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Banking Current Affairs : 23rd Nov 2023

Today’s Current Affairs: 23rd Nov 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

CCRAS Launches AGNI Initiative, Shining Light on Ayurveda:

  • The Central Council for Research in Ayurveda Sciences (CCRAS), under the Ministry of Ayush, introduces the “Ayurveda Gyan Naipunya Initiative” (AGNI), a pioneering effort to enhance Ayurveda through scientific validation.

NIEPVD (Divyangjan) Signs an MOU with National Book Trust:

  • The National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (Divyangjan) marked a significant move towards inclusivity by signing two groundbreaking Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with the National Book Trust.

Indian Navy deploys INS Sumedha in Mozambique to boost interoperability:

  • Indian Naval Ship Sumedha arrived at Maputo, Mozambique on November 21, 2023, as part of the ongoing Extended Operational Deployment to Africa.

Saffron From Kishtwar In Jammu and Kashmir Gets GI Tag:

  • Kishtwar saffron, a prized spice cultivated and harvested in the Kishtwar Region of Jammu and Kashmir, has recently been bestowed with the prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry.

Nippon Life India AIF Set to Mobilize ₹1,000 Crore for Private Credit Expansion:

  • Nippon Life India Asset Management has strategically entered the realm of private credit, aligning with the shifting trends following regulatory tightening by banks and mutual funds withdrawing from promoter funding.

India’s CAG Girish Chandra Murmu elected vice-chair of UN external auditors’ panel:

  • Girish Chandra Murmu, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, has been elected as the vice-chair of the UN Panel of External Auditors.
  • This recognition not only highlights India’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards of external audit

2nd CII India Nordic Baltic Business Conclave 2023:

  • The 2nd edition of the CII India Nordic Baltic Business Conclave is taking place in New Delhi on 22-23 November 2023.
  • This initiative, in collaboration with the MEA, GOI

Pankaj Advani wins World Billiards Championship for Record 26th Time:

  • Pankaj Advani secured his 26th IBSF World Billiards Championship title in a remarkable comeback, defeating compatriot Sourav Kothari in the final.

IIT Ropar Discovers Rare Metal ‘Tantalum’ In Sutlej River, Punjab:

  • Tantalum, with the atomic number 73, is a rare and remarkable metal.
  • The metal is ductile in its pure form, allowing it to be stretched into thin wires without breaking.
  • Notably, tantalum has an extremely high melting point, surpassed only by tungsten and rhenium.

India-Australia 2+2 Dialogue:

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recently engaged in bilateral talks with Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles in New Delhi.
  • The discussions were part of the India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, aimed at enhancing defence cooperation and strengthening the strategic relationship between the two nations.