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Banking Current Affairs : 7th Feb 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 7th Feb 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt on a visit to Riyadh for the World Defence Show 2024:

  • Bearing testimony to the growing defence ties between India and Saudi Arabia, Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt is on a visit to Riyadh as head of the Indian delegation for the ongoing World Defence Show 2024.

Lok Sabha passes the Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order (Amendment) Bill, 2024:

  • The historic Bill aims at empowering (i) the Pahari Ethnic Group (ii) Padari Tribes (iii) Koli and (iv) Gadda Brahmin by providing Scheduled Tribe status

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches EdCIL Vidyanjali Scholarship Programme:

  • Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, launched the EdCIL Vidyanjali Scholarship Programme on 6th February 2024 in New Delhi.

Lok Sabha passes ‘The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024’:

  • The Lok Sabha has passed ‘The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024’ aimed at curbing leaks, malpractices as well as organised malpractices in recruitment examinations like UPSC, SSC etc and entrance tests such as NEET, JEE, and CUET.

Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur kicks off 1st BIMSTEC Aquatics Championships:

  • Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Shri Sports Anurag Singh Thakur kicked off the BIMSTEC Aquatics Championships 2024 today in New Delhi.
  • The BIMSTEC Aquatics Championships is being held for the first time.


  • The “India Ageing Report 2023” has been prepared by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and International Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS), on the welfare of senior citizens in India.

Iran announces visa-free travel for Indian nationals:

  • The Iranian government has approved a visa-free policy for Indian nationals.
  • This policy will be only valid for tourism purposes.

HDFC Bank rolls out 4 SME credit cards for entrepreneurs, freelancers:

  • India’s largest private sector bank, HDFC Bank, on February 6 launched four new small and medium enterprises (SME)-focused credit cards to cater to the specific needs of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and professionals.

Maharashtra Government Decided To Introduce ‘Chief Minister Vayoshree Yojana’:

  • Move aimed at improving the lives of senior citizens and boosting confidence in cooperative societies, the Maharashtra government has announced a series of initiatives covering various sectors.

Uttar Pradesh Government Enhances ‘EV Upyog’ Portal to Promote Electric Vehicles:

  • One of the key initiatives in this endeavour is the enhancement of the ‘EV Upyog’ portal, which serves as a platform to facilitate EV-related activities.