November 26, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1026

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

1. The number of daily domestic flyers touched a record high on November 18, and surpassed that on November 19 and 20. How many passengers flew on November 20?

2. Which asset management company launched its new video ad, showcasing the concept of a real time Transformer model for Dynamic Asset Allocation through Transformer movie theme?

3. Which personal hygiene and wellness brand launched the “Hygiene Ki Aadat” awareness campaign for the World Toilet Day?

4. Which hospitality major has announced the appointment of Zubin Saxena as senior vice-president and country head, India?

5. Which frozen snack foods maker’s managing director Piyush Patnaik has stepped down from his role within one year of joining?

6. Which MNC last week said it is hiring Sam Altman, the fired CEO of OpenAI, to head a new unit aimed at advancing the technology, before he announced his return to OpenAI?

7. Which eye wear brand has announced the launch of its latest collection campaign ‘Gulmarg’ featuring actors Mrunal Thakur and Ishwak Singh?

8. Which activewear brand has announced the launch of its new brand campaign, ‘Bitchclub’?

9. Which spirits brand has announced former cricketer Sir Vivian Richards as the brand ambassador for its premium products?

10. Which US-based hospitality company plans to introduce its European brand Vienna House in India mid-next year?

11. Which logistics company has announced a partnership with India Post to launch automated digital parcel lockers?

12. Which brand has recently launched a unique range of spices ‘Swaad Bihar Ka’ with packs adorning Madhubani paintings created by four local artists?

13. Which clothing brand has appointed actor Ishaan Khatter as its brand ambassador, and has launched the campaign 'All Eyes on You!'?

14. Which brand has launched the ‘What's in your pack?’ to unveil its Archies Backpack Collection in collaboration with the upcoming Netflix original movie ‘The Archies’?

15. Which pharma company has launched the film “Berok Zindagi ke liye bas common sense he kaafi hai” as part of its ongoing campaign for inhalers?

16. Which Karnataka-based edible oil brand has announced its foray into a new product category – packaged jaggery?

17. Dr Sengamedu Srinivasa Badrinath, 83, died in Chennai last week. He was the founder of which eyecare hospital?

18. Which company unveiled E30, an electric tractor, and a hydrogen-powered concept tractor for the European market at the recently concluded Agritechnica trade fair in Hannover, Germany?

19. Which Hyderabad-based manufacturer of bio-fertilizers and macro and micronutrients has launched ‘Belom’, a foliar nutrition product?

20. Titan last week crossed which milestone market capitalisation mark?

21. Which Bengaluru-based firm has introduced its electric motorcycle Mantis with a range of 221 km under a single charge, targeting buyers in the performance segment?

22. Which male grooming and lifestyle products brand has roped in actor Aditya Roy Kapur as brand ambassador for its fragrance range?

23. Which Web3 technology company launched its cricket-themed 'Be a Crypto Player' campaign in India?

24. Which online travel company has launched its latest Television Commercial (TVC) featuring brand's ambassador and badminton ace PV Sindhu?

25. Which beverage maker last week said that it is entering the ready-to-drink tea beverages segment, one of the fastest growing packaged beverages categories, under the Honest Tea brand?

26. Which MNC has acquired Bengaluru-based Rephrase(dot)ai, which runs a generative artificial intelligence (gen AI)-powered video creation platform?

27. Which France-based electronics maker has entered into partnership with India’s Sahasra Group to manufacture laptops and tablets under the production-linked incentive scheme 2.0 (PLI 2.0)?

28. Which ecommerce company and state-run Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) have signed an agreement that allows the former to use inland waterways for transporting customer packages?

29. Which company is launching a dating site named ‘luv(dot)com’?

30. Central Depository Services (CDSL) last week said that the number of active demat accounts in its platform has exceeded which milestone mark?

31. Which smartphone brand has unveiled a new campaign titled ‘#OneCelebration’, bringing together its community?

32. Which lubricant brand has launched the ‘Next Level Thrill’ campaign, which celebrates the spirit of riding?

33. Which automobile company has embarked on a journey towards fostering inclusivity and empowerment through its newly introduced Samarth initiative?

34. Which steel company has launched the 'Banaunga Main, Banega Bharat’ campaign?

35. Which sports property is being promoted through a campaign featuring actors Nandamuri Balakrishna, Kichcha Sudeep, and Tiger Shroff?

