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Banking Current Affairs : 14th Oct 2023

Today’s Current Affairs: 14th Oct 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

RBI Imposes ₹5.4 Crore Penalty On Paytm Payments Bank:

  • The RBI imposed a ₹5.4 crore penalty on Paytm Payments Bank for failing to comply with guidelines regarding KYC (Know Your Customer), cybersecurity and other regulatory requirements.

South Indian Bank appoints VJ Kurian as its new chairman:

  • VJ Kurian has been appointed as the non-executive part-time chairman of the South Indian Bank, based in Thrissur.
  • His appointment is set to take effect from November 2, 2023.

World Migratory Bird Day 2023:

  • This year it will be celebrated on 14th October.
  • It is a day to raise awareness about the importance of migratory birds and the need to protect them.
  • Theme “Water: Sustaining Bird Life”.

India’s Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 5.0:

  • A flagship immunization campaign launched by the Health Ministry, is nearing its conclusion today.

Neeraj Chopra Nominated for 2023 World Athlete of the Year Award:

  • World Athletics, the global governing body for athletics, has officially nominated Neeraj Chopra for the prestigious Men’s Athlete of the Year award for 2023.
  • This honor underscores Neeraj’s remarkable achievements in the field of javelin throwing and his impressive gold medal victories at the Olympics and World Championships.

Indian Oil Corporation Board Approves ₹1,660 Crore Investment in NTPC Green Energy JV:

  • Indian Oil Corporation’s board has given the green light for an equity investment of ₹1,660.15 crore, securing a 50% stake in the joint venture company Indian Oil NTPC Green Energy.

The Knight Frank Index:

  • London-based property consultant, Knight Frank, has recently unveiled its Global Prime Residential Index, providing insight into the performance of various cities across the world in the residential real estate market.
  • Mumbai, Bengaluru, and New Delhi have showcased impressive growth, securing notable positions on the index.

Microsoft Completes $69 Billion Acquisition of Activision Blizzard:

  • This monumental deal, valued at $69 billion, signifies Microsoft’s largest-ever acquisition in its history, surpassing the $26 billion purchase of LinkedIn in 2016 and the $7.5 billion acquisition of Bethesda …

ICC ‘Player of the Month’ for September:\

  • Shubman Gill named as ICC ‘Player of the Month’ for September.
  • This prestigious recognition highlights the exceptional skills and contributions of cricketers on the global stage.

Global Hunger Index 2023:

  • India has been ranked 111 out of 125 countries, marking a decline from its 107th position in 2022.