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Banking Current Affairs : 27th Feb 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 27th Feb 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Goodfellow Classic PSA Challenger Tour Title:

  • Indian Squash player Abhay Singh clinched the Goodfellow Classic PSA Challenger Tour Title in Toronto, Canada.
  • He defeated Elliott Morris Devred of Wales in the finals by 3-0

India to be the third largest economy by 2027:

  • India to be the third largest economy by 2027, predicts Global investment advisory firm Jefferies
  • Global investment advisory firm Jefferies has projected an optimistic outlook for the Indian economy and its equity markets.

Sudarshan Setu:

  • The country’s longest cable-stayed bridge, ‘Sudarshan Setu’ inaugurated by PM Modi in Gujarat
  • Beyt Dwarka is an island near Okha Port, which is nearly 30 km from Dwarka town.

5 new AIIMS:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated an All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Gujarat’s Rajkot during his two-day visit to the state.
  • The prime minister will also virtually inaugurate four more AIIMS in Punjab’s Bathinda, Uttar Pradesh’s Raebareli, West Bengal’s Kalyani, and Andhra Pradesh’s Mangalgiri.

Latest NSSO consumer survey indicates poverty down to 5%:

  • National Sample Survey Office, under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, released data on household consumption expenditure for the year 2022-23 which shows per capita monthly household expenditure more than doubled in 2022-23 as compared to 2011-12.

Exercise Dharma Guardian:

  • The 5th edition of Joint Military Exercise ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN’ between the Indian Army and the Japan Ground Self Defence Force commenced at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan.
  • The Exercise is scheduled to be conducted from 25th February to 9th March 2024.

UAE removed from money laundering ‘grey list’:

  • UAE was removed from the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF Grey List), a list also known as jurisdiction under increased monitoring list, which includes countries that are actively working with the FATF to address strategic deficiencies in their regimes to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing.

Geeta Batra Named As First Woman Director of World Bank’s GEF:

  • Geeta Batra, a distinguished India-born economist, has been appointed as the Director of the Independent Evaluation Office of the World Bank’s Global Environment Facility (GEF). This historic appointment makes her the first woman from a developing country to hold this prestigious position.

First Asian country to ratify ILO convention:

  • The Philippines becomes the 38th country in the world and the first Asian country to ratify Convention No. 190.

PM Modi Inaugurates Sikkim’s First Railway Station In Rangpo:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi ceremonially laid the foundation stone for Sikkim’s inaugural railway station in Rangpo, marking a significant moment in the state’s history.

Dr. Aditi Sen De Receives 2023 GD Birla Award:

  • Dr. Aditi Sen De, a distinguished physicist from the Harish Chandra Research Institute in Prayagraj. Recently honored with the 2023 GD Birla Award for Scientific Excellence

Largest Ammunition and Missiles Complex in U.P.:

  • The Adani Group has inaugurated the Ammunition & Missiles Complex in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. This complex, owned by Adani Defence, marks the first phase of the state’s defense corridor and is dedicated to the brave warriors of the Balakot strike