Major News and Events of 30 November 2015
What Happened on 30 November 2015
BAI to give cash awards of Rs. 10 lakh to Sindhu
Mayawati wants quotas in promotions
Jan Lokpal Bill tabled in Delhi assembly
Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM and Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM launched
Airtel to invest Rs. 60,000 crores to modernise networks
The leaders of the power sector national federation will meet on 1 December 2015 to finalise their strategy for the day-long strike to be held on 8 December against the proposed Electricity (Amendment) bill, 2014. As per media reports the strike will be observed by power employees, engineers and contract workers.
Badminton Association of India (BAI) has announced a cash award of Rs. 10 lakh to PV Sindhu for her victory and incredible performance at the Macau Open. Sindhu, who is ranked 12th in the world defeated World Number 6 Minatsu Mitani from Japan and retained her title.
BSP chief Mayawati is demanding reservations for the Dalits and the tribes, for promotions in both government and private sector. While speaking in the Rajya Sabha, she also sought quotas for economically backward upper caste. While taking a dig at PM Modi she said he speaks about greatness of Buddhism but his own team and he are against the preaching of Buddha.
The Jan Lokpal Bill has been tabled by the Delhi government in the assembly. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia while tabling the bill said that it was a “historic” bill and no such bill has been effective this. The members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) present in the assembly supported the bill.
Science and Technology
Microsoft has launched its Windows 10 mobile handsets. The Lumia 950 Dual SIM and Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM will be available from 11 December 2015 at a price of Rs. 43,699 and Rs. 49,399 respectively. The handsets could be bought from both online and physical modes.
Bharti Airtel Ltd. has announced that it will invest Rs. 60,000 crores over next three years in order to upgrade its network so as to improve data and voice services in India. Bharti Airtel MD and CEO, Gopal Vittal said that the programme known as ProjectLeap will transform the network. The planned investment will have the capital expenditure target of $2.2 billion for the current fiscal year to March 2016.