December 29, 2019

Biz Quizzard 822

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 23 - 28. Hope you enjoy it.

1. ACK Media, known for its popular comic book brands Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle, has come out with a commissioned illustrated comic book about which corporate house?

2. Which company last week announced the rollout of its AI-enabled safety feature, ‘Guardian’ in 16 Indian cities and Perth in Australia?

3. Which MNC last week ousted chief executive officer Dennis Muilenburg?

4. Vistra ITCL has partly sold its stake in HDB Financial Services, the unlisted NBFC arm of HDFC Bank. It is the family trust of which business executive?

5. Which company has announced that it has emerged as the successful bidder to own the licence for electricity distribution and retail supply in five circles in Odisha?

6. Which automotive electricals manufacturer is selling its entire 30% stake in India Japan Lighting to its joint venture partner Koito Manufacturing for Rs 148.5 crore?

7. Which global steel giant will sell a 50% stake in its shipping arm Global Chartering Ltd to DryLog Ltd to form a joint venture and pare its debt?

8. In a first of its kind initiative, Coal India (CIL) has joined hands with which state government-owned coal company to buy the coal produced from a captive mining block?

9. Which water purification brand has launched its new digital campaign ‘#PurityKaGift’ for Christmas?

10. Who has taken over as the president of industry chamber Ficci for 2019-20?

11. Which brand has launched a campaign for its latest smart band offering, Reflex Beat?

12. Which smartphone brand has launched its latest campaign ‘#SwitchOff’?

13. Which Australian coffee brand is making a comeback to India with 100 new stores in the next five years?

14. Tim Clark will step down as president of which airline after 16 years in June 2020?

15. Which Chinese handset maker last week said it will foray into India PC market, with two laptops built on Windows platform, in the first quarter of 2020?

16. Which women's grooming brand has launched the campaign ‘#UnType’?

17. Which human resource technology company has acquired Qilo, a software-as-a-service startup that focuses on performance management, for an undisclosed amount?

18. Which German shoe manufacturer, known for its iconic sandals with the famous footbed, has forayed into India and has opened its first mono-brand store in Delhi?

19. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Badey Iraadon ki Chhoti Sawaari', highlighting various features that can help working women to commute smoothly?

20. I liked this film. Which film exhibitor has launched a brand film with the positioning 'Every seat has a story'?

21. Which healthcare service provider has launched a new campaign ‘#ASelflessWish’, on the occasion of Christmas?

22. Which company has acquired Bengaluru-based tech consulting firm MavenHive for an undisclosed sum?

23. Which brand has topped the best smart watch list of 2019 in India by IDC?

24. US-based Rockwell Automation last week launched its first automation centre in India. Which city?

25. Which company has launched the campaign ‘#QuitTheComfortZone’ for its Baby-G range of watches with actress and brand ambassador Jacqueline Fernandez?

26. Which company has launched its new health insurance plan, ‘Health Premia’?

27. Which steel company last week said its Netherlands-based subsidiary will offload 39% stake in joint venture firm Geo Steel LLC for $23.08 million?

28. Which airline has launched its festive special campaign - ‘Christmus-T Haves’?

29. Which airline has tied up with Nelco, a Tata group company, for in-flight WiFi?

30. Which company last week said it would acquire Snowman Logistics, with the latter’s promoter Gateway Distriparks exiting the cold-chain operator?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizard 822 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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December 22, 2019

Biz Quizzard 821

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 16 - 21. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company has topped the recently released Fortune India 500 list?

2. Which real estate developer has entered into a joint venture with Singapore-based Keppel Corporation’s property arm to develop an integrated township project, Urbania, spread over 127 acres in Thane near Mumbai?

3. Which MNC has launched Sole Fury Boost shoes in India?

4. Sanjiv Kapoor has resigned as the chief commercial officer of which airline?

5. Vishal Bhola will be the new India MD of which consumer durable MNC?

6. Hong Kong-headquartered PCCW Media’s which Asian video streaming service is shutting down operations in India?

7. Which brand has launched 'Disinfectant Spray' in India with ‘#CleanIsNotGermFree’ campaign?

8. Which food delivery company has announced the launch of a new On-Time or Free (OTOF) campaign?

9. Which mutual fund has announced the launch of its new investor awareness campaign, ‘#BeTheBestYou’?

10. Reliance Industries (RIL) will expand its fuel retail business in a joint venture with British energy major BP under which brand?

