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Here 26 February, 2024 Headlining events such as: Vimarsh 2023 5G Hackathon, Army, Khelo India Winter Games 2024, Anurag Singh Thakur, Film Certification Facilitation Office, Central University of Bihar (CUSB), FATF Gray List, India GDP Growth, NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd to become familiar with etc. Daily GK updates is given, After reading about these events, you can current affairs quiz can also practice,

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Top 20 Daily GK Updates: National & International News

Below are the top 20 important daily general knowledge 2023 updates with national and international news.


Army wins Khelo India Winter Games 2024 title on final day

The Khelo India Winter Games 2024 concluded in Gulmarg with Army emerging victorious after a thrilling final day of competition. Alpine skier Bobby Pandey's gold medal in the parallel slalom event proved decisive, taking Army to the top of the medal tally with 10 gold medals. This modest margin put them one gold ahead of Karnataka (9 gold) and three gold ahead of Maharashtra (7 gold), who were ahead after the first round in Ladakh.

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) successfully managed the technical aspects of the Games. Additionally, six Olympians including Shiva Keshavan and Arif Mohammed Khan actively contributed to the conduct of the event by lending their expertise and experience.


Geeta Batra becomes the first woman director of World Bank's GEF

Eminent Indian economist Geeta Batra has been appointed as the Director of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the World Bank's Global Environment Facility (GEF).

Eminent Indian economist Geeta Batra has been appointed as the Director of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the World Bank's Global Environment Facility (GEF). The appointment marks a significant milestone, as Batra becomes the first woman from a developing country to hold this prestigious role.


HDFC Bank gets approval from RBI to sell stake in HDFC Credila.

HDFC Bank has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for disinvestment of 90% stake in its education loan subsidiary HDFC Credila. The decision follows RBI's direction to HDFC to reduce its stake in Credila to below 10% within two years after the merger with HDFC Bank in April 2023.

HDFC Bank will retain 9.99% stake in HDFC Credila. HDFC Credila has provided education loans to over 1.24 lakh customers, with a current loan book of over ₹15,000 crore.


PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's longest cable-stayed bridge, Sudarshan Setu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India's longest cable-stayed bridge, Sudarshan Setu, in Dwarka, Gujarat. This massive infrastructure project, connecting Okha and Bayt Dwarka islands, stands as a testament to the country's commitment towards progress and connectivity.

The four-lane bridge has an overall width of 27.2 meters (89 ft), ensuring smooth traffic flow between the mainland and the island. Decorated with verses from the Srimad Bhagavad Gita and images of Lord Krishna, the footpaths on both sides of the bridge form a unique cultural Touches that reflect the rich heritage of Dwarka.

PM Modi launches AYUSH projects in Jhajjar and Pune

PM Modi inaugurated 'Central Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy Research' in Jhajjar and 'National Institute of Naturopathy' (NISARG GRAM) in Pune.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated two institutes of the Union AYUSH Ministry, an important step in promoting health care across the country. In the inauguration ceremony held virtually, 'Central Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy Research' (CRIYN) in Jhajjar, Haryana and 'NISARG GRAM' in Pune, Maharashtra, National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) were unveiled.

President Draupadi Murmu will inaugurate the Purple Fest program

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice will organize a vibrant 'Purple Fest' at the Amrit Udyan of Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 26, 2024.

Following the success of the 'International Purple Fest, 2024' held in Goa from January 8 to 13, 2024, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPWD) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is organizing the 'International Purple Fest, 2024' for Inclusivity at Amrit Udyan at Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 26, 2024. Will host a one-day festival.


India-Japan “Dharma Guardian” military exercise launched

The 5th edition of joint military exercise 'Dharma Guardian' began today at Mahajan Field Firing Range in Rajasthan, India. Held annually and hosted alternately by India and Japan, the Dharma Guardian provides a valuable platform for both countries.

The exercise, scheduled from February 25 to March 9, 2024, brings together the Indian Army and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) for a focused training program aimed at enhancing interoperability and promoting closer military cooperation.

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World NGO Day 2024: History and significance

World NGO Day is celebrated every year on 27th February across the world to celebrate the work done by various NGOs and their contribution. The purpose of this special day is to inspire people to become more actively involved within NGOs and encourage greater symbiosis between NGOs and the private-public sectors. This day is to celebrate and honor every non-governmental organization that knows how to come forward and try to prevent social problems.

The theme of World NGO Day 2024 is “Building a Sustainable Future: The Role of NGOs in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).” The theme underlines the vital role of NGOs in tackling global challenges and working towards a more sustainable future. It highlights how NGOs contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations, emphasizing their active efforts in bringing about positive and lasting change in communities around the world.


Dubai introduces 5-year multi-entry visa for Indian citizens

Dubai's Department of Economy and Tourism has launched a 5-year multi-entry visa to increase travel from India. This figure is expected to increase by 25% to a total of 2.46 million Indian visitors in 2023.

Dubai's Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) has announced the launch of a five-year multi-entry visa with an aim to increase travel between India and the UAE. This initiative has been taken in response to the significant growth of Indian visitors to Dubai, as India is the top source market for tourists in the region.

Vietnam's National Hydrogen Strategy: Target of 500,000 tonnes of clean hydrogen by 2030

Vietnam has greenlit an ambitious national hydrogen strategy with the goal of producing 100,000-500,000 tonnes of clean hydrogen annually by 2030, which can be scaled up to 10-20 million tonnes by 2050.

Vietnam has drawn up an ambitious national hydrogen strategy, which aims to become a significant player in the global hydrogen market. With a goal of producing 100,000 tonnes to 500,000 tonnes of clean hydrogen annually by 2030, rising to 10–20 million tonnes by 2050, the strategy seeks to leverage both green and blue hydrogen production methods.


Per capita monthly household consumer expenditure to more than double from 2011-12 to 2022-23: HCES report

NSSO's HCES report shows that per capita monthly household consumer expenditure is expected to double from 2011-12 to 2022-23. In which rural expenditure increased to ₹ 3,773 and urban expenditure increased to ₹ 6,459.

The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) has released the findings of the Household Consumption Expenditure Survey (HCES) conducted from August 2022 to July 2023. The survey aims to estimate household monthly per capita consumption expenditure (MPCE) across various demography spanning rural and urban areas, states, union territories and socio-economic groups.


UGC gives Category-1 status to Central University of Bihar (CUSB)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) granted Category-I status to the Central University of Bihar (CUSB), a pioneering achievement for the universities of Bihar.

Recently, Central University of Bihar (CUSB) achieved an important milestone as the University Grants Commission (UGC) granted it Category-1 status. This achievement holds special significance in a state where state universities face accreditation challenges and academic performance issues.

Anurag Singh Thakur will establish film certification facility office in Chandigarh.

Shri Anurag Singh Thakur announced the establishment of CBFC Facilitation Office in Chandigarh. The initiative aims to increase ease of doing business for local filmmakers in the region.

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Singh Thakur unveiled plans for a new office of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in Chandigarh. The move aims to support filmmakers in the region by making the process of obtaining film certification more convenient.

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