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by Isaimozhi K | Updated May 13, 2022

Top Current Affairs of the day: 13 May 2022

Deepika Padukone Becomes 1st Indian Brand Ambassador Of Louis Vuitton

Deepika Padukone, an actress, has been named the first Indian brand ambassador for Louis Vuitton. 


  • Deepika Padukone, an actress, has been named the first Indian brand ambassador for Louis Vuitton.

  • The French brand made the announcement. During their new handbag promotion, the brand revealed the character of a 36-year-old Bollywood actress. Padukone appeared in promotional photos alongside Emma Stone and Zhou Dongyu.

  • She was recently named to an eight-member jury at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which will be presided over by French actor Vincent Lindon. 

  • She was also honored with the first Time 100 Impact Awards for raising mental health awareness. Padukone is frequently photographed wearing Louis Vuitton clothing and luggage, and she has previously modeled for the brand. 

  • She was the first Indian actor to appear in the brand's 2020 campaign.

Santander UK Partners With ICICI Bank For Business Ease Between Two Countries

ICICI Bank and Santander Bank in the United Kingdom have formed cooperation to simplify banking for firms in both nations.


  • One of India's leading private sector banks, ICICI Bank, has cooperated with Santander Bank in the United Kingdom to make banking simpler for businesses in both countries. 

  • In Mumbai, ICICI Bank and Santander UK Plc signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a collaboration framework to meet the financial service requirements of business clients working along the India-UK region.

  • ICICI Bank said it would provide banking solutions in trade, cross-border payments, supply chain, treasury services, and retail banking to UK companies doing business in India. At the same time, Santander UK will help Indian companies and new-age firms with their financial needs in the UK.

  • This Memorandum of Understanding allows businesses in the UK-India corridor to get seamless banking services. 

  • They are confident that, thanks to their vast network, industry-first digital services, and comprehensive suite of corporate ecosystem banking, ICICI Bank will support Santander UK and help its customers develop their businesses in India, making India one of their primary markets.

The First President Of Independent Ukraine, Leonid Kravchuk, Passes Away

Former communist Leonid Kravchuk served as the first president of independent Ukraine after helping to sign the Soviet Union's death sentence.


  • At 88, Leonid Kravchuk, a former communist who helped sign the Soviet Union's death certificate before becoming the first president of independent Ukraine, died. 

  • As he progressed through Ukraine's Communist Party ranks to become the head of the parliament in 1990, Kravchuk earned the nickname "wily fox." 

  • In December 1991, he signed the Belavezha Accords with Russian President Boris Yeltsin and Belarusian leader Stanislav Shushkevich, officially ending the Soviet Union.

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