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Top 18 Daily GK Updates: National & International News

Below are the top 18 important Daily General Knowledge 2023 updates with national and international news.


Start-ups will get a grant of Rs 19.6 crore from HDFC Bank and Atal Innovation Mission.

In a collaborative effort, HDFC Bank and Atal Innovation Mission, under NITI Aayog, total Rs 19.6 crore in FY24 Empowered social sector startups in India by providing grants of Rs. 'Parivartan Start-up Grant Programme' The initiative, known as , supported 170 startups through 41 incubators, focusing on critical sectors such as climate innovation, financial inclusion, agriculture, healthcare, education, livelihood enhancement and gender diversity.

A notable aspect of this initiative is its inclusive reach, with more than half of the supported startups Over 60 Tier 2 and 3 cities Have originated from. This underlines the programme's commitment to fostering innovation beyond metropolitan areas and ensuring a more equitable distribution of resources and opportunities.

India leads in global remittances, crosses $100 billion mark

Indians living abroad have broken all records. He has sent 111 billion dollars to his country in one year. This figure is said to be the year 2022. The UN migration agency said it has become the first country in the world to reach and surpass the $100 billion mark.

The International Organization for Migration has said in a report that India, Mexico, China, Philippines and France were the top five remittance (money sent home by migrants) recipient countries in 2022. Pakistan and Bangladesh were the sixth and eighth largest recipients in 2022, receiving $30 billion and $21.5 billion, respectively.

Acquisition of Big 92.7 FM: NCLT approves Sapphire Media's plan

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) Mumbai has Reliance Broadcast Network's BIG 92.7 FM The acquisition plan of Sapphire Media has been approved. This approval will come in February 2023 Insolvency and Bankruptcy code This comes after the resolution process initiated under.

Sapphire Media's resolution plan, approved by 88.97% members of Reliance Broadcast Network's committee of creditors, involves payment of Rs 261 crore ($31 million) against sanctioned liabilities of Rs 947.59 crore.

P-notes investment in Indian markets reaches six-year high

in Indian capital markets Participatory Notes (P-Notes) Investment through India reached Rs 1.5 lakh crore by the end of February 2024, the highest level in almost six years. This surge in P-notes investments, which includes Indian equity, debt and hybrid securities, is driven by the strong performance of the domestic economy.

Participatory Notes (P-Notes) Registered Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) These are financial instruments issued by India to foreign investors who wish to participate in the Indian stock market without directly registering themselves. However, these investors must go through the due diligence process to invest through this route.


RBI lifts ban on Bank of Baroda's 'BoB World' mobile app

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has BoB World Mobile Application of Bank of Baroda has announced the lifting of restrictions, allowing the bank to onboard customers immediately. The decision follows the RBI directive in October 2023 to suspend customer onboarding on the app due to supervisory concerns. In response, Bank of Baroda has taken corrective measures to address these concerns.

In compliance with the regulatory guidelines, Bank of Baroda has confirmed its readiness to resume accepting new customers through the BOB World application.


Keki Mistry appointed as Chairman of HDFC Life

Banker Deepak S Parekh has resigned from the post of chairman and non-executive director of HDFC Life Insurance on April 18, 2024. After this, Keki Mistry has been appointed as the Chairman of HDFC Board in place of Deepak Parekh.

HDFC Life Insurance Company also informed that it has appointed Keki Mistry as the new Chairman of the Board. The Board of the company has unanimously approved the appointment of Keki Mistry to the post of Chairman of HDFC Life Insurance with immediate effect. .


Toy exports to decline marginally to $152.3 million in 2023-24

India's toy exports have declined marginally to $152.3 million during the financial year 2023-24. According to the report of economic think tank GTRI, toy exports were worth $153.8 million in 2022-23.

GTRI says India's toy exports have not benefited much from the mandatory quality control orders. The primary objective of domestic measures has been to promote local industries and ensure security. According to the report, there has been an increase in exports during the financial year 2019-20 to 2021-22.

NAI acquires priceless collection of Shri Rafi Ahmed Kidwai

National Archives (NAI) the late Mr. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai A collection of personal documents and original correspondence of priceless collection Who was a key figure in India's freedom struggle and nation building. This acquisition preserves an important part of our country's history and preserves the legacy of an extraordinary leader.

in this collection Shri Kidwai and Pandit Nehru, Sardar Patel, Syama Prasad Mukherjee And PD Tandon among other eminent leaders including original correspondence Are included. These invaluable documents provide insight into the thoughts, strategies and collaborative efforts of these leaders during the decisive era of India's independence movement.

