Daily Current Affairs June 13

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June 13| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs June 13

1. Which bank recently lend $250 miilion to Indian startup?
A) HSBC India
B) DBS Bank
C) Standard Chartered Bank
D) Doha Bank India
E) CITI Bank
Answer: A) HSBC India

  • Mumbai-based retail banking and financial services provider, HSBC India had announced to lend $250 million to startups in the country.
  • HSBC will manage the lending through its commercial banking vertical.
  • The announcement comes at the time when startups debt needs by financial intermediaries locally have accelerated amidst ‘funding winter’ impacting equity funding to the sector.
  • Further, in a statement, HSBC stated that the lending will be done to high-growth, tech-led startups in the third largest startups ecosystem in the world.
  • In 2021, HSBC’s commercial banking vertical in India had registered a growth of 42% in its profit to $265 million compared to $187 million a year-ago period. Further, the lender’s loans to small and medium enterprises have tripled to around $1 billion as compared to $300 million in 2018.

HSBC India Bank:

Founded : 03/03/1865
HQ : Mumbai, Maharashtra
MD&CEO : Hitendra Dave
Tagline: The world’s Local Bank

2. Which bank recently launchedthe nation builders salary account for employees?
A) Bank of Maharastra India
B) Bank of Baroda Bank
C) SBI Bank
D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
E) HDFC Bank
Answer: D) Kotak Mahindra Bank

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd (KMBL) had announced the Kotak Nation Builders Salary Account, a corporate salary account aimed at employees of public sector units (PSUs).
  • The Kotak Nation Builders Salary account will be offered to all salaried individuals working with the central, state government and public sector employees and will provide access to a full range of products and services.
  • The account comes with lifetime zero balance facility, preferential service charges-free locker, free cash deposit up to ₹2 lakh a month and 30 free transactions a month.
  • There will be a free RuPay Platinum Debit Card for employees along with a free add-on debit card for family members.
  • Further, the account will also come with personal accident coverage (accidental death–rail and road only) of up to 50 lakh and partial/permanent disability cover due to road, rail accident of up to ₹30 lakh.
  • The RuPay Platinum Debit Card will offer up to 5% cash back and offers on select Indian brands and four complimentary domestic as well as two complimentary international lounge access at airports per year.

Kotak Mahindra Bank:

Founded : 2003
HQ : Mumbai, Maharashtra
MD&CEO : Uday Kotak
Tagline: The Kotak universe offers infinite possibilities.

3. How much amount has been provided Google to settle gender discrimination suit?
A) USD 115 million
B) USD 200 million
C) USD 118 million
D) USD 120 million
E) USD 100 million
Answer: C) USD 118 million

  • Google provide USD 118 million to settle gender discrimination suit.
  • Google said that it was “very pleased” to be settling, without admission of wrongdoing, a class-action lawsuit that argued it underpaid female employees and assigned them lower-ranking positions.
  • Google previously agreed in 2021 to pay $3.8 million to the US Department of Labor over accusations it had discriminated against women and Asians.


Founded : 04/09/1998
HQ : Menlo Park, California, United States
CEO : Sundar Pichai

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs June 13

4. India’s retail inflation surged to what percentage in May?
A) 7.79%
B) 5.88%
C) 6.54%
D) 7.04%
E) 8.33%
Answer: D) 7.04%

  • Retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index eased to 7.04 per cent in May from 7.79 per cent in April this year.
  • As per the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation data released, inflation slipped mainly due to easing prices in “Food & Beverages” and “Fuel & light” sections.
  • Food inflation in stood at 7.84 per cent in the corresponding period against 8.31 percent in the previous month.
  • Inflation for fuel and light was 9.54 percent in May this year against 10.8 in preceding month.
  • Food & Beverages have a weightage of more than 54 percent in Consumer Price Index while spends on Fuel & light weights around eight percent in the index.
  • The government had mandated the central bank to maintain retail inflation at four per cent with a margin of two per cent on either side for a five-year period ending March 2026.

