March 26, 2023

Biz Quizzard 991



Biz Quizzard has completed 19 years, without missing a single week, and this edition marks the beginning of the 20th year. Thank you to everyone who has been part of this journey.  


Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 20 - 25. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which company will manufacture India´s first fire-resistant steel structures at its unit in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh?

2. Which MNC agreed to buy Credit Suisse in a historic, government-brokered deal aimed at containing a crisis of confidence that threatened to spread across global financial markets?

3. Durex has launched what it claims as a first of its kind offering in the non-latex range of condoms. What has it been sub-branded as?

4. Which brand has launched its new sub-category 'U-19' innerwear for boys within the age bar of 13-19?

5. Which protein snacking bar has roped in actor Kartik Aaryan as brand ambassador?

6. Which packaged drinking water brand has roped in actor Hrithik Roshan as its brand ambassador?

7. Which sports nutrition brand has announced cricketer Shubman Gill as its new brand ambassador?

8. Which brand has launched the ‘#LookUp' campaign for its range of fans?

9. Which Pune-based jewellery company has announced the signing of actress Madhuri Dixit as its brand ambassador for the next two years?

10. Which company said it has completed its acquisition of MITRA Agro Equipments Private Ltd. (M.I.T.R.A) by increasing its shareholding from the existing 47.33% to 100%?

11. Which sportswear brand has roped in cricketer Dinesh Karthik as its brand ambassador?

12. Which online travel company has launched the ‘#BindassPlanKar’ campaign, featuring Delhi Capital cricketers?

13. Which brand from Reliance Industries has launched its newest collection of fine Italian suiting fabrics for the Indian market with the ‘#LifeTailored’ campaign?

14. Who has emerged as the country’s most valued celebrity of 2022 with a brand value of $181.7 million, according to Kroll’s latest Celebrity Brand Valuation Report?

15. Which cooling products maker last week said it has bagged four orders worth Rs 575 crore which mark its entry into the railway electrification space?

16. Manmeet K Nanda has been appointed the managing director and chief executive officer of which investment promotion and facilitation body under the commerce ministry?

17. Which company last week said it has completed the acquisition of video commerce company Bulbul?

18. Which paints company has launched “Budget mein fit. Shauq ki no limit.” campaign to promote its new offerings?

19. Which jewellery brand launched a digital film for its Ugadi collection ‘Vardhini’?

20. Which MNC is acquiring Bengaluru-based AI firm Flutura?

21. Which PVC pipes and fittings manufacturer released a short film “SAVE TODAY FOR BETTER TOMORROW” on water conservation on World Water Day?

22. Which edible oil brand launched its new campaign ‘#BadloBehtarKeLiye’?

23. Which snack brand launched its new television commercial featuring actor Rajkummar Rao?

24. Which mutual fund launched the campaign ‘Kitna Milega’?

25. Which footwear brand has appointed actor Amol Parashar as brand ambassador?

26. Which online rummy platform launched a fresh cluster of brand films, featuring actress Rakul Preet Singh, under its ‘Chalo Saath Khelein’ campaign?

27. Which online pharmacy last week announced the launch of new offering, SurgiCare, to offer end-to-end support to patients needing surgeries in India and abroad?

28. Which company last week announced expansion of its packaged goods portfolio including soaps, hygiene, laundry and home care products, with brands including Glimmer beauty soaps?

29. Which Ahmedabad-based company has acquired Scorpius Trackers, a leading providers of single-axis solar tracker solutions for a consideration of Rs 135 crore?

30. Which company has signed definitive agreements to acquire a 73.27 percent stake in US sports media company Pro Football Network for $1.82 million (Rs 16 crore) in an all-cash transaction?

31. Which auto components major has announced Guruprasad Mudlapur as its Managing Director and President in India, with effect from July 1?

32. Which retailer has appointed Anuj Singh as its chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director (MD)?

33. Which chocolate brand has launched two new films, introducing two new characters – Alexander and Einstein – for its Exam Bar campaign?

34. Which beverage brand has launched its summer campaign featuring actors Kriti Sanon and Jr. NTR?
 
35. Which bank said in a regulatory filing that it has sold its stake in Russian joint venture Commercial Indo Bank LLC (CIBL) to the other venture partner SBI for about Rs 121.29 crore?

