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Today’s Current Affairs – 24 June 2024

24 June 2024 Current Affairs refers to the latest news and events happening worldwide and are relevant to our daily lives. Staying updated with the 24 June 2024 Current Affairs is essential for students who are preparing for exams, especially competitive exams, as it forms an important part of the syllabus. The importance of the 24 June Current Affairs 2024 lies in its ability to help students enhance their general knowledge, improve their reading and comprehension skills, and develop their critical thinking abilities.

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24 June 2024 Current Affairs also provides students with insights into issues such as politics, economics, and social issues that are important for their overall development as informed citizens. Regularly reading and analyzing the 24 June 2024 Current Affairs not only helps students ace their exams but also prepares them for their future roles as responsible and well-informed citizens of society.

International Day of Women in Diplomacy 2024

The United Nations has decided to celebrate June 24 as the International Day of Women in Diplomacy. This special day is all about recognizing and honoring the role of women in diplomatic jobs, where they have been outnumbered by men. Thilmeeza Hussain, the Maldives Ambassador to the United Nations, talked about this issue, stressing that women make up only one-fifth of the permanent representatives at the UN Headquarters. Read the complete article here.

UN Public Service Day 2024

UN Public Service Day is observed every year on the 23rd of June. It is a significant day dedicated to recognizing the value of public services and the individuals who contribute to them. Public services play a crucial role in improving our communities and promoting their growth.

The 2024 UN Public Service Forum and Awards Ceremony will take place in Incheon, Republic of Korea from 24 to 26 June 2024, under the theme ‘Fostering Innovation amid Global Challenges: a Public Sector Perspective‘. Read the complete article here.

HDFC ERGO General Insurance elevates Anuj Tyagi as MD and CEO

HDFC ERGO General Insurance promoted Anuj Tyagi as the new managing director and chief executive, succeeding Ritesh Kumar effective July 1. Tyagi, with the company since 2008, previously served as joint managing director. Kumar will transition to ERGO International’s board and become the deputy COO focusing on Asian growth markets.

India’s downstream oil and gas profits to fall; upstream to remain strong: Fitch Ratings

India’s oil and gas sector is poised for a nuanced fiscal performance in FY24, with anticipated declines in downstream profits contrasting with robust upstream growth, according to the latest analysis from Fitch Ratings. Fitch projects a 3% – 4% increase in India’s petroleum product demand for the fiscal year ending in March 2025 (FY25).

Diesel and petrol will continue to dominate the consumption landscape, accounting for over half of the overall demand, which grew by 5% in FY24 and 2% in the initial months of FY25. In FY24, India’s crude oil import dependency climbed to 87.8%, up from 87.4% in FY23, with Russia emerging as the largest oil supplier, accounting for 36 % of imports.

Maharashtra Governor releases book titled ‘Gateways to the Sea: Historic Ports and Docks of Mumbai Region’

The Governor of Maharashtra Shri Ramesh Bais released a book titled ‘Gateways to the Sea: Historic Ports and Docks of Mumbai Region’ at Raj Bhavan Mumbai on June 22, 2024. The book has been published by the Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoI. It comprises 18 articles by renowned authors, compiled by the Maritime Mumbai Museum Society (MMMS)

The publication of this book is an important milestone in creating awareness about the ancient ports stated above and it also covers the development of modern ports and docks of Mumbai including Mazagon Dock, Mumbai Port, Bombay Dock, Sassoon Dock and Ferry Wharf also known as Bhaucha Dhakka.

Kotak Mahindra Bank to add up to 200 branches in FY25

India’s Kotak Mahindra Bank will increase its pace of opening new branches and add about 175 to 200 branches in the financial year 2024-25, a senior official at the bank said, months after the central bank barred the private lender from sourcing new customers digitally.

In April, the Reserve Bank of India stopped Kotak from adding new customers via its online and mobile banking channels, and from issuing new credit cards, due to information technology-related deficiencies. About 95% of its new personal loans by volume were disbursed digitally in the October-December quarter, while it issued 99% of new credit cards through digital channels.

Universal Sompo settles ₹8 crore claims under Ayushman Bharat in 4 months

Universal Sompo General Insurance Company has provided cashless claims approval of ₹8.03 crore for over 8,170 hospital admissions under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in the Union Territory Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu. The scheme has become operational since February 1 and the cashless approvals have been made over the past 142 days.

ESAF SFB chief Paul Thomas elected Chairperson of Sa-Dhan

Paul Thomas, MD & CEO of ESAF Small Finance Bank, has been elected as Chairperson of the board of Sa-Dhan, which is an association of microfinance and impact finance institutions. Sayeed has been re-elected for the second term on the board of Sa-Dhan at the Association’s Annual General Body meeting held on June 21st.

ACE partners with the Bank of Baroda for construction equipment financing

Action Construction Equipment Ltd, a prominent player in India’s construction equipment manufacturing sector, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bank of Baroda to facilitate financing solutions for construction equipment businesses. Under this partnership, ACE customers across the country will have access to tailored financing options provided by BoB.

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