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Banking Current Affairs : 8th Mar 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 8th Mar 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Navy commissions strategically important base INS Jatayu in Lakshadweep Islands:

  • INS Jatayu was commissioned at Minicoy, the southernmost island in Lakshadweep, strengthening the Indian Navy’s foothold and extending operational reach in the region.

Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, and Meta join hands to establish Frontier Technology Labs in schools:

  • To democratize future technologies and empower youth to innovate, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and Meta have announced the launch of Frontier Technology Labs.

CRISIL raises India’s GDP growth forecast to 6.8% from 6.4% for FY25:

  • Rating agency CRISIL raised its economic growth forecast for India in the next financial year (FY25) to 6.8% from 6.4% estimated earlier, citing higher growth momentum.

Jan Aushadhi Diwas 2024:

  • The inception of Jan Aushadi Diwas can be traced back to March 7, 2019, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced it as part of the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP).

PM Modi Virtually Launches Agra Metro:

  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on March 6 took the priority corridor of the Agra Metro, for an inaugural ride after Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually flagged off the project earlier in the day.