36. Which company has signed definitive agreements for the acquisition of an 80-room resort, The Dukes Retreat in Khandala, Maharashtra, for an enterprise value of Rs 133 crore?

37. Which company has entered into a binding agreement with French electrolyser technology and manufacturing company McPhy Energy to manufacture electrolysers?

38. Which IT firm announced the retirement of Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as Independent Director of the Board, effective March 22, 2023, upon completion of her tenure?

39. Which company has introduced platinum brake pads for luxury cars under the ‘TVS Apache’ brand?

40. Which confectionery maker has elevated its India head Kalpesh Parmar to a global role as General Manager, Asia?

41. Which ethnic beverage brand from Xotik Frujus (XFPL) has been rebranded as ‘J.’?

42. Which consumer durable brand has launched the ‘Khayaal jo ghar ko ghar banaye’ campaign, featuring celebrity couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh?

43. Which breakfast cereals and health food brand, known for its products like oats and corn flakes, recently launched ‘Mighty Muesli Bars’?

44. VST Tillers Tractors Ltd (VST), a farm equipment manufacturer, has crossed which production milestone of power tillers from its plant at Malur, on the outskirts of Bengaluru?

45. Which hair care brand has announced the relaunch of the much sought-after Bonacure range with a campaign starring its hair muse Mira Kapoor?

46. Which quick commerce brand has launched its new campaign ‘Nahi Milega'?

47. Which dairy beverage brand has launched the campaign ‘Sip the Wow’?

48. Which e-mobility brand has acquired a stake worth €1 mn in German electric 2-wheeler OEM eROCKIT AG?

49. Which company has introduced ‘Levitas Ultra’ range of tyres for the luxury car segment?

50. Gordon Moore died at the age of 94 last week at his home in Hawaii. He was the cofounder of which MNC?

51. Actress Katrina Kaif has invested in which health and wellness platform?

52. Which consumer retailer electronic direct-to-consumer brand has roped in cricketer Shubman Gill as brand ambassador and launched the campaign ‘Got Game?’?

53. Which pet food brand has launched a digital campaign featuring influencers Shikhar Dhawan, Yuzvendra Chahal and Dhanashree?

54. Which stationery brand has rolled out the campaign ‘Aapne Kahan Hook Kiya?’ to promote the launch of its innovative Hook Ball Pen?

55. Which jewellery brand has roped in actress Rashmika Mandanna as brand ambassador for its lifestyle segment?

56. Which technology MNC released a new brand film titled 'Empowering Dreams’, featuring actor and director, Pankaj Kapur?

57. Which French menswear fashion brand launched the campaign ‘Do It Your Way’ with a music video featuring popular icons Emiway Bantai, Ranveer Allahbadia, Umran Malik, and Na├óman?

58. Which B2B online marketplace has launched a new digital campaign, ‘#PragatiKeRang’?

59. Which healthy food platform has launched the campaign ‘#IPizzaLove’ for IPL season, featuring cricketer Mayank Agarwal and sports enthusiast Joy Bhattacharya?

60. Which renowned ad-filmmaker, writer, and director passed away last week at the age of 67?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 991 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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March 19, 2023

Biz Quizzard 990

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 13 - 18. Hope you enjoy it.

1. The Board of which IT company has appointed Mohit Joshi as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer designate?

2. Which feminine-care brand has unveiled a new film ‘The Missing Chapter’ as part of the fourth edition of its #KeepGirlsInSchool (KGIS) movement?

3. Which manufacturer of braking equipment for automotive and non-automotive applications has unveiled ZAP brake pads with advanced friction technology for electric vehicles?

4. Which US-based toy retailer has made its second entry into India by opening its first store in Hyderabad on March 11?

5. Which Hyderabad-based company has developed Eyva, a healthcare device to measure vitals such as blood glucose levels and blood pressure without a pinprick?

6. Which company has signed a term sheet for potential acquisition of General Motors’ manufacturing facility at Talegaon in Maharashtra?

7. Private equity firm Kedaara Capital has acquired a majority stake in which Hyderabad-based medico-aesthetic dermatology chain?

