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Banking Current Affairs : 15th Jan 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 15th Jan 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

Govt approves reappointment of RBI Deputy Governor Michael Patra for 1 year:

  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the reappointment of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Deputy Governor Michael Patra for one year.

First ‘Made In India’ Memory chip:

  • Union Electronics and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said the first ‘Made In India’ Memory chip is expected to be produced in Gujarat this year.

Madhya Pradesh emerges overall champion of first ever Beach Games held in Diu:

  • The first multi-sports beach games in India were organized at the pristine blue flag-certified Ghoghla Beach in Diu from the 4th to the 11th of this month. Madhya Pradesh emerged as the overall champion by winning 18 medals including 7 gold.

Second International AYUSH Conference Inaugurated in Dubai:

  • The second International AYUSH Conference and Exhibition was inaugurated at the Dubai World Trade Centre, orchestrated by the Science India Forum and the Ministry of AYUSH.

Renowned classical singer Prabha Atre, doyen of Kirana Gharana, dies at 92:

  • Atre, who represented the Kirana Gharana of Hindustani classical music, had been honored with all three Padma awards by the Indian government.

Raksha Mantri approves proposal to launch Group Insurance Scheme for Casual Labourers engaged by Border Roads Organisation:

  • AIRRaksha Mantri Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal to launch a Group (Term) Insurance Scheme for Casual Paid Labourers (CPLs) engaged by Border Roads Organisation or General Reserve Engineer Force for the ongoing project works.

DRDO successfully flight-tests new Akash missile off the Odisha coast:

  • The New Generation Akash (Akash-NG) missile, being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) uccessfully flight-tested from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, off the Odisha coast.

RBI imposes fine on Dhanlaxmi Bank, ESAF Small Finance Bank, Punjab, and Sind Bank over non-compliance:

  • RBI has imposed monetary penalties against ESAF Small Finance Bank, Dhanlaxmi Bank, Punjab, and Sind Bank over various non-compliances.

Delhi LG Kicks Off 2-Day Global ‘Patang Utsav’ At Baansera:

  • Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena inaugurated the much-anticipated ‘Patang Utsav’ at Baansera, the city’s first bamboo-theme park located at Sarai Kale Khan on the scenic banks of the Yamuna River.

Yuva Nidhi Scheme Launched For Jobless Youth In Shivamogga, Karnataka:

  • Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recently unveiled the fifth and final poll guarantee of the Congress party, named the ‘Yuva Nidhi’ scheme.
  • Launched at Freedom Park in Shivamogga, this initiative aims to provide unemployment assistance to graduates and diploma holders who completed their degrees during the academic year 2022-23.

Camel Festival:

  • The three-day International Camel Festival kicked off with great fervor in the culturally rich district of Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  • The festival commenced with an enthralling Heritage Walk, setting the stage for a celebration of folk culture that captivated both domestic and foreign tourists.

Ganga Sagar Mela 2024:

  • The Ganga Sagar Mela stands as a testament to the vibrant cultural and spiritual tapestry of India. Held annually in Sagardwip, West Bengal