Current Affairs 23rd December 2021 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.
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Punjab CM Channi gave tag of ‘state festival’ to Jagannath Rath Yatra
Charanjit Singh Channi, Chief Minister of Punjab state has announced to declare Lord Krishna Balram Jagannath Rath Yatra as an annual state festival.
- Punjab CM also has announced a grant of Rs 2.51 crore for the Iskcon Temple in Ludhiana, Punjab.
- The state govt is developing the Bhagavad Gita and Ramayana Research Centre on a 20-acre land in Patiala.
- The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) conducts the Rath Yatra for devotees of the Hindu community.
- Jagannath Rath Yatra is considered the 2nd largest congregation of Lord Jagannath after the historic Jagannath Yatra of Puri in Odisha.
PM Modi inaugurates multiple development projects worth over ₹600 crores in Goa
PM Modi has inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth over ₹600 core in Goa on the occasion of Goa Liberation Day. the Fort Aguada Jail Museum will be renovated.
List of multiple development projects worth over ₹600 crores in Goa
- Aguada Fort Jail Museum renovated, spending over Rs 28 crore.
- A super speciality block at Goa Medical College, New South Goa District Hospital,
- Aviation skill development centre at Mopa Airport
- Gas-insulated substation at Dabolim-Navelim in Margao.
Nagaland Creates Three New Districts – Tseminyu, Niuland, And Chumukedima
The govt Nagaland has created three new districts in the state and with this, the total number of districts have reached 15. the newly added three new districts are Tseminyu, Niuland and Chumukedima.
- In addition, Tseminyu sub-division in Kohima district is upgraded to a district, Niuland and Chumukedima have been carved out of Dimapur district.
Gabriel Boric becomes youngest-ever President of Chile
Gabriel Boric has got the victory in the Chile presidential elections 2021, defeating his opposition Jose Antonio Kast. 35-year-old, Gabriel Boric now has become the youngest-ever President-elect of Chile.
- In the Chile presidential elections 2021, Gabriel Boric received 56% of the votes against Mr Kast’s 44%.
- President: Sebastián Piñera
- Capital: Santiago
- Currency: Chilean peso
- Continent: South America
India signed Euro 442.26 mn loan German Bank for Surat Metro Rail Project
Indian Govt has signed a 26 million euros loan agreement with Germany Development Bank for a 40.35 km Surat Metro Rail project in Gujarat.
- 40.35 km Surat Metro Rail project will have an outlay of Euro 1.50 billion in which Germany Development Bank will provide financial help of Euro 442.26 million.
- The project will help in reducing traffic congestion and long delays on major travel corridors in Surat city and urban area.
India’s Ancient Legacy of Wellness book by Dr Rekha Chaudhari
“India’s Ancient Legacy of Wellness” book has been released in the presence of the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari. the book has been authored by Dr Rekha Chaudhari.
- The book covers how important it is for human beings to be close to nature which helps to revive and recharge to do productive work.
Atul Dinkar Rane as BrahMos Aerospace CEO & MD
Atul Dinkar Rane has been elected as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of the BrahMos Aerospace Limited.
- Rane has served for decades of sustained R&D contributions in the indigenous design and development of mission-critical Onboard Computers (OBC), hardware in loop simulation studies, systems analysis, development of mission software and avionics technologies for defence applications.
Who is Atul Dinkar Rane
- He holds Electronics and Communication Engineering graduation degree and graduate degree in Guided Missiles.
- In 1987, he joined DRDO and served as System Manager at Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL).
Equitas Small Finance Bank as banking partner for Government of Maharashtra
Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited has become the banking partner to the Government of Maharashtra with a view to offering its services to the state govt employees.
- The bank will play a role in distributing salaries and allowances to the existing employees apart from making provision of pension to pensioners.
- The Govt of Maharashtra has allowed the bank to open salary and pension accounts for the existing and retired employees across 58 of its branches
PV Sindhu among 6 appointed members of Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission till 2025
PV Sindhu, the Former Badminton world champion, has been elected as a member of the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) Athletes’ Commission.
- the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) Athletes’ Commission has announced for the six members of the BWF Athletes’ Commission 2021 to till 2025:
Six (6) members of Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission
- Iris Wang (USA),
- Robin Tabeling (NED),
- Greysia Polii (INA),
- Kim Soyeong (KOR),
- Pusarla V Sindhu (IND)
- Zheng Si Wei (CHN)
National Mathematics Day 2021
Every year, Indian celebrates National Mathematics Day on 22nd December in the country. the day marks the birth anniversary of famous mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. in 2021, India is observing the 134th birth anniversary of Ramanujan.
- The main purpose of the National Mathematics Day is to create awareness of the development of mathematics and its importance in the growth of humanity.
Good Governance Week 2021
Indian govt is observing Good Governance week from December 20 to December 26, 2021. the main purpose of Good Governance week is to showcase and replicate the best governance practices to the grassroots level.
- The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievance (DARPG) will conduct the events in collaboration with the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development and Ministry of External Affairs to celebrate the week.
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