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Banking Current Affairs: 18th Dec 2023

Today’s Current Affairs: 18th Dec 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

National Minorities Rights Day 2023:

  • National Minorities Rights Day is commemorated annually on December 18th in India to uphold the fundamental rights of minority communities and promote their equal participation in society.
  • The theme for Minorities Rights Day 2023 is “Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion”.

International Migrants Day:

  • International Migrants Day, celebrated annually on December 18th, recognizes the contributions and challenges faced by migrants worldwide.
  • International Migrants Day 2023 focuses on the theme “Promoting Safe Migration”.
  • This theme underscores the vulnerability and marginalization often experienced by migrants and displaced individuals

KfW Development Bank to fund Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project:

  • The Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project got a major thrust when a loan agreement was signed with KfW Development Bank, Germany, by Rail Infrastructure Development Company (Karnataka) Limited (K-RIDE) in New Delhi.

Paes, Amritraj became the first Asian Men to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame:

  • Former doubles world No. 1 Leander Paes and broadcaster and promoter Vijay Amritraj of India have become the first Asian men to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Shahrukh Khan named top Asian celebrity in the world for ‘saving’ Bollywood:

  • Shahrukh Khan has clinched the top spot in the “Top 50 Asian Celebrities In The World” list for 2023.

TN ranks fourth in attracting FDI:

  • Cumulative Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow into Tamil Nadu has touched nearly $10 billion in the last four years from the period between October 2019 and September 2023.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023:

  • Haryana emerged victorious in the 2023 Vijay Hazare Trophy, securing their first-ever title with a 30-run triumph over Rajasthan in the summit clash

Kerala-Based Startup, Genrobotics Ranks Top 3 In Global AI Summit For Indian Startups:

  • Kerala-based startup, has emerged as a frontrunner in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for social change.

Israel Appoints Reuven Azar as New Ambassador to India:

  • Israeli government recently greenlit the appointment of Reuven Azar as the new Ambassador to India, underscoring his expansive role as the non-resident Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Bhutan as well.

PM Modi to Inaugurate of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the 402 km-long segment of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) on 18 December.

TIWB Launched Saint Lucia Program, With India As The Administration Partner:

  • Tax administration plays a crucial role in a nation’s economic development and stability. Recognizing the importance of collaboration in this domain, Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB), a joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development {OECD}.