April 28, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1048

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 22 - 27. Hope you enjoy it.

1. InterGlobe founder Rahul Bhatia and former Tech Mahindra MD CP Gurnani have formed a JV to launch an AI-enabled solution for the logistics, travel, transportation, and hospitality sectors. What is it called?

2. The Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Ajith Kumar K.K as the Managing Director & CEO of which bank for three years with effect from the date of taking charge?

3. Which homegrown Indian brand specialising in ready-to-cook Asian staples has roped in Chef Ranveer Brar as brand ambassador?

4. Which paint brand launched the ‘Vote India’ campaign ahead of General Elections 2024?

5. Which automobile brand has launched the ‘Tech is now Badass’ campaign, featuring actor Bobby Deol?

6. Which brand has announced the launch of its limited-edition Signature Series Airfryer with a campaign featuring Chef Ranveer Brar and internet celebrity Orry?

7. Which bank has launched the campaign 'Moner Moton Banking' in West Bengal, featuring actors Prosenjit Chatterjee and Sabyasachi Chakraborty?

8. Which global interior solutions brand has roped in former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as brand ambassador?

9. Which eye health chain has launched the campaign "We Are There, With Expertise and Care’?

10. The founder of which group has formalised the succession plan, with his son getting the food & beverages business, and his daughter taking charge on the healthcare and education side?

11. As part of its annual TransparenSee initiative to celebrate World Idli Day, which company recently unveiled its latest campaign ‘Approved By Grandmothers’?

12. Which content company has inked a strategic partnership with Ravi Shastri's Sporting Beyond to launch non-fiction content and live event IPs?

13. Which brand has unveiled "Floating Stories," a unique campaign shedding light on the extraordinary journey of women dairy farmers who have defied odds and transformed their lives?

14. Which Pine Labs-owned API infrastructure company has appointed Anand Raisinghani as its chief executive officer (CEO)?

15. Which power distribution company in Delhi announced the appointment of Gajanan Sampatrao Kale as CEO?

16. Which jewellery brand has unveiled a film for the debut of its latest collection, Vindhya, inspired by the heartland of Madhya Pradesh, for Akshaya Tritiya?

17. Which ice cream brand has launched the 'Waah wali news' campaign?

18. Which smartphone maker has unveiled the film ‘Wreckshaw’?

19. Which automobile brand has roped in cricketer MS Dhoni as brand ambassador?

20. Reliance Retail has crossed which milestone net profit mark for the first time for the financial year ended March 31, 2024 (FY24)?

21. Which company has launched Wyzr air coolers and wants to disrupt the dominance of multinationals in the local consumer electronics and home appliances market with the new brand?

22. Which tractor company has unveiled limited-edition tractor of its five variants, to be available for two months across the country, to mark its golden jubilee?

23. Which country has overtaken China in sales of electric three-wheelers in 2023, at over 5.8 lakh units, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA)?

24. Which play school brand and its formal extension, Academic Heights Public School (AHPS), an educational chain, has roped in badminton player Saina Nehwal as brand ambassador?

25. Which e-commerce furniture and home decor company has launched the ‘Fashion for Home’ campaign to revolutionise interior styling?

26. Which bathware brand launched the television commercial campaign ‘#TapIntoTheFuture’, featuring Royal Challengers Bengaluru players, including Virat Kohli?

27. Which artisan bakery brand has launched the ‘The Truth We Knead’ campaign?

28. Which MDF company has unveiled a television commercial featuring Delhi Capitals’ players Rishabh Pant, David Warner, and Anrich Nortje?

29. Which comfort-tech brand last week announced the launch of its new chair brand, ‘ErgoSmart’?

30. Which company has emerged as the world’s largest mobile operator in data traffic consumption during the January-March quarter, according to global analytics firm Tefficient?

31. Which on-demand service platform has launched ‘Smart Links’, a tool designed for restaurants to enhance their online presence and drive growth?

32. Which asset management company has elevated Prateek Agrawal to the role of managing director and CEO?

33. Which French pet food maker last week said it has opened Asia's second largest fully operational packaging plant in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, with an investment of Rs 100 crore?

34. Hindustan Unilever (HUL), the parent company of brands such as Horlicks and Boost, has rebranded the 'health food drinks' category as what?

