☛04th February: The World Cancer Day 2017
i. A mobile app developed by Alibaba helped Chinese authorities recover 611 missing children last year. The ‘Tuanyuan’ app, which means ‘reunion’ in Chinese, sends push notifications with photos and descriptions to users who are close to the location of a child’s disappearance. The notifications are sent to users farther from the location of the disappearance till the child is found.
☛Telangana launches India’s first social innovation hub in Nizamabad
i. India to host FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament at Bengaluru in July, 2017. Basketball Federation of India (BFI) President KGovindaraj stated that continental flagship tournament for women will be hled from July 23 to 29, 2017.
i. The Railway Ministry is set to develop the first ever railway line in Andaman and Nicobar Island that currently has no rail network.