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Banking Current Affairs : 20th March 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 20th Mar 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

YES Bank partners with the Indian Olympic Association:

  • YES Bank has announced its partnership with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as the Official Banking Partner for Team India at the Paris Olympics 2024.
  • As part of the collaboration, the bank launched the campaign ‘Milkar Jitayengey’ and introduced the ‘YES Glory Debit Card,’ specially designed for India’s Olympic athletes

Indian IT service industry growth:

  • The Indian IT industry is poised to witness a modest revenue growth of 2% in the first three-quarters of FY24, and it will maintain a restrained trajectory in the range of 3-5% in FY25, according to a report released by ICRA.

Exercise: Tiger Triumph-24:

  • The Ministry of Defence announced that the Indian and United States navies have kicked off a bilateral Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief exercise on India’s eastern seaboard.

HDFC Bank MD and CEO:

  • HDFC Bank’s head of mortgage portfolio Arvind Kapil is set to join Poonawalla Fincorp as the MD and CEO.
  • He will replace current MD and CEO Abhay Bhutada, who has headed the company since its acquisition in May 2021

World’s most polluted capital city:

  • New Delhi is ranked the world’s most polluted capital city for the fourth consecutive year since 2018.
  • According to Air Quality Report 2023 conducted by Swiss organisation IQAir, Delhi’s PM2.5 levels worsened from 89.1 micrograms per cubic metre in 2022 to 92.7 micrograms per cubic metre in 2023.
  • Bihar’s Begusarai has emerged as the world’s most polluted metropolitan area.

Indian Wells ATP tournament:

  • In the final of the Indian Wells ATP tournament on Sunday, Carlos Alcaraz of Spain defeated Daniil Medvedev of Russia in straight sets, with a score of 7-6 (7/5), 6-1.

Election Commission launches ‘Mission 414’ campaign in Himachal Pradesh to boost voter turnout:

  • The Election Commission has launched a special campaign in Himachal Pradesh to boost voter turnout in 414 polling stations with less than 60% voting during the last Lok Sabha polls.
  • Objectives and Strategies Increasing Voter Turnout: Conducting awareness campaigns and cultural events