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Banking Current Affairs : 28th Feb 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 28th Feb 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Investor Information and Analytics Platform:

  • Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, and Jal Shakti, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar launched the ‘Investor Information and Analytics Platform’ developed by IIT Madras.

Coal Based Power Generation in the Country Grows by 10%:

  • Particularly striking was the commendable 10.06% growth in coal-based power generation during this period.
  • In India, power generation is diversified across conventional (Thermal, Nuclear, and Hydro) and renewable sources (Wind)

Pacific Island nation’s new Prime Minister:

  • Tuvalu’s parliamentary members have selected former Attorney General Feleti Teo as the Pacific Island nation’s new prime minister following a general election that recently brought the country’s relationship with Taiwan into focus.

Director (Operations) of NTPC:

  • Ravindra Kumar has taken over charge as Director (Operations) of NTPC on Monday.
  • Before joining as Director (Operations) of NTPC Limited, he was an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Director (Operations) of NTPC Limited

Amazon Pay gets final approval from RBI to operate as payment aggregator:

  • Amazon Pay, the fintech arm of e-commerce major Amazon India, has received a payment aggregator license from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the company.
  • The fintech firm joins a list of companies that the central bank has granted authorization to operate as payment aggregators (PA) recently.

Scientists Achieve First Successful Laser-Cooled Positronium For Quantum Research:

  • An international collaboration of researchers has successfully demonstrated the laser cooling of Positronium, a short-lived hydrogen-like atom that provides an ideal testing ground for bound-state quantum electrodynamics.

Cipla receives approval from drug regulator CDSCO for UTI drug:

  • Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company Cipla has received approval from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) to market plazomicin, an antibiotic, in India for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including pyelonephritis (kidney infection).

Algeria Inaugurates World’s Third-Largest Mosque:

  • Algeria celebrated the grand opening of what has been acclaimed as “Africa’s largest mosque” and the third-largest mosque in the world.
  • President Abdelmadjid Tebboune presided over the ceremony, officially revealing the Great Mosque of Algiers as the world’s third-largest mosque.