Current Affairs Today January 12 2018 latest Updates of important events from India, states of India as well as from important parts of World. You can give a quick reading to get knowledge of latest news of today competitive exams form various fields.
Reliance Jio is planning to Launch its own Cryptocurrency
Raliance Jio is on a plan to launch its own cryptocurrency by the name of JioCoin. The project is under discussion and will be led by elder son of Mukesh Ambani. Akash Ambani will be launching the digital currency of Ralinace under the Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. The work has already been started as a team of 50 members led by Akash Ambani is working on to build the blockchain and create the stock of the new digital currency by Reliance group.
IndusInd Bank and Dynamics Introduce India’s First Battery-Powered Interactive Payment Card
IndusInd Bank with Dynamics Inc has introduced India’s first Payment card Powered by battery. The card will offer different options for payments through the multiple buttons available on the card. The card will offer more options to consumers. Consumer can select credit, points or monthly instalments as payment option. Depending upon the option selected, different coloured light will glow indicating that the selected option has been chosen.
The benefit of this new payment card requires no hanges to the payment infrastructure or merchant systems.
5th India-Malaysia bilateral meeting on cooperation in Traditional Medicine
India-Malaysia fifth bilateral meeting on cooperation in the traditional medicine was held between the two countries. The meeting was held in New Delhi. It was a part of the earlier agreement signed between the countries in 2010.
Kerala Government permits prisoners to donate organs
In a decision taken, Kerala Government gave permission to prisoners to donate their organs to their close relatives. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. However there are some conditions set under only which prisoners can donate the organs which are: ……… Continue Reading
Kozhikode railway station cleanest, Nizamuddin gets lowest ratings: survey
In an app based survey conducted on the basis of cleanliness, Kozhikode railway staion has been ranked top whereas Nizamuddin railway station has been lower in the survey. As per the survey 40 percent top stations which were from south area, Twenty percent from central part and 20 percent were from west.
Other clean stations after the Kozhikode, were Hubli Junction and Davangere in Karnataka, Dhanbad Junction (Jharkhand), Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) and Bilaspur Junction (Chhattisgarh).
Nizamuddin is one of the main five railway stations of Delhi. Other lowest rating station icluded Varanasi and Mathura junctions in Uttar Pradesh, Ajmer Junction in Rajasthan, Bhusaval Junction in Maharashtra and Gaya Junction in Bihar.
India a top borrower from AIIB in 2017
India has become the top borrower of AIIB in 2017. As per the reports, India has borrowed USD 1.5 billion loans from the China based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in 2017 and USD 3 billion dollars are also ready in pipeline.
AIIB is a China sponsored bank. Current president of AIIB is Jin Liqun. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was established in 16 January 2016 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. It currently has 61 members.