June 25, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1004

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 19 - 24. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which edtech startup will invest Rs 500 crore in Kerala-based hybrid learning platform Xylem Learning over the next three years to acquire a 50% stake?

2. Which plant-based milk brand from India has recently forayed into the Singapore market and is planning to enter the US in August?

3. Which beauty retailer and brand has reportedly signed up celebrities Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani, and Suhana Khan as brand ambassadors?

4. Which healthtech platform has announced the appointment of Ashok Nair, former MD of Abbot India, as Co-Founder and Global Executive Director?

5. Mangaluru-based Vijaya Associates is distributing millet tea, made from multi millets by Kariakal Amman Foods Private Limited of Chennai, under which brand?

6. Which cement brand released the ‘Papa Kehte Hain’ campaign for Father’s Day?

7. Which denim brand launched an initiative titled 'JEANuine Thank You' for Father’s Day?

8. Which personal care brand launched its 'Man Enough to Care' campaign for Father’s Day?

9. Which lifestyle products platform has released a special Father’s Day film featuring actor Boman Irani with his sons Kayoze Irani and Danesh Irani together for the first time ever?

10. Which company has claimed to have become the only company in India to have been conferred with The Asset Triple A Awards 2023 for Liquidity and Investments Solution Category this year?

11. Which company launched the "Stop Sneeze to Wheeze" awareness campaign on World Allergy Week?

12. Which company has onboarded actor Shahid Kapoor as the brand ambassador for its Lubricants business in India, and has launched the campaign ‘Rukna Mushkil Hai’?

13. A private equity consortium of Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) EQT and homegrown private equity fund ChrysCapital has acquired a 90% stake in which education loan provider?

14. Actor Sanjay Dutt has invested in which alcobev startup, a venture which is looking to import and retail a portfolio of liquor brands into India?

15. Which US-based specialty chemicals firm will invest $150 million in India, its largest-yet investment in the country?

16. Which edtech platform last week announced the acquisition of Veeksha for an undisclosed sum in order to create 3D experiences for students?

17. Which smartphone brand has launched the ‘Awesome is for Everyone’ campaign?

18. Which tile adhesive brand has launched a new television commercial, with ‘Magar ki Jakad’ proposition?

19. Which health insurance brand has launched the campaign ‘#MakeYourChoice’?

20. Which airline last week announced an order for 500 Airbus A320 family of aircraft, worth $50 billion at list price and the largest in the history of global aviation?

21. Which NBFC launched its Father’s Day special campaign ‘Boman ki Pyaari’, featuring TV personality Cyrus Broacha?

22. Which antacid brand has signed actors Paresh Rawal and Neena Gupta as brand ambassadors?

23. Which fragrance brand has launched a TVC campaign ‘Spray Kar, Aage Badh’ featuring its newly appointed brand ambassador, actor Siddhant Chaturvedi?

24. Which life insurance brand unveiled a special digital campaign titled ‘Jaadui Pocket Ka Secret’ for Father’s Day?

25. Which consumer durables brand launched the film 'The Stronger Dads' for Father’s Day?

26. Which real estate and infrastructure development company unveiled its new campaign ‘Har Kone Me Karigari’?

27. Which jewellery retailer has renewed its association with actor NTR Jr. as brand ambassador?

28. Which fertility chain has expanded its presence in Gujarat through the acquisition of Ahmedabad-based Wings IVF that has six centres in Gujarat.?

29. Which SaaS (software-as-a-service)-based platform for content creators has acquired community building platform, Scenes for an undisclosed amount?

30. Which business personality last week announced a donation of Rs 315 crore, or $38.5 million, to his alma mater, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay?

31. Which company last week announced the launch of its manufacturing facilities under two joint ventures, with Litokol SPA Italy, and Tenax SPA Italy, in Amod, Gujarat?

32. Which company has emerged as India’s most ‘attractive employer brand’ in Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2023?

33. Which audio technology company unveiled its latest campaign, ‘Tune Into Your Sound’, to celebrate the spirit of self-expression through music on account of World Music Day?

34. Which potato chips brand has collaborated with musician Yashraj Mukhate to introduce its iconic jingle in a new avatar?