36. Which beverage chain will serve holiday beverages based on the characters from Netflix’s ‘The Archies’?

37. Which health insurer has launched the campaign "Health Insurance Ke Bina Diwali Adhoori Hai"?

38. Switzerland-based Leister Group has commissioned a facility in which city to manufacture functional tools for industrial applications under the Weldy brand?

39. Which brand has unveiled its latest campaign, ‘Irresistibly Smooth’ for its winter essentials- choco body lotions range?

40. Which healthcare company said it had received a patent from the Patent Office of the Government of India for its three-stage Multi-Micronutrient (MMN) supplement called Trimacare?

41. Cricketer MS Dhoni has made an investment in which fitness start-up based in Bangalore?

42. Which fitness and sports nutrition company has appointed cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as its brand ambassador?

43. In a category-first move, which frozen ready-to-cook product brand has launched a pack of two chicken sausages at an affordable price of Rs 30?

44. Which mutual fund has launched the campaign ‘Jab Life Maange More, Badho Mutual Funds Ki Ore' as part of its 'Desh Kare Nivesh' initiative?

45. Which sports gaming platform has appointed cricketer Rashid Khan as its brand ambassador?

46. Which bathroom solutions brand has pledged to fulfil the dreams of girls by sending them back to school through its campaign "Build a Toilet, Build her Future"?

47. The Reserve Bank of India last week superseded the board of which cooperative bank for 12 months citing lapses in governance standards?

48. Mahindra Group’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Anish Shah has been appointed as the President-elect of which industry body?

49. Which sweet and snacks brand said it has tied up with The Montana group from Punjab to further expand its footprint in domestic and international markets?

50. Which company said it will sell Malar Hospital at Gandhi Nagar in Chennai for Rs 45.5 crore to MGM Healthcare Pvt Ltd?

51. Which QSR chain has ended its five-year exclusive deal with beverages maker PepsiCo India to sell its products, and signed up with rival Coca-Cola?

52. Which menswear brand has launched an exclusive royal wedding collection with 'Royal Weddings’ campaign?

53. Which brand has launched a campaign featuring actresses Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Ahsaas Channa for its Vitamin C Oil-Free Moisturiser?

54. Which consumer durables company has launched the ‘Factory of Happiness’ campaign?

55. Which company last week said it is launching PMA-compliant (Government of India's Preferential Market Access policy) PCs with its made-in-India motherboard?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 1026 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

November 19, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1025

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

1. Which homegrown wire ropes manufacturer has incorporated a stepdown joint venture subsidiary company, Brunton Wire Ropes Industrial Company, in Saudi Arabia?

2. Which company has roped in cricketer MS Dhoni as brand ambassador for Mahakosh and Sunrich brands?

3. Which commercial vehicles manufacturer has launched its Diwali campaign ‘Har Safar Roshan’?

4. Which financial services company has launched the film ‘Main Sambhaal Lungi’ for Diwali?

5. Which financial services company has rolled out its new ad campaign – ‘Ab Fixed Deposit hoga Fast Deposit’?

6. Which paints company has launched its Diwali campaign ‘Chiku ki Painting’?

7. Which electrical goods company has launched the DVC campaign ‘Dill Ke Roshani’ that pays tribute to electricians and the spirit of Diwali?

8. Which fintech company has returned with its flagship ‘Shagun Ke Shares’ campaign?

9. Which hair oil brand has launched the "Abghyangan Snan" TVC in Marathi?

10. Lala Kedarnath Aggarwal, 86, passed away last week. He was the founder of which sweets and snacks brand?

11. Which company has exited from the retail operations run under the brand name SunnyBee Market, and the same has been sold to Fresh2Day for an undisclosed sum?

12. Which Chyawanprash brand has launched its "Anti-Medicine Campaign"?

13. Which bank launched its Diwali campaign 'Bachane Ki Aadat Bachpan Se'?

14. Which realty company launched the ‘#AddressOfGoodness’ campaign for Diwali?

15. Which electrical manufacturing company launched the 'Ghar Ghar Lagta Hai' video for Diwali?

16. Which power company launched the film ‘Illuminate the Future’ for Diwali, with the message ‘#SustainableIsAttainable’?

17. Which basmati rice brand launched the film 'The Secret Ingredient' for Diwali?

18. Which MNC last week showcased its new generative artificial intelligence model, Gauss, at an annual tech conference?

19. Which agritech startup is acquiring Freshtrop Fruits’ export business for Rs 77 crore (about $9.3 million), as per a regulatory filing?