11. Which company has launched a campaign with the message “Asthma ke liye, Inhalers hain sahi”?

12. Which educational technology firm has acquired a 90.5% stake in e-learning products and services provider Funtoot for Rs 71.64 crore?

13. Which Singapore-based fashion supply chain enabler has acquired Sri Lanka-based software company nCinga Innovations for $15.5 million in a cash and stock deal?

14. US-headquartered co-working and space-as-a-service platform WeWork last week announced its entry into which Indian city with a total footprint of 4.5 lakh sq ft spread across two facilities?

15. Which smartphone player has forayed into the financial services sector in India with PaySa app?

16. The US subsidiary of which Coimbatore-headquartered air compressor manufacturing major has acquired Michigan Air Solutions, an independent distributor of air compressors in Michigan?

17. Which beverage brand is launching state-specific campaigns to establish itself as ‘Desh Ki Chai’?

18. India’s civil aviation authority has selected the applications of which 2 companies to test long-range and autonomous drone use?

19. Which communications network has picked up a majority stake in India’s first and leading experiential agency Shobiz Experiential Communications?

20. Budget carrier IndiGo has become the first domestic carrier to operate which milestone number of flights per day?

21. Which company has acquired Bowler, a UK-based manufacturer of all-terrain performance cars, parts and rally raid vehicles?

22. Which MNC last week made its foray into the electric vehicle segment in India with the launch of a three-wheeler model in the country?

23. Which data storage company has appointed former McAfee executive Anand Ramamoorthy as its managing director for India?

24. In the largest single commercial property transaction this year, which company has acquired nearly 2.5 million sq ft IT SEZ property Waverock in Hyderabad for about Rs 1,800 crore?

25. Which 2 MNCs last week signed a binding merger deal creating the world’s fourth-largest automaker?

26. The Supreme Court has directed the government to take over the management of which real estate developer after forensic auditors found diversion of funds at the company?

27. Which active nutrition brand has come out with Matcha Plus, a green tea packed with a healthy blend of organic Japanese matcha, licorice, activated charcoal and ginger root?

28. Which global leader in reusable healthcare textile industry has announced its launch in India?

29. Which spirits company has launched an India specific whisky, Oaksmith, created by chief blender Shinji Fukuyo using traditional Japanese craftsmanship?

30. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) last week reinstated the sacked executive chairman of which holding company?

31. Which fashion apparel brand has launched the ‘#SDMYWAY’ campaign?

32. Which movie theatre circuit is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in India?

33. US-based private equity major Blackstone Group has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with which realty developer to build, own and operate industrial, logistics and warehousing assets across India?

34. The government has appointed Devesh Srivastava as chairman and MD of which national reinsurer?

35. Which company last week unveiled its new sub-4 metre compact sedan, Aura, for the world?

36. Which advertising agency has appointed Hari Krishnan as CEO?

37. Which health insurance company has launched the campaign ‘#RakhoPooraKhayal’, featuring actress Vidya Balan?

38. Which Bengaluru-headquartered fashion chain has appointed Jaydeep Shetty as chief executive officer?

39. Which American aerospace manufacturer has appointed Ashmita Sethi the managing director of its India division?

40. Who has topped the latest Forbes Celeb 100 list for India?

41. Which non-alcoholic beverages company last week announced appointment of Sunil Alaric D'Souza as its managing director and CEO, effective April 4, 2020?

42. Which Indian company has bought out partner Andover Group’s 25% stake in its North American unit for $195 million (Rs 1,385 crore)?

43. Which company has launched its premium pet nutrition brand, IAMS, for dogs, in India?

44. Japanese automaker Honda has touched which milestone cumulative global production mark for motorcycles?

45. Which city has retained the tag as the highest paying city in the country, according to Randstad Insights Salary Trends Report 2019?

46. Dublin-based digital technology and consulting major Accenture Plc has surpassed which global headcount milestone?

47. Which consumer products company has appointed Jaideep Nandi its CEO, effective January next year?

48. Which Germany-based bus aggregator is looking to launch its operations in India?

49. Which industry body in India has entered its 100th year after incorporation?

50. Anish Shah will take over as the managing director and chief executive of which company from April 2, 2021?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 821 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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rajeev kondapalli

December 15, 2019

Biz Quizzard 820

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 09 - 14. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company is aiming to corner more than 50% share of the market for premium bikes with the launch of Swedish motorcycle maker Husqvarna in India?