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Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2024: History and significance

Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2024, celebrated on June 9, marks the birth anniversary of the revered king of Mewar, Rajasthan. Born on June 9, 1540 (as per the Hindu calendar), Maharana Pratap celebrates his bravery and leadership during the battle of Haldighati against the Mughal emperor Akbar. His legacy of courage and dedication to his people inspires generations, with celebrations taking place across Rajasthan honoring his indomitable spirit and contribution to Indian history.

Maharana Pratap Jayanti, celebrated as the birth anniversary of the great king, falls on June 9 this year, as per the Hindu calendar. While historically, Maharana Pratap was born on May 9, 1540, according to the Julian calendar, the change to the Gregorian calendar caused his date of birth to become May 19, 1540. However, the modern celebration is in line with the Hindu calendar.


IAF conducts Bambi Bucket operation to tackle forest fire in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Government Despite submitting to the Supreme Court that the emergency situation with respect to the forest fire is now over, the State Forest Department May 8, 2024 of fire 40 new cases informed of. This contradictory situation highlights the ongoing challenges in controlling raging wildfires in the region.

In response to the seriousness of the situation, Uttarakhand's Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami took strict action against 17 junior forest officers, suspending 10 and initiating disciplinary inquiry against seven. The Chief Minister also directed all District Magistrates (DMs) to ensure public cooperation and take strict action against those involved in setting fires in the forests.


Setu unveils Sesame, India's first BFSI-centric large language model

Setu, a leading Indian fintech company and part of Pine Labs Group, has unveiled Sesame, India's first Large Language Model (LLM) designed specifically for the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector. Developed in collaboration with indigenous AI research firm Sarvam AI, this groundbreaking initiative marks a significant milestone in the adoption of advanced AI technologies in the financial services industry.

Sesame was unveiled at Adbhut India, an event organized by non-profit People + AI, in the presence of prominent people from the fintech, AI and digital public infrastructure domains, including Nandan Nilekani, Shankar Maruwada and Tanuj Bhojwani. , Setu and Sarvam AI have hailed this development as a “ChatGPT moment” for the BFSI sector, underscoring its potential to revolutionize financial services.

West Nile fever: a mosquito-borne viral infection

west nile fever is a viral infection which West Nile Virus (WNV) which is mainly caused by infected culex mosquitoes Spreads through bite. first time Uganda in 1937 Found in, this vector-borne disease has now spread globally, including in India, where it was first reported in Kerala in 2011.

The primary mode of transmission is through mosquito bites. culex mosquito infected birds They become infected by eating the virus, which is considered the natural host of the virus. Subsequently, these infected mosquitoes can transmit the virus to humans and other animals through their bites.


Yuzvendra Chahal created history, became the first Indian bowler to take 350 T-20 wickets

Yuzvendra Chahalthe veteran leg-spinner of Rajasthan Royals, is recording his name in the history of T20 cricket. Indian Premier League (IPL) In the current edition of the IPL, Chahal has achieved a remarkable feat. He plays in the shortest format of the game First Indian bowler to take 350 wickets Have become.

A historic moment unfolded at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on Tuesday, when Chahal, the captain of Delhi Capitals Rishabh Pant Was out. This wicket not only added to Chahal's tally but also placed him in the all-time list of highest wicket takers in T20 cricket. 11th position, making him the only Indian in the top 15.


Filmmaker Sangeet Sivan passes away at the age of 61

Famous filmmaker of Kerala Sangeet Sivan Died at the age of 61. He had films like 'Vyoham,' 'Daddy,' 'Gandharvam' and 'Yoddha' under his belt. Apart from this, he also made 10 Hindi films like 'Kya Kool Hain Hum' and 'Apna Sapna Money Money'.

Although Sangeet Sivan's first directorial Bollywood film Ashes (1989) As an executive producer, he made his directorial debut in Malayalam with Vyoham (1990), a thriller starring Raghuvaran and Urvashi, inspired by Lethal Weapon. However, his second film, Yoddha, released in 1992, established his name as one of the best in Malayalam cinema. Unique sense of humor and memorable presentations Was a film established with.


John Swinney: Scotland's new First Minister and veteran SNP leader

Scottish National Party (SNP) John Swinney, a veteran of the UK, has been chosen as the party's new leader, paving the way for him to succeed Hamza Yousaf as Scotland's First Minister. Swinney emerged as the sole contender in the contest to choose a new Prime Minister, cementing his position as a leading figure in Scottish politics.

Edinburgh in April 1964 Born in , Swinney joined the SNP at an early age and quickly rose through the party's ranks. their Political career started in 1997 happened when he Tayside, Scotland Elected to the UK Parliament to represent a constituency in the United Kingdom.

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