20. Which business personality from the hospitality sector passed away last week at the age of 94?

21. Which Chennai-based group has opened a new subsidiary in Singapore to expand its global operations, the first subsidiary for the shipping division?

22. Which life insurance brand has unveiled a Children’s Day film, Paanchvi Diwali, to raise awareness around nutrition and healthcare amongst rural and tribal children of India?

23. Which child nutrition brand has unveiled an animated film 'Wish' for Children’s Day?

24. Which insurtech company has announced its partnership with actor R Madhavan as its ‘voice of the customer’?

25. Which food and beverages company last week announced its foray into the lifestyle retail space with the opening of its flagship store Brands Unlimited in Noida?

26. Which home appliances company has launched the campaign ‘#DoDoDiwali’?

27. Zoho, the Chennai-headquartered technology company, has launched a free end-to-end practice management solution for chartered accountants (CAs). What has it been branded as?

28. Which vegetarian omnichannel retailer has launched the ‘Choose Goodness’ campaign?

29. Which QSR chain has launched a campaign with the message "Sabko dikhane ka. Khud khane ka."?

30. Which business personality, founder of a Lucknow-headquartered group, passed away last week?

31. Which Vietnam-based electric carmaker has appointed Pham Sanh Chau as its India CEO?

32. Which company last week said it has received a letter of award to develop a greenfield port at Keni Port in Karnataka on a public private partnership basis for Rs 4,119 crore?

33. Which pharma MNC will exit manufacturing at its only plant in the country, based in Bangalore, as part of a ‘global strategic review’?

34. Which company has rolled out Nerivio, a wearable therapy device for drug-free management of migraine, in India?

35. Which Indian company’s international subsidiary has entered into an agreement with Al-Othaim Investment Company to operate cinemas across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?

36. Indian Hotels Company Ltd. (IHCL) has announced the opening of a 371-keys hotel in Mumbai, located near the domestic airport. What has it been branded as?

37. Which beverage brand has launched a music video 'Aava Mil ke Chhath Manayi' to celebrate Chhath festival?

38. Metro Brands, the Indian footwear brand, has launched a campaign titled ‘For People Who Move’ for which British footwear brand?

39. Which payment and transactional services MNC has unveiled a digital campaign called ‘Business Success Stories of Buland Bharat’ for its BOSS application?

40. Hero MotoCorp, the country´s largest two-wheeler maker, has achieved its highest ever festival retail sales, surpassing which milestone mark during the 32-day festival period?

41. Which personal care brand announced Sushant Divgikar, an actor/ singer/ performer/model who identifies as a Trans person, as a brand ambassador for its Honey and Almond Body Lotion?

42. Which Chandigarh-based hospital has roped in actress Nirmal Rishi as brand ambassador?

43. Which company launched the video ‘Chhota Kaam?’, celebrating its ninth anniversary in India, marking its way as a leader in the home services industry?

44. Which MNC is reportedly developing its own operating system called Vega to replace Android on its hardware products?

45. Which construction toy production company celebrated Children's Day with ‘#BuildToGive’ campaign in India?

46. Which eyewear fashion brand has launched the 'Stay Seen' campaign?

47. Which sports broadcaster has launched two films in Tamil, featuring actor Karthi alongside WWE wrestlers Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn?

48. Which MNC has pushed out its co-founder and CEO Sam Altman?

49. Which brand has launched the 'Sera Sunday' campaign to improve the meat and seafood experience for consumers?

50. IndiGo has become the first Indian carrier to have over which milestone count of scheduled or planned flights daily?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to with Biz Quizzard 1025 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

November 12, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1024

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

1. Which company has tied up with Authentic Brands Group for the rights to manufacture, market, and distribute Nine West footwear and accessories across India?

2. Which toothpaste brand has launched a campaign with the positioning 'Neend Bhagao, Taazgi Jagao'?

3. Pantaloons has launched a new technology-first experiential store, designed for the young and modern customer. What has the format been branded as?

4. Which two financial services brands have released a new campaign titled 'Khule Dil Wali Diwali'?

5. Which jewelry brand from India opened its first boutique in Singapore on November 4?

6. Which power technologies company has unveiled its Diwali campaign, ‘#Illuminatinglives’?

7. Which smartphone brand has launched its Diwali campaign ‘#JoyofHomeComing’?

8. Which jewellery brand has unveiled its Chhath Puja campaign with brand ambassador Wamiqa Gabbi and veteran actor Mohan Agashe?