2. Which Italian luxury fashion house has introduced the world’s first fragranced handbags?

3. French multinational food products company, Danone has entered the biscuits market in India under which brand?

4. Which industry body has announced the launch of first joint awareness campaign titled “Sabse Pehle Life Insurance”?

5. Which Indian water treatment solution provider will foray into the South African market as part of its expansion programme?

6. Which beverage brand has roped in actor Salman Khan as brand ambassador?

7. Paul Volcker, 92, died last week. He was the former chairman of which entity?

8. Which French pharma giant has agreed to buy US biotech company Synthorx Inc for $2.5 billion?

9. Who has topped the Grohe Hurun India Real Estate Rich List 2019, released last week?

10. Which company has become the first Tata company to extend medical cover benefits to LGBT employees?

11. Which Hyderabad-based investment and speed-scaling platform for early stage startups and actor Rana Daggubati last week announced the launch of their new programme, ‘Urban-i’?

12. Which cement brand has announced the launch of a new campaign 'Ghar Baney Perfect'?

13. Which technology MNC has nominated Vishal Sikka, the former CEO of Infosys, to its board?

14. Which advertising group has appointed Anupriya Acharya as CEO for South Asia?

15. Which realty developer has sold 1.7 million-sq-ft retail mall portfolio in Nagpur and Amritsar to private equity firm Xander Group’s retail arm Virtuous Retail for about Rs 700 crore?

16. Which cloud-based ERP solutions provider last week launched a range of 'easy suite' products aimed at digitally transforming and modernising the traditional MSMEs?

17. Which company last week launched voice over Wi-Fi service in the country?

18. Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chhetri last week signed a three-year deal with which sports giant?

19. Which footwear brand has launched a campaign ‘Khel Gaye Chief’ with brand ambassador Vicky Kaushal?

20. Which youth fashion brand has announced its entry into the perfumes category and has roped in actress Ananya Panday as brand ambassador?

21. Which business group and IIFL Wealth Management have floated a co-investment Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) platform to fund select advance-stage and last-mile real estate projects in India’s tier-1 cities?

22. Tara Sinha, 87, passed away last week. Which advertising agency did she start?

23. Which cement brand has launched the campaign ‘Tajurbe ki taaqat’?

24. Adani Transmission will sell 25.1% stake in its arm Adani Electricity Mumbai (AEML) to which sovereign wealth fund for around Rs 3,200 crore?

25. Which smartphone maker has unveiled the #GoMonster challenge in India?

26. Technology giant Amazon’s audiobook company Audible has launched a new app in India featuring original audio series. What is it called?

27. Which company’s wholly-owned subsidiary has acquired an 85% stake in Hyderabad-based SaaS solution provider NowFloats for Rs 141.6 crore?

28. Which bank from India has signed an agreement with Trinidad and Tobago-based Ansa Merchant Bank to sell off its business operations in the Caribbean country as part of rationalisation of its global operations?

29. Which MNC is selling its US ice cream business that includes brands like Haagen-Dazs and Drumstick to a joint venture with private equity firm PAI Partners for $4 billion?

30. Spain’s top division football league has roped in which celebrity as its first brand ambassador in India?

31. Shrikant Madhav Vaidya is slated to be the new chairman of which public sector company?

32. Which Gurugram-based risk management and corporate frauds investigations player has acquired Hyderabad-based online anti-piracy services and strategic consulting firm Anti Piracy Solutions (APS)?

33. Pittsburgh-based Wabtec Corporation has opened its largest ever engineering and digital electronics design and development centre in India. Which city?

34. Which company last week launched the country’s maiden corporate bond exchange traded fund though which it aims to raise up to Rs 15,000 crore?

35. On the occasion of National Jeans Day on 15th of December, which fashion brand is launching the ‘#SexyBackSundays’ campaign, featuring actress Mouni Roy?

