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Daily Current Affairs 24th December 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 24th December2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 24th December2023. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 24th December2023 Current affairs test.

 

National News

1. Central Railway Partners with RailTel for Panic Switch Installation at 117 Stations

  • Central Railway has collaborated with RailTel to install panic switches at 117 stations, enhancing passenger safety and emergency response.

2. French President Macron to Attend India’s Republic Day as Chief Guest

  • French President Emmanuel Macron will be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day, highlighting the strong bilateral ties between France and India.
  • This visit also commemorates the 25th anniversary of the strategic partnership between the two nations.

3. ‘PaatMitro’ App Launched for Jute Farmers by Textiles Ministry

  • The “PaatMitro” app, developed by The Jute Corporation of India, provides jute farmers with crucial information on MSP and agricultural practices.

4. Record High Coking Coal Imports in India; Russia Among Top Suppliers

  • India’s coking coal imports reached a five-year peak, with Russia and Australia as major suppliers, vital for the steel production industry.

5. Inaugural Marshal Arjan Singh Annual Lecture Hosted by IAF and USI

  • The Indian Air Force and the United Services Institution of India conducted the first Marshal Arjan Singh Annual Lecture at USI, inspiring through his legacy.

6. SEBI Plans Two-Stage Transition to Instant Stock Market Settlement

  • SEBI proposes a two-phase shift to same-day and instant settlements in the stock market, aiming for a more efficient trading environment.

7. ‘Bima Vistaar’ Insurance Product Set for Launch in Q1 FY25

  • Bima Vistaar, a comprehensive insurance product offering life, health, and property coverage, is scheduled for release in the first quarter of the next financial year.

8. National Consumer Rights Day Celebrated on December 24

  • National Consumer Rights Day, observed on December 24, commemorates the enactment of India’s Consumer Protection Act and emphasizes consumer rights protection.

9. MoRD and JioMart Partnership to Boost Self-Help Groups

  • The Ministry of Rural Development’s collaboration with JioMart aims to increase the visibility of products made by Self-Help Groups.

10. SASTRA Ramanujan Awards for 2022 and 2023 Announced

  • Yunqing Tang and Ruixiang Zhang received the SASTRA-Ramanujan Awards for their significant contributions to mathematics.

11. UNESCO Honors Indian Heritage Conservation Projects

  • Four Indian projects were recognized by UNESCO for their outstanding cultural heritage conservation efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.

12. Bengaluru Airport’s T2 Lauded by UNESCO

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  • Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport Terminal 2 was named one of the ‘world’s most beautiful airports’ by UNESCO’s Prix Versailles 2023.

13. Poet Sukrita Paul Kumar Receives Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize

  • Sukrita Paul Kumar was awarded the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for her book “Salt & Pepper: Selected Poems.”

14. Wrestler Sakshi Malik Retires Amidst WFI Leadership Controversy

  • Olympic bronze medalist Sakshi Malik retired following the controversial election of Sanjay Singh as the new chief of the Wrestling Federation of India.
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