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Banking Current Affairs : 14th Feb 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 14th Feb 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Sarojini Naidu Birth Anniversary 2024:

  • Sarojini Naidu’s birth anniversary is celebrated on February 13th every year. She was a renowned Indian freedom fighter, poet, politician, and the first woman Governor of Uttar Pradesh.
  • She was also the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress.

World Radio Day 2024:

  • World Radio Day, celebrated on February 13th each year
  • The theme for World Radio Day 2024 is “Radio: A Century Informing, Entertaining, and Educating”.

AIIMS New Delhi Signs Collaboration Agreement with University of Liverpool for Cancer Research:

  • AIIMS, New Delhi has signed a Collaboration Agreement with the University of Liverpool for ‘AIIMS Liverpool Collaborative Centre for Translational Research in Head and Neck Cancer – ALHNS’.

NITI Aayog Launches Greening India’s Wastelands with Agroforestry (GROW) Report and Portal:

  • Greening and Restoration of Wasteland with Agroforestry (GROW) report and portal was launched by NITI Aayog.
  • This multi-institutional effort led by NITI Aayog utilized remote sensing and GIS to assess agroforestry suitability across all districts in India.

Odisha declares Gupteswar in Koraput district as its fourth biodiversity heritage site:

  • Gupteswar forests inside Dhondrakhol Reserve forest division of Koraput division of Koraput district has been declared the fourth biodiversity heritage site (BHS) Odisha Govt.

Manju Agarwal quits Paytm Payments Bank Board:

  • Manju Sharma, who was an independent director at crisis-ridden Paytm Payments Bank Ltd. (PPBL), resigned from the Board of the bank on February 1, One97 Communications confirmed on 12 Feb.

Government launches PM Surya Ghar:

  • The Government is launching the PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana. In a social media post, Mr Modi said, this project, with an investment of over 75,000 crore rupees aims to light up one crore households by providing up to 300 units of free electricity every month.

Sumit Nagal Clinches Chennai Open Title, Secures First-Ever Top 100 Spot:

  • The Journey to the Top 100 Nagal’s journey began in 2023 when he played as a player ranked 506 in the world and qualified for the ATP Chennai Open Challenger.

145th Birth Anniversary of Sarojini Naidu:

  • February 13, 2024 marks the 145th birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu, a distinguished figure in India’s struggle for independence and a celebrated poet known as the “Nightingale of India.”