35. Which bank has announced the release of its ‘#PehchaanCon 3.0’ banking fraud awareness campaign, featuring actor Kunaal Roy Kapur?

36. Which fast-fashion brand unveiled the 'From Barcelona with Love’ campaign for the launch of its summer capsule collection?

37. Which fashion e-tailer has announced the exclusive unveiling of an ethnic collection inspired by Netflix and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar’?

38. Which audio wearable brand has roped in cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal as its new brand ambassador?

39. Which snacking brand has unveiled its social media campaign ‘We Don't Have An IPL Campaign’?

40. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last week barred which bank from signing up new customers through its online and mobile banking channels, and issuing fresh credit cards?

41. Which online bus-ticketing platform has unveiled a campaign featuring actors Mahesh Babu and Rajendra Prasad?

42. Which brand has unveiled its ‘#400%Hydration’ campaign featuring its new Natural Hydrating Range, designed to cater to the unique skincare needs of lactating and breastfeeding mothers?

43. Which Alcobev company has roped in actor Arjun Kapoor as the brand Influencer for its array of premium brands?

44. Which mattress brand has launched the television commercial ‘SleepQool’, featuring Sunrisers Hyderabad cricketers Pat Cummins, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Aiden Markam, and T Natarajan?

45. Which edible oil manufacturing company has forayed into the wellness and fitness oil category with the launch of ‘Nutrica’?

46. Rahul Varshney has quit as the India head of which renewable power generator?

47. Aditya Birla Group’s market capitalisation crossed which milestone mark last week?

48. Which automobile company in India filed a record 222 patents and 117 design applications in FY24, highest in its history?

49. Which technology investor has elevated Ashutosh Sharma to lead its India and Southeast Asia investments?

50. Online credit card spends crossed which milestone mark for the first time in March?

51. Which port has received the shipping ministry’s nod for operating as India’s first transshipment port?

52. The Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) has recommended the appointment of Asheesh Pandey for the position of MD & CEO of which bank?

53. Nestle India and which company have entered into a definitive agreement to form a joint venture to bring innovative nutraceutical brands to consumers in India and other agreed territories?

54. Which airline in India last week announced its foray into widebody planes with an order of 30 Airbus A350-900 aircraft which are expected to be delivered to the airline from 2027 onwards?

55. Which streaming platform has announced its new subscription offering, with plans starting at Rs 29 per month?

56. Nestle last week announced the launch of which brand in India, in response to the increasing consumer demand for its high-quality portioned coffees?

57. Which ride hailing company has launched the ‘#RoutineSeRescue’ campaign featuring actor and model Milind Soman?

58. Which biscuit brand has launched the 'Mera Favorite Snakk' campaign featuring actress and brand ambassador Kiara Advani?

59. Which American actress’ global beauty brand has announced its launch in India, in partnership with House of Beauty?

60. Which IT services company will acquire Noida-based digital engineering and transformation services and solutions provider PureSoftware Technologies for $94.5 million (Rs 779 crore)?

61. Which personal care brand has announced the launch of its new 10-in-1 Deep Repair Treatment Mask for damaged hair with the 'Pause, Reverse, and Play' campaign?

62. Which paint brand has launched the ‘Har Ghar Khelega, Har Ghar Khilega’ campaign featuring cricketer and brand ambassador Virat Kohli?

63. Which bubblegum brand has launched a campaign featuring cricketer Jasprit Bumrah to introduce its latest innovation - Jelly on Top?

64. Which company is foraying into the speciality steel sector in India with the buyout of Arjas Steel, which is among the top five producers of speciality steel products in the country?

65. Which automobile company last week reported its highest quarterly net profit at Rs 3,878 crore?

66. Japan-based HR company Mynavi Corporation has acquired a majority stake in which Bengaluru-based Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) platform?

67. Which innerwear brand has roped in actor Sidharth Malhotra as brand ambassador?

68. Which dairy brand has launched the ‘#Maajaisi’ campaign, featuring the anthem “Mamta Jaisi Shudh, Maa Jaisi Mamta" penned by eminent poet Gulzar?

69. Which oral care brand has launched the 'Indian Sweets League' campaign, featuring cricketers Suresh Raina and Zaheer Khan?