35. Which FMCG major launched a public awareness campaign, '#CatchTheRightBin' to educate people on the importance of waste segregation at source to aid the waste management process?

36. Sridharan Rangarajan has been appointed managing director of which Murugappa Group company, with effect from August 3?

37. Which company has signed definitive agreements for sale of its hospital business operations in Vadapalani, Chennai, to Kauvery Group of Hospitals for Rs 152 crore?

38. A new venture backed by which solar panel maker last week said it will invest up to $1.5 billion in the US solar energy supply chain, beginning with a factory in Colorado next year?

39. Which ecommerce company has unveiled its latest campaign ‘Har need ke liye best deals’, featuring actors Jackie Shroff, and Archana Puran Singh?

40. Advertising personality Sylvester daCunha passed away in Mumbai last week. He was known as the creator of which iconic brand mascot?

41. Which bank has launched a campaign featuring actors Ranveer Singh and Keerthy Suresh to promote its marquee offering, ActivMoney?

42. Which D2C sports nutrition brand has unveiled a new digital campaign 'Pehchaan Kaam Se Hoti Hai', featuring fitness icon Disha Patani?

43. Which non-alcoholic mixers brand has launched its first-ever localised campaign for young Indian audiences - '#ItsAMood’?

44. Which spirits major has announced the commencement of its 2nd edition of ‘Shake Your Future’ in India?

45. Which edtech platform has unveiled its first digital video campaign 'Math Se Daro Mat Khelo' to promote mathematics and Rubik's cube solving as a fun mental sport?

46. Which edtech company has become the title partner for Mumba Masters at the inaugural Global Chess League (GCL), presented by Tech Mahindra and FIDE?

47. Which Ayurveda brand has entered the beauty and wellness market in the UK with the launch of its D2C website?

48. Which smartwatch brand has launched the campaign 'Leave your phone. Not your world'?

49. Which intimate wear brand has launched the ‘#meetyourrightfit’ out-of-home (OOH) campaign to encourage women to find their right lingerie fit?

50. Which US-based semiconductor giant last week said it would set up an outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing (OSAT) plant at an investment of $2.75 billion at Sanand in Gujarat?

51. Which jewellery retailer has unveiled ‘Sita Kalyanam’, a bridal collection inspired by celestial love?

52. Which pharma company last week said it has entered the trade generics business in India with the launch of its new dedicated division ‘RGenX’?

53. Which hospitality major announced the launch of J Wellness Circle, its holistic wellness brand, on the International Yoga Day?

54. Which fashion brand has roped in actress Rashmika Mandanna as brand ambassador?

55. Nivruti Rai has quit as the country head for India of which MNC?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1004 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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June 18, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1003

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 12 - 17. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Tyre company MRF last week became the first stock in India to cross which milestone per share price?

2. Which Ayurvedic medicines company said it has been accredited with the WHO-GMP certificate and Certificate of Pharmaceutical Products (CoPP) for its Isotine Plus ayurvedic eye drops?

3. Which stock exchange operator has agreed to buy financial-software maker Adenza from its private equity owners for $10.5 billion in its biggest-ever deal?

4. Which housing finance company has extended its maximum home loan tenure to 40 years from 30 years for salaried applicants who are new home buyers?

5. Cricketer Hardik Pandya has been roped in as brand ambassador for which SUV brand?

6. Which cooling oil brand has roped in actress Nora Fatehi as brand ambassador?

7. Which company is focusing on premium laptop category with its ‘Brave New Art’ campaign?

8. Ride-hailing company Uber has led a $20 million funding round in which Mumbai-based fleet operator?

9. Which automobile company, in association with Songdew - the online Music Business Administration platform for indie artists – has presented music video "Naina"?

10. Which edtech firm has forayed into the Pacific region with the first ever fully offline medical institute in the Republic of Vanuatu, with an initial investment of $10 million?

11. Which short video platform will soon be shutting down its India operations, owing to “recent challenges faced by the tech industry” which led to the closure of various start-ups?