9. The union government last week launched the pan-India sale of wheat flour (atta) to be sold at Rs 275 per bag (10 kg) under which brand?

10. Norwest Venture Partners, backed by US banking major Wells Fargo, has purchased a Rs 600 crore stake in which Kanpur-based company that runs a hospital and a chain of dialysis clinics?

11. Which brand has launched a video featuring dress designer Jasmeen Kaur, who became viral for her “ beautiful, so elegant, just looking like a wow” video, for its Wow Masala Noodles?

12. Which biscuit brand has launched the ‘Swad Sapno Ka’ campaign?

13. Which company released its Diwali campaign ‘Walk to The Light’ (#ChaloRoshniKiOar) for its laptops?

14. Which premium men’s lifestyle label has launched the ‘#LiveBetterWearBetter’ campaign, featuring actor Eklavya Sood, to introduce its Athleisure collection?

15. Which handcrafted rugs and carpets company has unveiled its new campaign ‘The Heart Of Your Home’?

16. Which smartwatch brand has launched the "Turn your wrist to pay" campaign?

17. Which general insurance company has launched an AI-powered digital campaign 'Claim Your Calm'?

18. Which artisanal lifestyle brand has launched the ‘Reclaim your roots’ campaign, featuring celebrities Aditi Rao Hydari, Nandita Das, Amaan and Ayaan Ali?

19. Which gifting solutions brand has launched its Diwali campaign ‘Naye Gifts Banaye Nayi Yaadein’?

20. Which company has become the first Indian original equipment manufacturer to unveil an in-house LNG engine compliant with BS-VI Stage II emission standard?

21. Which brand has roped in actress Sonam Kapoor as a brand ambassador for its Aloe Vera Soap?

22. Which homegrown player in the convenience food segment has roped in actress Regina Cassandra as brand ambassador?

23. Which sports entity has launched a premium line of non-alcoholic cocktail and mocktail mixers, and has unveiled the campaign ‘Life is in the Mix’ to promote it?

24. Havas has acquired a majority stake in which PR consultancy firm?

25. Which company has launched its new three-wheeler, King Duramax Plus, which will be available in CNG and petrol variants?

26. Which Indian company’s Singapore subsidiary has increased its stake in the German-based e-mobility firm Killwatt GmbH from 25% to 39.28% for EUR 4 million?

27. London-based investment management company Lingotto Investment Management LLP has bought a 21% stake in which logistics infrastructure and warehousing company for around Rs 245 crore?

28. Which rail-focussed logistics company and its holding company have entered into a agreement for acquiring Distribution Logistics Infrastructure Private Ltd and its group companies (DLI India)?

29. Which brand has introduced its comprehensive range of Protein Powders through its latest campaign ‘#MadeForOneMore’, featuring actor Thakur Anoop Singh?

30. PhonePe has crossed which registered users milestone?

31. Which cough syrup brand has launched the campaign 'Khansi ka all-rounder solution'?

32. Which casual workwear brand has launched the campaign 'Every Day Is Friday’?

33. Which luxury brand has announced actors Samantha Prabhu and Shahid Kapoor as brand ambassadors for the Fall/ Winter 2023 Watch Collection?

34. Which lighting brand has launched the ‘#SurprisinglyHuman’ campaign?

35. Which kitchen, home, and grooming appliances brand has launched the campaign ‘#YourHappinessEngineered’, featuring celebrities Mira Kapoor, and Sobhita Dhulipala?

36. Which QSR chain has launched the campaign "Celebrating #ForyourotherDiwali"?

37. Which surfacing solutions brand has unveiled the film ‘Beautify the Inside’ for Diwali?

38. Which company has launched Akhil Bharat - a term insurance plan that can be purchased in minutes for a maximum sum insured of Rs 5 lakh?

39. Which biscuits brand has roped in actor Mohanlal as brand ambassador?

40. Which poultry major has sold a majority stake in its vaccine-making subsidiary Globion India Private Limited to French company VIRBAC?

41. E-way bills, or electronic permits, generated by businesses for transporting goods within and across states shot up to an all-time high of in October, crossing which milestone?

42. In line with its premiumization strategy, Tilaknagar Industries Ltd announced the unveiling of a premium variant of its flagship brand, Mansion House. What has it been sub-branded as?

