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Current Affairs

1.A $3 billion MQ-9B predator drone agreement between India and the United States is eagerly awaited.
2.The Budget for 2023–2024 includes 5.94 lakh crore rupees for defence.
3.On February 1st, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered the Union Budget for 2023–24 to Parliament.
4.The Union Budget for 2023 includes funding for higher education of Rs 44,094 crore.
5.The Indian Railways received a capital outlay of Rs. 2.4 lakh crore.
6.In Washington, the US-India Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies was launched.
7.Manuela Roka Botey has been named as Equatorial Guinea’s first female prime minister.
8.The Fiscal Policy statements predict that in FY2022-23, the nominal GDP will increase by 15.4% YoY.
9.February 2 is World Wetlands Day
10.From January 21 to January 31, 2023, North Bengal underwent “Exercise Trishakti Prahar.”
11.While presenting the Union Budget 2023–24, FM Nirmala Sitharaman made five significant announcements regarding personal income tax.
12.The updated MSMEs credit guarantee programme will go into effect on April 1, 2023.
13.In the UK, Manmohan Singh received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
14.In order to foster cooperation in the semiconductor industry, India and the US have decided to establish a task force.

Banking Awareness

1.According to a government report, the sector with the most delayed projects is road transportation and highways.
2.Jigarthanda will be subject to 12% GST, according to a decision made by Tamil Nadu’s Authority for Advance Ruling (TNAAR).
3.It is predicted that Indian leather and footwear exports will increase to almost $6 billion in the current fiscal year.
4.The PepsiCo Foundation and CARE have introduced the “She Feeds the World” programme in India.
5.For online retail merchants, CCAvenue has become the first payment gateway to handle CBDC or Digital Rupee transactions.
6.For the period of April to December 2022, Russia has surpassed Taiwan to become India’s fourth-largest steel importer.
7.SBM Bank (India) received 99 crore from Life Insurance Corporation of India.
8.The IMF kept its 6.1% growth forecast for India for 2023.
9.Nikhat Zareen has been named the NMDC’s ambassador.