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Banking Current Affairs : 26th Mar 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 26th Mar 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Rajasthan Becomes 1st State to Launch Water Resource Dashboard:

  • Rajasthan became the 1st Indian state to launch the State Water Resources Information Systems dashboard to forecast drought and to enable better water management based on water availability.

MeitY & NIXI launched BhashaNet portal:

  • The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) launched the BhashaNet portal to advance the vision of digital inclusion.

IOB Launches 2 Gold Loan Products IOB Gold Powered Card & Jewel Loan Suvidha:

  • IOB launches two new gold loan products to address unique needsIndian Overseas Bank (IOB) has launched 2 new jewel loan products:
    • IOB Gold Powered Card to provide borrowers with instant access to a card linked directly to their jewel loan overdraft accounts, and
    • Jewel Loan Suvidha, to serve the unique needs of housing loan borrowers, not only from IOB but also from other Financial Institutions (FIs).

Global Economic Outlook: S&P Global revised India’s GDP to 6.8% for FY25:

  • According to ‘Global economic outlook: March 2024’ released by S&P Global Market Intelligence India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) forecast is revised to 6.8% for the fiscal year 2024-25 (FY25) from its prior prediction of 6.5% due to strong growth momentum and improving global prospects.

Naveen Jindal was Elected as President of Indian Steel Association:

  • Naveen Jindal, Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power (JSP), took charge as President of the Indian Steel Association (ISA), the apex body of the domestic steel industry.

ISRO Successfully Conducts ‘Pushpak’ Reusable Launch Vehicle:

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted the “Pushpak” – Reusable Launch Vehicle Autonomous Landing Mission (RLV-LEX-02) at the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) in Chitradurga, Karnataka.

Indian Army Inducts IDD&IS System along Northern Borders with China:

  • The Indian Army (IA) has deployed initial batch of seven new indigenous Integrated Drone Detection and Interdiction Systems (IDD&IS) along the northern borders with China.

Sharath Kamal to be India’s flag bearer:

  • The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) named table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal as India’s flagbearer for the 2024 Paris Olympics, set to be held from 26th July to 11th August 2024 in Paris, France.

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz clinched victory at the Australian Grand Prix:

  • Australian Grand Prix, Carlos Sainz of Ferrari emerged victorious, marking a remarkable comeback just two weeks after undergoing appendicitis surgery.

Indian Scientist Prof Jayant Murthy Honoured with Asteroid Name:

  • The International Astronomical Union (IAU), a global organization responsible for naming celestial objects, has bestowed a rare honour upon an Indian scientist.