36. Which plywood brand has launched its new campaign ‘#HardcoreHappySoul’?

37. Which online marketplace has launched ‘Pernia’s POP-UP SHOP’, the luxury fashion store for men and women offering exclusive designer merchandise from leading names in the world of fashion?

38. Which automobile company has appointed Vipin Sondhi as chief executive officer and managing director?

39. The additive manufacturing (AM) business of which company has developed the country's first industry grade metal additive 3D printing machine, jointly with Indian Institute of Science (IISc)?

40. Which company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, has acquired a controlling stake in Bengaluru-based drone startup Asteria Aerospace for Rs 23.12 crore?

41. Which edtech firm has acquired MockBank, an online test preparation startup for public sector job exams?

42. Which broadcaster has elevated K Madhavan as head of its TV business?

43. Which smartphone maker has acquired UK-based startup Spectral Edge for an undisclosed sum?

44. LaLiga last week announced which entity as the league’s official fantasy game in India?

45. Digital payments platform PhonePe has announced that it has crossed which milestone cumulative transactions mark on its app?

46. Which private radio network has launched a women safety campaign ‘#KABTAK’ to talk about abuse and educate listeners on different laws?

47. Which education technology company last week launched an anthem as part of the second phase of ‘Let’s Crack It’ campaign?

48. Which multi-sport aggregator platform for sports fans has entered into a multi-year exclusive streaming partnership deal for showcasing the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in India?

49. Which celebrity beauty brand has announced the launch of #Kare Social Initiatives?

50. How many women from India are featured among the list of world's 100 most powerful women by Forbes?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 820 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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rajeev kondapalli

December 8, 2019

Biz Quizzard 819

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period December 02 - 07. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Maruti Suzuki India has crossed which cumulative sales milestone for passenger vehicles in the Indian market?

2. The government has appointed Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer, to which position?

3. Which multi-format app for kids has unveiled its launch brand campaign, ‘#MastiMeinAchhai’?

4. Which hair oil brand has launched its new campaign ‘#KhuleBaalBefikar’?

5. Which hospitality company has named Rohit Kapoor as its new CEO for India and South Asia, effective from January?

6. Which company, majority-owned by General Atlantic (GA), has rechristened itself as KFin Technologies?

7. Which rigid plastics packaging company has acquired National Plastics (NAPLA), a company which makes dispenser and spray systems?

8. Which windows and doors brand has rolled out its new campaign ‘#ShutTheShor’, which aims to raise awareness on noise pollution?

9. Which payments MNC has embedded its sonic brand melody into Android based point-of-sale (PoS) devices?

10. Ikea has crossed which sales milestone mark in India in 2018-19?

11. Which pharma company has launched the campaign ‘#SahiBaat’ for its new woman-care product, V-Bath?

12. Taco Bell has touched which milestone restaurant count in India?

13. Which pharma company has elevated Siddharth Mittal as the chief executive officer and joint managing director with effect from December 1?

14. Which Indian company has agreed to acquire South African personal care maker Canway Corp?

15. Chinese major Xiaomi last week formally launched its lending platform in India. What is it called?

16. Which company has acquired trademark Zomelis (for Vildagliptin-based formulations) and its associated trademarks in India from Novartis AG, Switzerland for USD 13 million?

17. Which Indian esports company has appointed Sidharth Kedia as its CEO?

18. Thomas Cook (India) has entered into a pact with Thomas Cook UK's appointed special managers to acquire the rights of the iconic brand for which markets?

19. Which company has announced its latest ‘#LoanFlexibleHai’ campaign?

20. Who will replace Larry Page as CEO of Alphabet Inc, parent company of Google?

21. A joint venture of which company and ICICI Bank has acquired real estate baron Manoj Gaur's biggest power plant at Prayagraj in UP by agreeing to takeover Rs 6,000 crore of debt of the company?

22. United Breweries (UB) has entered the niche and fast-growing craft beer segment. What has it been branded as?

23. Which home improvement solutions player, which is in the process of listing on the bourses following its demerger from HSIL, is foraying into the fast-emerging Internet of Things (IoT) segment in its appliances business?

24. Which company last week announced the commercial rollout of ROTAVAC 5D, which it claims is the world’s lowest dose volume rotavirus vaccine?

