Daily Current Affairs 13th & 14th August, 2023

Daily Current Affairs 13 & 14 August for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related exams.

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India aims to triple natural gas share to 15% by 2030: Minister
India has embarked on an ambitious trajectory to amplify its existing 6% share of natural gas in the energy amalgam to a formidable 15% by 2030, as the government presses forward with a suite of comprehensive measures, said minister of state in the ministry of petroleum & natural gas, Rameswar Teli.

  • In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, the minister said, “various steps have been taken by the government to raise the share of natural gas in energy mix to 15% in 2030 from about 6% currently.”

Government employee unions hold “Pension Rights Maharally” in Delhi demanding old scheme
Employees of central and state government departments will gather at Ramlila Maidan to demand the restoration of the Old Pension Scheme, a group of railway union leaders have said.

  • The ‘Pension Rights Maharally’ will be organised under the banner of the Joint Forum for Restoration of Old Pension Scheme (JFROPS)/National Joint Council of Action (NJCA), the union leaders informed. 
  • Central, state, railway and PSU employees, along with teachers, defence personnel and ex-paramilitary personnel from all corners of the country participated in the rally.


NPCI Launches UPI Chalega 3.0 Campaign to Drive UPI Adoption and Safety Awareness
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has introduced the third edition of its UPI Safety Awareness Campaign named “UPI Chalega 3.0.” Collaborating with key stakeholders in the payments ecosystem, the campaign aims to emphasize the ease, safety, and swiftness of using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) for transactions.

  • This initiative seeks to educate users about several essential UPI features that enhance convenience and security. 

RBI partners with McKinsey and Accenture on using AI/ML
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will work with global consultancy firms McKinsey and Accenture to improve its regulatory supervision over banks and Non-Banking Financial Corporations (NBFCs) using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

  • The RBI is looking to extensively use advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to analyse its huge database and improve regulatory supervision over banks and NBFCs. For this purpose, the central bank plans to hire external experts. 


MakeMyTrip and ministry of tourism partner to launch Traveller’s Map of India microsite
Online travel company MakeMyTrip said it has joined hands with the Ministry of Tourism to showcase 600-plus offbeat destinations. The online travel firm has launched a microsite, ‘Traveller’s Map of India’

  • The site provides an interactive platform for travellers to discover lesser-known tourism gems that lie within the country’s borders based on their preferences. 
  • This thoughtfully curated microsite has been designed in line with the Government of India’s visionary ‘DekhoApnaDesh’ programme,” MakeMyTrip said. 


NCLT approves Zee-Sony merger, paves way for creation of $10 billion media giant
The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) allowed the merger of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd and Culver Max Entertainment (earlier known as Sony Pictures Networks India).

  • This order by the Mumbai bench, headed by H.V. Subba Rao and Madhu Sinha, will pave the way for the creation of a $10-billion media company, the biggest in the country.


India beat Malaysia to clinch record fourth Asian Champions Trophy title
The Indian hockey team defeated Malaysia 4-3 to win for the fourth time at the Asian Champions Trophy 2023 final, at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium in Chennai. 

  • With four Asian Champions Trophy titles, India is the most successful team in the history of the tournament. Pakistan, with three titles, are at the second spot now.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah hails the team of NAFIS of NCRB for winning Gold Award
Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the team of National Automated Fingerprint Identification System (NAFIS) of NCRB for winning the Gold Award under the Excellence in Government Process Reengineering for Digital Transformation Category-1 of the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG).

  • The National Automated Fingerprint Identification System (NAFIS) makes its mark as the shining example of efficient governance as it wins DAPRG’s gold award in Category-1. 
  • The award for its excellence in delivering e-governance is a recognition of the dedication the entire NAFIS team has put into creating a fool-proof fingerprint identification system, in pursuit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji’s vision of a secure India. 

Indian real estate entrepreneur Subhash Runwal receives the Lifetime Achievement Award at the RICS South Asia Awards
Subhash Runwal, Chairman – Runwal, a leading real estate developer with a legacy of over four decades, was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the first-ever RICS South Asia Awards.

  • RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) is a global industry body representing professionals across the country. Hosting its first-ever awards, it aimed to recognize global and Indian industry-leading achievements and demonstrate the upholding of the highest standards of professionalism and ethics by individuals and teams across built and natural environments. 


Indian Air Force inducts Heron Mark 2 drones
In a big addition to India’s security capabilities, the Indian Airforce has inducted new Heron Mark 2 drones operating from a forward air base in the northern sector which has the capability to cover entire borders with both Pakistan and China in a single sortie.

  • The four new Heron Mark-2 drones, which can be equipped with long-range missiles and other weapons systems, have been deployed at a forward air base in the northern sector.
  • The drone will be used for a variety of missions, including intelligence gathering, border patrol, and counter-insurgency operations. It will also be used to support the IAF’s combat aircraft, providing them with real-time imagery and targeting data.

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