Daily Current Affairs (Beepedia) 18th June 2024

    (General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

    RBI Banking and Economy

    1. Paytm Appointment Update:
      • Rajeev Krishnamuralilal Agarwal appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of One 97 Communications Limited (Paytm).
      • Neeraj Arora resigned due to preoccupations and personal commitments.
    2. India's Growth Forecast Update:
      • Fitch Ratings revised India's growth forecast to 7.2% from 7% for the current financial year.
    3. LNG Imports and Domestic Production Update:
      • LNG imports fell by 7.2% year-on-year in May.
      • Natural gas consumption increased slightly by 0.3%.
    4. RBI Variable Rate Repo (VRR) Auction Announcement:
      • RBI to conduct a 3-day VRR auction on June 18, 2024, with a notified amount of ₹100000 crore.
    5. Fiscal Deficit Target for FY25:
      • The fiscal deficit target may be maintained at 5.1% of GDP for FY25.

    SEBI and Financial Awareness

    1. SBI Loan and Deposit Growth Expectations for FY25:
      • SBI expects 14-15% loan growth and aims to grow deposits by 12-13% in FY25.

    National

    1. NPPA Drug Price Fixing Update:
      • Retail prices fixed for 54 drug formulations, including diabetes, hypertension, and calcium tablets.
    2. DoT Calls for Proposals:
      • Two significant proposals announced: 5G Intelligent Village and Quantum Encryption Algorithm.
    3. DoT Action Against Electricity KYC Update Scam:
      • Blocking of 392 mobile handsets involved in scams and re-verification of 31,740 mobile connections.

    International

    1. India Participates in the Summit on Peace in Ukraine:
      • Held in Switzerland on June 15-16, 2024, showing India's commitment to peaceful resolution.

    Reports and Indexes

    1. Global Nuclear Weapons Landscape and Spending Trends:
      • SIPRI report notes the US, China, and Russia lead in nuclear weapons expenditures.
    2. Mumbai Retains Top Spot as India’s Most Expensive City for Expats:
      • Mercer 2024 Cost of Living Survey ranks Mumbai as the most expensive city in India for expatriates.

    Events

    1. 18th MIFF Session on Anthropocene Era and Human-Nature Relationship:
      • Session titled “In the Age of Anthropocene Is There Still Time to Dither?”.
    2. 18th MIFF Celebrates Asian Women Filmmakers:
      • Features five films highlighting themes of empowerment and resilience.
    3. "Gumnaan Din" Highlights at 18th MIFF:
      • Film explores the lives of migrant workers and their experiences.
    4. "Mission Life" Package at 18th MIFF:
      • Focuses on promoting sustainable lifestyles and environmental protection.

    Appointments

    1. PM Modi Congratulates President Cyril Ramaphosa:
      • Congratulations on re-election as President of South Africa.

    Sports

    1. Lee Zii Jia Triumphs at BWF Australian Open 2024:
      • Won against Japan’s Naraoka Kodai, securing his second title of the season.

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