Current Affairs Today January 19 2018 latest Updates of important events from India. Give a quick reading to get knowledge of latest happenings in India Today form the fields.
Maharashtra becomes first state to unveil Public Cloud Policy
Maharashtra state has made it mandatory for their departments to shift their data storage on the cloud. With this Maharashtra becomes first state of to unveil Public cloud Policy. The decision has created an opportunity of USD 2- billion for the IT industry. A four member committee has been formed by the Maharashtra state government for the drafting of policy framework on cloud usage.
Google awarded Rs 71 lakh to Chinese researcher for Discovering security exploits in Pixel devices
Google has awarded US $ 1,12,000 equivalent to Rs. 7,169,300 approximately to a Chinese security researcher for finding and reporting an exploit in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong who has been awarded the money has been a researcher of the Alpha Team, Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. Know more below:
Union Government planning to set up of Cyber Warrior Police Force to reduce internet-related crimes
A Cyber Warrior Police Force (CWPF) may soon be set up by the Union Government as the govt is planning to create the one. The under plan CWPF will work in tackling increasing internet-related crimes in the country. The CWPF will be working under the National Information Security Policy and Guidelines wing of the Union home ministry’s Cyber and Information Security (CIS) division. The CIS was created last year in the month of November the center government.
Virat Kohli Named ICC Test and ODI Team Captain
Based on the career achievements, Indian cricket team capatin Virat Kohli named ICC Test and ODI Team Captain. The team also includes four other Indian players. The selection of Kohli as captian of ICC test and ODI teams is because of his wonderful perfomance throughout his career so far in the cricket. Kohli with his performance and leadership skills has taken India to new heights of success.
HDFC Bank becomes first Indian bank to cross Rs 5 trillion market cap
HDFC bank has become first bank of India to cross Rs. 5 trillion market capitalization as the share price of HDFC band gone high on Thursday. With this HDFC bank has become the third Indian company to achieve the milestone of having more than Rs 5 trillion market-cap.
The other two Indian companies crossed Rs 5 trillion mark are Reliance Industries (RIL) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
Yes Bank Ties up with Amplus Energy Solutions
Private sector lender Yes bank has entered into an tie up with Amplus Energy Solutions for co-financing in projects of solar energy space in India. The agreement was signed at Abu Dhabi in International Solar Alliance pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit.
Indian Government has named nine new cities under Smart City Mission on 19th of January, 2018. Minister of State, Housing & Urban Affairs, Hardeep S Puri made the announcement regarding the inclusion of new cities.