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Banking Current Affairs : 25th Nov 2023

Today’s Current Affairs: 25th Nov 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

World Sustainable Transport Day 2023:

  • World Sustainable Transport Day is an annual international day designated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote sustainable transport systems and practices around the globe.
  • Observed on November 26th each year, this day aims to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable transportation and its role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

World Olive Tree Day 2023:

  • World Olive Tree Day, celebrated annually on November 26th, recognizes the cultural, social, and environmental significance of the olive tree and its valuable fruits, and olives
  • The theme for World Olive Tree Day 2023 is “Ancient Wisdom for a Sustainable Future”

RBI Imposes Fine of ₹10.34 Crore on BoB, Citibank, and IOB:

  • The Reserve Bank of India, on 24 November, took stringent measures against Citibank, Bank of Baroda, and Indian Overseas Bank, imposing penalties totaling ₹10.34 crore.

AGNI’ Initiative to Promote Innovations by Ayurveda Practitioners:

  • This initiative is strategically designed to encourage Ayurveda practitioners to contribute, document, and validate innovative medical practices for the betterment of educational.

17th Edition of Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN:

  • The 17th edition of the Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN is set to strengthen the longstanding ties between India and Nepal as military contingents from both nations converge in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, for this annual event.

Indian Rupee Hits Record Low at 83.38 Against US Dollar:

  • The Indian rupee closed at a new low of 83.38 against the US dollar, marking a slight decline from the previous close of 83.34.

India and EU ink Semiconductor Agreement To Boost Supply Chain:

  • India and the European Union (EU) marked a significant milestone on Friday by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on semiconductors.

Warren Buffett’s Exit from Paytm:

  • Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway has made headlines by completely divesting its 2.46% stake in One 97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm.
  • The move resulted in a significant loss of about Rs 507 crore for the legendary investor.

India to Chair International Sugar Organisation:

  • India is set to take the helm as the chairman of the International Sugar Organisation (ISO) in 2024, marking a significant milestone for the country

US Granted $677 billion In Aid To 213 Countries From 2001 to 2023:

  • According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States emerges as the foremost aid provider in 2022.
  • The data from Foreign Assistance. gov, an official US government platform, reveals key insights into the patterns and destinations of US aid between 2001 and 2023.

DoSJE Signs MOU with ISKCON for Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan

  • The Department of Social Justice and Empowerment(DoSJE), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment(MoSJE), and the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan (NMBA) to synergize efforts in combating drug abuse and building a healthier, addiction-free nation.

Indian Armed Forces Participates in Exercise “AUSTRAHIND-23”

  • The Indian Armed Forces takes part in the 2nd edition of the Joint Military Exercise with Australian Army in “AUSTRAHIND-23,” it is being held from November 22nd to December 6th, 2023, in Perth, Australia.
  • Exercise “AUSTRAHIND” is an annual exercise that will be held alternatively in India and Australia.

ADB Approves USD 500 mn loan for Healthcare, Medical Education in Maharashtra:

  • On November 23, 2023, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a loan package of USD500 million for Maharashtra Tertiary Care and Medical Education Sector Development Program which envisages to improve access to quality and affordable tertiary health care and medical education in Maharashtra.

Amazon & DGFT Signed MoU to Leverage Districts as Export Hubs Initiative & Boost MSME Exports From India:

  • Amazon India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India to enable Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and boost e-commerce exports from India.

REC Honoured With ‘Best Employer In Diversity & Inclusion’ Award By ASSOCHAM:

  • REC Limited (Formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) received the “Best Employer for Policies in Diversity & Inclusion” Award.

India Wins One Silver and Two Bronze Medals in World Wushu Championship 2023:

  • India won three medals(one silver and two bronze) in the 16th edition of the World Wushu Championships(2023) was held from 16th to 20th November 2023 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America(USA).
  • The Indian medalists were Naorem Roshibina Devi (silver), Kushal Kumar (bronze), and Chhavi Ruhela(bronze).

Justice Fathima Beevi, India’s 1st Woman Judge of Supreme Court, Passed Away:

  • Justice M Fathima Beevi, India’s 1st woman Judge of Supreme Court of India and former Governor of Tamil Nadu(TN) passed away at the age of 96 in Kollam, Kerala. She was born in April 1927 in Pathanamthitta, Kerala.
  • She was the 1st Muslim woman judge to be appointed to any higher judiciary.
  • She was also the 1st woman to become a Supreme Court Justice in an Asian country.

IGNCA Launched a book titled “Mapping of the Archives in India”:

  • Kalanidhi division of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) launched the book titled ‘Mapping of the Archives in India’, authored by Prof. Ramesh Chandra Gaur and Vismay Basu, in an event held in New Delhi, Delhi.