43. Which hair oil brand has unveiled its new television commercial ‘#InnBaalonMeinJaanHain’?

44. Which D2C luggage startup has collaborated with IndiGo to launch a luggage set – one for the cabin, and the other for the check-in?

45. Which housing finance company has launched the ‘#DiwaliApneGharShiftingWali’ campaign?

46. Which diapers brand has roped in actress Saumya Tandon as the face of the brand for the Uttar Pradesh market?

47. Chairperson of Reliance Foundation Nita Ambani has launched the first 'Swadesh' handicrafts store, aimed at supporting and promoting Indian craftwork. Which city?

48. Which smartphone brand has launched a campaign featuring actors Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, and athlete Neeraj Chopra?

49. Which heating, ventilation, and air conditioning solutions MNC has appointed Sundaresan Narayanan as managing director for India?

50. Which company has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the dermatology and nephrology branded formulations business units of Biocon Biologics in India for Rs 366 crore?

51. Which British luxury sportscar brand made its debut in the Indian market last week with the launch of its electric vehicle (EV), the Eletre?

52. Which company last week partnered with US-based company Archer Aviation to launch and operate a cost-competitive and futuristic all-electric air taxi service in India by 2026?

53. Which real sports gaming platform has acquired sports analytics start up Matchday(dot)ai?

54. Which fintech company is the second startup to enter the Indian unicorn club in 2023?

55. Which city gas distribution player last week named former GAIL (India) chairman and MD Manoj Jain as its new managing director?

56. Which company has announced a foray into retail lending to its ecosystem of dealers, contractors, carpenters, plumbers, and masons?

57. Which fashion and lifestyle brand, primarily into bags, has launched its latest collection of women's watches, marking its entry into the watches segment?

58. Which stockbroker has launched the ‘#SCANASWASTIK’ campaign for Diwali Muhurat Trading?

59. Which pipes brand has roped in actress Malaika Arora as its first brand ambassador?

60. N V ´Tiger´ Tyagarajan will step down as the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of which global professional services firm in February next year?

61. Which stainless steel brand has launched the ‘Hum Sabi Diwali 2.0’ digital campaign?

62. DS Group's luxury menswear division last week announced the opening of the first boutique in India of which Italian luxury menswear brand?

63. Which mutual fund has launched the digital film 'Khushiyon Ki Mithaas'?

64. Which merchant services provider has launched its new brand film, ‘Believe’, an ode to entrepreneurs?

65. Which online skill-based gaming platform launched the ‘Saara India Chamkega’ campaign to brighten the lives of thousands of senior citizens?

66. Which general insurance brand has unveiled its new campaign "Choose Responsibly. Shop Healthy"?

67. Which mutual fund has launched its Diwali campaign with the message 'Discipline ke saath kiijiye Mutual Fund SIP ki shuruat'?

68. Which biryani brand has announced its collaboration with actress and content creator, Soha Ali Khan for its Diwali campaign ‘FOMO - Fear of missing out’?

69. Which financial services brand has launched the campaign 'Pehli Diwali'?

70. Which chocolate company has unveiled its latest digital campaign, "Shraddha Waali Diwali," featuring brand ambassador and actress Shraddha Kapoor?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon to with Biz Quizzard 1024 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time. 

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rajeev kondapalli

November 5, 2023

Biz Quizzard 1023

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period October 30 - November 04. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which Bengaluru-based not-for-profit (NPO) organisation is set to be the first entity in the country to list on a social stock exchange (SSE)?

2. Which bad bank, a special purpose vehicle for housing bad loans that was created two decades ago, is being wound down as it approaches the end of its life cycle?

3. Which IT major plans to release its large language model (LLM) for Hindi and its 37 dialects by end December or early January, four months after it announced ‘Project Indus’?

4. Which bank has roped in cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni as brand ambassador?

5. The country´s largest luxury shopping venue opened last week in Mumbai. Name it?

6. The government has mandated all private companies, other than small companies, to dematerialise their shares by which date?

7. Which entity last week launched the ‘India Agrivoltaics Alliance’ in Delhi?

8. Which wellness and grooming brand for men has launched ‘#RemindHer’, an initiative to raise awareness around breast cancer?

9. Which consumer durables brand launched five new kitchen appliances under its latest premium iChef range exclusively at select stores of Reliance Digital?

