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Daily Current Affairs 9th March, 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 9th March, 2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 9th 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 9th March, 2024 Current affairs test.

National News

Agriculture Integrated Command and Control Center Launched by Union Minister Arjun Munda

  • Arjun Munda, the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, inaugurated the Agriculture Integrated Command and Control Centre at the Krishi Bhawan in New Delhi.
  • The center is designed to boost farmers’ self-reliance nationwide by providing them with crucial information, services, and access to facilities.
  • It aims to enable farmers to make well-informed decisions about their farming practices by offering real-time data about their fields.
  • The initiative also focuses on addressing the real challenges faced in the agricultural sector.

Digital Exhibition “Subhash Abhinandan” To Be Inaugurated on National Archives of India’s 134th Foundation Day

  • The National Archives of India’s 134th Foundation Day will be celebrated with the inauguration of a digital exhibition named “Subhash Abhinandan” by Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal in New Delhi on March 11th.
  • The exhibition is dedicated to the life of Subhash Chandra Bose and spans 16 sections that document his journey from birth to his lasting impact.
  • It is organized by the National Archives of India.

International News

New National Security Legislation with Increased Penalties Introduced in Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong has put forward a draft for a new national security law, increasing the government’s power in areas such as treason, espionage, and foreign interference.
  • This move is part of a broader effort to suppress dissent, which has seen pro-democracy activists being jailed or forced into exile. The proposed law is noted for its stringent penalties and vaguely defined terms concerning sedition and state secrets.

State News

Arunachal Pradesh Announces Bichom as Its 27th District

  • The establishment of Bichom as Arunachal Pradesh’s 27th district was officially announced by Chief Minister Pema Khandu.
  • Bichom was created following the passage of the Arunachal Pradesh (Re-Organisation of Districts) (Amendment) Bill, 2024, which also led to the creation of Keyi Panyor district.
  • The new district comprises 27 villages from West Kameng and 28 from East Kameng.

Defence News

‘Sea Defenders-2024’ Marks US-India Maritime Cooperation Enhancement

  • The US Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf’s arrival at Port Blair marks the beginning of ‘Sea Defenders-2024,’ a joint exercise between the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).
  • place from March 9-10, 2024, this exercise is indicative of the strengthening strategic relationship between the two countries, focusing on enhancing maritime safety and maintaining a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific.
  • The exercise aims to improve readiness and operational cooperation in facing maritime challenges.

Economy News

UBS Projects India’s Real GDP Growth To Slow Down In FY25 And FY26

  • According to UBS, India’s real GDP growth is expected to slow down to 7% in FY25 and further to 6.8% in FY26.
  • This projection comes after observing a strong growth momentum in the first three quarters of FY24, driven by cyclical recovery and structural advancements.
  • Despite an average growth rate of over 8% during these quarters, a combination of global and local factors is anticipated to moderate growth.

Important Days News

Celebration of CISF Raising Day 2024

  • The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) celebrates its Raising Day annually on March 10, commemorating its establishment in 1969.
  • Over the years, CISF has evolved into a multi-skilled security force, providing specialized training.

Observance of No Smoking Day 2024

  • No Smoking Day is observed worldwide on March 13 every year, aiming to raise awareness about the dangers of smoking and encouraging individuals to quit for a smoke-free environment.
  • The theme for No Smoking Day 2024 focuses on protecting children from tobacco industry interference.

Schemes News

Poshan Pakhwada 2024 Scheduled for March 9-23

  • The Ministry of Women and Child Development has organized Poshan Pakhwada from March 9 to March 23, 2024.
  • This fortnight-long initiative seeks to promote nutrition awareness, healthy dietary practices, and women’s health through public engagement and participation.

Agreements News

Cross-Border UPI Transactions Between India and Nepal Enabled by NPCI and Fonepay Partnership

  • NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL) has collaborated with Fonepay Payment Service Ltd of Nepal to facilitate cross-border Unified Payment Interface (UPI) transactions between the two countries.
  • This partnership aims to enhance the payment experience for Indian tourists in Nepal, who account for approximately 30% of Nepal’s tourist population.

AI-ML Hub Launched in Hyderabad by DST and T-Hub

  • The Department of Science and Technology, together with T-Hub, has initiated the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Technology Hub (MATH) in Hyderabad.
  • This hub is set to drive AI innovation, create jobs, and support AI and ML startups by offering resources and mentorship. By 2025, it aims to create over 500 AI-related jobs and assist more than 150 startups annually.

Sports News

5th ONGC Para Games Inaugurated by Minister Hardeep S Puri

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  • The 5th ONGC Para Games was inaugurated by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing & Urban Affairs, at Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi.
  • The event saw participation from senior officials and celebrated the determination of para-athletes. A total of 371 athletes competed in this edition of the games across various sports disciplines.
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