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12 January 2018 Current Affairs

Current Affairs 12 January 2018 National and International





1. South Korea and GCCI Sign MoU for Business Cooperation

An official designation from South Korea and the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) marked a MoU for co-operation between ventures in Gujarat and the East Asian nation, with an emphasis on vehicle, barrier and materials segments. The fundamental goal of the MoU is to help Gujarat-based little and medium undertakings (SMEs) to investigate openings through joint endeavors with South Korean firms, particularly in regions of car, resistance, and materials.

2. UIDAI Introduces Virtual ID to Strengthen Privacy and Security of Aadhaar Data

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) presented an idea of ‘Virtual ID’ to additionally reinforce protection and security of Aadhaar number holders. The Aadhaar number holder can utilize ‘Virtual ID’ set up of an Aadhaar number at whatever point confirmation or KYC administrations are performed. Aadhaar card holder can produce the Virtual ID from UIDAI site and give for different purposes, including SIM card confirmation, rather than sharing the genuine 12-digit biometric ID. The Virtual ID will be a brief and revocable 16 digit irregular number mapped to a man’s Aadhaar number.

3. President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurated fourth International Dharma Dhamma Conference

President Ram Nath Kovind initiated a three-day International Dharma-Dhamma gathering at Rajgir in Bihar. The meeting has been mutually sorted out by India Foundation, Nalanda University, Ministry of External Affairs, Asean-India and Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha. The inaugural session was led by our President. The gathering was gone to by Sri Lanka’s outside Minister Tilak Marapana

4. Dr Sivan K delegated as New ISRO Chairman

Noted scientific genius Sivan K was named as the ninth director of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). He has supplanted A.S. Kiran Kumar. The arrangement has been made for the residency of three years. He was the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, Kerala. Sivan joined the ISRO in 1982 in Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) venture

5. Union Cabinet Approves Amendments in FDI Policy, Policies Further Liberalized

In the money related year 2016-17, add up to FDI of US $ 60.08 billion got, which is an untouched high. The Cabinet led by PM Narendra Modi has endorsed alterations in FDI Policy and further changed few of the arrangements of FDI. According to the surviving strategy, outside aircrafts are permitted to put under Government endorsement course in the capital of Indian organizations working booked and non-planned air transport administrations, up to the furthest reaches of 49% of their paid-up capital. In any case, this arrangement was by and by not relevant to Air India, consequently suggesting that remote carriers couldn’t put resources into Air India. It has now been chosen to get rid of this limitation and enable outside aircrafts to contribute up to 49% under endorsement course in Air India. The Townships, Housing, Built-up Infrastructure and Real Estate Broking Services It has been chosen to clear up that land broking administration does not add up to land business and is, in this way, qualified for 100% FDI under programmed course.

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