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Banking Current Affairs: 9th Mar 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 9th Mar 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

International Women’s Day 2024:

  • The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is “Count Her In: Accelerating Gender Equality Through Economic Empowerment”.

97th member to ratify the International Solar Alliance:

  • Panama has officially ratified the International Solar Alliance (ISA), marking its entry as the 97th member nation.

Rs.300 targeted subsidy to PM Ujjwala Yojana Consumers:

  • The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the continuation of targeted subsidy of Rs.300 per 14.2 kg cylinder (and proportionately pro-rated for 5 kg cylinder) for up to 12 refills per year to be provided to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) during FY 2024-25.

32nd member of NATO:

  • Sweden has officially become the 32nd member of NATO after it completed the accession process in Washington.

RBI and Bank Indonesia sign MoU:

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Bank Indonesia (BI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Mumbai for establishing a framework to promote the use of local currencies

Vikas Spoorty:

  • Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) has launched a new loan scheme called ‘Vikas Spoorty’ to strengthen the rural credit delivery system and also to motivate the common man to take up income-generating activities on a smaller scale

Next Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-4:

  • ISRO chief S Somnath informed at the National Space Science Symposium (NSSS 2024) that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is preparing to launch the next lunar mission Chandrayaan-4.

Bharat-Shakti’ Exercise in Jaisalmer:

  • The three forces of India – Army, Navy, and Air Force are going to conduct the biggest exercise called ‘Bharat-Shakti’ at Asia’s largest field firing range located in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.

New Insurance Package for Indian Blue-Collar Workers in UAE:

  • This plan aims to provide financial benefits to the families of the workers in case of natural or accidental deaths.