70. Wholesale pharma distribution company Keimed has merged with which omni-channel healthcare platform?

71. Which paints company has unveiled a digital-first campaign, featuring the ‘Rangon Ka Khel Hai’ anthem?

72. Which commercial vehicle manufacturer has rolled out a new digital campaign, ‘Karo Business Tension Free’?

73. Which life insurance company has launched the social media campaign ‘#VoteKarneKoTaiyaar’?

74. Which mutual fund has launched a digital-first campaign 'Index funds simple hai'?

75. Which business group is looking to invest Rs 100 crore in setting up 25 gymnastic centres over the next five years as part of its strategy to develop an ecosystem for the sport in the country?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1048 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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April 21, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1047

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 15 - 20. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which fashion company said it will launch youth clothing brand Bershka in India this year?

2. Which comfort technology company has roped in cricketer Ishan Kishan as brand ambassador?

3. Which cement company is set to acquire a 1.5-milliontonne (mt) cement grinding unit in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, for Rs 413.75 crore from the My Home Group?

4. Which industry body has appointed Ashley Menezes, partner and COO of ChrysCapital, as chairperson of the executive committee (EC) for 2024-26?

5. Which company plans to venture into the stockbroking and wealth management business through an equal joint venture (JV) with US-based BlackRock?

6. Which company launched the campaign ‘5 Star Bathrooms’, featuring Royal Challengers Bengaluru team cricketers, including Virat Kohli?

7. Which cricket score and news platform has roped in cricketer Shikhar Dhawan as its new brand ambassador, and has launched the 'Cricket ka Gabbar' campaign?

8. Which oral care brand has launched the 'The Hitman Of Dental Problems' campaign, featuring cricketer and brand ambassador Rohit Sharma?

9. Which paint brand has unveiled a new TVC campaign, featuring actor and television presenter Ma Ka Pa Anand, aimed at solidifying its position in Tamil Nadu?

10. Which pharma major will acquire the cosmetics and personal care distribution and marketing business of Ivia Beaute Pvt Ltd, including the brands Astaberry, Ikin and Bhimsaini?

11. Arjun Mohan has stepped down as the CEO of which edtech company in a little more than six months after taking on the role?

12. Which sports brand has officially signed fitness icon Milind Soman as its Running Ambassador?

13. Which company has unveiled a new TVC campaign, featuring cricketer and brand ambassador MS Dhoni, to promote its premium range of BLDC fans?

14. Which integrated pharmaceutical company has entered into the direct-to-consumer (D2C) space with its premium skincare brand Oteria?

15. Which platform last week introduced India's first large order fleet, designed to serve orders for a gathering of up to 50 people for group events like parties?

16. Which toilet cleaner brand has launched the ‘Toilet Review System’ campaign, featuring former cricketer Mithali Raj?

17. Which airline is celebrating its partnership with the Chennai Super Kings for IPL 2024 with a campaign featuring cricketers MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Deepak Chahar?

18. Which fast food brand launched the ‘#RollinSince20Years’ campaign to commemorate its 20th anniversary in India?

19. Which company has officially launched its extensive superbike portfolio in the Indian market, and has roped in actor John Abraham as brand ambassador?

20. Which fintech firm last week said it has elevated its interim CEO and chief financial officer Nalin Negi as full-time chief executive officer?

21. Which lubricants company has roped in actor Sidharth Malhotra as brand ambassador?

22. Which financial literacy and services platform unveiled the campaign 'The Great Escape', featuring actors Sharan Hegde and Viraj Ghelani?

23. Which Pune-based EV startup has roped in MS Dhoni as an investor?

24. Which mobile phone brand has reaffirmed its collaboration with actor Hrithik Roshan as its brand ambassador for the second year in a row?

25. Which actor has been named as an ambassador for the ‘Bundesliga Dream India’ project?

26. This IPL season, which ride-hailing company is rolling out two campaigns: 'Lowest Price Guaranteed' and '5 nahi toh 50' spotlighting its cab and auto services respectively?

27. Which insurtech company has launched a podcast series, 'ACKtually Speaking with Maddy’, hosted by brand ambassador and actor, R Madhavan?

28. Which soft furnishing fabrics company has launched home d├ęcor fabrics brand ‘Sansaar’ and has roped in actor Ranveer Singh as brand ambassador?

29. Which brand has launched a new digital ad featuring actress Vaani Kapoor for its core hair colour line - Argan Secrets Hair Colour?

