are 38 digital MW transmitters.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting:

Union Minister : Anurag Thakur (Hamirpur,Himachal Pradesh)
Minister of State : L Murugan(Rajya Sabha MP,MP)

6. Google Play was launched in which year?
A) 2014
B) 2011
C) 2012
D) 2010
E) 2015
Answer: C) 2012

  • Digital distribution service Google Play for its 10-year anniversary has received a log revamp as Google has slightly tweaked its overall shape.
  • According to The Verge, the most notable changes are the less vibrant colours that more closely match the green, yellow, blue, and red hues that Google uses for many of its other services.
  • It’s a subtle adjustment that also complements the new Chrome logo updated earlier this year.

Environment and Energy – Daily Current Affairs July 26

7. How many Ramsar sites are there in India?
A) 75
B) 54
C) 55
D) 49
E) 62
Answer: B) 54

  • Five more Indian wetlands have got Ramsar recognition as wetlands of international importance.
  • Tamil Nadu – Karikili Bird Sanctuary, Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest and Pichavaram Mangrove
  • Mizoram – Pala wetland
  • Madhya Pradesh – Sakhya Sagar
  • There are total of 54 Ramsar sites in the country.

8. Adani Group will invest how many billion USD in green energy?
A) 40
B) 60
C) 50
D) 70
E) 90
Answer: D) 70

  • The Adani Group will invest $70 billion in green energy transition and infrastructure projects, said chairman Gautam Adani as he called for “reshaping India’s energy footprint in an extraordinary way”.

Adani Group:

Founded : 20/07/1988
HQ : Ahmedabad
Chairman & MD : Gautam Adani
CEO : Kiran Adani (Adani Ports)

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs July 26

9. How many crores spent to construct 2,088 kms road along border with China in last 5 years?
A) 15477
B) 15474
C) 15774
D) 15747
E) 14577
Answer: A) 15477

  • The government constructed 2,088 kms of roads in areas bordering China in the last five years with an expenditure of Rs 15,477 crore.
  • In total, the government spent Rs 20,767 crore in constructing 3,595 kms of border roads during the period that included those in areas along the frontiers with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, according to the details provided in Lok Sabha.
  • The government constructed 2,088.57 kms of road along the border with China by incurring an expenditure of Rs 15,477.06 crore.
  • Rs 4,242.38 crore was spent to construct 1,336.09 kms of road along the border with Pakistan, while an expenditure of Rs 882.52 crore was incurred to build 151.15 kms road along the frontier with Myanmar in the last five years.
  • 19.25 kms of road was constructed along the border with Bangladesh at a cost of Rs 165.45 crore.
  • There has been a renewed focus on developing infrastructure along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China following the eastern Ladakh standoff.


Capital : Beijing
Currency : Renminbi
President : Xi Jinping
Language : Chinese

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs July 26

10. Over how many crores Kisan Credit Cards issued to farmers?
A) 4
B) 6
C) 3
D) 2
E) 5
Answer: C) 3

  • Over three crore 26 lakh farmers have been issued Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) since February 2020 till this month with a sanction limit of three crore 70 lakh rupees.
  • Replying to supplementaries, the Minister said, the government has taken a special saturation drive to issue Kisan Credit Card aiming to cover about 2.5 crore farmers to provide concessional credit to PM-KISAN beneficiaries.
  • Stating that the government has been implementing several programmes for the benefit of farmers across the country, the Minister said, all tenant farmers cultivating notified crops in notified areas are eligible for insurance cover under the Pradhan Mantra FasalBima Yojana.
  • About 25 lakh 37 thousand applications were received from tenant farmers under the PMFBY.

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare:

Union Minister : Narendra Singh Tomar(Morena,MP)
Minister of State : Shobha Karandlaje(Udupi Chikmagalur,Karnataka),Kailash Choudhary (Barmer,Rajasthan)

11. Over how many crores Ayushman Bharat cards issued so far in country?
A) 19
B) 25
C) 20
D) 17
E) 18
Answer: E) 18

  • A total of 18 crore 54 lakh Ayushman Bharat cards have been issued so far in the country.
  • The cards have been issued under the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
  • The benefits under the scheme include all expenses incurred on medical examination, treatment, pre-hospitalization up to three days, medicine diagnostic and laboratory investigation, post-hospitalization follow up care up to 15 days.

