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Daily Current Affairs 5th 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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National News

India will have 9 nuclear reactors by 2024

India will build nine nuclear reactors by 2024 and the first nuclear reactor will be established in northern India, which will come up 150 km away from Delhi in Gorakhpur of Haryana.

  • By the year 2024, the country will have 9 nuclear reactors plus 12 new additional ones. the projects were approved during the Covid times with a capacity of 9000 MW.
  • Along with it, nuclear energy will become one of the most important sources of alternative or clean energy for the increasing power demand in India.
  • India will focus to reduce the emissions intensity of its economy by a third from 2005 levels by 2030.

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State News

UP Gets 2nd Earth Station For Doordarshan Kendra

The Information and Broadcasting Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur has inaugurated the Earth Station of Doordarshan Kendra at Gorakhpur. during the inauguration, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also present.

  • UP based earth station of Doordarshan will be 2nd earth station of Doordarshan and will have an outlay of Rs.7 crore.
  • They have also inaugurated three FM relay centres of 10KW each at Etawah, Gadania in Lakhimpur Kheri and Nanpara in Bahraich districts.
  • Gorakhpur Doordarshan Kendra will telecast a one-hour-long programme in Bhojpuri.

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Ratan Tata to confer Assam’s highest civilian award

The state govt of Assam will honour industrialist Ratan Naval Tata with the Assam Baibhav award for his contribution towards cancer care facilities in the state.

  • Assam Govt has planned to confer Assam Baibhav 2021, Assam Saurav 2021 and Assam Gaurav Awards 2021 to 19 personalities and the award ceremony will be conducted on January 24th, 2022.
  • Assam Baibhav award will be presented to Ratan Tata, and Assam Saurav award will be distributed to 5 personalities including Prof Kamalendu Deb Krori, Dr Lakshmanan S, Prof Dipak Chand Jain, Lovlina Borgohain and Neel Pawan Baruah.

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Appointment News

Pradip Shah appointed as Chairman of National Asset Reconstruction Company

The founder of IndAsia Fund Advisors Mr Pradip Shah has been appointed as the chairman of National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL) and Aditya Birla Asset Reconstruction Company managing director Sanjay Jain has been elected as the chief executive of India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL).

  • The asset management company (AMC) has decided to resolve bad loans acquired by NARCL.
  • Shah studied an MBA from Harvard and chartered accountant. he founded India’s first and largest housing finance company, HDFC, and ratings firm Crisil.

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Economy News

OECD slashes India growth forecast to 9.4% for FY22

The organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has slashed India’s growth forecast to 9.4% for FY22 from 9.7% estimated in September 2021. however, the agency has also estimated that Indian GP will increase at 8.1% in FY23, and moderate to 5% in FY24.

  • OECD has projected the global growth forecast for 2021 from 5% to 5.6%.
  • OECD has marked this deterioration due to the enduring negative legacy of the pandemic on key parameters such as investment in new machinery and more.

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Banking News

Federal Bank launches an exclusive feature-rich scheme for women

Private sector lender Federal Bank has launched an exclusive feature-rich scheme for women called “Mahila Mitra Plus”. it will offer a curated set of features, has been designed to make financial planning and investments easy for women.

  • The Scheme will cover exclusive preferential interest rates on housing loans, processing fee waiver for home loans, complimentary and customised insurance cover.
  • It will also encourage Women to open savings accounts in the names of their minor children through the provision of two zero balance savings accounts.

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Ranking News

World Cooperative Monitor report 2021: IFFCO tops

The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has ranked ‘number one Cooperative’ among the top 300 cooperatives in the world. the World Cooperative Monitor report 2021’s ranking is based on the ratio of turnover over the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita.

  • It highlights that IFFCO has contributed significantly to the GDP and economic growth of the country.
  • The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) has released the 2021 edition of the 10th Annual World Cooperative Monitor (WCM) report
  • IFFCO has improved its position from 65th (in last year) to 60th Position in overall Turnover ranking.

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Important Days

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development 2021

Every year, International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is observed on 5th December across the world. it aims to make an opportunity to volunteer-involving organisations and individual volunteers to promote volunteerism.

  • The day is also referred to as IVD and is mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985.
  • The General Assembly proclaimed 2001 as the International Year of Volunteers to take measures to heighten awareness about the important contribution of volunteer service.
  • The theme for International Volunteer Day 2021 is “Volunteer now for our common future.

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World Soil Day 2021

Every year, the day of December 5th is observed as World Soil Day across the world. the main purpose of this day is to raise awareness about soil degradation.

  • It also marks the importance of soil for all terrestrial life.
  • In 2013, During the 68th UN General Assembly, the members designated December 5 as World Soil Day and in 2014, World Soil Day was observed for the first time.
  • The theme of World Soil Day 2021 is ‘Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity’, will focus in raising awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being.

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International Day of Banks 2021

Every year, the International Day of Banks is observed on 4th December by the United Nations. it aims to recognise the importance of multilateral and international development banks in financing sustainable developments.

  • The day also highlights a vital role of banking systems in Member states in contributing to the improvement of the standard of living.
  • The United Nations General Assembly designated the day of 4th December as the International Day of Banks in 2019, and in the next year, it was celebrated for the first time in 2020.

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