30. Which agritech firm announced the launch of ‘Aksara’, a generative artificial intelligence system for climate smart agriculture?

31. Which sleep solutions company has unveiled a new advertisement campaign featuring internet celebrity Shivankit Singh Parihar?

32. Which airline in India has sold four of its last remaining Boeing 747-400 jumbo jetliners?

33. Which Mysuru-based company will manufacture 3,000 indigenously designed RUDRA high performance computing (HPC) servers for Centre for Development of Advanced Computing?

34. iPhone-maker Apple has formed a joint venture with which renewable energy developer to invest in six rooftop solar projects to power its India operations?

35. Which biotechnology firm last week said it has tied up with Brazil-based Biomm SA for the commercialisation of its diabetes drug in the Latin American nation?

36. Which actress has become a hospitality entrepreneur by opening her first millet-focussed dine-in restaurant ‘Arambam – Starts with Millet’ in collaboration with Curefoods, in Hyderabad?

37. Which mattress brand has unveiled a campaign featuring actor Ranveer Singh for the launch of latest product Technic Grid Mattress?

38. Which payment platform has launched the campaign ‘Pay Karne Ka Smarter Way’ featuring actor Ayushmann Khurrana?

39. Which healthy food brand has launched a campaign featuring celebrity Uorfi Javed to promote its bread?

40. Which company last week said it has acquired New York-based digital magazine store Magzter?

41. Which pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing firm has launched its 20th Anniversary campaign, "BHAROSA – Two Decades of Trust, Going Strong"?

42. Which omni-channel jewellery brand has launched its latest collection - Utsav, just in time for the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya?

43. Which diamond boutique has unveiled a campaign featuring actress Sonam Kapoor to introduce the 'My Embrace' collection?

44. DS Group’s Catch Spices brand has crossed which milestone sales mark?

45. Which company last week said it has signed an initial agreement with Japan’s JERA Co., Inc. to jointly evaluate the development of a green ammonia project in India?

46. Which IT company last week signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the share capital of Pune-based Blazeclan Technologies in an all-cash deal for up to Rs 485 crore?

47. Deepak Parekh has decided to step down as the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of which life insurance company with effect from April 18?

48. Which education company has acquired Kochi-based Logic Management Training Institute Pvt. Ltd. with effect from April 1?

49. Which frozen desserts brand has launched the campaign ‘Unwrap the OG’, featuring actors Alia Bhatt and Siddhanth Chaturvedi?

50. Which company last week said that it will launch its first electric truck in India called ´eCanter´ within the next 6-12 month?

51. According to a report last week, Reliance Consumer Products (RCPL) has touched which annual sales milestone in FY24, its first full year of operations?

52. Which men’s grooming and hygiene brand has roped in cricketer Shikhar Dhawan as investor and brand ambassador?

53. Max Fashion has announced the launch of which youth centric brand with the 'Love Labels' campaign?

54. R R Kabel Limited has launched the ‘#AapkeKaamKiBaat’ campaign to announce the rebranding of Luminous Fans to which brand?

55. Which condom brand has unveiled the ‘#votingvirgin’ campaign ahead of elections?

56. Which fashion brand has launched the ‘New Fits, Infinite Possibilities’ campaign, featuring brand ambassador and actress Deepika Padukone?

57. Which housing society management app has announced its new corporate brand identity as “The Living Experience Tech Company”?

58. Which hosiery company has launched the 'Democracy Ka Tyohaar' campaign?

59. Which financial services and payment service brand has launched the 'Link it, Forget it' campaign, with the first ad featuring singer Shankar Mahadevan, for IPL?

60. Which sportswear and athleisure venture has acquired Italian shoe brand Lotto’s India licence for a period of 40 years for an undisclosed price?

61. Which firm has entered an agreement with China-based original design manufacturer Longcheer to manufacture and sell smartphones for global brands with the latter’s design and technology?

62. Which financial services software firm will acquire a 67% stake in banking and insurance-focused startup Arya(dot)ai for $16.5 million (about Rs 138 crore) in cash?

63. Which bed linen manufacturer and exporter has announced the acquisition of international home fashions brand Wamsutta from Beyond, Inc. for $10.25 million?

64. Which IT firm has executed a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% equity interest in Macmillan Learning India, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Macmillan Group, USA?