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs June 13

5. Who has been appointed as the STEER company CEO?
A) P R Hari
B) Nitin Gupta
C) Manoj Jain
D) N J Ojha
E) R Subramaniakumar
Answer: B) Nitin Gupta

  • Technology company STEER, which specialises in solutions for transforming and functionalising materials in the field of plastics, pharmaceuticals and food & nutraceuticals had appointed Nitin Gupta as the company’s global CEO.
  • Until recently, Gupta was Director APAC, Middle East & Africa with Tetra Pak Processing Solutions & Equipment based out of Singapore, responsible for Channel Management, Strategic Partnerships, and Key Components Management.
  • He takes over the mandate at STEER from Subodh Jindal, who was the CEO from December 2020.
  • Gupta had earlier worked with Thermax and GEA.

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs June 13

6. Which of the following country has become second biggest oil exporter and trade sources?
A) Russia
B) China
E) India
Answer: A) Russia

  • Russia rose to become India’s second biggest supplier of oil in May, pushing Saudi Arabia into third place but still behind Iraq which remains No. 1.
  • Western sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine prompted many oil importers to shun trade with Moscow, pushing spot prices for Russian crude to record discounts against other grades.
  • India’s oil imports in May totalled 4.98 million bpd, the highest since December 2020, as state refiners raised output to meet growing local demand.
  • In May Indian refiners received about 819,000 barrels per day (bpd) Russian oil, the highest thus far in any month, compared to about 277,00 in April.


Capital : Moscow
Currency : Ruble
Prime Minister : Mikhail Mishustin
President : Vladimir Putin
Language : Russian

7. Which of the following country become top’s in Russian energy imports?
A) Russia
B) China
E) India
Answer: B) China

  • China has overtaken Germany as the biggest buyer of Russian energy exports since the start of the war in Ukraine, an independent research group.
  • The Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air said Russia received about 93 billion euros ($97 billion) in revenue for the sale of oil, natural gas and coal since Feb. 24, when it invaded Ukraine.
  • About 61% of the fossil fuels worth some 57 billion euros was exported to the European Union during the conflict’s first 100 days, the Helsinki-based group said.
  • That included 12.1 billion euros worth of exports to Germany, 7.8 billion euros each to Italy and the Netherlands, and 4.4 billion euros to Poland.
  • Germany, which was the biggest importer of Russian fossil fuels during the first two months of the war, slipped to second place behind China 12.6 billion euros worth of energy from Moscow.


Capital : Beijing•
Currency : Yuan (Renminbi)
President : Xi Jinping
Language : Mandarin Chinese

8. In which edition of the India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol begins in Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca?
A) 30th edition
B) 38th edition
C) 32th edition
D) 35th edition
E) 36th edition
Answer: B) 38th edition

  • The 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) between the Indian Navy Units of Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) and Indonesian Navy is being conducted from June 13 to 24 2022 in the Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca.
  • As part of Government of India’s vision of SAGAR (Security And Growth for All in the Region), Naval Component under the aegis of HQ ANC undertakes coordinated patrols with other littoral countries of the Andaman Sea along respective Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) towards enhancing regional maritime security.
  • The two Navies have been carrying out CORPAT along their International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) since 2002.
  • This had helped build understanding and interoperability between both the Navies and had facilitated measures to prevent and suppress Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery and piracy, etc.


Capital : Jakarta (New—Nusantara)
Currency : Rupiah
President : Joko Widodo
Language : Indonesian

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs June 13

9. As per the ministry of Road and Transport and Highways (as of June, 2022), what is the new link national highway name and how much kilometer to construct?
A) 132B and 131A, 20km
B) 131B and 132A, 15km
C) 130B and 129A, 21km
D) 133B and 126A, 10km
E) 133B and 131A, 21km
Answer: E) 133B and 131A, 21km

  • Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had informed that the project for the construction of New Link National Highway 133B and 131A is in full swing.
  • Mr. Gadkari said the National Highway-133B project spanning over 21 kilometer, is a one-of-its-kind project involving the construction of a six-kilometer-long Ganga Bridge.
  • It is the world’s third-longest extradosed bridge.
  • The highway once constructed will connect Sahibganj in Jharkhand to Manihari in Bihar and aims to reduce travel distance.
  • This will also serve as a strategic connecting point to the North East.
  • Currently, under construction, nearly three thousand construction workers have been engaged to deliver this project costing one thousand nine hundred crore rupees.
  • Mr. Gadkari also informed that the project for Six-Laning of National Highway 140 from Chittoor to Mallavaram in Andhra Pradesh will be completed by 30th September this year.
  • This ministry is working in mission mode to complete this project which is being constructed under the Bharatmala Pariyojana.

