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Banking Current Affairs : 23rd Feb 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 23rd Feb 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP):

  • The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the proposal of the Department of Water Resources, RD & GR for the continuation of a centrally sponsored Scheme, “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)” with a total outlay of Rs. 4,100 crores for a period of 5 years from 2021-22 to 2025-26 (15th Finance Commission period).

Aeronautical Development Agency Signs MoU with Indian Air Force:

  • The Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) has signed an MoU with the Indian Air Force (IAF) for the integration of futuristic Weapons and Sensors for LCA Tejas aircraft.

100% FDI in the space sector:

  • The Centre has approved an amendment in the Foreign Direct Investment, FDI policy, allowing 100% foreign investment in the space sector.
  • Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur said that FDI up to 100% under the Automatic route will be allowed for the manufacturing of components and systems or sub-systems for satellites, ground segments, and user segments.

WHO’s Global Initiative on Digital Health:

  • Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Mansukh Mandaviya virtually addressed the public launch event of the World Health Organization’s Global Initiative on Digital Health (GIDH).

India’s economic growth seen to ease to 6% in Q3 dragged by industrial sector: ICRA:

  • Meanwhile the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) projection stands at 6.5% for the said quarter. ICRA has also noted that the GVA growth may ease to 6% in Q3FY2024.

India replaces China as third-largest profitable region for HSBC:

  • HSBC has announced that India has become its third-largest profitable region, surpassing China.
  • This growth is primarily driven by a strong performance in its global banking and markets division, catering to large corporations and including treasury operations

ACC appoints non-executive chairmen in the Bank of India:

  • These appointments, disclosed by the Department of Personnel & Training, align with the decisions made by the ACC.

DRDO To Test Indigenous Laser Weapon DURGA-2:

  • The project, designed in secrecy by the Indian defence establishment, has garnered attention in global strategic circles due to its potential to transform warfare …

Turkey’s First Fifth-Generation Aircraft, KAAN, Completes Maiden Flight:

  • Turkey celebrates a milestone achievement as its first fifth-generation aircraft, KAAN, successfully completes its inaugural flight, marking a significant advancement in the country’s military capabilities

Uttar Pradesh To Set Up First Turtle Conservation Reserve:

  • The Forest Department in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda district, in collaboration with the Turtle Survival Alliance Foundation India, is initiating a conservation effort.

Ashish Vijayakar Appointed as MD & CEO of SBM Bank India:

  • SBM Bank India, a subsidiary of the State Bank of Mauritius, has announced the appointment of Ashish Vijayakar as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of the Bank