8. Which bed linen brand has launched the film ‘#DoYourPart’, urging men to take part in household chores?

9. Which homegrown lifestyle brand has launched the ‘PANGEA Collection’ campaign to encourage sustainable lifestyle choices?

10. Which pharma MNC will spend $43 billion to buy Seagen and deepen its reach into treating cancer?

11. Which smartphone brand has launched “Before They Fade Away” campaign to drive attention to the less visible, inspiring all to cherish the world we live in?

12. CRED has launched its own travel platform. What has it been branded as?

13. Which retailer’s new campaign showcases affordable and organized storage solutions through two iconic products KALLAX and TROFAST?

14. Which company has launched the ‘Is Light Se Sabkuch Bright’ television commercial for its digiLED collection?

15. Which natural beauty care company has launched a campaign for its Safe Sun Sports Daily-Defence UV Block Sunscreen SPF 50+, featuring Mumbai Indian women cricketers?

16. Which male grooming and lifestyle brand launched its new digital film for flagship fragrance- Whisky Smoke EDP, featuring actor Vicky Kaushal?

17. The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) unveiled which company as the Title Sponsor for the IBA Women’s World Championships 2023?

18. Which Japanese fashion brand has announced actress Rashmika Mandanna as its first brand advocate in India?

19. Which on-demand logistics company has launched its latest social media brand campaign ‘House shifting hai? Ho Jayega’?

20. Which MNC last week said that Vimal Kapur will succeed Darius Adamczyk as chief executive on June 1?

21. Which fintech app has launched the campaign “Ab Gold dega 11 nahi 16” to communicate its latest proposition of extra 5% returns on gold?

22. Which grooming brand for men has introduced a 'Magical' Hair Removal Spray, that outperforms any other tool or solution out there in the market presently?

23. Which bank has launched its new campaign “Trust meets Tech since 1929”?

24. In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month (March), which MNC launched its month-long ‘#HerShe’ campaign?

25. Which CPVC Plumbing System launched the ‘#PlumberKaSaathi’ campaign to celebrate World Plumbing Day on March 11?

26. Which omni-channel jewellery brand launched its new collection, En Vogue?

27. Wow! Momo Foods that operates three brands - Wow! Momo, Wow! China and Wow! Chicken - is bringing all these three brands under one roof with which format?

28. Fashion and beauty brands retailer Shoppers Stop has appointed retail veteran Kavindra Mishra as the chief commercial officer for external brands, and as CEO for which format?

29. Which video streaming service has roped in cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador?

30. Which PSU has entered into a long-term agreement to manufacture, distribute, and market lubricants of global energy major Chevron in India?

31. Which health insurance brand has launched a new campaign ‘Ye to Mujhe bhi chahiye’?

32. Security software and services firm BlackBerry will set up its second largest IoT division in India. Which city?

33. Who has been awarded the title of Governor of the Year by financial publisher ´Central Banking´?

34. Which startup said it has become the first winner of the defence ministry´s Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) programme to receive an order from the Indian armed forces?

35. Which hosiery brand has roped in actor Vijay Deverakonda as brand ambassador for the South market?

36. Which motorcycle brand is back with season three of its marquee creative campaign ‘Art of Motorcycling’?

37. Which life insurance brand has launched the campaign ‘Soch Ke Liya Hai’?

38. Which beauty and nutrition brand has launched its ‘#HairKaInsurance’ campaign, featuring celebrity Masaba Gupta?

39. Which non-deposit taking systemically important non-banking finance company has launched the ‘Kya se Wah’ campaign?

40. Which world leader in thread manufacturing and structural components for apparel and footwear has unveiled a new sustainability hub at its heritage facility in Madurai, Tamil Nadu?

41. Anup Bagchi is set to take over as the CEO of which life insurance company on June 19, subject to regulatory and statutory approvals?

42. Which pharma company has sold nine cosmetic dermatology dermatology brands to Eris Lifesciences for Rs 275 crore?

43. Financial Services Institutions Bureau has recommended Ashwani Kumar for the position of MD and CEO of which bank?

44. FMCG major Britannia Industries Limited announced that its Treat Croissant business has crossed which milestone mark in revenues in this financial year, within a year of its national roll-out?

