Current Affairs - Persons

Exercise : Persons - Latest Current Affairs
  • Persons - Latest Current Affairs
296.
Who has been appointed as part-time chairman of Paytm Payments Bank for a year?
Atul Raj
Neha Sharma
Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Harish Patil
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given its approval to Paytm Payments Bank for the re-appointment of Paytm CEO, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, as part-time chairman for a year, effective from May 23, 2023.

297.
Namdev Shirgaonkar, who has been appointed as the President of India Taekwondo, belongs to which state?
Madhya Pradesh
Bihar
Gujarat
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Namdev Shirgaonkar from Maharashtra has been re-elected as the President of India Taekwondo in the executive committee elections.

298.
Which portfolio has been assigned to Union Minister Kiren Rijiju?
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Ministry of Law and Justice
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Transport and Communication
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kiren Rijiju has been appointed as the Union Minister of Earth Sciences. He previously held the position of Union Law Minister. Arjun Ram Meghwal has been given independent charge as Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice in addition to his current responsibilities.

299.
Who has become the highest-ranking South Asian woman in the New York Police Department (NYPD)?
Pratima Bhullar
Rekha Maldonado
Reheja Khan
Rivisha Patel
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Captain Pratima Bhullar Maldonado of Indian origin has become the highest-ranking South Asian woman in the New York Police Department (NYPD).

300.
Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board by the Government of India?
Anand Shrivastava
Vishwanath Singh
Anil Kumar Jain
Sunil Sharma
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Anil Kumar Jain, a retired coal secretary, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Modi.