Daily One Liners Current Affairs – 12 Feb 2018

By | February 12, 2018

1. *Britain’s Prince Charles* has launched a new *10-million-dollar Development Impact Bond (DIB)* to help *improve education* for over *200,000 children in India.*

*DIB* is the latest *fundraising initiative* by *British Asian Trust (BAT)* set up by royal 10 years ago to *fight poverty in South Asia.*

2. *Union Ministry of Women and Child Development* is going to establish *National Women Entrepreneurship Council (NWEC).*

*NWEC will promote entrepreneurship* as it would be the *umbrella organization* for *socio-economic gender parity, financial inclusion* and *economic empowerment of women* in *India.*

3. *Union Ministry of Power* has launched a *Web based monitoring System* and *Fly Ash mobile application* titled *ASH TRACK.*

*ASH TRACK Mobile App* will *manage 200 million tonnes* of fly ash by tracking *coal based power plants.*

4. With *a total wealth of $950 billion*, India’s financial capital *Mumbai* has been ranked as the *12th richest city globally* by South Africa-based market research group *New World Wealth.*

The list was *topped by New York* with *$3 trillion wealth.*

5. *Abhilasha Kumari* was sworn in as the *Chief Justice* of the *Manipur High Court .*
With this, she became *1st women and third full-time Chief Justice* of *Manipur High Court .*

6.Pune-based swimmer *Rohan More (32)* became the *youngest in the world* and *1st Asian* to complete the *Ocean Seven Challenge*, which involves *crossing seven of the world’s toughest ocean channels* covering *a distance of around 200 km.*

7. *Reliance Industries (RIL)* has been awarded the *Golden Peacock Award 2017* for *corporate social responsibility (CSR)* initiatives. The award was a recognition, in particular, of the work done by its CSR arm *Reliance Foundation* under Founder and Chairman *Nita Ambani.*

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