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Banking Current Affairs : 30th Nov 2023

Today’s Current Affairs: 30th Nov 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

IRDAI Forms a Task Force on Implementation in the Insurance Sector:

  • The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has constituted a task force to examine the impact of the Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023 on the insurance sector.
  • The Ministry of Law and Justice, Legislative Department notified the Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Act, 2023.

India & US to Launch Joint Microwave Remote Sensing Satellite for Earth Observation:

  • India and the US will launch the joint microwave remote sensing satellite for Earth observation in the coming months.
  • The satellite will be named NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar).
  • NISAR is targeted for launch onboard India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV).

Ministry of Tourism Organizes Orequel Event of Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam:

  • The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in association with the Ministry of Culture, Sangeet Natak Academy, and State Government of Andhra Pradesh successfully organized the prequel event of Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam, a first-of-its-kind festival to celebrate the rich heritage of classical music and promote lesser-known tourist attractions

Drift’ by Anthony Chen Bags the Prestigious ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at IFFI 54:

  • French, British, and Greek co-production Drift directed by Anthony Chen received the prestigious ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at the 54th International Film Festival of India.
  • The film is an emotional portrait of an immigrant woman who seems condemned to wander by the traumatic and terrible reality of human madness.

Persian Film ‘Endless Borders’ by Abbas Amini bags Golden Peacock for Best Film at IFFI54:

  • The coveted ‘Golden Peacock’ for Best Film was conferred upon the Persian masterpiece, ‘Endless Borders,’ directed by Abbas Amini.
  • An emotionally charged narrative set against the backdrop of an Iranian teacher’s odyssey amidst the turmoil ignited by the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

H&M and DBS to collaborate on a green loan program to facilitate supply chain decarbonization:

  • H&M Group and DBS will be collaborating on a first-of-its-kind green loan programme which will help facilitate supply chain decarbonisation in the apparel sector.

India & US to launch joint microwave remote sensing satellite for Earth observation:

  • India and the US will launch the joint microwave remote sensing satellite for Earth observation in the coming months.
  • The satellite will be named NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar)

SEBI proposes changes in Special Situation Funds to facilitate the acquisition of stressed assets:

  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has proposed to amend the regulatory framework for a category of Alternative Investment Funds (AIF), called the Special Situation Funds (SSFs).

AMD Inaugurates its largest Global Design Centre in Bengaluru:

  • AMD inaugurated its largest global design center, ‘Technostar’, in Bengaluru. This is part of AMD’s USD 400 million investment in India over the next five years.
  • The state-of-the-art campus is focused on the design and development of semiconductor technology, including 3D stacking, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

Second Phase of the Kashi Tamil Sangamam Program is to be held from the 17th to the 30th of December:

  • The second phase of the Kashi Tamil Sangamam program will be held from the 17th to the 30th of next month. In this regard, the registration portal was launched by IIT Madras.
  • The portal was launched to call for applications from people of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry who wish to participate in the program.

India Launched its first-ever Auction of Critical Mineral Blocks, including the World’s New Fuel, on November 29:

  • India is set to launch its first-ever auction of 20 critical mineral blocks on November 29.
  • This initiative aims not only to bolster economic growth but also to secure essential resources for driving the nation’s green energy shift.
  • The online auction will use a transparent two-stage ascending forward process, selecting bidders based on their quoted mineral values

Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra Launched in SWGH:

  • The nationwide initiative, a pivotal component of the Hamara Sankalp Viksit Bharat campaign, aims to inform and empower citizens about the various flagship schemes.

Abdullahi Mire Wins 2023 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award:

  • Abdullahi Mire, a Somali refugee, has been named the 2023 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award Global Laureate for his work championing the right to education for displaced children.
  • Mire, who grew up in the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya, has put over 100,000 books in the hands of displaced children and youth in the country.

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates ‘Classic Imperial’ Luxury Cruise In Kerala:

  • Nitin Gadkari virtually marked the inauguration of ‘Classic Imperial,’ a luxury cruise vessel, in Kochi.
  • This event was a significant milestone in the efforts to promote cruise tourism in the region.