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Today Top Current Affairs 7 December 2021

Daily Current Affairs 7th 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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Technology News

Amitabh Kant launches Genesys International’s digital twin platform

Genesys International has initiated its pan India program. it aims to
make the Digital Twin of entire Urban India. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog has inaugurated The launch programme.

  • The creation of this very accurate 3D data will help in creating the high-definition mapping, smart cars, e-commerce, logistics, gaming, utilities planning for next-generation networks in telecom, renewable energy and disaster management and emergency response.
  • Apart from this, the cities digital twin will keep India on the map with advanced cities that are now using this geospatial technology.
  • Genesys is having a constellation of advanced sensors including aerial mobile and terrestrial systems capable of imaging at very high speeds and resolution in the country.

Economy News

India’s GDP growth to rise to 9.1% in 2022: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs has forecasted India’s GDP to grow to 9.1% year-on-year in 2022 from 8% in 2021. Goldman Sachs has estimated that the Indian economy will grow at 8 per cent in 2021 and 9.1 per cent in 2022.

 consumer price index (CPI) inflation 

  • Goldman Sachs has projected consumer price index (CPI) inflation to rise to 5.8% year-over-year (YoY) in 2022 from 5.2% in 2021

About Goldman Sachs

  • CEO: David M. Solomon
  • Headquarters: New York, United States
  • Founded: 1869
  • Founders: Marcus Goldman, Samuel Sachs

Appointment News

Alka Upadhyaya appointed as chairperson of NHAI

The Govt has appointed Alka Upadhyaya as chairperson of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). Upadhyaya is a 1990-batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre and is serving as Additional Secretary, Department of Rural Development.

  • The Additional Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Sanjay Bandopadhyay has been appointed as chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India.
  • Dharmendra S Gangwar as Secretary, Department of Border Management.
  • Sundeep Kumar Nayak as Director-General, National Productivity Council, Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade.
  • Upma Srivastava as Secretary, National Commission for Scheduled Castes.
  • Juthika Patankar as Secretary, Central Information Commission.

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IDFC FIRST Bank debuts FIRST Private Infinite Card, India’s first standalone metal debit card

IDFC FIRST Bank has announced to launch of FIRST Private Infinite. FIRST Private Infinite will be the first-ever standalone metal debit card of the country and will be made in partnership with Visa, the global leader in digital payments.

FIRST Private Infinite

  • It is a lifetime free card and has been designed specifically for customers who are part of the Bank’s FIRST Private program.
  • The card will offer a premium savings and wealth.
  • The FIRST Private program will provide an unrivalled banking and investment experience to customers with exceptional investment, banking, lifestyle and wellness benefits.
  • Along with it, the IDFC FIRST Bank will offer a comprehensive digital savings account solution such as online account opening process, video KYC and a new-age digital platform for mobile and net banking and so on.
  • customers will be provided digital wealth management solutions on the mobile app and net banking platform with a unique features such as a ‘Consolidated Investment Dashboard’.

About IDFC FIRST Bank –

  • IDFC FIRST Bank CEO: V. Vaidyanathan;
  • IDFC FIRST Bank Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • IDFC FIRST Bank Founded: October 2015.

OYO appoints former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar strategic group advisor

Oravel Stays Limited (Oyo) has appointed State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) former Chairman Rajnish Kumar strategic group advisor. Rajnish Kumar will help in advising Oyo’s management on short-term and long-term strategy, regulatory and stakeholder engagement, and enhancing the brand of the company globally.

  • State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) former Chairman Rajnish Kumar has spent over 40 years in the financial sector.

About Rajnish Kumar

  • Kumar joined SBI as a probationary officer in 1980 and retired as chairman in October 2020
  • He played an important role in overseeing the mega-merger of seven banks with India’s largest lender.

About State Bank of India (SBI)

  • SBI Chairperson: Dinesh Kumar Khara
  • SBI Founded: 1 July 1955
  • SBI Headquarters: Mumbai

Sports News

New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel becomes 3rd Bowler to take 10 Wickets in an Innings

New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel has become the 3rd cricketer who has taken all 10 wickets in an innings. Ajaz Patel created this history against the Indian Team on the second day of the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

  • Ajaz took figures of 10 wickets for 119 runs in 47.5 overs.
  • Prior to this, England bowler Jim Laker took wickets in an innings against Australia in 1956.
  • Later India’s Anil Kumble made history and took 10 wickets in an innings against Pakistan in 1999 At the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi.

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Obituary News

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passes away at 67

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua has taken his last breath at the age of 67. he was admitted to a Delhi hospital due to Covid-19.

  • Vinod Dua was one of the pioneers in Hindi broadcast journalism.
  • He worked with Doordarshan to present the youth programme Yuva Manch in the mid-’70s and later with several other television news channels.
  • He was also part of NDTV’s journey and presented much-loved food show ‘Zaika India Ka’

About Veteran journalist Vinod Dua

  • He was appointed as the first electronic media journalist and received the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award in 1996.
  • In 2008, he was honored with Padma Shri for Journalism by the Government of India.
  • Apart from this, he was awarded with RedInk Award by Mumbai Press Club for his lifetime achievement in the field of journalism in June 2017.

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Important Days

International Civil Aviation Day 2021

Every year, The International Civil Aviation Day is observed on December 7 across the world. the main purpose of this day is to aware people regarding the importance of international civil aviation organisations in air travel across the globe.

  • It also commemorates worldwide consciousness about the contribution of international civil aviation to social and economic development.
  • The theme for International Civil Aviation Day 2021 is “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development.” and theme will be until the year 2023.
  • The council of ICAO will celebrate every five-year special anniversary theme for International Civil Aviation Day

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Armed Forces Flag Day 2021

Every year, Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on 7th December in the country. the main purpose of this day is to honour the soldiers, sailors and airmen of India.

  • This day also commemorates the welfare of serving personnel and ex-servicemen and also rehabilitate battle casualties or reminds us about the martyrs and the men who fought with bravery on the borders to safeguard the country’s honour.
  • In 1949, A committee was founded on August 28 under the then Defense Minister of India to celebrate a Flag Day annually on December 7th.
  • In India, people distribute small flags and car flags in red, deep blue and light blue colours representing the three services in return for funds.

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