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‘DR ABDUL KALAM IGNITE AWARD’ PRESENTED BY PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE
                       
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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS UPDATED 02- DECEMBER - 2015
President Pranab Mukharjee presented Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE awards 2015 to 40 school students of 27 districts from 18 states.
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.
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.


HINDUJA BROTHERS HONOURED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT ASIAN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP FORUM 2015
               
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Hinduja Brothers were honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Business Leadership Forum Series in Dubai.
The award recognizes the most powerful and influential business leaders.
The Asian Business Leadership Forum Series is Asia’s most prestigious annual business leadership event series.

Union Government launches GIAN Scheme to boost higher education
               
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Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) Scheme to boost the quality of higher education in India. It was launched by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)  campus.
GIAN Scheme aims at improving the quality of higher education in the country through international collaboration. Facilitate participation of high quality international academicians for delivering short-term courses and programs in Indian institutions.

Sarangi maestro Ustad Sabri Khan passed away
                 
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Renowned sarangi player Ustad Sabri Khan died on 30 November 2015 in New Delhi due to breathing problems. He was 88. Born on 21 May 1927 in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, Khan belonged to the Sainia Gharana, which traces the tradition of its music back to Tansen.
The sarangi maestro was initiated into Sarangi by his grandfather Ustad Haji Mohammed Khan. Later, Sabri Khan continued his training under his father Ustad Chajju Khan.

Austraila bounces back to hammer Canada
                     
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Hurting from the defect to bitter rival Great Britain, Austraila went all out against a hapless Canada to register a 6-0 victory in its last Pool A league Finals here on Tuesday.

Maharashtra is biggest state economy, says report GSDP by 11.69 %
                                   
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Maharashtra is the biggest economy within India at RS 16.87 lakh in terms of gross state domestic product (GSDP), according to the latest report by credit rating agency Brickwork Ratings. The state is followed by Tamil Nadu and UP.
          The report, Which said Maharashtra’s GSDP has grown by 11.69 per cent for the financial year ended march 31, 2015,also highlights the fact that Maharashtra earns approximately 70 percent of its total receipts through tax revenues- the highest among the bigger states- followed  by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

'Climate Change' in Paris? Important points
                        
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The Indian Prime Minister's reference to the Protocol stood out at the COP21 conference, where the discussions were mostly future-focussed, for the post-2020 era. The first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol ended in 2012 and many advanced nations have baulked at engaging in mitigation actions, looking at domestic political compulsions. In a clear message that the onus of mitigation fell on the West, Mr. Modi said in an equitable system emissions reduction should be consistent with the carbon space that nations occupy. "Developed countries must fulfil their responsibility to make clean energy affordable and accessible to all in the developing world," he said, and wanted the $100 billion a year plan for assistance from the rich to poor nations by 2020 expedited.


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