45. Which company has rolled out the ‘Zaroorat ke waqt pe zaroorat ka paisa’ campaign for its loan offerings?

46. Which education company has launched two digital campaigns - Hoga Kaise Nahi, and PTE Kar, Befikar - featuring actor Vicky Kaushal to promote its digital offerings in India?

47. Which brand has launched a campaign featuring former cricketer Kapil Dev to promote its medical diagnostic devices for homes?

48. Which beverage brand has launched its new campaign “Nichord Le”, featuring actor Jeetender Kumar aka Jeetu Bhaiya?

49. Which personal care brand has roped in actress Disha Patani as an ambassador for its sunscreen category in India?

50. K Krithivasan is set to become the next CEO of which IT services company?

51. Which AgTech startup has rebranded as Niqo Robotics?

52. Which company has called off two-year-long talks to buy Bisleri International, India’s largest bottled water brand, in a deal that had been pegged at Rs 7,000 crore?

53. G Krishnakumar has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of which oil PSU?

54. Ramesh Nair has resigned as the India chief executive officer of which global property consultancy?

55. Which brand launched the campaign '#BetterZzzBetterMe' on World Sleep Day, in association with music composer Yashraj Mukhate?

56. Which lifestyle brand launched its World Sleep Day campaign ‘#GetYourEight’?

57. Swiggy announced a new initiative with a 0% commission for the first month for new restaurant partners across the country. What has it been branded as?

58. Which brand launched the campaign 'Sahi Number Toh Sahi Ilaaj' to create awareness about accurate blood pressure monitoring?

59. Which writing instruments brand has roped in cricketer Virat Kohli as brand ambassador?

60. Which company will be renamed Kellanova India?

Please mail your answers to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 990 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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March 12, 2023

Biz Quizzard 989

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period March 06 - 11. Hope you enjoy it.

1. In its hundredth year of operations in India, which paints company has invested over Rs 1,000 crore in setting up its largest manufacturing unit at Sandila in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district?

2. Which Bengaluru-based logistics company has launched a new courier service in collaboration with India Post?

3. Which financial infrastructure services provider has acquired 55% stake in Mumbai-based fintech startup Think Analytics?

4. Skoda’s former marketing head Tarun Jha has joined which advertising entity as CEO?

5. Which company has reached an agreement with California-based Zero Motorcycles to co-develop premium electric motorcycles?

6. Which beauty and personal care-focussed ecommerce roll-up platform has increased its stake to 90% in direct-to-consumer (D2C) mother and baby care brand The Moms Co?

7. Which logistics firm last week said that it plans to buy out the stake of partners in its contract logistics joint venture, Avvashya CCI (ACCI)?

8. Which Indian IT firm has opened a new delivery centre in Krakow, Poland, as part of a strategy to expand its presence in Eastern Europe?

9. Gerard Pelisson died at 91 after a long illness. He was the co-founder of which hospitality major?

10. TVS Motor’s HLX series of motorcycles has crossed which cumulative global sales milestone?

11. Which bathing bars brand has launched a campaign featuring actress Sharmila Tagore?

12. Which life insurance company launched its latest campaign ‘#IsseZarooriKuchBhiNahi’?

13. Which oil PSU launched the Holi campaign ‘#BeTheColour’?

14. Which sportswear brand launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Be Supported. Be You.', featuring its women athletes?

15. Which beauty and wellness brand launched the campaign ‘Colors of Equity’ with hashtag ‘#EmbraceTheEquity’ for Holi and Women’s Day?

16. Which D2C personal care brand has launched the ‘Unholi ko Holi kar de’ campaign, aimed at promoting a toxin-free Holi?

17. Which property portal launched the campaign 'Apna Ghar' for Women’s Day?

18. Which consumer electronics retailer launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Tech The First Step'?

19. Which confectionery brand launched the campaign and song 'Soch Karo Fresh' for Women’s Day?

20. Sri Rapthadu Mandala Raithu Utpatti Darula MACS, a farmer producer organisation based in Andhra Pradesh, has become the first organisation to receive IndG.A.P certification for which millet?

21. Which online travel agency launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Haq Se Karungi Travel'?

22. Which business group launched the 'Salute The FarmHER' campaign to highlight the contribution of female farmers in agriculture?

