DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 DEC 2015
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1. LOK SABHA PASSES THE BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS BILL, 2015
i. The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 is passed by Lok Sabha.
ii. Loksabha has passed the bill to establish Bureau of Indian Standards.
iii. It will replaces the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 and establishes Bureau of Indian Standards as a national standard body for development of standardization, assessment and quality assurance of goods, articles, services, processes and systems.
iv. The Bureau of Indian Standards will formulate, certify and implement certain standards of quality for goods.
2. ADIDAS INDIA’S PULIN KUMAR GRABBED INBA AWARD
i. Pulin Kumar Senior Legal and Compliance Director of Adidas India, was honoured with the Indian National Bar Association's General Counsel of the year 2015 in New Delhi.
ii. The award was given by Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani to Pulin on the occasion of INBA's Annual International Conference.
3. INDIA RE-ELECTED AS MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL MARITIME COUNCIL
i. India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization.
ii. India was elected to the council under Category ‘B’ at the 29th session of the Assembly of the International Maritime Organization held recently in London.
iii. The IMO is an specialised agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships with 171 members
4. FIRST INDIA INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL BEGINS AT IIT DELHI
i. The First India International Science Festival has been started at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi campus.
ii. The Festival has been organised by Union Ministry of Science and Technology.
iii. The India International Science Festival is expected to be the country’s biggest ever Technology and Industrial Expo.
iv. 4,000 delegates from India and abroad are expected to take part in the festival.
iv. The Festival will showcase the achievements of Indian scientists and institutions.
5. DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AWARDED WITH E-INDIA AWARD
i. The Delhi Development Authority was awarded with the E-India Award.
ii. The award is given for adopting technology to serve the public with better resources through mobile applications.
ii. The award was received by VS Tomar, Director Delhi Development Authority during the e-INDIA SUMMIT 2015 under the category of Digital India IT initiatives for extraordinary IT initiatives in the field of land protection and engineering projects.