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Daily Current Affairs 9th 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

PM Modi holds India-Russia Summit 2021

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold the 21st India-Russia Annual Summit 2021 at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on 6th December 2021. in the India-Russia Annual Summit 2021, both leaders discussed the entire gamut of relations, including regional and global issues.

  • India has signed 28 agreements with Russia and talked about International North-South Transport Corridor and also about the Chennai – Vladivostok Eastern Maritime Corridor.
  • Both nations decided to extend the military-technical cooperation by another ten years.
  • India already sent an order for the indigenous production including T – 90 tanks, MiG 29K aircraft, Su – 30 MKI, upgrade of MiG and supply of Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher Smerch.
  • Apart from this, India is developing fifth-generation Fighter Aircraft and Multi-Role Transport Aircraft in the collaboration of Russia.
  • Reserve Bank of India has signed a pact with Bank of Russia to respond to cyberattacks.

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Appointment News

FICCI appoints Sanjiv Mehta as its President

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has announced to appointed Hindustan Unilever Chairman & Managing Director, Sanjiv Mehta as its President.

  • Sanjiv Mehta will assume the post of President from December 18th, 2021 during the Annual General Meeting.
  • He will replace media industry veteran and current President Uday Shankar.

Who is Sanjiv Mehta

  • Mehta studied his Bachelors in Commerce (India), Chartered Accountancy (India) and his Advanced Management Program (Harvard Business School).
  • he has been honored with ‘Doctorate degree in Business Management by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.

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Ujjivan Small Finance Bank appoints Ittira Davis as MD & CEO

The Board of Directors of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has decided to appoint Ittira Davis as the MD and CEO of the bank on 6th December 2021. Ittira Davis will serve as the MD and CEO of the bank for a period of 3 years.

  • The Ittira Davis’s appointment is subject to approval of the members of the bank and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  • Davis will replace former MD and CEO Nitin Chugh who resignated from the post.
  • Also, he is elected as Key Managerial Personnel for a period that will terminate along with his tenure as MD and CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank in terms of Section 203 of the Companies Act, 2013.

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Banking News

RBI Monetary Policy: RBI Keeps Repo rate unchanged at 4% for the 9th consecutive time

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) kept the repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent for the 9th consecutive time.

  • The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) was chaired by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das.
  • RBI takes this decision to maintain an ‘accommodative stance’ as long as necessary.

RBI Monetary Policy 2021 Rates

Policy Repo Rate4.00%
Reverse Repo Rate3.35%
Marginal Standing Facility Rate4.25%
Bank Rate4.25%

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PNB launches android app “PNB Pride-CRMD module” for differently-abled employees

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched an android-based application named “PNB Pride-CRMD module tool”. the app will be useful for differently-abled employees.

  • The PNB Pride-CRMD module tool will help in monitoring and effectively following up with the special mention account (SMA) borrowers.
  • The Pride-CRMD module App was created in TalkBack software that will enable the visually impaired to access the system freely and to interact with customers by tapping on their phones.

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Sports News

Russia won Davis Cup tennis tournament 2021, defeated Croatia

Russian Tennis Federation has won the Davis Cup 2021 by a 2-0 lead over Croatia in the Davis Cup final in Madrid. this title is the third Davis Cup title for Russia and the first since 2006. Russia’s other Davis Cup title was won in 2002.

  • Medvedev defeated Marin Cilic 7-6 (7), 6-2 in the second singles match to give Russia an insurmountable 2-0 lead over Croatia in the final.
  • Croatia wanted to win its third title after triumphs in 2005 and 2018.
  • Andrey Rublev became the Most Valuable Player. 

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Business News

Paytm partners AWS to offer its startup toolkit for entrepreneurs

Indian leading digital ecosystem for consumers and merchants Paytm has made a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in order to offer its startup toolkit to startups onboarded on AWS Activate, a program that offers startups free tools, resources, and more to quickly get started on AWS.

  • With the help of AWS, Paytm will provide its helping hands to entrepreneurs operating in the country in the AWS Activate program grow their businesses with payment, distribution, and growth solutions.

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Defence News

India-Maldives joint military Exercise EKUVERIN in the Maldives

11th edition of the Joint Military Exercise Ekuverin between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force will be organised at Kadhdhoo Island, Maldives. Indo Maldives joint Exercise Ekuverin aims to enhance defence cooperation and bilateral relations between both nations.

  • Exercise EKUVERIN-21 is being organised between the Indian Army and the Maldives army since 2008.
  • In 2019, the exercise was conducted in Pune, Maharashtra
  • in 2018, it was conducted in the Maldives.

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Meeting News

Union Minister S Jaishankar addressed the 5th Indian Ocean Conference

Union Minister of External Affairs (EAM) Shri Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Ji has participated in the 5th Indian Ocean Conference. the Conference was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on December 4th-5th, 2021

  • The 5th Indian Ocean Conference was chaired by Sri Lankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa & Vice Chairs are S.Jaishankar, Vivian Balakrishnan, Sayyid Badr Bin Hamad Bin Hamoud Al Busaidi.
  • The theme of the conference was ‘Indian Ocean: Ecology, Economy, Epidemic’.

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Important Days

Remember the Victims Prevent Genocide 2021

Every year, The International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime is observed on 9th December.

  • The main objective of this day is to raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide, as defined in the Convention.
  • This day also commemorates and honours its victims.
  • It is also the 73rd anniversary of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the “Genocide Convention”), which was the first human rights treaty adopted by the General Assembly.

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International Anti-Corruption Day 2021

Every year, International Anti-Corruption Day is observed on 9th December across the world. the main purpose of this day is to raise awareness of the importance of getting rid of corruption.

  • Corruption affects every area in our society and it also prevents corruption unlocks progress towards sustainable development goals.
  • International Anti-Corruption Day 2021 also marks the rights and responsibilities of everyone such as States, Government officials, civil servants, law enforcement officers, media representatives, the private sector, civil society, academia, the public and youth – in tackling corruption.
  • The theme of International Anti-Corruption Day 2021: “Your right, your role: say no to corruption”.

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