Daily Current Affairs (Beepedia) 17th June 2024

    (General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

    RBI, Banking and Economy

    RBI Wins Risk Manager of the Year Award 2024

    • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been awarded the “Risk Manager of the Year Award 2024” by Central Banking, a renowned London-based publication.

    IRDAI Reforms to Enhance Life Insurance Customer Experience

    • IRDAI announced comprehensive reforms to improve the customer experience in the life insurance sector.

    SBI Hikes MCLR Rates Effective June 15

    • State Bank of India (SBI) has increased its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by 10 basis points (bps) across all tenures.

    SEBI and Financial Awareness

    LIC Achieves Significant Milestone in Asset Management

    • Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has crossed the Rs 50 lakh crore mark in total assets under management (AUM).

    NABARD and Agriculture

    Release of 17th Installment of PM-KISAN Scheme

    • Union Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced the release of the 17th installment of about Rs 20,000 crore under the PM-KISAN scheme.

    Siddhesh Sakore Recognized as UNCCD Land Hero

    • Siddhesh Sakore, a farmer and founder of AGRO RANGERS from Maharashtra, has been recognized as a Land Hero by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

    National

    Indian Railways Enters Limca Book of Records

    • Indian Railways has been recognized in the Limca Book of Records for the most people at a public service event at multiple venues.

    NCTE Orientation Sessions for PM SHRI School Teachers

    • National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) organized a five-day virtual orientation program on the National Mission for Mentoring (NMM) and the National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST).

    18th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2024

    • 77 Films are competing in the National Competition at the MIFF 2024, chosen from a record 840 submissions.

    Inauguration of the First Ever Documentary Film Bazaar at MIFF 2024

    • The Documentary Film Bazaar was inaugurated at the 18th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF).

    MIFF 2024: Special Theme "India in Amrit Kaal"

    • The 18th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) will showcase six curated films under the theme “India in Amrit Kaal”.

    Inauguration of 'Prerna Sthal' in Parliament House Complex

    • Rajya Sabha Chairperson and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the ‘Prerna Sthal’ (Inspiration Site) within the Parliament House Complex.

    Coal Reforms 3.0 Initiative

    • The Centre is preparing to launch ‘Coal Reforms 3.0’ to reduce coal imports and increase domestic coal availability for industrial sectors.

    International

    Peter Pellegrini as Slovakia’s President

    • Peter Pellegrini as Slovakia’s sixth president.

    Smritivan Museum in Kutch

    • Smritivan in Kutch has been selected for the World Selection for the Prix Versailles Museums 2024.

    States

    Malabar River Festival 2024 in Kozhikode, Kerala

    • Kozhikode, Kerala is set to host the Malabar River Festival 2024 from July 25 to 28.

    Rajasthan Approves Land Allocation for Solar Projects

    • Rajasthan CM Bhajanlal Sharma approved the proposal to allot 4,780 hectares of land for setting up four solar projects.

    Oracle and Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation Partnership

    • Oracle has partnered with the Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation to enhance IT skills among the state's youth.

    Reports and Indexes

    UK Becomes India’s Fourth-Largest Export Market

    • The United Kingdom (UK) has overtaken China to become India’s fourth-largest export market in May.

    Science and Technology

    Sakura Science Programme 2024

    • 21 Indian school students were invited by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) to participate in the Sakura Programme 2024.

    India's Ambitious Deep Sea Mission

    • India is set to join an elite group of nations with the launch of its Deep Sea Mission, becoming the sixth country to undertake such an endeavor.

    Defence

    IAF Participation in Exercise Red Flag 2024

    • Indian Air Force (IAF) participated in Exercise Red Flag 2024 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, USA, from 04 Jun to 14 Jun 2024.

    Events

    Global Wind Day 2024

    • The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) organized the Global Wind Day 2024 event with the central theme “Pawan-Urja: Powering the Future of India”.

    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - June 17th

    • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated globally on June 17th.

    Awards and Rewards

    V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award 2024

    • Shri Subbiah Nallamuthu, renowned wildlife filmmaker, has been announced as the winner of the V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Sports

    Indian golfer Diksha Dagar achieved a tied-6th place finish

    • Indian golfer Diksha Dagar achieved a tied-6th place finish at the Ladies Italian Open.

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