12. Which cosmetics brand has introduced its latest campaign, '#AllShadesOfYou’ for Pride Month?

13. Which D2C home hygiene brand has announced celebrity Mira Kapoor as brand ambassador?

14. Which hair oil brand has unveiled its latest campaign ‘#NoBaalBanka’?

15. Sanjive Narain and Sanjay Aditya Singh are launching a regional airline with business and premium economy service in Northeast states. What has it been branded as?

16. Which Indian steel company and Germany’s SMS group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on decarbonisation of the steel-making process?

17. Which wires brand has launched its ‘Extra Safe Wire means Extra Safe Dreams’ campaign?

18. Which rainwear brand has launched the campaign ‘Designed for Motion’?

19. Tata Consumer Products (TCP) has announced its entry into the Ready to Drink Cold Coffee category with the launch of which brand?

20. French carmaker Renault India last week touched which cumulative car production milestone at its Oragadam unit in Tamil Nadu?

21. Maruti Suzuki is set to drive in the twin of Toyota’s best-seller Innova Hycross on July 5. What has the three-row, seven-seater MPV been branded as?

22. Which state has become the No.1 state in installed wind power capacity, pushing the long-time leader Tamil Nadu to the second spot?

23. Which confectionery brand has announced the national launch of its newest flavour, Spearmint?

24. Which media brand launched the ‘#UnPlasticIndia’ campaign on World Environment Day?

25. Which Indian IT firm has opened a new 5G-Def-i Innovation Centre in Austin, Texas?

26. Actress Bhumi Pednekar has invested in which company’s first boutique hotel, KAIA, located in Goa?

27. Which health food start-up, backed by actress Anushka Sharma, has introduced its second brand, Millé, which specialises in health foods made from millets rich in plant protein and fiber?

28. Which pathology laboratory chain last week announced the acquisition of Ahmedabad-based pathology services provider VIP Labs?

29. boAt, an audio and wearables brand, said it has now scaled up to which milestone mark in net sales for FY2022-23?

30. Who has assumed position of chairman of the Hinduja Group?

31. Which hospitality major has signed actress Katrina Kaif to endorse its loyalty programme?

32. In celebration of Pride month, which hair care brand has launched a digital campaign ‘#AllHairIsNotStraight’?

33. Which fragrance brand has unveiled its new campaign with its brand ambassador and actor Akshay Kumar?

34. Which plywood brand has launched a new campaign, in partnership with the Scam 1992 OTT team, for its flagship product - the decades-old industry leader Club Prime?

35. Which company has launched a campaign featuring former cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Anil Kumble to promote its DMF quality medicines?

36. Crocs, Inc. last week launched a new limited edition Classic Clog in India, in collaboration with which beer brand?

37. Which financial services company has launched the campaign ‘#PapaDilSe’ for Father’s Day?

38. Which meat brand has launched a digital campaign, celebrating Fathers' Day and apologising to the dads, titled ‘sorry to steal your thunder, happy Father’s Day anyway!’?

39. Which mutual fund has released a digital film titled ‘Chhoti chhoti kishton ne, Seench liya aaj rishton ko’ on the occasion of Father’s Day?

40. Which company last week said it would acquire 100% equity in Stark Enterprises (SEPL), which operates online train booking platform Trainman?

41. Which social media platform launched the film ‘Kisi Ki Hogi Jeet, AI ya Father?’ for Father’s Day?

42. Which agri start-up has launched a trading platform Nucleus that will help match a buyer’s procurement demand with the most likely fulfilment partner?

43. Inspired by the characters in the film Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, which company has unveiled a new line of Transformers products (toys, apparel, backpacks to name a few)?

44. Which chocolate brand has roped in actress Kiara Advani as brand ambassador?

45. Which ice cream brand has announced actress Rashmika Mandanna as its first-ever brand ambassador?

46. Which snack brand has launched the campaign ‘#GabbarKiMoochoKoKyaHua’ featuring brand ambassador and cricketer Shikhar Dhawan?

47. Which automobile brand launched its Father’s Day campaign "The Special First Drive"?

48. Which business group unveiled its Father’s Day campaign – ‘#PerfectForDadRecipe’?

49. Which matrimony service kickstarted the Father’s Day celebration with an ad apologising to all fathers?

50. Which Japanese auto-parts maker last week announced its entry into the electric mobility space in India in collaboration with Bharat New-Energy Company Motors?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1003 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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June 11, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1002

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period June 05 - 10. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which ecommerce company completed 10 years in India last week?

