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Banking Current Affairs : 24th Nov 2023

Today’s Current Affairs: 24th Nov 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

Shaheedi Diwas of ‘Hind Di Chadar’ Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji:

  • Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, the ninth guru of the Sikhs, was martyred on November 24, 1675, in Delhi.
  • He is known as “Hind Di Chadar” for his sacrifice to protect the rights of religious freedom for all people

India’s first woman Supreme Court judge Justice Fathima Beevi Passes Away:

  • Justice Fathima Beevi, the first female Supreme Court judge, passes away at the age of 96.
  • Her remarkable journey, spanning the corridors of justice and governance, leaves an indelible mark on the nation’s legal landscape

SEBI Chairperson Launches IRRA Platform to Enhance Investor Risk Reduction:

  • Madhabi Puri Buch, the Chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has officially launched the Investor Risk Reduction Access (IRRA) platform at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

Exercise AUSTRAHIND-23:

  • Indian Armed Forces contingent, comprising personnel from all three services, embarked on a journey to Perth for the second edition of AustraHind-23 – a collaborative military exercise between the two nations.
  • This joint exercise, spanning two weeks from Nov 22 to Dec 6,

NIEPVD signed MoU with Nation Book Trust & Daisy Forum of India:

  • The National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities/(Divyangjan)-NIEPVD signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with New Delhi(Delhi) based National Book Trust (NBT) and Daisy Forum of India (DFI) to promote inclusivity.

ADB Approved USD 6.5 Million Loan to Greenway:

  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Greenway Grameen Infra Private Limited have signed a USD 6.5 million senior secured loan agreement for the Greenway Carbon Credits Gender Finance Project.
  • The financing also includes a USD 3.25 million first-loss liquidity reserve from the Climate Innovation and Development Fund (CIDF)

IWAI & Amazon signs MoU to utilize Ganga River for Cargo Movement:

  • The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Amazon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling Amazon to utilize the Ganga River (National Waterway/NW 1) for cargo movement, transporting customer shipments and products.

Blue Dart Partners with India Post to Provide Parcel Locker Service at Post Offices:

  • Blue Dart Express Limited(Blue Dart) has partnered with India Post to introduce an automated digital parcel lockers service at selected post offices across India.
  • With this, Blue dart aims to offer an additional delivery method to its customers.

11th edition of the list of BBC 100 Women 2023:

  • The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released 11th edition of the list of BBC 100 Women 2023 which includes four Indian women viz. Actress Dia Mirza, Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, Photographer Arati Kumar-Rao, and Tibetan Buddhist nun Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo.
  • It is list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2023.

CAG Girish Chandra Murmu Elected as Vice-Chair for 2024 :

  • Girish Chandra Murmu, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, was elected as the Vice-Chair of the United Nations (UN) Panel of External Auditors for 2024.
  • The Panel has elected Pierre Moscovici, First President of Cour des comptes, French Republic, as its Chair for 2024

OneWeb India Becomes 1st firm to get IN-SPACe Approval for Satellite Broadband Service in India:

  • OneWeb India has become the first firm to recive the authorisations from Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) to launch Eutelsat OneWeb’s commercial satellite broadband services in India.

Novak Djokovic Defeats Jannik Sinner to Win his seventh ATP Finals title:

  • Novak Djokovic (Serbia) defeated Jannik Sinner (Italy) to win the men’s singles title in Nitto Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) finals 2023, held from 12th -19th November 2023 at the Pala Alpitour stadium in Turin, Italy.

World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day 2023:

  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day is annually observed across the globe on the 3rd Wednesday of November to raise awareness about COPD, one of the most widespread illnesses across the globe.
  • 22nd World COPD Day was observed on 15th November 2023.