Current Affairs India - 30 November 2015

1. Union Government has announced the date for implementation of Bharat Stage (BS) V and BS VI emission norms for four-wheelers in order to reduce air pollution on Indian roads. As per notification, BS V norms will be rolled out from 1st April 2019 while BS VI norms will be effective from 1st April 2021. Bharat stage (BS) norms are emission standards decided by the government to regulate the amount of air pollutants from vehicles.


2. The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) has appointed Mahesh Gupta. Gupta as his new President. He is Chairman of Kent RO Systems Ltd, a leading player in water purifier industry.He succeeds Alok Shriram. Kent RO Systems Ltd is an Indian healthcare products company which makes water purifiers, based on the process of Reverse Osmosis (RO) purification.


3. Indian badminton player P V Sindhu secured a 21-9 21-23 21-14 win against sixth seed Japan-s Minatsu Mitani in the women-s singles final match to with Macau Open Grand Prix Gold cup. With this win, two-time defending champion P. V. Sindhu completed a hat-trick.