10. Which small finance bank has announced the merger of Fincare Small Finance Bank with itself?

11. Which omnichannel eyewear retailer last week said it will acquire Tango Eye, an AI-based computer vision startup?

12. Gentari, the clean energy division of which oil company, is set to invest $1.5 billion for a 30% stake in AM Green Ammonia Holdings BV (AMG Ammonia)?

13. Which company has entered into a licensing agreement with Zydus Lifesciences to co-market in India the latter's desidustat, a drug used in the treatment of anaemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

14. Which cloud kitchen startup has fully acquired Yumlane Pizza and its proprietary technology for an undisclosed sum?

15. Which Bengaluru-based health science company has appointed Vijaya Kumar S as its Chief Executive Officer?

16. Which audio streaming platform has launched ‘Feel The Music’, a campaign that brings listeners closer to their favourite artists by bringing the moments of music creation to the forefront?

17. Which company has unveiled its latest festive campaign, ‘#HowIndiaCelebrates’ for its styling and grooming products?

18. Which Indian couture brand has rolled out its Diwali campaign, 'Woh Sabhi Ankahee Khushiyon Ke Liye'?

19. Which logistics major has unveiled a new TVC ‘We move Cricket, so that Cricket moves you’ in partnership with its global ambassador and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar?

20. Which company has won a Rs 766-crore award in an arbitration involving West Bengal Industrial Development Corp (WBIDC), a state agency of West Bengal?

21. Which fintech platform has announced the launch of its brand campaign, ‘Har Tyohaar Mein Saath’?

22. Which bus booking app has released its latest campaign, ‘Wrong Da’, featuring actor Silambarasan TR, commonly known as Simbu?

23. Which brand of spices has unveiled a new digital film featuring actor Saurabh Shukla in the lead role as 'Karwa Chauth ka chand'?

24. Which Opalware brand has unveiled its Diwali campaign ‘Iss Diwali ka Perfect Gift’?

25. Which footwear brand has unveiled a new iteration of its brand platform, "Badhte Raho. Badalte Raho," coinciding with the festive autumn-winter season?

26. Which FM Radio brand has introduced RJ SIA, an AI radio companion?

27. Which edible oil brand has launched its festive campaign ‘#TareefonKaTyohar’?

28. Which electrical solutions manufacturer has launched its Diwali campaign, ‘Pyaar ki Roshni’?

29. Which fashion retailer has unveiled its latest festive campaign featuring actress Athiya Shetty?

30. Which global private equity firm will invest more than $1 billion (Rs 8,300 crore) to acquire controlling stakes in two hospital chains - Hyderabad-based CARE Hospitals, and Kerala’s KIMS Health?

31. Which online travel agency’s wholly owned subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Savaari Car Rentals, provider of inter-city car rental services in India?

32. Which health technology company that helps in managing outpatient clinics in the US has acquired the US-based AQuity Solutions for $200 million (Rs 1,600 crore) in an all-cash deal?

33. Which pharma company has acquired UK-based LiqMeds Group, which specialises in oral liquid products, for up to £68 million (Rs 690 crore) in cash?

34. Which Indian live entertainment platform driven by creators last week announced its launch in Indonesia?

35. Prashant Jain has resigned as the joint managing director and chief executive officer of which private power producer?

36. Which smartphone brand has unveiled its latest Diwali campaign, "Dare to Shine," featuring actor Shah Rukh Khan?

37. Which jewellery retailer has launched its Diwali campaign featuring actors Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan, and other brand ambassadors?

38. Which Indian lifestyle technology brand offering ‘wear-tech’ has roped in celebrity couple Farhan and Shibani Akhtar as brand ambassadors?

39. Which skincare brand has unveiled an ad for Karwa Chauth, as part of its ‘#GlowOfLove’ campaign?

40. Which engineering major is foraying into fabless semiconductor chip design, making an initial investment of Rs 830 crore to set up a wholly owned unit?

41. Which lubricants company has unveiled a campaign featuring cricketer Smriti Mandhana?

42. Which pipes brand has released a video ‘#AccessToCleanWater’ to commemorate 25 years of service?

43. Which liquid detergent brand has unveiled its latest campaign 'Care for Woollens'?

44. Which snack brand has unveiled its Diwali campaign, 'Achhi Soch Ke Saath #KaheinDastaanKhusiyonKi', celebrating the joy of child adoption?

45. Which hygiene initiative has brought together the children of The Dharavi Dream Project and rap artist Emiway Bantai to present the anthem ‘Haath Dhona Cool Hai’?

