Current Affairs for 7th January 2022 is here:- Today’s current affairs are about LIC valuation, Coronavirus found in Dragonfruit, India-Sri Lanka joint oil deal, My11circle became the main sponsor of the Lucknow team, Second phase of green energy corridor. You can use this current affair for the railway, banking, and other government examinations.
Coronavirus has also been found in dragon fruit in China. These dragon fruits come from Vietnam. Many Chinese supermarkets have been closed since the news broke. Coronavirus has been confirmed in fruit tests in 9 cities in China’s Zhejiang and Jiangxi provinces. China has banned the import of dragon fruit from Vietnam till January 26 after confirmation of coronavirus in dragon fruit.
India-Sri Lanka will jointly develop the Trincomalee oil tank complex
Sri Lanka on Thursday signed an agreement with India for the joint redevelopment of a World War II-era oil storage facility (oil tank farm) in the island nation’s former port district Trincomalee as a bilateral economic and energy partnership.
The agreement was signed on behalf of Sri Lanka by the Finance Secretary, Land Commissioner, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, and local operators of Indian Oil Company, and officials of the newly formed Trinko Petroleum Terminal Limited. At the same time, he said that out of 99 tanks, 85 will now be with Sri Lanka whereas in the past it was under the control of India.
LIC’s assets valued at $463 billion
LIC, the country’s largest life insurance company, has a net worth of 46 463 billion ahead of its IPO launch. LIC’s value is higher than the GDP of many countries in the world, including neighboring Pakistan.
According to media reports, LIC ranks fifth globally in terms of gross written premium, while it ranks tenth in terms of total assets.
Government approval of the second phase of Green Energy Corridor
A cabinet meeting was held on Thursday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The project will create 10750 circuit kilometers of transmission lines in seven states of the country – Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Rajasthan. Many projects were approved in this meeting. Among these, Phase-II of Intra State Transmission System Green Energy Corridor has also got the approval of the Center today. Union Minister Anurag Thakur informed about the decisions taken in the cabinet meeting.
The project will cost around Rs 12000 crore.
My11circle became the main sponsor of the Lucknow team
The logo of My11circle will appear in the jersey of the Lucknow team for the first 3 years. The company has signed a 3-year contract with the Lucknow team. From the year 2022 to 2024, my11circle will be the main sponsor of the Lucknow team.
RPSG Group bought the Lucknow franchise during the auction in 2021. The most expensive franchise in IPL history belongs to the Lucknow team. During the auction in Dubai, RPSG Group bought the Lucknow franchise for Rs 7,090 crore.
Lucknow has named its team ‘Lucknow Lions XI’ (Lucknow Lions XI), while the command of the team has been handed over to KL Rahul.
National Science Day 2022 themed launch
Recently, Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh launched the theme of National Science Day 2022. The theme of this day for this year is an integrated approach in science and technology for a sustainable future.
Let me tell you that National Science Day is celebrated on 28th February every year, the first National Science Day was celebrated on 28th February 1987. This day is celebrated by Sir Chandrasekhar Venkat Raman for his discovery of the ‘Raman effect.‘
1.सीमा भवानी ’सीमा सुरक्षा बल (बीएसएफ) की किस टीम का नाम है?
-  ऊंट दल
-  क्रीक क्रोकोडाइल
-  सभी महिला बाइकर टीम
-  सभी महिला क्रीक मगरमच्छ
2.अटल टनल, जो हाल ही में खबरों में रही, किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में स्थित है?
-  हिमाचल प्रदेश
-  अरुणाचल प्रदेश
-  सिक्किम
-  उत्तराखंड
3.इंदिरा गांधी राष्ट्रीय उड़ान अकादमी (IGRUA), जो हाल ही में चर्चा में रही, किस राज्य में स्थित है?
-  उत्तर प्रदेश
-  उत्तराखंड
-  बिहार
-  पश्चिम बंगाल
“ब्लू बुक”, जो खबरों में रहा, किस सशस्त्र बल/समूह का मैनुअल है?
-  केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल
-  विशेष सुरक्षा समूह
-  राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा गार्ड
-  भारतीय तटरक्षक बल
किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश ने तख्त दमदमा साहिब को सिखों के पांचवें तख्त के रूप में मान्यता दी?
-  पंजाब
-  दिल्ली
-  बिहार
-  उत्तर प्रदेश4
- Which state’s High Court has become India’s first paperless court?
- (A) Tamil Nadu High Court
- (B) Karnataka High Court
- (C) Kerala High Court
- (D) Andhra Pradesh High Court
- (E) Maharashtra High Court
- Who has been appointed as the new Director-General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga under the Ministry of Jal Shakti?
- (A) Praveen Kumar
- (B) G Asok Kumar
- (C) Shubham Kumar
- (D) Jagrati Awasthi
- (E) Jivani Nagjibhai
- Which company has introduced a functionality called “Unified Presentment Management System” (UPMS)?
- (A) State Bank of India
- (B) ICICI Bank Ltd
- (C) HDFC Bank Ltd
- (D) Bharat BillPay Ltd
- (E) Indian Bank Ltd
- Which state has become first LPG enabled & smoke free state of the country?
- (A) Himachal Pradesh
- (B) Uttarakhand
- (C) Haryana
- (D) Uttar Pradesh
- (E) Rajasthan
- Who has been appointed as the President of the US-India Business Council by the US Chamber of Commerce?
- (A) Ronen Sen
- (B) Meera Shankar
- (C) Nirupama Rao
- (D) Atul Keshap
- (E) Arun Singh
- Union Ayush Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal has laid the foundation stone of International Yoga Academy in which city?
- (A) Visakhapatnam
- (B) Bengaluru
- (C) Hyderabad
- (D) Pune
- (E) Ahmedabad
- Which district of Odisha has declared itself a child marriage free district, the first in the State after the Nirbhaya Kadhi programme?
- (A) Ganjam
- (B) Dhenkanal
- (C) Cuttack
- (D) Sambalpur
- (E) Balasore
- India has collaborated with which country in the field of green energy and climate action?
- (A) Germany
- (B) Austria
- (C) Switzerland
- (D) France
- (E) Belgium
- World Day of War Orphans is observed every year on which day of January?
- (A) 7 January
- (B) 6 January
- (C) 8 January
- (D) 5 January
- (E) 4 January
- Bhanuka Rajapaksa, who has been announced his retirement from all formats of cricket, hails from which country?
- (A) Bangladesh
- (B) Pakistan
- (C) Afghanistan
- (D) Sri Lanka
- (E) South Africa