2. Rituparna Chakraborty, cofounder, and executive director of which staffing solutions company, has stepped down from her ´executive´ role on May 31?

3. On World Milk Day, celebrated annually on June 1st, which brand launched the campaign ‘#KhaaneMeinDoodhKiShakti’?

4. Which ayurvedic D2C brand has appointed Nicholas Kelley as CEO to strengthen its brand in US?

5. Which on-demand delivery platform has launched the campaign ‘Light Gayi Kya’?

6. Which cybersecurity company headquartered in Israel has commenced its Indian operations with the appointment of Pankajj Ghode as CEO?

7. Which Bengaluru-based urban snack brand has roped in cricketer Shikhar Dhawan as investor and brand ambassador?

8. Cricketer Smriti Mandhana has been roped in as the brand ambassador for which denim brand?

9. Dabur India has forayed into the Cooling Oil category under which brand?

10. Connected lifestyle brand has announced which Make In India milestone of smartwatches production in the month of May alone?

11. Which tyre manufacturer has launched Bike Mobile Crew, an innovative on-demand bike repair service specifically designed to cater to the needs of motorcyclists stranded in remote areas?

12. Which tyre manufacturer last week announced former Australian cricketer and renowned commentator, Matthew Hayden, as its new brand ambassador?

13. Which brand has introduced ‘Cool Soap’, a product carefully crafted to cater to the preferences of women, and has roped in actress Tara Sutaria as brand ambassador for it?

14. Which tractor brand has roped in cricketer MS Dhoni as brand ambassador?

15. For World Environment Day, which business group has initiated the ‘#BigOnCircularity’ campaign to promote awareness on sustainability?

16. Apple launched an augmented-reality headset at its annual software developer conference last week. What has it been branded as?

17. Which bank has launched Project Kuber, having four transaction banking hubs and one corporate salary package hub, in Bengaluru?

18. Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has announced its entry into the pre-owned commercial vehicle (CV) market. What has it been branded as?

19. Which spirits major has launched its new campaign ‘Drink More Water’?

20. Nirmala Lakshman has been appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors of which media company for a term of three years?

21. This World Environment Day, which instant noodles brand launched a new initiative “Blue + Yellow = Green”?

22. Which bank has unveiled its new advertising campaign “My Account Starts Today”, featuring its brand influencer and cricketer Virat Kohli?

23. Which home appliances company has appointed Saif Khan as the chief executive officer and managing director for India, effective June 2023?

24. Which spirits brand has unveiled its new ‘Live It Large’ campaign, featuring actor Ranveer Singh, and cricketers Suryakumar Yadav and AB De Villiers?

25. Which company has unveiled a new campaign with the positioning ‘India ka Holiday Specialist’?

26. Which company announced its integration with the film 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse', claiming to be the first-of-its-kind in-film integration of an Indian firm in a Hollywood movie?

27. Which pump manufacturer has announced Usha Subramaniam as the new Country President for the company in India?

28. Which mustard oil brand has unveiled its new television commercial ‘Jhaanjh ka King’?

29. Which interior infrastructure company last week announced the pledge to plant 50 million saplings by the year 2025, which is aimed at environmental conservation and sustainable development?

30. India's first international cruise vessel set sail from Chennai to Sri Lanka last week. What has it been branded as?

31. Which business group has announced the acquisition of The Good Stuff - formerly known as Global CP - brand owner of LuvIt Chocolate and Confectionary?

32. Which logistics solutions provider last week announced that it has acquired LSA Warehousing for Rs 42 crore?

33. Which diversified financial services company last week announced the launch of its mutual fund business?

34. Which lubricant brand has launched Hypersport F5, a fully synthetic 4T engine oil for motorcycles, and Grease Miracle, a premium grease for heavy-duty industrial applications?

35. Nissan Motor India has announced which cumulative production milestone of Magnite sport utility vehicle (SUV) from its alliance plant in Chennai?

36. Which B2B SaaS fintech company has introduced XPNS, a do-it-yourself (DIY) SaaS-based employee expense automation platform?

