12th January 2019 Current Affairs
The government has launched the Web Wonder Women


• The government has launched an online campaign,'#www: Web-Wonder Women' on 9th January.

• The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has launched the campaign in collaboration with Twitter India and Breakthrough India (a human rights organization).

• It aims to discover and celebrate the exceptional achievements of women, who have been driving positive agenda of social change via social media


Brahm Dutt appointed as non-executive part-time chairman of Yes Bank


 Yes Bank has appointed Brahm Dutt as non-executive chairman to the Board.

• He is currently the chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

 Yes Bank is India's fourth largest private sector Bank.


AIBA World Ranking Mary Kom becomes 'World No 1' Boxer


• Mary Kom became the World No 1 Boxer in 45-48 kg category according to International Boxing Association's (AIBA) World Ranking.

• She became the first female boxer to win six world championship.

• She was ranked one by the AIBA in the Light Fly 45-48 kg category, scoring 1700 points. she capped her 2018 campaign with her sixth world championship title after defeating Ukraine's Hanna Okhota by 5-0 in Delhi.

• Ukraine Hanna ranked number two in the world with 1100 points.


Adi Godrej granted ICSI Lifetime Achievement Award


• Adi Godrej has conferred the ICSIs Lifetime Achievement Award for Translating Excellence in Corporate Governance into Reality. 

• He is Industrialist and Godrej Group Chairman.

• The awards were introduced by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), which is celebrating its golden jubilee.


Fourth Meeting of CTDP


• The Fourth meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion held in New Delhi.

• The meeting was chaired by Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu.

• The Council for Trade Development and Promotion provide an Agriculture Export Policy for the first time with a focused plan to boost India's agriculture exports to USD 60 billion by 2022.




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