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Banking Current Affairs : 29th Feb 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 29th Feb 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

National Science Day 2024:

  • National Science Day is celebrated annually on February 28th in India to commemorate the discovery of the Raman Effect by Sir C. V. Raman in 1928.
  • The theme for National Science Day 2024 is “Indigenous Technologies for Viksit Bharat”

Ministry of Ayush signed MoU with RIS:

  • The Ministry of Ayush and Research and Information System for Developing Countries, (RIS) New Delhi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at New Delhi.

Justice AM Khanwilkar to be the new Lokpal of the country:

  • Justice AM Khanwilkar will be the new Lokpal of the country.
  • President Droupadi Murmu appointed him along with six members. Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy, Justice Sanjay Yadav, and Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi will be the Judicial Members of the Lokpal.

Arkaja Das (IPoS) as Director in the Ministry of Women & Child Development:

  • The Central Government has approved the appointment of Arkaja Das (IPoS) as Director in the Ministry of Women & Child Development.

Nagaland govt announces universal life insurance scheme:

  • The scheme ensures financial security and protection, providing coverage for breadwinners and family members, complementing the Chief Minister’s Health Insurance Scheme.

PM Modi announces 4 astronauts for Gaganyaan:

  • The astronauts are undergoing training for the country’s maiden human space flight mission.
  • The four astronauts are – Prashanth Nair, Angad Prathap, Ajit Krishnan, and Shubhanshu Shukla.
  • The Gaganyaan Mission is India’s first human space flight program.

Neil Wagner Announces Retirement from International Cricket:

  • Veteran fast bowler Neil Wagner has called time on his international cricketing career, bringing an end to a distinguished 12-year Test match journey with the Black Caps.

Reliance Launches “Vantara,” a National Initiative for Animal Welfare:

  • Reliance Industries and Reliance Foundation have launched a bold initiative, Vantara (Star of the Forest), dedicated to the rescue, treatment, care, and rehabilitation of animals in need.