65. Which MNC last week announced the appointment of Santhosh Viswanathan as the head of the newly formed India division?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1047 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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April 14, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1046

 Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 08 - 13. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which IT company has appointed Srini Pallia as the CEO and MD with immediate effect?

2. Voltas said it has become the first company in the domestic market to cross which milestone AC sales mark in FY24?

3. Which electric cycle brand has launched a campaign featuring cricketer MS Dhoni, with the positioning “Dil se awaaz aayegi”?

4. Which real estate brand has roped in celebrity couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan as brand ambassadors?

5. Which fashion platform has launched the ‘Har Pal Fashionable’ campaign, featuring actors Ananya Panday and Aditya Roy?

6. Which hospitality company from India is making its international foray with a 352-keys property in Colombo later this month?

7. Which education company has appointed Deepak Mehrotra as its managing director and chief executive officer?

8. Hyundai Motor and group firm Kia Corporation last week announced a partnership with which company for electric vehicle battery localisation in India?

9. Which automotive and industrial engineered solutions company has appointed Mukund Vasudevan as MD, India, and President for Industrial Region, India & Southeast Asia (ISEA)?

10. India’s first military grade geospatial satellite manufactured in the private sector has been successfully launched and placed in orbit. Which company has built it?

11. Which alkaline battery brand has launched the ‘Khelenge to Sikhenge’ campaign featuring athlete and brand ambassador Neeraj Chopra?

12. Technology brand POCO has collaborated with which quick service restaurant (QSR) chain to launch the ‘#LoadedWithMore’ campaign, featuring cricketer Hardik Pandya?

13. Canon India has launched an innovative one stop solution platform inclusive of end to end advisory, equipment, and associated services. What has it been branded as?

14. Which beverage brand has launched its summer campaign 'Ras Aisa Ki Bas Na Chalega', featuring actress and brand ambassador Kiara Advani?

15. Which regenerative organic farm and D2C brand has launched the film ‘#MakeFarmingCoolAgain’, with voiceover from actor Vijay Raaz?

16. Which entity will acquire a 60% stake in Invesco Asset Management?

17. Surinder Chawla has resigned as MD and CEO of which payments bank?

18. Which electronics contract maker has agreed to buy a majority stake in Ismartu India, a manufacturing subsidiary of Chinese phone maker Transsion Holdings?

19. Which cloud kitchen startup has acquired Ahmedabad-based cloud kitchen firm Shy Tiger Brands?

20. Which company's consumer products division (CPD) last week announced its foray into men’s personal grooming category with the launch of BOHEM product range?

21. Days after quitting SpiceJet as COO, Arun Kashyap has launched an aircraft charter company. What is it called?

22. Former T-Works CEO Sujai Karampuri has been appointed by which electronics MNC as chairman of its India business?

23. Which bioscience service provider has appointed Dhananjay Singh as MD in India, effective April 1?

24. Which oats brand has launched its first long-format ad film ‘Dohale Jevan Poshanchi Vaati’?

25. Which D2C makeup brand has launched the franchise Super Serum Makeup with ‘#SuperMakeupForSuperYou’ campaign featuring actress Shraddha Kapoor?

26. Which Patna-headquartered agritech startup has launched its products in modern trade, quick commerce, and ecommerce platforms under the brand Honest Farms?

27. Which fitness startup has elevated Naresh Krishnaswamy to serve as the chief executive officer?

28. US private equity firm Warburg Pincus has bought a majority stake in which Chennai-based ophthalmic device company?

29. Which bank has become the first private bank to establish a branch in the Lakshadweep region?

30. Malabar Gold & Diamonds said it had achieved which annual retail global turnover milestone in FY24?

31. Which company has unveiled Israeli firm Theranica’s drug-free, non-invasive migraine management wearable device Nerivio in Germany through a step-down subsidiary?

32. Which software as-a-service (SaaS) firm has announced a new power tools venture called Karuvi?

33. Which company has unveiled India’s first LPG-powered backup generator?

34. Which high-protein drink has launched a campaign encouraging people to keep their 'real age' active?

35. Which high-performance appliance brand has launched its first digital campaign, showcasing its IoT and BLDC Ceiling Fans - the Dryft and Glyde series?

36. Which power company has announced the appointment of Ankur Kumar as the Chief Executive Officer of its Renewables Business Division?

