Glance News- 11th Feb 2018

International

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during visit of Prime Minister to Palestine

MOU between India and Palestine for setting up of India-Palestine Super-specialty hospital at Beit Sahour in Bethelhem Governorate at a cost ofUS$ 30 million.

  • MOU between India and Palestine for construction of India Palestine Centre for Empowring women, “Turathi” at a cost ofUS$ 5 million
  • MOU between India and Palestine for setting up of new National Printing Press at Ramallah at a cost ofUS$ 5 million
  • MOU between India and Palestine Construction of school in Muthalth Al Shuhada Village at a cost ofUS$ 1 million
  • MOU between India and Palestine Construction of school in Tamoon village in Tubas Governorate in Palestine at a cost ofUS$ 1.1 million
  • MOU between India and Palestine Assistance of US$ US$ 0.25 million for construction of additional floor to Jawahar Lal Nehru for Boys at Abu Dees

PM Modi inaugurates Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for a new temple for the Hindu community living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • The temple will be the first to be built in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE which is home to a huge Indian diaspora.
  • The PM laid the foundation stone for the temple from the Dubai Opera House via video conferencing.
  • This is Modi’s second visit to the UAE after August 2015.
  • The UAE has two Hindu temples which are located in Dubai.

Mumbai 12th richest city globally; total wealth at USD 950 billion 

India’s financial capital Mumbai, with a total wealth of USD 950 billion, has been named among the top 15 wealthiest cities globally, while New York topped the list, says a report.

  • According to a report by New World Wealth, the economic hub of India is the 12th wealthiest city, followed by Toronto with a total wealth of USD 944 billion, Frankfurt (14th, USD 912 billion) and Paris (15th, USD 860 billion).
  • Mumbai, also features among the top 10 cities in terms of billionaire population. The city is home to 28 billionaires, individuals with USD 1 billion or more in net assets.

National

Government to set up a Cyber Crime Reporting Portal 

The Union Home Minister has said the Government has decided to establish a Cyber Crime Reporting Portal to report Cyber Crimes Against Women.

  • We will also establish a dedicated Cyber Crime Laboratory to stop Crimes Against Women and Children, he added.
  • Shri Rajnath Singh was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 24th All-India Forensic Science Conference in Ahmedabad.

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