12. Which of the following state governmentwill form Anti-Narcotics Task Force soon?
A) Meghalaya
B) Rajasthan
C) Bihar
D) Assam
E) Tripura
Answer: B) Rajasthan

  • The Rajasthan government will soon constitute Anti-Narcotics Task Force (ANTF) to check illegal drug trade.
  • ”This (ANTF) will work towards controlling drug trade and drug abuse in the state,” Chief Secretary Usha Sharma said in her address at the fourth state-level narcotics coordination meeting organised by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
  • She also directed the home department to plan a state-level awareness strategy and asked the officials to take effective steps to control the increasing drug addiction among the youth.
  • Sharma suggested that under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, a pledge should be administered to students not to indulge in substance abuse.
  • She said this oath be made a part of the proposed Rural Olympics in the state next month as a large number of youth are expected to participate in the event.


Capital: Jaipur
CM: Ashok Gehlot (14th)
Governor: Kalraj Mishra (22nd)
Language : Hindi
National Park : Sariska National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Kailadevi WLS
Ramsar Site : Keoladeo Ghana National Park,Sambar Lake
Tiger Reserve : Ranthambore
Power Station : Rawatbhata Nuclear Power Plant, Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Station
Dams : Jawahar Sagar Dam in Chambal River
RRB : Baroda Rajasthan KshetriyaGramin Bank (BOB), Rajasthan MarudharaGramin Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site : Keoladeo National Park,The Jantar Mantar,Hillforts of Rajasthan,Jaipur City

13. How many projects worth ₹2,973Cr in storm water drainage sector grounded?
A) 650
B) 750
C) 850
D) 799
E) 700
Answer: D) 799

  • Under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), storm water drainage is an admissible component which involves construction and improvement of drains / storm water drains in order to reduce and eliminate flooding.
  • So far, 799 projects worth ₹2,973 crore in the storm water drainage sector have been grounded across 19 States / Union Territories (UTs).
  • Of these, 655 projects worth ₹1,284 crore have been completed and 144 projects worth ₹1,688 crore are under implementation.
  • Through these completed projects, 2,381 water logging points have been eliminated by laying/construction of 896 km of storm water drainage network.
  • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has also brought out Standard Operating Procedure on Urban Flooding, 2017 which focuses on specific actions required to be undertaken by various departments and agencies of the city/town and also organizations under the district administration as well as State Government for responding to urban flooding of any magnitude.
  • The Standard Operating Procedure has been circulated to all the States and UTs for their guidance.
  • MoHUA had also published manual on Storm Water Drainage Systems, 2019.
  • The list of 66 cities where 2,381 water logging points have been eliminated through the projects completed under AMRUT are at Annexure.

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs:

Union Minister : Hardeep Singh Puri (Rajya Sabha MP,UP)
Minister of State : Kaushal Kishore (Mohanlalganj,UP)

14. Who among the following minister launched NDDB MRIDA Ltd to take forward manure management?
A) Fishery Minister
B) Agriculture Minister
C) Finance Minister
D) Prime Minister
E) Home Minister
Answer: A) Fishery Minister

  • Shri ParshottamRupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying here on launched NDDB MRIDA Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary company of National Dairy Development Board to take forward manure management initiatives across the country.
    NDDB has established NDDB MRIDA Limited, an Unlisted Public Limited Company under the Companies Act, 2013 on July 1, 2022 as with a paid-up capital of Rs. 9.50 crore.
  • On this occasion, Dr Balyan launched a brochure on NDDB MRIDA Limited and Dr Murugan handed over NDDB’s SUDHAN trademark to Chairman and MD, NDDB MRIDA Limited.
  • This is a first-of-its-kind company focusing on efficient utilisation of dung by creating a manure management value chain which will immensely contribute to enhancing the livelihoods of dairy farmers and at the same time contribute towards Swachh Bharat Mission and promotion of green energy.
  • The manure management initiatives have potential to generate biogas equivalent to 50 per cent of India’s present LPG consumption & also produce bio slurry equivalent to 44 per cent of India’s NPK requirement.
  • The foundation stone for first such project was laid by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in Varanasi on December 23, 2021.
  • NDDB has also registered a trademark named “SuDhan” to provide common identity to dung based organic fertilisers.

Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying:

Union Minister : ParshottamRupala(Rajya Sabha MP,Gujarat)
Minister of State : Sanjeev Balyan(Muzaffarnagar,UP), L Murugan(Rajya Sabha MP,MP)

15. Central will provide crores incentives for drone manufacturing?
A) 100
B) 250
C) 120
D) 200
E) 150
Answer: C) 120

  • The government will provide Rs 120 crore as incentives for the manufacturing of drones and drone components over the next three years under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme, Minister of State for Civil Aviation General (Retd) VK Singh.
  • The scheme was notified on September 30, 2021.
  • A provisional list of 23 PLI beneficiaries was released on July 6, 2022.
  • The beneficiaries include 12 drone manufacturers and 11 drone component manufacturers.

Ministry of Civil Aviation:

Union Minister : JyotiradityaScindia(Rajya Sabha MP,MP)
Minister of State : Gen VK Singh

16. Which of the following state government signed MoU with NESAC for 21 projects?
A) Meghalaya
B) Rajasthan
C) Bihar
D) Assam
E) Tripura
Answer: E) Tripura

  • The Tripura government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the North East Space Application Centre (NESAC), Shillong, for 21 projects including disaster management and resource mapping.
  • NESAC Director, SP Agarwal and Tripura’s Science, Technology and Environment secretary Pradip Kumar Chakravarty signed the MoU.
  • Of the 21 projects, the Centre has already approved 20 projects as part of the promotion and transfer of technology to develop capacity building as well as resource mapping, Chakravarty told PTI.
  • The 20 approved projects include resource mapping of agriculture, horticulture, forest, land revenue and disaster management.


Capital: Agartala
CM: Manik Saha
Governor: Satyadev Narayan Arya
Language : Bengali,English,KokBorok
National Park : Rajbar (Bison) National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site : Rudrasagar Lake
Tiger Reserve : –
Power Station : –
Dams : –
RRB : Tripura Gramin Bank (United Bank of India)
UNESCO Site : –

17. Which of the following state government will launch steps to achieve complete digital literacy?
A) Meghalaya
B) Kerala
C) Bihar
D) Assam
E) Tripura
Answer: B) Kerala

  • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the state government is moving ahead with steps to achieve complete digital literacy with an objective to make people especially children aware of traps and threats in cyberspace.
  • The Chief Minister was speaking after inaugurating an initiative under the Kid-Glove Cyber Security for Children, an awareness campaign being implemented by the Kerala police.
  • Kid Glove focuses on creating awareness and capacity to counter and tackle the threats of cyberspace.


Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
CM: Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan
Language : Malayalam
National Park : Silent Valley National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Chinnar WLS
Ramsar Site : Asthamudi Wetland, Sasthamkotta Lake, VembanadKol Wetland
Tiger Reserve : Periyar
Power Station : Idukki Hydro electric Plant, Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant
Dams : Malampuzha Dam in Malampuzha River
RRB : Kerala Gramin Bank (Canara Bank)
UNESCO Site : Western Ghats

Over All Review


  • Mastercard set to replace Paytm as title sponsor for all BCCI matches in India.
  • Olympics-World Athletics to introduce repechage round at Paris Games.

Banking and Finance 

  • NonPerforming Assets of Scheduled Commercial Banks in country declined in last four years: Govt.

Business And Economy

  • Flipkart enters audiobooks segment; partners with Pocket FM.


  • Ashish Kumar Chouhan to be appointed as the CEO of NSE.

Science and Technology

  • I&B Minister Anurag Thakur says Prasar Bharati has signed MoU with IIT, Kanpur to develop Next Generation Broadcast solution.
  • Google Play revamps its logo for 10-year anniversary.

Environment and Energy

  • Five more Indian wetlands get Ramsar recognition as wetlands of international importance.
  • Adani Group to invest $70 bn in green energy, infra: Gautam Adani.

International Affairs

  • Rs 15,477 crore spent to construct 2,088 kms road along border with China in last 5 yrs: Govt.

National Affairs

  • Over 3 crore 26 lakh Kisan Credit Cards issued to farmers since February 2020 till July 2022.
  • 18 crore 54 lakh Ayushman Bharat cards issued so far in country.
  • Rajasthan govt to form Anti-Narcotics Task Force soon: Official.
  • 799 projects worth ₹2,973Cr in storm water drainage sector grounded.
  • ParshottamRupala launches NDDB MRIDA Ltd to take forward manure management.
  • Govt to provide Rs 120 crore incentives for drone manufacturing.
  • Tripura govt inks MoU with NESAC for 21 projects.
  • Kerala govt to launch steps to achieve complete digital literacy, says CM.


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