37. Which energy drink brand has launched the film ‘Dart’, claiming it to be the quickest action thriller?

38. Which fitness and nutrition brand has roped in cricketer MS Dhoni as brand ambassador and investor?

39. Reliance Retail's Tira Beauty has launched its first own label, a new beauty accessories line featuring Pro Makeup Brushes, Facial Rollers, and Beauty Sponges. What has it been branded as?

40. Which private credit fund’s Infrastructure Yield Plus has acquired L&T Infrastructure Development Projects, which includes 7 operational roads and 1 power transmission asset?

41. Which jewellery brand has signed actor Ram Charan as its official brand ambassador?

42. Which company has decided to exit from its loss-making retail business 24Seven?

43. Which company plans to raise as much as Rs 18,000 crore through India’s largest follow-on public offering (FPO), which will open on April 18 and close on April 22?

44. Which company has introduced Stream City Qik, a passenger electric 3-wheeler that can be fast charged in 15 minutes on battery manufacturer Exponent Energy’s rapid charging network?

45. Which advertising agency has announced the appointment of Ashima Mehra as the new chief executive officer?

46. Which engine oil brand has unveiled its upgraded portfolio in a limited-edition packaging featuring brand ambassador and actor Shahid Kapoor?

47. Which on-demand convenience platform has unveiled 'Pawlice', an innovative addition to its app, to help find lost pets?

48. Which application programming interface (API) management platform has acquired Orbit that helps developer companies grow communities across forums, chat platforms and social channels?

49. Which lingerie brand has launched the "Take Me As I Am” campaign?

50. Which company has bought SOBO Central (earlier known as Crossroads) mall at Haji Ali in south Mumbai for Rs 476 crore?

Please mail your answers before 12 noon next Sunday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 1046 as the subject. Answers will be mailed to those who attempt the current edition within the given time.

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April 7, 2024

Biz Quizzard 1045

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the period April 01 - 06. Hope you enjoy it.

1. Which brand emerged as India's most trusted brand for the fifth consecutive year, according to a report by brand analytics firm TRA?

2. Which paint brand has roped in actor Yash as brand ambassador and launched the 'It's Colourful. It's Powerful' campaign?

3. Which electronics, white goods, and tech solutions MNC is setting up a joint venture with IndianOil (IOC) for manufacturing lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries and energy storage systems?

4. Which online travel agency has roped in cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni as brand ambassador?

5. Which sports brand has launched the ‘#DelhiSaveTheFight’ campaign, featuring Delhi Capitals’ players Rishabh Pant, Ishant Sharma, and Yash Dhull?

6. Former Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) chairman Chandrashekhar Bhave has been appointed chairman of which retailer?

7. Which pharmacy has launched the campaign ‘Dava Ka Do Asli Daam’, featuring actor Randeep Hooda?

8. Which payments firm has spun off its ride-hailing subsidiary Namma Yatri into a separate entity?

9. Which company will split its retail business into two by carving out Madura Fashion division into a separate listed entity?

10. Passenger vehicle dispatches in the domestic market crossed which milestone mark for the first time in FY24?

11. Which opto-semiconductors company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japanese precision manufacturing firm Orbray for sapphire wafer fabrication?

12. Which company has launched Padhanisa, an AI-based music learning app?

13. Which company has launched the ‘#AurKyaChahiye’ campaign to showcase the benefits of UPI-linked credit cards?

14. Which ethnic fashion brand has roped in actress Kiara Advani as its new brand ambassador?

15. Which beverage brand has launched the campaign 'Too Much Fun', featuring actress and brand ambassador Alia Bhatt?

16. Which beverage brand has launched a campaign featuring actors and brand ambassadors Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna, with the positioning 'Super-Duper Refresher'?

17. Which brand has launched the ‘#TheUltimateSunscreen’ digital campaign?

18. Which company has launched the ‘Make Life Easy With Doorstep Gold Loan’ campaign?

19. Which global trading and distribution company has elevated Rajeev Singhal as its managing director?

20. Unified Payment Interface (UPI) transactions count crossed which milestone mark in the financial year 2023-24?

21. Investor Ashish Kacholia has picked up a 17% stake in which homegrown burger chain for an undisclosed amount, becoming its second biggest shareholder?

