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Banking Current Affairs : 12th Apr 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 12th Apr 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Chandrayaan-4: ISRO Chief Somanath Shares Plans for Next Moon Mission in 2040

  • Chandrayaan-4 and India’s Lunar Exploration Aspirations Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief S Somanath has revealed that the upcoming phase of the Chandrayaan project is in progress, aiming to advance India’s lunar exploration efforts.

UK’s First Woman High Commissioner to India: Lindy Cameron

  • Lindy Cameron, a distinguished Oxford University alumna and former CEO of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, has been appointed as the first woman high commissioner to India.

World Parkinson’s Day:

  • World Parkinson’s Day is observed annually on April 11 to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people worldwide.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024:

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has secured the top position in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024, reaffirming its status as India’s premier academic institution

Former Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj to Head US-India Tax Forum:

  • The US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) has appointed former Revenue Secretary and ex-Secretary of Economic Affairs Tarun Bajaj as the head of the US-India Tax Forum.

‘Best Scientific Poster Award’ 2024:

  • Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital’s research team has been honoured with the prestigious ‘Best Scientific Poster Award’ at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).

HDFC Bank Becomes First Private Bank to Open Branch in Lakshadweep:

  • Private lender HDFC Bank has opened a branch at Kavaratti Island in Lakshadweep, making it the only private sector bank to have a presence in the Union Territory.

Peter Higgs Passes Away at the age of 94:

  • British physicist Peter Higgs died at the age of 94. Peter Higgs gained fame for the discovery of ‘Higgs-Boson Particle’ i.e. ‘God Particle’.

ICICI Lombard Partners with Policybazaar to Expand Insurance Distribution:

  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company has forged a partnership with Policybazaar.
  • This collaboration aims to leverage Policybazaar’s digital platform to offer a wide range of insurance products to approximately 10 million customers

Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA) is organizing the festival ‘Shakti:

  • The Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA) is organizing the festival ‘Shakti – A Festival of Music and Dance’ from April 9 to 17, 2024. The festival is celebrated in seven different Shaktipeeths (sacred sites) across the country.