Current Affairs for 02 December 2015

1st BRICS media summit held in Beijing, China

  • 1st BRICS media summit held in Beijing, China on 01st December 2015 with for the purpose to create an alternative media for 5 countries i.e. Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa.


India ranked at 131st position in ICT Development Index

  • According to ICT Development Index, released on 01st December 2015, India ranked at 131st position out of 167 countries while South Korea ranked at 1st position followed by Denmark and Iceland.

India and France jointly launched International Solar Alliance

  • India and France jointly launched International Solar Alliance (ISA) at Conference of Parties (CoP21) Climate Conference held in Paris, France on 01st December 2015.

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ awarded with Golden Peacock Award at 46th IFFI

  • The film of Colombia namely ‘Embrace of he Serpent’ has been awarded with Golden Peacock Award at 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) while Peter Greenway of Netherlands awarded with Best Director Award.

Roch Marc Christian Kabore became President of Burkina Faso

  • Roch Marc Christian Kabore became President of Burkina Faso on 01st December 2015. Capital of Currency of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou and CFA Franc respectively.

World AIDS Day observed on 01st December 2015

  • World Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Day observed on 01st December 2015 with the aim to aware the people about pandemic caused by the HIV infection.

India re-elected as Member of International Maritime Council

  • India re-elected as Member of International Maritime Council (IMO) on 30th November 2015 as announced at 29th session of IMO Assembly held in London, UK.

Saudi Arabia allowed women to vote in local elections

  • Saudi Arabia allowed women to vote and also contest in Municipal (local) elections on 30th November 2015 for the 1st time in the country.

Jharkhand declared as drought hit State

  • The State Government of Jharkhand declared the State drought hit on 01st December 2015 as decided in the Cabinet meeting chaired by CM Raghubar Das.

Robert Lewandowski awarded with 4 Guinness World Record Certificates

  • Robert Lewandowski awarded with 4 Guinness World Record Certificates on 30th November 2015 for scoring five goals in just 9 minutes.

Hinduja Brothers awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award

  • G.P. Hinduja and S.P. Hinduja (known as Hinduja Brothers) awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award at Asian Business Leadership Forum 2015 held in Dubai, UAE on 29th November 2015.

World’s 20 Most Generous People List released by Wealth-X

  • According to the World’s 20 Most Generous People List released by Wealth-X, Bill Gates of USA, founder of Microsoft, ranked at No.1 position while Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro ranked at 4th position.

Anil Khanna re-appointed as President of Asian Tennis Federation

  • Anil Khanna re-appointed as President of Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) on 28th November 2015 as announced in Annual General Meeting held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


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