22. Which housing society management app has elevated cofounder Abhishek Kumar, who was previously the chief operating officer, to the position of chief executive?

23. Which online cricket gaming startup has roped in cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle as a strategic investor, who has invested an undisclosed amount in the company?

24. Which biryani brand has roped in actor Saif Ali Khan as its brand ambassador?

25. Which mattress brand has roped in actress Vidya Balan as brand ambassador?

26. Which mattress brand has roped in actor Ranbir Kapoor as brand ambassador?

27. Which disinfectant brand has launched the campaign 'Test What You Trust', featuring actor Vijay Verma?

28. Which travel brand has roped in actors and father-son duo Jayaram and Kalidas as its brand ambassadors?

29. Which business group has launched a campaign featuring actor Amitabh Bachchan, advocating for its leisure and hospitality properties, Xandari Resorts & Spa?

30. German luxury carmaker BMW Group and which company will set up an equal joint venture (JV) to establish automotive software and IT development hubs in Pune, Bengaluru, and Chennai?

31. Which retail wealth-tech platform has unveiled the campaign ‘#InvestConfidentlyinFDs’, featuring former cricketer Rahul Dravid?

32. Which jewellery brand has unveiled its new digital campaign for the festival of Gudi Padwa, featuring regional brand ambassador Pooja Sawant?

33. Which company has formed a joint venture with former tennis player turned entrepreneur Serena Williams to launch her cosmetics brand 'Wyn Beauty by Serena Williams' in the US market?

34. Adani Green Energy last week said it has commissioned 2,000 MW of solar capacity, making it the first company in India to surpass which milestone mark of renewable energy capacity?

35. US private equity firm General Atlantic last week said it has acquired a significant majority stake in which hospital chain in northern India?

36. Which company last week launched its compact Urban Cruiser Taisor starting at Rs 7.73 lakh?

37. Which NBFC has launched the campaign 'Farz Nibhaatey Hain', featuring Gujarat Titan players, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tewatia, and Mohit Sharma?

38. Which energy solutions brand has launched the 'Hamesha #ReadyToPerform' campaign featuring cricketer Virat Kohli?

39. Which company has announced the onboarding of Virat Kohli as the brand ambassador for its upcoming new launch - Neo Bharat Latex Paint?

40. India has become the second country for Suzuki Motor Corporation to cross which cumulative production milestone?

41. Which telecom company has launched a cloud gaming platform in collaboration with Paris-based CareGame, offering a selection of premium AAA games for subscribers?

42. The Merlin Group has joined hands with which hospitality firm to rebrand its over two-decade-old resort in Kolkata?

43. Which brad has launched a campaign celebrating the India success story, to mark the launch of the new 100-gram bar soap?

44. Which company has launched the ‘#HarDinSunscreen’ campaign, featuring Delhi Capitals' players Rishabh Pant, Mitchell Marsh, Kuldeep Yadav, and Axar Patel, for its Shadow Sunscreen?

45. Which fintech brand has launched a campaign featuring cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as a superhero?

46. Which ice cream brand has launched the 'Gehri Dosti ke Gehre Flavours' campaign, featuring actress Rashmika Mandanna?

47. Dabur India announced its entry into mosquito Liquid Vaporizer category under which brand, and has roped in actress Kajol as brand ambassador?

48. Which consumer durables brand has launched a campaign featuring celebrity couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone to introduce what it claims as industry’s first designer ACs range?

49. Which spirits major has acquired a 15% stake in Inspired Hospitality, the parent company of alcohol beverage brand, Pistola for Rs 5.65 crore?

50. Which emerging-cities-focused healthcare provider has appointed Hari Prasad as the Group Chairman and Non-Executive Director and Varun Khanna as the Group Managing Director?

51. Which Chennai-based group has introduced its premium international leather shoe brand, Gordon & Bros, in the Indian market?

52. Which online travel aggregator has launched a campaign featuring celebrities Shankar Mahadevan, Jackie Shroff, and Prabhu Deva?

53. Which jewellery brand has released a campaign featuring brand ambassadors and actresses Kalyani Priyadarshan and Rashmika Mandanna?

54. Which company has launched GUUD, a brand aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles through its offerings, starting with a range of value-added sugars?

55. Chandra Shekher Ghosh, founder managing director and CEO of which bank, will retire in July?

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