23. Which snack brand launched the campaign ‘Meetha Toh Sirf Mithai Hai’ for Holi?

24. Which deodorant brand launched its Holi campaign 'Har Vaar Ke Liye Taiyyar'?

25. Which general insurance company joined hands with Azad Foundation to reignite its women empowerment initiative with ‘#DriveLikeALady’?

26. Which social commerce marketplace launched the ‘Class of 2023’ campaign ahead of International Women’s Day?

27. Which mother and child care brand launched the Women’s Day campaign ‘#ExpressyourWay’ with actress Neha Dhupia?

28. Which short video app launched the ‘#SafeSwipe’ campaign for Women’s Day?

29. Which tech upskilling startup launched its new campaign with the positioning 'Where the hungry learn'?

30. Which US-based YouTube advertising company has entered India through a strategic collaboration with advertising and marketing firm Y&A Transformation?

31. Which luxury lifestyle brand launched the first ever steam basin – Sveda?

32. Which brand launched the 'Women in Energy' campaign, telling the inspiring story of Baburi Sirisha, the first linewoman in India?

33. Which vegan and lifestyle brand launched its Women’s Day special brand film ‘For Every You’?

34. Which equity investment advisory brand launched a new campaign, ‘#KhudKiPehchan’ to celebrate the boundless spirit of women?

35. Which asset management company launched a digital campaign called ‘DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality’?

36. Which stationery products maker has acquired 30% equity stake in toy manufacturing startup ClapJoy?

37. Which diapers brand launched its Women’s Day campaign ‘#QuitTheGuilt’?

38. Which sanitary pads brand launched the campaign #PeriodOfChange’?

39. Which advertising agency announced the appointment of Harsha Razdan as CEO, South Asia?

40. Which company will buy communications equipment maker Mimosa Networks for $60 million?

41. Which green tea brand launched the campaign ‘#everyBODYcan’?

42. Which mutual fund launched its Women’s Day campaign 'Be A #SIPerior Woman', featuring Kimberly Fernandez – head coach, footballer, and founder of ZARS Sports?

43. Which biscuit brand has launched a new campaign for its Rich Marie biscuits range, featuring former cricketer Sourav Ganguly?

44. Which wellness brand rolled out the campaign 'Ab Har Chehra Kare Glow' for the launch of its latest product, Natural Glow Rose Face Wash?

45. Which general insurance company unveiled a digital film ‘#NayaNazariya’, showcasing the changing notion of women’s roles and responsibilities?

46. Which tyre brand celebrated today’s women through all-women motorbike rides in Mumbai and Bengaluru, and a film titled “Unstoppables”?

47. Which tractor manufacturer launched the digital film ‘#DeshkiShakti’ for Women’s Day?

48. Which financial services brand launched the "Puch Ke Toh Dekho" campaign, igniting a conversation around the role of women in finance and investment?

49. Which company has signed an agreement with Turkey's state-owned natural gas and LNG firm Botas to lease out its floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) vessel named Vasant One?

50. FedEx will be opening its first ever Advanced Capability Community (ACC) in the world, in India. Which city?

51. B Gopkumar will be the new MD & CEO of which mutual fund?

52. Which hospitality major is set to add and expand two more of its brands, including Moxy and Tribute, into Southern and Western India?

53. Which peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform has roped in cricketer Hardik Pandya as its brand ambassador?

54. Which bank has launched the ‘#LoansWithoutDrama’ campaign?

55. Which mattress brand has partnered with footballer Sunil Chhetri to create a unique sleep-inducing video that employs ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) techniques?

56. Which biscuit brand has launched the campaign ‘Let’s Keep it Going’ a day after Women’s Day?

57. Which beauty brand has roped in actress Janhvi Kapoor as the face of its fragrance category?

58. Uber launched the digital campaign 'Go Anywhere' for which product?

59. Which insurtech platform launched a new campaign ‘#FutureKaInsurance’ featuring cricketer and brand ambassador Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

60. Reliance Consumer Products has relaunched which homegrown cola brand in three new variants?

61. Which non-banking finance company launched the campaign ‘Money Gyaan se Jeevan Asaan’ to spread public awareness about financial matters?

62. Which homegrown fast-fashion D2C men's wear brand has roped in cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador?

