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Daily Current Affairs 28th March, 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 28th March, 2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 28th March, 2024. 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 28th March, 2024 Current affairs test.

National News

Indian Delegation Engages in Diplomatic Talks with Armenia During IPU Meeting in Geneva

During the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) gathering in Geneva, Switzerland, a significant diplomatic engagement unfolded between India and Armenia. The Indian delegation, led by Rajya Sabha’s Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh, held discussions with the Armenian team, spearheaded by the Vice President of their National Assembly, Hakob Arshakyan. Singh praised Armenia for its backing of India in various global initiatives, highlighting the strengthening bonds between the two nations.

Indian Government Plans Major Borrowing Strategy for Early FY24-25

In a strategic financial move, the Indian government has announced plans to secure Rs 7.5 lakh crore through bond issuances in the market for the first six months of the fiscal year 2024-25. This ambitious borrowing strategy includes the sale of sovereign green bonds among others, covering a range of maturities from 3 to 50 years.

International News

Saudi Arabia Introduces Its First Ever Miss Universe Contestant

Saudi Arabia is marking its debut in the Miss Universe pageant with Rumi Alqahtani, a 27-year-old model and influencer from Riyadh. Having previously won Miss Saudi Arabia and Miss Arab World Peace 2021, Alqahtani’s participation is a historic first for the Kingdom.

Senegal Elects Bassirou Diomaye Faye as President

Bassirou Diomaye Faye has emerged victorious in the Senegalese presidential election, securing 54.28% of the vote in the initial round. At 44, Faye is poised to become Africa’s youngest elected president, representing the first instance of a first-round victory by an opposition candidate since Senegal gained independence in 1960. His victory awaits final validation by the Constitutional Council.

Florida Sets Age Restrictions on Social Media Usage

Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis has enacted a law that sets age restrictions for social media usage among minors. Children under 14 are barred from holding social media accounts, and those aged 14 and 15 will require parental consent. The law mandates all users in Florida to provide identification for age verification.

Thailand Paves the Way for Same-Sex Marriage Legalization

Thailand’s Parliament has made a landmark decision by passing a bill that legalizes same-sex marriage, a significant stride towards equality in the region. The amendment to the Civil and Commercial Code received substantial support in the House of Representatives.

Appointments News

New Additions to India’s Lokpal

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Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi has been sworn in as a new judicial member of India’s Lokpal on March 27, 2024, with Justice AM Khanwilkar, the Lokpal Chairman, officiating the ceremony. Alongside, Pankaj Kumar and Ajay Tirkey have also been inducted as new Lokpal members.

Key Security Agencies in India Under New Leadership

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), and Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) have seen top-level appointments. Sadanand Vasant Date, Piyush Anand, and Rajeev Kumar have been appointed as the new chiefs of NIA, NDRF, and BPR&D, respectively, signaling a restructure aimed at enhancing operational efficiency.

Sports News

IPL 2024: SRH Sets New Record Against MI

In a historic IPL 2024 match, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) amassed an impressive 277/3 against Mumbai Indians (MI), surpassing the previous IPL highest score record.

Indian Table Tennis Star Wins in Beirut

Sreeja Akula has won the women’s singles at WTT Feeder Beirut II 2024, defeating Sarah D Nutte of Luxembourg in the final. This marks her second WTT singles title, underscoring her status as a formidable player on the international stage.

Kenyan Cricket Stalwart Collins Obuya Retires

Following a match against Uganda at the African Games, Collins Obuya, a key figure in Kenyan cricket, has announced his retirement. Obuya leaves behind a legacy as one of Kenya’s top run-scorers in ODIs.

Economy News

Morgan Stanley Optimistic About India’s Economic Growth

Morgan Stanley has upgraded its GDP growth forecast for India to 6.8% for FY24-25, signaling confidence in the country’s economic stability and growth potential.

Business News

Adani Ports Expands with Gopalpur Port Acquisition

In a significant expansion move, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has acquired a 95% stake in Odisha’s Gopalpur Port, further cementing its position in the logistics sector.

CCI Greenlights Adani Power’s Acquisition of Lanco Amarkantak Power

The Competition Commission of India has approved Adani Power Limited’s acquisition of Lanco Amarkantak Power Limited, facilitating the transfer of 100% equity share capital to Adani Power.

NTPC Secures Significant Loan for Renewable Projects

NTPC has obtained a USD 200 million loan from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, earmarked for bolstering its renewable energy projects.

IRDAI Recognizes Key Insurers as Systemically Important

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has designated LIC, GIC Re, and New India Assurance as Domestic Systemically Important Insurers for 2023-24, highlighting their critical role in the financial system.

Wipro-GE Healthcare to Invest in India’s Medical Technology Sector

Wipro-GE Healthcare plans a Rs 8,000 crore investment to boost manufacturing and R&D in India, aligning with the ‘Make in India for the World’ initiative.

Ranks and Reports News

ILO Report Addresses Employment Concerns in India

The International Labour Organization’s ‘India Employment Report 2024’ details the evolving employment landscape in India, reflecting on shifts in job patterns and educational trends among the unemployed.

Science and Technology News

ISRO Launches START 2024 Program for Youth Engagement

The Indian Space Research Organisation is set to conduct the Space Science and Technology Awareness Training (START) 2024 program, aimed at inspiring the youth towards space science and technology.

Books and Authors News

Autobiography of S. Raman Released

S. Raman’s autobiography, “From A Car Shed To The Corner Room & Beyond,” chronicles his journey from a clerk to becoming the CMD of Canara Bank and a SEBI member, offering insights into the financial sector’s intricacies.

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