25. Which snack brand has launched its new campaign with the proposition “Kam Hawa, Wafers Zyaada and flavours wah wah”?

26. The Reserve Bank of India has increased the limits imposed on peer-to-peer lenders to which limit?

27. The promoters of which group have acquired majority stake in One Industrial Spaces, an integrated fund, development and asset management organisation focused on the warehousing sector in India?

28. Which airline has begun serving coffee in vanilla-flavoured edible cups in an attempt to eliminate waste generated by the eight million disposable cups the flag carrier uses each year?

29. US-based microphones and audio electronics major, Shure Incorporated, last week announced the setting up of its first engineering centre in India and it’s fifth globally. Which city?

30. Which company has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in express logistics company Gati?

31. The Indian Railways recorded its worst operating ratio in 10 years in 2017-18 at what percentage, according to a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in Parliament?

32. Which media agency has collaborated with Cosmic Information and Technology Ltd to launch a new voice-driven platform ‘Audio Conferencing Bridge’ called ‘mSamvaad’?

33. Which self-drive car rental brand has launched the campaign 'Don't Suffer in Safar'?

34. Which company has launched a strong craft beer called Spike, a first in the craft beer segment in the country?

35. Which Mumbai-based liquor distribution firm is bringing baijiu into the country with the launch of Jiangxiaobai, a value brand focused on youngsters?

36. Which entity last week said it has appointed public interest director Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as the new chairman of its board following approval from the market regulator Sebi?

37. Which company last week launched a new “Dydrogesterone-containing drug” to treat infertility, claiming to have become the first Indian and second global firm to develop the drug?

38. The parent company of Burger Singh, Tipping Mr Pink Pvt. Ltd., has launched its first cloud kitchen QSR. What has it been branded as?

39. Which FMCG company has named industry veteran Rajnikant Sabnavis as the new Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 1, 2020?

40. Which social media network is celebrating 10 years in India?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 819 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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rajeev kondapalli

December 1, 2019

Biz Quizzard 818

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period November 25 - 30. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which MNC has agreed to buy Tiffany & Co for more than $16.2 billion in the largest luxury-goods deal ever?

2. Delhi’s Khan Market has moved up one position to which rank on the world’s most expensive retail locations list, according to global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield?

3. Which Japanese financial services firm has launched its venture capital fund in India, a month after the Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed company’s subsidiary received a non-banking financial services licence from RBI?

4. Which company has acquired a majority stake in Cygnus Medicare, which operates a chain of super specialty hospitals, for around Rs 130 crore as part of its expansion plans in the healthcare segment?

5. Which company has bought Nokia’s defunct handset factory near Chennai for close to $30 million (Rs 215 crore)?

6. Who last week quit as the chairman of the media group he founded in 1992?

7. Which company has acquired video content platform Roposo, as it looks to ramp up curated content on its platform Glance in regional Indian languages?

8. Two prominent venture capitalists, Revant Bhate and Dhyanesh Shah, have come together to launch a consumer brands company, which has raised $10 million in its maiden funding round. What has it been named?

9. Which company has bought startup Quikmile, which focuses on building tech-enabled logistics platforms for India?

10. Which MNC is buying United States (US) biotechnology company The Medicines Co for about $9.7 billion?

11. Which company’s group firm, Dark Forest Furniture Company (Daffco), last week announced the closure of its business?

12. Which asset management company has launched a 360-degree digital campaign, ‘#KyaPlanHai’?

13. Which footwear brand has roped in actor Vicky Kaushal as the brand ambassador?

14. Online marketplace Snapdeal has crossed which milestone count of app downloads on Google Play Store?

15. Which contraceptive brand has launched the digital campaign ‘Munna Kab Aayega’?

16. Which company has christened its upcoming flagship SUV as Gravitas?

17. Which startup has acquired peer fashion rental services startup Flyrobe to consolidate operations, ramp up its omnichannel footprint and tap the overseas market?

18. Which Japanese bio-venture company is aiming to create a startup hub in India to tackle local issues such as air and water pollution and waste management by partnering with homegrown Arc Ventures?

19. Which Indian stent-maker has acquired a majority stake in Brazil-based sales and marketing company Zarek Distribuidora De Produtos Hospitalares, for an undisclosed amount?

20. Which automobile company has invested $8 million (about Rs 56 crore) in bicycle and electric scooter rental startup Yulu?

