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Banking Current Affairs : 5th April 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 5th Apr 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory celebrates 125 years of studying the Sun:

  • The 125th anniversary of the iconic Kodaikanal Solar Observatory (KSO) was celebrated on 1 April 2024 by Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), to remember the history of KSO, felicitate its scientists, and honour its legacy was a milestone for astronomy in India.

World Bank Projects India’s Economy To Grow At 7.5 Per Cent In 2024:

  • The Indian economy is projected to grow at 7.5 per cent in 2024, the World Bank has said, revising its earlier projections for the same period by 1.2 per cent.
  • According to the report, South Asia is expected to remain the fastest-growing region in the world for the next two years, with growth projected to be 6.1 per cent in 2025.

Chief Risk Officer:

  • The Bank of Maharashtra named Subhasish Roy as its Chief Risk Officer.
  • The decision, effective from April 1, 2024

Meta Partners with PTI to Expand its Fact-Checking Program in India:

  • Meta Platforms, Inc. (formerly Facebook, Inc.) has partnered with Press Trust of India (PTI), India’s largest news agency, under its third-party fact-checking program in India, to establish a dedicated fact-checking unit.

MoHFW Mandates Linking of CGHS Beneficiary ID with Ayushman Bharat Health Account ID:

  • The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) mandates the linking of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) beneficiary ID with the Ayushman Bharat Health Account(ABHA) ID, with effect from 1st April 2024.

TATA AIG General Insurance Company Introduces ‘Travel Guard Plus’ Insurance Product:

  • ‘TATA AIG General Insurance Company Limited, a leading general insurance provider, has launched “Travel Guard Plus“, a comprehensive travel insurance product aimed at redefining complete coverage for travelers.

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s President for the 3rd Term:

  • Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has taken oath as the President of Egypt for the third term in the New Administrative Capital of the country.
  • The 69-year-old former army chief will continue with his presidential powers until 2030 that followed constitutional amendments that extended presidential terms to six years allowing him to stand for a third election.

Sorin Investment Fund Chairman Sanjay Nayar takes over as ASSOCHAM President for 2024-25:

  • Sanjay Nayar, the Founder and Chairman of Sorin Investment Fund has taken over as President of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), India’s oldest apex Industry chamber, for 2024-25.
  • Previously, he served as the Vice President of ASSOCHAM.

WHO’s unveils S.A.R.A.H, its 1st AI-Powered Digital Health Promoter:

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled S.A.R.A.H. (Smart AI Resource Assistant for Health), its first digital health promoter prototype with enhanced empathetic response powered by generative artificial intelligence (AI).