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways:

Union Ministry : NitinGadkari (Nagpur, Maharastra)
Ministry of State : General V.K. Singh(Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh)

10. HarGharDastak 2.0 scheme is related to which Ministry?
A) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
B) Ministry of Finance
C) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
D) Ministry of Electronic and Information Technology
E) Ministry of Home Affairs
Answer: A) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya interacts with State Health Ministers; reviews status and progress under “HarGharDastak 2.0”.
  • Urges States to Focus on increasing COVID Vaccination coverage of School Going Children and Precaution Dose for the Elderly.
  • COVID not over yet; With rising COVID cases in some states, Important to be Alert and not forget COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) such as wearing masks and maintaining physical distance to prevent spread of the infection.
  • Let us accelerate our efforts to identify all beneficiaries in the 12-17 age group for the 1st and 2nd doses, so they can attend schools with the protection of the vaccine.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare:

Union Ministry : Mansukh Mandaviya (Gujarat)
Ministry of State: Bharati Pravin Pawar (Dindori, Maharashtra)

11. Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had launched “Start-Ups for Railways” in which place?
A) Delhi
B) Maharashtra
C) Kerala
D) Jammu Kashmir
E) Odisha
Answer: A) Delhi

  • Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had launched “Start-Ups for Railways” in New Delhi.
  • This Start-Ups policy aims to leverage innovative technologies developed by Indian Startups, MSMEs, Innovators and Entrepreneurs to improve the operational efficiency and safety of Indian Railways.
  • The policy which is part Indian Railways Innovation Programme, will bring scale and efficiency in the field of operation, maintenance and infrastructure creation through participation of very large and untapped startup ecosystem.
  • The Minister said, these will be presented before the start-ups to find innovative solutions and requested the startups to use this opportunity and ensured them of support from Railways in form of 50 percent capital grant, assured market, scale and ecosystem.

Ministry of Railway:

Union Ministry : Ashwini Vaishnaw (Odisha)
Ministry of State : Danve Raosaheb Dadarao (Jalna, Maharashtra)

12. UAE’s META4 lines up how much amount to investment for electric two-wheeler plant in Telangana?
A) Rs 150 crore
B) Rs 350 crore
C) Rs 250 crore
D) Rs 550 crore
E) Rs 650 crore
Answer: C) Rs 250 crore

  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) based business group META4 said it will invest Bto set up an electric two-wheeler manufacturing plant in Telangana.
  • As part of the agreement, the Telangana government will provide 15 acres of subsidised land to the company in Zaheerabad, Telangana.
  • META4 said it is making the investment through Voltly Energy, which provides advanced EV two-wheeler manufacturing and delivers energy-efficient EV charging solutions for all electrified vehicles.
  • The manufacturing plant, with an initial production capacity of 40,000 units, would help create nearly 500 direct and 2,000 indirect jobs in the state


Capital: Hyderabad
CM: Chandrashekar Rao
Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan
Language : Telugu
National Park : Mrugavani National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Kinnersani WLS
Ramsar Site : –
Tiger Reserve: Amrabad
Power Station : Kakatiya Thermal Power Station
Dams : Singur
RRB :TelanganaGrameena Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Ramappa Temple

13. Delhi government in partnership with which united organisation to set up oxygen generation plant at G B Pant Hospital in national capital?
Answer: D) UNDP

  • Delhi Government in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India, had set up an oxygen generation plant at G. B. Pant Hospital in the national capital to augment the oxygen supply capabilities.
  • The oxygen plant utilises pressure swing adsorption (PSA) technology to produce over one thousand liters of oxygen per minute.
  • It will serve approximately 750 hospital beds, including those supported by ventilators and the Intensive Care Unit.
  • United Nations Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Kanni Wignaraja inaugurated the oxygen plant in the presence of Medical Director G. B. Pant Hospital Dr. Anil Agarwal.
  • Before the launch, Ms. Wignaraja also visited the COVID-19 Vaccination Centre at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital.
  • She interacted with the staff and witnessed the working of Co-WIN, that supports one of the largest vaccination programmes in India.