37. Which company last week announced the commencement and introduction of what it claims as India’s first low-carbon glass?

38. Which commodity company has announced its expansion into pet care industry in India with a digital venture, a pet-care app called Zoonivet?

39. Which venture capital firm has re-branded itself as Peak XV Partners?

40. Which business group has entered the branded jewellery retail business, through a new venture - Novel Jewels, with an investment of about Rs 5,000 crore?

41. Which fragrance brand has launched its new campaign, with the positioning 'Khushboo Aisi Ki Bas Kho Jaao'?

42. Which mutual fund has announced the launch of its ‘#NurtureNature’ campaign chapter three on this World Environment Day?

43. Which two-wheeler manufacturer last week unveiled what it claimed as an industry-first extended warranty initiative for all scooter and motorcycle models up to the 250-cc segment?

44. Which company has acquired 100% equity in the Pune-based product engineering and digital solutions company Velotio for Rs 278.8 crore?

45. Which company has acquired 818,000 sq ft of grade A warehousing asset, the Amazon Fulfilment Centre, in Hyderabad from GMR Group at an enterprise value of Rs 188.1 crore?

46. Which cybersecurity solutions company has appointed Jaydeep Singh as its General Manager for India?

47. Which paints manufacturer has roped in actor Mahesh Babu as its brand ambassador for a period of two years?

48. Which IT firm is growing its footprint in the Nordics by establishing a new proximity centre in Oslo, Norway, as part of its continued expansion plans in the region?

49. Which premium consumer durables brand has launched its first marketing campaign “Live Better,” featuring indie artist Namita Dubey?

50. Ivan Menezes passed away last week after a brief illness. He was the global CEO of which MNC?

51. Which media company has announced the appointment of Sandeep Lodha as the new Managing Director of India, officially assuming the role in July?

52. Which brand has unveiled a new campaign “Aap Prem se khaiye, Duniya rukegi” for its range of ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook products?

53. Which consumer finance provider has unveiled its summer campaign ‘Life Mein No Samjhauta’, with a considered focus on home appliances?

54. Which oats brand, in partnership with ZEE5, unveiled its ‘Munchy Cravings Ka Karara Jawaab’ campaign to promote its Karara Crunch variant?

55. Which personal care brand unveiled its new campaign, "Up For Life," featuring actress and brand ambassador Alia Bhatt?

56. Which fragrance brand has released its new campaign with the positioning ‘#ClearChoice’, featuring actor Tiger Shroff?

57. Which company, specialising in providing HNIs with seamless business migration services to the USA and Australia, has roped in actress Nargis Fakhri as brand ambassador?

58. Which male grooming brand has unveiled a new TVC presenting its exquisite trio of premium fragrances: Pyro, Terra, and Acqua, featuring actor Vijay Deverkonda?

59. Bain Capital Private Equity has acquired which agricultural and speciality chemicals manufacturer?

60. Which is the country’s most expensive city for rental accommodation, according to Mercer’s 2023 Cost of Living survey?

61. Which company has signed a definitive agreement to buy ValueFirst for Rs 346 crore ($42 million) in cash to strengthen its leadership in India’s cloud communications space?

62. Which customer engagement software provider has acquired loyalty programme software services provider Tenerity’s Digital Connect assets?

63. Which US glass manufacturer and French glass packaging company SGD Pharma announced a joint venture to open a glass tubing facility in Telangana?

64. Mumbai-based developer Hiranandani Group, which has diversified into the health sector, has sold its newly constructed hospital property in Thane to which Telangana-based hospital chain? 

65. Kellogg’s and which company have teamed up to launch a new co-branded Chocos cereal variant, supported by the campaign ‘#TooMuchChocolateyFun’?

66. Which home and sleep solutions brand has embraced the artificial intelligence wave in its ‘Andar ke bacche ko jaga’ campaign, featuring brand ambassador and actor, Ayushmann Khurrana?

67. Which edtech brand has launched the campaign 'Rohit Sharma Badal Gaya'?

68. Myntra has introduced its signature short-form video platform. What has it been branded as?

69. Which QSR chain has roped in actor NTR Jr as its brand ambassador?

70. Which instant coffee manufacturer has acquired six coffee brands, including Percol, from Sweden-based coffee roasters Lofbergs Group?