21. Suresh Krishna was conferred the ‘Quality Ratna’ award by the CII Institute of Quality at its 27th Quality Summit held in Bengaluru recently. He is the chairman of which company?

22. Which water heater brand has announced the launch of its first ever TVC campaign titled ‘Perfect Hot Water’?

23. Which user-generated content platform has launched a video ‘#KahanGayaMummyKaSunday’ in collaboration with home appliances brand Voltas Beko?

24. Which ecommerce company has introduced its brand promise ‘Bada Aasaan Hai’?

25. Which cookies brand has launched the campaign “Khushiyon ki zidd karo”?

26. Which advertising agency has entered the world of content marketing with the launch of a short film titled ‘Parcel’ for HarperCollins India?

27. TVS Motor Co last week launched BS-VI compliant range of which bike brand?

28. Which robotic process automation (RPA) firm has elevated Manish Bharti as president for the India region?

29. Which MNC has announced it is acquiring Beat Games, the developer of popular Virtual Reality rhythm game called Beat Saber?

30. Which luxury car maker on November 27 marked 25 years of producing vehicles in India?

31. Which company is entering the education space by acquiring Oi Playschool?

32. Which MNC is bringing Moxy, the lifestyle hotel brand that targets young customers, to India?

33. Which microfinance company said that that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire Madura Micro Finance Limited (MMFL) in full for an undisclosed sum, subject to regulatory approvals?

34. Which angel investor forum has appointed Chandran Krishnan as its new chief executive officer?

35. Which online gaming platform has launched a new campaign ‘#ShowYourSkills’ with its brand Ambassador Kajal Aggarwal?

36. Which automobile portal has acquired Philippines-based online car classified site Carmudi for an undisclosed amount?

37. Which company said it would sell its customer relationship management (CRM) business to Altruist Technologies in an all-cash, Rs 40-crore transaction?

38. Which Japanese MNC last week said it was exiting the semiconductor business, selling its loss-making subsidiary to a Taiwanese firm as it struggles with intense competition from China and South Korea?

39. Which Indian pharma company is acquiring certain R&D assets of US-based vaccine development company Profectus BioSciences Inc, for an upfront cash consideration of $11.29 million?

40. Reliance Industries last week became the first Indian company to cross which milestone market cap mark?

41. Which ecommerce company has introduced a smart assistive interface feature called ‘Saathi’?

42. Which fitness app has roped in actress Mandira Bedi as the brand ambassador?

43. Which hospitality company has rolled out its television campaign ‘Raho Mast’?

44. Which MNC last week appointed Brian Kwon as its new CEO?

45. Which UK-based bank has launched its standalone digital bank Bó in a plan to fend off competition from fast-growing online start-ups including Monzo and Starling?

46. Which jewellery brand has launched the campaign ‘#GreaterTogether’?

47. Which international lifestyle brand has announced actor Aditya Roy Kapur as its latest celebrity ambassador for watches?

48. Which FMCG major has announced that it has set up a Rs 200-crore ‘Environmental Sustainability Fund,’ to collaborate with external partners, offering environmentally sustainable business solutions?

49. HDFC Bank’s unsecured loan portfolio has crossed which milestone mark?

50. In a landmark deal for Indian football, which entity has acquired a majority 65% stake in Indian Super League side Mumbai City FC?

51. Which business personality was last week conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for translating excellence in corporate governance into reality?

52. Hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts will be made mandatory across the country from which date?

53. Peepul Capital top executive Arjun Ananth has taken over as the CEO of which diagnostics firm?

54. Levi’s has crossed which milestone annual revenue mark in India for the first time since entering the market 25 years ago?

55. Which Indian automobile company last week said it had opened a new flagship outlet in Guatemala city?

56. Which airline last week announced that it has appointed Jabr Al-Azeeby as the new vice-president of India and Nepal?

57. Xiaomi has touched which revenue milestone in India in 2018-19?

58. Samsung Electronics surpassed which milestone revenue mark in the Indian market in 2018-19?

59. Which millet-based snacking brand has launched the campaign ‘#TheGoodBites’ for its flagship product, Ragi Bites?

60. Which company has won a bid to build and operate the airport in Jewar, Greater Noida, which will be the second such facility in the Delhi NCR (National Capital Region) area?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 818 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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rajeev kondapalli