Founded : 22/11/1965
HQ : New York, United States
Head : Achim Steiner
Members : 170

14. Which state government to initiative ‘Aapki Zameen Aapki Nigrani’ facilitating easy online access to view or monitor status of revenue records?
A) Delhi
B) Maharashtra
C) Kerala
D) Jammu Kashmir
E) Odisha
Answer: D) Jammu Kashmir

  • Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Territory Administration is running a unique programme to enhance transparency in the land records maintenance system.
  • The initiative-‘Aapki Zameen Aapki Nigrani’ (AZAN) – is aimed at facilitating easy online access to the system to view or monitor the status of revenue records.
  • Citizens no longer need to visit the offices for obtaining information about their land.
  • The initiative is part of the Digital India Land Records Modernisation Programme (DILRMP).
  • According to official data, 7.70 crore pages of Revenue records and 55,216 Musavi (maps) have been scanned as part of the AZAN implementation in the Union Territory.
  • Besides, 3,895 Ground Control Points have also been established, and Web-based Enterprise Geo-Information System (GIS) developed under the programme.

Jammu and Kashmir:

Capital: Srinagar (Summer) Jammu (Winter)
Governor : Manoj Sinha
Language : Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Hindi and English
National Park : Salim Ali National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Karakoram WLS
Ramsar Site : Wular lake
Tiger Reserve : –
Power Station : Uri hydroelectric power plant
Dams : Uri
RRB : J&K Grameen Bank (J&K Bank)
UNESCO Sites: Amar Mahal

15. Which of the following state recently secured the first position on the e-Governance service delivery?
A) Jammu Kashmir
B) Maharashtra
C) Kerala
D) Delhi
E) Odisha
Answer: A) Jammu Kashmir

  • J&K tops among UTs in e-Governance services delivery, saves around Rs 200 crore annually that was incurred in carriage of physical files during the Annual Durbar move between the two capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar
  • Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh releases the second edition of the National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment 2021, NeSDA 2021.
  • This was stated by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, while releasing the National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment report, prepared at the initiative of Department of Administrative Reforms in the Union Ministry of Personnel.

Over All Review

Banking and Finance 

  • Retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index eases to 7.04% in May from 7.79% in April this year.
  • HSBC to lend $250 million to Indian startups.
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank launches Kotak NationBuilders salary account.

Business And Economy

  • Google pays USD 118 million to settle gender discrimination suit.


  • Nitin Gupta appointedas CEO of STEER technology company .

International Affairs

  • Russia becomes India’s second biggest oil exporter, trade sources.
  • China tops Russian energy imports, Germany slips to second place.
  • 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol begins in Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca.

National Affairs

  • Construction of New Link National Highway 133B and 131A is in full swing, says Nitin Gadkari.
  • Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya interacts with State Health Ministers; reviews status and progress under “HarGharDastak 2.0”.
  • Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw launches “Start-Ups for Railways” in New Delhi.
  • UAE’s META4 lines up Rs 250 crore investment for electric two-wheeler plant in Telangana.
  • Delhi govt in partnership with UNDP set up oxygen generation plant at G B Pant Hospital in national capital.
  • J&K: Initiative ‘Aapki Zameen Aapki Nigrani’ facilitating easy online access to view or monitor status of revenue records.
  • J&K tops among UTs in e-Governance services delivery, saves around Rs 200 crore annually that was incurred in carriage ofphysical files during the Annual Durbar move between the two capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar.


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