71. Which life insurance company has launched a campaign to highlight the benefits of the first-ever, exclusively designed term plan for diabetics?

72. Which bank has launched the 'I am Adyar, Adyar is me' campaign at its Adyar branch in Chennai?

73. Which smartphone maker has appointed actress Disha Patani as the new brand ambassador for audio and mobile accessories?

74. Which consumer appliances retailer launched a series of digital films with the theme ‘we got you’ as part of its ‘Back to Campus’ campaign?

75. Which brand has embraced the new academic year with an innovative and fresh stationery collection, accompanied by a new campaign "Nayi Class, Nayi Stationery."?

76. Which tech-enabled home construction solutions brand has launched its inaugural digital brand campaign, ‘#HomeToDreamHomes’?

77. Which makeup brand has announced actress Shehnaaz Gill as its first brand ambassador?

78. Which pain relief brand has unveiled a new TV campaign “Dard Ke Nuskhe Anek, Ilaaj Ek”?

79. Which multinational electronics company has roped in actress Rashmika Mandanna as its brand ambassador in India?

80. Which beauty and skincare company is acquiring direct-to-consumer men’s grooming brand Ustraa through a combination of secondary buy-out and share swap?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1002 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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June 4, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1001

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period May 29 - June 03. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Mobility major Ola will pilot a new premium service, which will offer top cars, drivers, and free of cancellations, in Bengaluru. What has it been branded as?

2. Which global management consulting firm has picked Rahul Jain as its next system leader for its India office?

3. Which MNC has signed up Optiemus Electronics to make Bluetooth audio products to broaden its manufacturing footprint in India to include products beyond smartphones and smart TVs?

4. Which streaming service in India has inked a multi-year deal with NBCUniversal (NBCU) to bolster its premium content library?

5. Anil Khubchandani has been appointed as MD and CEO of which investment platform established to nurture and grow India’s next generation of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) companies?

6. Which healthtech company, funded by Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan, announced a strategic alliance with a real estate player, Primus Senior Living, for seniors in the country?

7. Actor Tiger Shroff has made a strategic investment of an undisclosed amount in which esports company?

8. Which lubricant brand has announced actor Hrithik Roshan as its new brand ambassador?

9. Which online gaming platform has unveiled a campaign titled ‘#TalentKiValue’ along with its brand ambassador and actress Rashmika Mandanna?

10. US-based private equity firm Warburg Pincus and ICICI Bank veteran Avijit Saha have together acquired about 95% stake in which non-banking finance company for Rs 2,500 crore?

11. Which audio electronics brand has roped in actor Sidharth Malhotra as its brand ambassador?

12. Which healthcare company has collaborated with actor Amitabh Bachchan to launch a campaign educating and empowering senior citizens about shingles prevention through vaccination?

13. Which diagnostic chain has rebranded itself as Agilus Diagnostics?

14. Which business group has launched the ‘#Humkarkedikhatehain’ campaign?

15. Which fashion e-tailer has launched the ‘Fashion’s Most Wanted’ campaign with actors Shraddha Kapoor and Rana Daggubati?

16. Which hair oil brand has launched a campaign in Bengali with the message ‘Shundor Chul, Shobaar Odhikaar’, featuring actress and brand ambassador Alia Bhatt?

17. Which Bengaluru-based food company is launching Frozen Fruit Blend in UAE?

18. Which ed-tech platform has launched a social media campaign "Upskill & Chill"?

19. Former Dabur veteran Krishan Kumar Chutani has joined which food company as CEO?

20. British Council and which MNC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a co-developed three-year partnership programme, English Skills for Youth?

21. Which bank has unveiled its refreshed brand identity through ‘Life Ko Banao Rich’ campaign?

22. Nvidia Corp has become the first chipmaker to breach which milestone market capitalization mark?

23. Which brand last week launched three flavours of its carbonated drink – Pop (orange-flavoured carbonated drink), Rev (cola-flavoured carbonated drink), and SpyciJeera?