46. Which cough suppressant brand, in collaboration with ‘India Signing Hands’, has unveiled the sign language version of its Cheer Anthem?

47. Which personal care appliances brand has forayed into the men’s grooming category with the launch of Nut Groomer?

48. Which luxury real estate company has revealed its rebranding direction, "Inspired by India"?

49. Which financial services company introduced Guardian, a platform for trade reporting and trade compliance management?

50. Which Chennai-based group, with interests in education, healthcare, and transport, among others, has forayed into the cement business, and has roped in actor Sathyaraj as brand ambassador?

51. Which packaged natural and healthy sugar brand with a low glycemic index (GI) has launched the campaign 'Khao Meetha No Fikar'?

52. Which footwear brand has unveiled its latest brand films for the ‘Move with Swag’ campaign, featuring hip-hop sensation, King, and actress Sonam Bajwa?

53. Which grooming brand has launched the campaign ‘Play With The Stars’ with cricketers Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer?

54. Which digital travel platform said it has launched its first-ever television advertisement in India, featuring actor Ayushmann Khurrana?

55. Which hair oil brand has collaborated with actress and poet Priya Malik for its new campaign ‘Jadon se Mazboot Riwaaj - Karwa Chauth Special’?

56. Which home textile products brand has launched the campaign ‘Home is where the heart belongs’, featuring actress Raveena Tandon?

57. Which packaged basmati rice brand has launched a campaign with the theme ‘Har Chawal Chawal Nahi Hota’?

58. Which sports nutrition brand has roped in athlete Neeraj Chopra as brand ambassador?

59. Which travel and tourism company has unveiled its refreshed brand position ‘You Define Us’?

60. LinkedIn, the business-focused social network owned by Microsoft, has crossed which members count milestone?

61. Fashion etailer Ajio said it has launched a direct-to-consumer (D2C) focused content-driven interactive ecommerce platform. What has it been branded as?

62. The National Basketball Association (NBA) and which contemporary clothing brand last week announced a multiyear collaboration to launch and operate NBAStore?

63. Which homegrown consumer foods brand has released a series of new commercials with the positioning ‘#AbNoCompromise’, featuring brand ambassador and cricketer Hardik Pandya?

64. Which company has introduced Regio Italia, enhancing its play into the growing segment of the global luxury suiting fabrics market in the country?

65. Which consumer finance provider has unveiled its festive campaign "#KhushiyonKaShubharambh"?

66. Which writing instrument brand has launched the campaign “An Extra Ordinary pen for Extra Ordinary you”, featuring actor and brand ambassador Ranbir Kapoor?

67. LG Electronics India crossed which revenue milestone in FY23?

68. With a view to augment its position in the precision engineering segment, which business group announced the acquisition of a 59.25% stake in Maini Precision Products Ltd (MPPL)?

69. Which company has sold 100 per cent stake in its engineering consultancy services arm to STUP Consultants Private Limited, a subsidiary of Assystem SA of France, for Rs 60 crore?

70. In one of the largest deals in India’s general insurance space, which company has agreed to buy 70% in Kotak General Insurance at an enterprise value of Rs 7,943 crore on a post-money basis?

71. Which global semiconductor manufacturer last week announced collaboration with eight Indian companies for their laptop manufacturing projects in India?

72. Which online skill-based gaming platform has unveiled the digital campaign ‘Extra Winnings’ featuring former cricketer Harbhajan Singh and sports presenter Jatin Sapru?

73. Which homegrown activewear brand has launched the 'Is World Cup ko har maidaan mein khelo' campaign?

74. Which paints company has launched the 'Mera Wala Mood' campaign?

75. Which footwear brand has launched the ‘It’s In Me’ campaign, featuring actor and brand ambassador Akshay Kumar?

76. Which company will sell its beauty brands division, which retails products of LVMH-owned beauty chain Sephora, to Reliance Retail for Rs 99 crore ($11.89 million)?

77. Which general insurance brand has launched the digital campaign 'Khushiyon ka cover’?

78. Which Kolkata-based group has acquired Gurugram-based boutique hotel chain Tree of Life Resorts & Hotels for an undisclosed amount?

79. The Centre’s outstanding market borrowing through bonds has climbed past which milestone mark?

80. Which business personality and family retained the top spot on the Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy list 2023 with a donation of Rs 2,042 crore for the fiscal year 2022-23?

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