63. Which general insurance company launched the ‘#EnableNotLabel’ campaign for Women’s Day?

64. Which life insurance brand unveiled a women-centric digital campaign, “Empowering You To Achieve Your Dreams”?

65. Which subsidiary of Tata Motors filed its draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) last week for an initial public offering (IPO)?

66. Which energy and environment solutions provider and Australia-based Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) have signed a MoU to explore green hydrogen projects in India?

67. Which Indian company has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Boeing Global Services (BGS) contract to convert 737-800 passenger aircraft into a 737-800BCF configuration?

68. Which jewellery brand rolled out its Women’s Day campaign ‘#HearMeOut’?

69. Which realty company launched the campaign ‘#UnBurden' for Women’s Day?

70. Which FMCG major announced that Rohit Jawa will take over as the new managing director & CEO from 27th June 2023?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 989 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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March 5, 2023

Biz Quizzard 988

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period February 27 - March 04. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which telecom equipment maker has changed its brand identity for the first time in nearly 60 years, complete with a new logo?

2. Which financial services platform plans to invest up to Rs 22.6 crore to acquire a majority stake in Fintech Products and Solutions, which runs India's first account aggregator Onemoney?

3. Which chocolate brand has launched its ‘#CrunchYourAttitude’ campaign that is aimed at encouraging teens to express themselves more confidently?

4. Which beauty brand has launched its new campaign ‘#UnapologeticallyM├ë’?

5. Which tiles brand has launched the campaign ‘BROKEN NOT WASTE’?

6. Which soya brand launched a campaign with the theme ‘Easy Access to Protein for All’ to mark the fourth edition of National Protein Day?

7. Which edtech company has formed a joint venture with Jodhpur-based Utkarsh Classes to leverage each other’s core competencies and jointly foray into new exam categories?

8. Which IT firm last week announced the roll-out of private 5G-as-a-service, which delivers a flexible pay-as-you-go solution, to accelerate business value for its enterprise clients worldwide?

9. Which beverage brand has signed up actor Ranveer Singh as its new brand ambassador, and unveiled its new tagline “Rise Up, Baby!”?

10. In a first of its kind in the country, a short-haul coastal container feeder service was launched last week between which two ports?

11. Fintech company CRED has forayed into buy now pay later (BNPL) space under which brand?

12. Which company in shared electric mobility space last week unveiled two new electric two-wheelers - Miracle GR, and DeX GR 3.0?

13. Bharti Airtel last week announced that it has crossed which milestone unique 5G user mark on its network?

14. Which pharma company announced that actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be the face of its latest digital campaign, “Faisla Sahi, Zindagi Sahi”?

15. Which life insurance brand has launched its ‘The Missing Dulha’ campaign?

16. Which nutraceutical brand has launched its latest digital ad campaign, featuring actor Dulquer Salmaan, to showcase its wide range of products?

17. Which telecom brand has partnered with esports start-up Gamerji to launch an Esports platform on the former’s app?

18. Which engine oil brand has launched the campaign ‘#SwitchToSynthetic’, featuring RJ Naved, who is also famously known for Mirchi Murga?

19. Which food tech platform has acquired television host and chef Vicky Ratnani’s gourmet cloud kitchen Speak Burgers?

20. Which company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Australia-based Mayne Pharma’s US generic prescription product portfolio for $105 million (about Rs 868 crore)?

21. Which jewellery brand launched its campaign ‘#EkZindagiKhudKeNaam’ ahead of Women's Day'23?

22. Which cloud kitchens operator has acquired the master franchise licence for global fast food chain Wendy’s in India?

23. Which Indian group announced a partnership with luxury Swiss chocolate brand Laderach?

24. Which multispecialty hospital platform has acquired Gurugram-based 250-bed W Pratiksha Hospital?

25. Which payment gateway services firm has acquired one-click checkout firm Zecpe?

26. Which smartphone company has appointed Alfa Wang as president of its India unit, effective March 1?

27. Which brand has launched the campaign ‘Risk-Free Returns’, featuring actor and musician Aadar Malik, to address the perils of unreturnable underwear?

