DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 DEC 2015
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1. 1ST DECEMBER IS OBSERVED AS WORLD AIDS DAY
i. 1st December is observed in World as World Acquired ImmunoDeficiency Syndrome Day.
ii. The day is observed to raise awareness about the human immune deficiency virus infection.
iii. The Theme of the day is ‘Getting to zero, End AIDS by 2030
iv. World Health Organization has started World AIDS Day.
2. WORLD LEADERS LAUNCHED MISSION INNOVATION FOR ACCELERATING CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION
i. World leaders launched Mission Innovation for accelerating clean energy revolution across the world.
ii. The mission was launched by 20 countries, including India, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France.
iii. The main aim is to promote global clean energy innovation with an objective to make clean energy widely affordable.
3. ‘DR ABDUL KALAM IGNITE AWARD’ PRESENTED BY PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE
i. President Pranab Mukharjee presented Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE awards 2015 to 40 school students of 27 districts from 18 states.
ii. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award is a national competition of original technological ideas and innovations by children up to class 12 or those out of school up to the age of 17 years.
iii. The awards of IGNITE competition are announced every year on 15 October on the birth anniversary Dr APJ Abdul Kalam which is celebrated as the Children's Creativity and Innovation Day.
4. HINDUJA BROTHERS HONOURED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT ASIAN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP FORUM 2015
i. Hinduja Brothers were honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Business Leadership Forum Series in Dubai.
ii. The award recognizes the most powerful and influential business leaders.
iii. The Asian Business Leadership Forum Series is Asia’s most prestigious annual business leadership event series.
5. WEALTH-X RELEASED WORLD'S 20 MOST GENEROUS PEOPLE LIST
i. Wealth-X released the World’s 20 Most Generous People list.
ii. The list was prepared after considering all the donations given by individuals till date.
iii. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has topped in the list of philanthropist in the world Sand Wipro’s Chairman Azim Premji was the only Indian in the list and he secured fourth position.