24. Which California lifestyle apparel brand has partnered with retail technology firm Ace Turtle to enter India?

25. Which agri-tech company from Maharashtra has attracted an undisclosed sum of investment from actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra?

26. Adani Group’s power transmission and distribution arm, Adani Transmission Limited will now be renamed. What will it be called?

27. Which company has launched ‘Turbo UPI’ that allows customers of online merchants to make UPI payments directly without getting redirected to a third-party UPI app during checkout?

28. Which brand has launched a campaign “Save Kiya Kya?” for its range of BLDC Fans, featuring actor Rajkummar Rao?

29. Which D2C furniture and home décor brand has launched the campaign "#HomesDon'tJudge"?

30. Amarendu Prakash has taken charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of which steel maker from May 31?

31. Which pet food brand has roped in actress Kiara Advani as the new brand ambassador?

32. Which e-commerce platform has introduced its revolutionary virtual fashion influencer, Maya?

33. Which proptech major will acquire up to 100% stake in NestAway Technologies through a complete buyout of all existing shareholders for a consideration of up to Rs 90 crore?

34. TWE group GmbH, an international non-woven solutions company, has acquired a 50% stake in the wholly owned arm of which carpet maker in India?

35. Which company has acquired a 12.8% stake in Sydney-based Sicona Battery Technologies for A$10.3 million (Rs 57 crore)?

36. Navnit Nakra has stepped down as India CEO of which smartphone maker after three years with the company?

37. Which luxury automobile company has unveiled its new corporate identity, as part of its move to a House of Brands organization?

38. Henkel Consumer Brands is bringing which global brand in India expanding its portfolio in the country to the hair styling segment?

39. Which fintech company, in partnership with IBISA Network, HDFC ERGO and Gramcover, has launched a unique heat Index-based insurance plan for farmers?

40. Which brand has topped this year’s list of India's top 50 most valuable brands by Interbrand?

41. Sanjay Varma has taken over as the Managing Director (additional charge) of which refining company?

42. Which automobile company last week said its total sales surged two-fold to 20,410 units in May, its highest-ever in a month?

43. Sales of electric two wheelers crossed which monthly milestone mark for the first time in May, as per data available on VAHAN portal of the ministry of road, transport & highways (MoRTH)?

44. Which dry fruits and nuts brand has announced the appointment of former cricketer Rahul Dravid as its first brand ambassador?

45. Which sexual pleasure brand for women has unveiled its new brand film ‘pleasure gap’?

46. Which femtech brand has launched the ‘#ReuseKaroSaveKaro’ campaign to highlight the issue of menstrual waste, this World Environment Day?

47. Which edtech company has developed a patented network aggregator device nestled in an illustrated book – titled ‘The Everything Book’?

48. Which health and wellness platform has roped in cricketer KL Rahul as investor and ambassador?

49. Which mattress brand has released its ad campaign ‘#DhangSeSoyaHotaTohYeNaHota’, featuring actor Boman Irani?

50. UPI monthly transactions count crossed which milestone mark for the first time in May 2023?

51. To commemorate World Milk Day on June 1, which brand announced ‘#RaiseAGlassofMilk’ and ‘#SalutingTheUnsungHeroes’ campaign?

52. Which mobile game creator have unveiled a riveting new docu-series called ‘India Ki Heartbeat’ that delves into the vibrant universe of the game?

53. Which electronics brand has announced its collaboration with actor Hrithik Roshan as the brand ambassador for its range of Smart LED TVs?

54. Which motorcycle maker last week announced the commencement of operations of its assembly unit in Nepal?

55. The insurance regulator last week directed which company to take over the liabilities of around 200,000 policies along with assets of Sahara India Life Insurance Co with immediate effect?

56. Which company has become the first insurance company to launch a policy that covers surrogate mothers and egg donors?

57. To address the growing need for customisation in insurance policies, which company has introduced a new health insurance plan - D.I.Y HEALTH?

58. Which plant-based meat brand, backed by cricketer MS Dhoni, has announced its expansion into Singapore?

59. Which tractor company last week launched Target, marking its entry into the lightweight compact tractor segment?

60. Which company last week announced a commitment to contribute Rs 1,200 crore towards Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), to expand infrastructure at three cancer treatment hubs?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1001 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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