February 18, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1038

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

1. Which online travel aggregator proposes to open a 5-star hotel in Ayodhya, looking to cash in on the rush of tourists and pilgrims?

2. The bankruptcy court has approved a proposal from a consortium comprising Shri Dutt India and Shri Dutt Biofuels to acquire which sugar manufacturing company?

3. Which digital lending player last week unveiled ‘Olyv’ as its new brand name, and has roped in Naveen Kasturia of 'TVF Aspirant' fame as brand ambassador?

4. Which mutual fund said Anand Radhakrishnan has been appointed as the chief executive of the asset management company?

5. Which MNC tyre maker last week announced the appointment of Hiroshi Yoshizane as its new managing director for India?

6. Which aggregator platform launched the UI-based film ‘Table for 2’ for Valentine’s Day?

7. Which mutual fund has launched the film 'Seekh’?

8. Which coffee brand has partnered with Royal Enfield, a motorcycle brand, to introduce a unique coffee blend- the Royal Enfield Cruise Blend?

9. Which cooking oil brand has launched the 'Roz Ka Healthy Step' campaign?

10. Which company has announced the acquisition of Faridabad-based multi-specialty Asian Fidelis Hospital for Rs 116-crore in an all-cash deal?

11. Which sports brand has launched its latest campaign 'You Got This'?

12. Which jewellery brand has launched the ‘#LoveLike_’ campaign for Valentine’s Day?

13. Which life insurance brand has launched the ‘Tax ki tension’ campaign featuring actor Rajkummar Rao?

14. Which automobile company has unveiled its 'Unbelievable Delight' campaign for 2024 models?

15. Which steel company has announced the appointment of actor, politician, and film producer Ravi Kishan as its brand ambassador?

16. Which multivitamin brand has unveiled its new campaign, featuring actress Tamannaah Bhatia?

17. Which appliance brand has launched its Valentine’s Day campaign ‘#MakeNotBuy’?

18. Which sexual health & wellness brand has launched a campaign featuring its co-founder and actor Ranveer Singh?

19. Reliance Industries (RIL) last week became the first listed company in India to hit which milestone market valuation mark?

20. Which company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire controlling stake in injectable maker Swiss Parenterals (SPL) for Rs 637.5 crore?

21. Mizuho Bank, Japan’s third-largest bank by assets, has invested Rs 1,200 crore, or about $145 million, for a 15% stake in which Bengaluru-based nonbanking finance company (NBFC)?

22. A joint venture company of which company and Japan’s JFE Steel Corp. plans to invest Rs 5,500 crore to build a factory in Ballari, Karnataka, to produce grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES)?

23. Which IT firm will acquire 60% equity in U.S.-based Aggne Global for $66 million in an all-cash deal to strengthen its consulting and services capabilities for the insurance sector?

24. Which homegrown D2C charging solution brand has announced actor Kartik Aaryan as its brand ambassador?

25. Which online bus ticketing platform launched the film 'Three Se Ho Jao Free' for Valentine’s Day?

26. Which railway PSU last week announced the appointment of Sanjay Kumar Jain as its Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) with immediate effect?

27. Which company has signed definitive agreements to acquire Ninja Global FZCO, a UAE- and Turkey-based company with assets in esports and gaming production?

28. Which online travel agency has launched the campaign ‘#BindaasBookKar’?

29. Which online grocery retailer launched the silent film 'Saadgi’ for Valentine’s Day?

30. Which company has entered into a joint venture agreement with Renesas Electronics America Inc. (Renesas) and Stars Microelectronics (Thailand) Public Co. Ltd. (Stars) for setting up an outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing (OSAT) facility in India?

31. Which women fashion brand has announced signing up actress Shanaya Kapoor as face of the brand for its fashion business?

32. Which hospitality company has announced a global ambassador partnership with actress Deepika Padukone?

33. Pocket Aces’ short-form content channel FilterCopy and which e-commerce marketplace have collaborated for a special Valentine’s Day music video 'Love by Chance'?

34. Which life insurance brand has unveiled a campaign featuring comedians Atul Khatri and Kenny Sebastian?

35. Which honey brand unveiled its new packaging on the occasion of Sundarbans Day, February 14, through a CGI ad?

36. Which stock broker company launched the ‘#DateYourStock’ campaign?

37. Which company is partnering with Ingenuity to support the launch of its artisanal lifestyle brand Jaypore in the US market through the digital route?

38. Which French apparel brand has inked pact with Myntra to enter the India market?

39. Which sleep solutions brand launched its Valentine’s Day campaign ‘#CelebratingHealthyRelationships’?

40. Which hospitality and travel-tech firm last week announced its foray into sports hospitality business shortlisting 100 hotels across 12 key cities to cater to large sports events?

41. Which multiplex chain has launched its latest brand campaign “Bada Dekho. Saath Dekho”, featuring actor Pankaj Tripathi?

42. Which global technology brand announced the launch of its new audio brand campaign “We Don’t Settle”?

43. Murali S has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of which spice and masala brand?

44. Which confectionery brand has unveiled the ‘#VibeHai’ campaign, featuring actor Ranveer Singh?

45. Which brand has launched the 'Mere Choice ka Health Insurance' campaign?

46. Which personal care appliances company launched its Valentine's campaign with the theme ‘You are enough’?

47. Which financial services brand launched the campaign ‘Ab Kahani Badlegi’, featuring cricketer and brand ambassador KL Rahul?

48. Which beauty and skincare brand has elevated its group chief executive officer Vikas Gupta to the role of managing director and group CEO, effective immediately?

49. Which airline in India will start international operations with four flights a week to Doha beginning on March 28?

50. Which automobile company in India has signed an agreement to source components for its electric vehicles (EVs) from the Volkswagen Group?

51. Quess Corp will split into how many independent entities in what the business services provider said is a move aimed at unlocking shareholder value?

52. Which legendary chef, the man behind Dum Pukht and Bukhara, died at the age of 93 last week in Delhi?

53. Which two-wheeler-maker has announced its entry into the Turkish market through a distribution partnership with K-Rides Motosiklet ve Bisiklet San. ve Tic. A.S., a subsidiary of Kibar Holding?

54. Which dish wash brand launched its Valentine’s Day campaign ‘#OwnYourOwnDishes’, a vodcast featuring poetess Priya Malik?

55. Which mosquito repellant brand launched the film ‘Raksha Jyoti’ as part of its ongoing campaign?

56. Which beverage brand has unveiled a campaign with brand ambassadors Rashmika Mandanna and Anirudh Ravichander, aimed at spicy food enthusiasts across South India?

57. Which investment banking entity has announced the appointment of Virendra Bansal as the new managing director and chief executive officer?

58. Which luggage maker has re-designated Neetu Kashiramka as the managing director of the company, effective from February 14, 2024?

59. Which company last week said it has received a letter of intent (LoI) from REC Power Development and Consultancy to acquire the Jalpura Khurja Power Transmission project?

60. TVS Motor last week became the sixth Indian automobile company to touch which milestone market capitalisation mark?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1038 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

Happy learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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