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Banking Current Affairs : 19th Dec 2023

Today’s Current Affairs: 19th Dec 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

Parliament Passes Post Office Bill, 2023:

  • The Indian Parliament recently approved the Post Office Bill, 2023, marking a significant overhaul of the 125-year-old Indian Post Office Act, 1898.
  • The new legislation aims to modernize and consolidate the legal framework governing post offices in India.

Implementation of Anand Marriage Act in Jammu and Kashmir:

  • This act provides statutory recognition to Sikh marriage rituals, allowing Sikh couples to register their marriages under specific regulations instead of the Hindu Marriage Act.

Afghan NGO Receives International Gender Equality Honor by Finland:

  • Finland, a global champion of gender equality, recently conferred the International Gender Equality Prize for 2023 to the Afghan Women Skills Development Center, recognizing their unwavering commitment to promoting and safeguarding the rights of women in Afghanistan

Rating agency ICRA has adjusted its GDP growth projection:

  • Domestic rating agency ICRA has adjusted its GDP growth projection for the fiscal year 2024, increasing it to 6.5% from the previous estimate of 6.2%.

India Tops Global Remittance Charts with $125 Billion in 2023:

  • The World Bank’s latest report reveals India’s leading position in global remittances, reaching $125 billion in 2023.
  • While remittances to low- and middle-income countries grew by 3.8%, challenges include declines in the Middle East and North Africa

Zinc Football Academy Achieves AIFF’s Elite 3-Star Rating:

  • Zinc Football Academy, a CSR initiative of Hindustan Zinc, has achieved yet another significant milestone by being awarded the prestigious ‘Elite 3-star’ rating by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

605th gathering of the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India:

  • The discussions, held against the backdrop of the challenging global geopolitical developments, aimed to dissect both domestic and international scenarios