28. Which steel company has roped in actor Vijay Devarakonda as its brand ambassador?

29. Which airline has roped in actress Deepika Padukone as global brand ambassador?

30. Which bank has concluded a landmark $1-billion syndicated social loan, making it the largest environment, social & governance (ESG) loan raised by a commercial bank in the Asia-Pacific market?

31. Which diapers brand has roped in actress and new mom Sonam Kapoor Ahuja for the second phase of the ‘We got you, baby’ campaign?

32. Which footwear retail chain has introduced BioFoot – a custom foot solutions brand - with its first store in Colaba, Mumbai?

33. Which pregnancy detection brand has launched a new campaign, ‘Mark Of Strength’, ahead of Women’s Day?

34. Which dating app has launched its first-ever global brand campaign, “It Starts With a Swipe”?

35. Which men's wear brand has announced cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador?

36. Which fantasy gaming platform launched the campaign ‘#CelebrationKaSeason’ featuring cricketer Smriti Mandhana?

37. Which healthcare group has launched 'Guardians of the heart', an awareness campaign in association with Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Bengaluru Traffic Police?

38. Which cement brand has launched the campaign “Isme Hai Wohi, Jo No.1 Main bhi nahi”?

39. Which sports property is being promoted with the campaign ‘Naam Hoga Tera Har Zubaan Par’?

40. Which company last week said it has obtained the country’s first homologation or roadworthiness certificate from the Indian regulators for its heavy-duty electric tipper?

41. Which snack brand has roped in actress Sara Ali Khan as its new brand ambassador?

42. Which hygiene brand has unveiled its first ‘Hand Ambassador’ – cricketer Sachin Tendulkar?

43. Which market research firm has launched its first-ever brand awareness campaign, ‘The Master of Observation’?

44. Which ice cream brand has launched the ‘#NayeZamaneKaNayaJashn’ campaign ahead of the Holi celebrations?

45. Which digital Healthcare platform has launched its Women’s Day campaign ‘#HerHealthMatters’?

46. Which breakfast cereals and health foods company has appointed Jayant Kapre as MD & CEO?

47. Which company last week announced the name of its upcoming Smart EV as ‘Comet’?

48. Which brand launched the ‘Bachat Ab Sabke Budget Mein’ campaign for its energy efficient fans?

49. Which homegrown everyday wear brand unveiled Saadgi, its latest Spring Summer 2023 Collection, with actress Chitrangda Singh as the co-creator and face of the collection?

50. Which company has sold its cloud kitchen business to Loyal Hospitality, which rents out cloud kitchens under the brand Kitchens@?

51. Which Ahmedabad-based company has unveiled its first electric motorbike Aera?

52. Which sanitary pads brand is supporting young female Indian athletes under ‘#ChampionForChampions’ campaign, featuring actress Janhvi Kapoor?

53. Which beverage brand has roped in actress Kiara Advani as its new brand ambassador?

54. Which beverage brand has launched the campaign ‘Charger Dena’, featuring actor and brand ambassador Vijay Devarakonda?

55. UpScalio, a Gurugram-based roll-up e-commerce company, has launched the Women’s Day campaign ‘#ShowThemHowYouSit’ for which ergonomic chairs brand?

56. Which cement company has launched the digital campaign ‘Homemaker’ commemorating International Women’s Day?

57. Levi’s has launched a campaign featuring actress and brand ambassador Deepika Padukone to celebrate the 150th year of which design?

58. Which blue and grey collared recruitment platform launched the campaign ‘#WomenofToday’?

59. Which jewellery brand launched the ‘#HerMilestones’ digital campaign, featuring regional ambassador Pooja Sawant, to celebrate International Women’s Day?

60. Which entity has taken operational control of Chennai-based Vasan Eye Care following the completion of all formalities and transfer of ownership under the insolvency and bankruptcy resolution process?

61. Which technology brand released a Holi special song called 'Rang De'?

62. Which general insurance firm unveiled its brand campaign 'FizulKharche' to create awareness of innovative money-saving practices?

63. Which fashion brand has roped in actor Ali Fazal as brand ambassador?

64. Which life insurance company launched the print campaign ‘iTerm Toh Tension Khatam’ for its flagship term product?

65. Tata Motors has achieved which cumulative passenger vehicles production milestone?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 988 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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