|1. A report says on global city wealth index,Mumbai gets 47th spot.|
|A. In a city wealth index report, an independent global property consultancy ranked India’s financial capital Mumbai at 47th spot out of 314 cities across the globe.|
|B. The ‘city wealth index’ takes into consideration four major indicators for ranking – Wealth, investments, lifestyle and future, as per the Knight Frank’s Wealth Report 2018.|
|C. Mumbai has been ranked at 16th position, in terms of the top 20 costliest global cities.
|2. In Mastercard women entrepreneurs index India ranks 52.
|A. Among 57 countries India ranked 52 studied for the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE), showed the findings of its second edition.|
|B. From the previous year, the latest ranking for India remains unchanged.|
|C. On female entrepreneurs, the MIWE focuses.|
|D. Ability to capitalise on opportunities granted through various supporting conditions within their local environments.|
3. For Nepal quake reconstruction, India to give UN $15.82m.
|A. In assistance to quake-ravaged Nepal for its massive reconstruction programme, India has pledged 15.82 million dollars.|
|B. With the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), India signed an agreement in this regard.|
|C. They signed an agreement to build 50000 homes for the quake victims.|
|D. The Indian Government will give 7.41 Million US dollar to the UNDP and 8.41 million US dollars to the UNOPS as per the agreement.|
4. National Nutrition Mission launched by PM.
|A. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, launched the National Nutrition Mission, and expansion of the coverage of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme.|
|B. It was launched on the occasion of International Women’s Day at Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan.|
|C. With the beneficiary mothers and girl children of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme he has interacted.|
|D. Best performing districts under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme has been awarded certificates by the Prime Minister.|
5. Launch of ‘SUVIDHA’ announced by Government.
|A. Shri Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, announced the launch of ‘Suvidha’.|
|B. Suvidha (the 100% Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Napkin), announced under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP).|
|C. In this scheme the sanitary napkin will be available for Rs. 2.50 per pad at over 3200 Janaushadhi Kendras across India.|
|D. It would ensure ‘Swachhta, Swasthya and Suvidha’for the underprivileged Women of India.|
|E. Department of Pharmaceuticals has taken this step.|
|F. It will ensure the achievement of Prime Minster Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of Affordable and Quality Healthcare for all.|
6. For Women Entrepreneurs Udyam Sakhi Portal has launched.
|A. The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) launched a portal for women entrepreneurs of India: www.udyamsakhi.org.|
|B. It has launched on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8.|
|C. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of MSME, Giriraj Singh, in a program unveiled the portal.|
|D. India has around 8 million women who have started and are running their own businesses said Minister.|
|E. The women in India can play a vital role in the growth of the Indian economy believed by the Ministry of MSME.|
7. Rs 40 lakh penalty on SBI
|A. A penalty of Rs 40 lakh has slapped by RBI on SBI.|
|B. This penalty is for not complying with its directions on detection and impounding of counterfeit notes.|
|C. In regulatory compliance with counterfeit notes regulations, it found deficiencies on SBI’s part said RBI.|
|D. Inspection of currency chests of two branches of the country’s largest lender had carried out by the regulator.|
|E. In inspection it noticed violation of its instructions issued on the detection and impounding of counterfeit notes.|
8. Fastest growing IT services brand in 2018 – TCS.
|A. In an assessment done by leading brand valuation firm, Brand Finance, Tata Consultancy Services was named as the fastest growing IT services brand in the world.|
|B. TCS now has a total brand value of USD 10.391 billion; a growth of 14.4 percent from last year, according to Brand Finance IT Services 15 annual reports for 2018.|
|9. P K Sinha launched I-Metros.|
|A. An association of all Indian Metro Rail companies for mutual sharing of ideas & experiences, I-Metros has launched by the Union Housing Ministry.|
|B. P K Sinha, Cabinet Secretary launched It.|
|C. It was launched at Conference on “Indian Metros: Collaborating for Excellence” held at Metro Bhawan in New Delhi.|
10. Nari Shakti Puraskars 2017 on occasion of International Women’s Day.
|A. Nari Shakti Puraskars 2017 to 30 eminent individuals and 9 distinguished institutions at special ceremony was presented by President Ram Nath Kovind.|
|B. It was presented at special ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan on occasion of International Women’s Day.|
|C. It aims to acknowledge achievement of women by bestowing awards on eminent women and institutions in recognition of their service towards the cause of women empowerment.
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