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25 January 2018 Current Affairs

Current Affairs 25 January 2018 National and International





1. India to Host sixteenth International Energy Forum Meet

The sixteenth International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial gathering will be held in New Delhi in April 2018. As per the Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, the gathering will be facilitated by Government of India in New Delhi and co-facilitated by the Government of China and South Korea. Delegates from 92 nations will partake in the meeting, including 72 part nations of IEF and 20 visitor nations

2. Lifter Rakhi Halder made another national record

Lifter Rakhi Halder made another national record in quick lift to a gold decoration in the 63kg ladies’ class in the 33rd Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships, in Mangaluru, Karnataka. Rakhi lifted 128kgs in the quick lift for a sum of 230kgs to make another national record, bettering Karnam Malleswari’s accomplishment (127kg) made in Athens in 1999.

3. NIIF Makes its First Investment Partnered with DP World

The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) made its First speculation. NIIF has collaborated with DP World to make a venture stage for ports, terminals, transportation and coordinations organizations in India. The primary close of the NIIF Master Fund occurred in October 2017 with commitments from a backup of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and four Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs), to be specific HDFC Group, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Life and Axis Bank. An India-UK Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF) is additionally being set-up under the reserve of assets vertical of NIIF and might have stay duties of GBP 120 million each from Government of India (through NIIF) and Government of UK.

4. Rachel Morrison first Oscar assigned female cinematographer

Rachel Morrison has turned into the primary female cinematographer to get an Oscar selection in the 89-year-old history of the Awards. She has been assigned for her work in the film ‘Mudbound’. “The activity of the cinematographer is to imagine feeling – things we as ladies are naturally great at,” said Rachel while talking in regards to her designation.

5. To begin with International Dam Safety Conference held in Thiruvananthapuram

The principal International Dam Safety Conference-2018 was held in Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) from January 23-24, 2018. It was introduced by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and was managed by Union Minister of State for Water Resources Arjun Ram Meghwal. This Conference is fourth in arrangement composed under the aegis of continuous Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP). It was sorted out mutually by Central Water Commission (CWC), Kerala Water Resources Department (KWRD), National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NITC), and College of Engineering. A product program known as Dam Health and Rehabilitation Monitoring Application (DHARMA) was additionally propelled to record genuine resource