Daily Current Affairs 4th December 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation
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1. India’s Successful Reelection to the International Maritime Organization Council
- India has been reelected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the 202425 term, securing the highest vote count.
- Union Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal expressed gratitude for the global support.
- This reelection places India among the top ten states with significant interests in international seaborne trade.
- The IMO Council plays a crucial role in setting maritime industry regulations and influencing global trade and marine operations.
2. National Best Tourism Village and Rural Homestay Competitions Initiated by the Ministry of Tourism
- The Ministry of Tourism in India has launched the National Best Tourism Village Competition 2024 and the National Best Rural Homestay Competition 2024.
- These competitions are part of India’s strategy to promote Rural Tourism and sustainable development.
- The initiative aims to bolster rural economies and enhance community participation.
- It follows the success of the 2023 edition, which recognized 25 villages.
3. India Opts Out of Signing COP28 Declaration on Climate and Health
- India chose not to sign the COP28 Declaration on Climate and Health at the 28th UN Climate Change Conference.
- The decision was based on concerns about the practicality of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in healthcare cooling systems.
- India prioritized its ongoing healthcare needs, considering the declaration’s focus on combating inequalities and advancing policies for good health and wellbeing.
4. LIC Introduces New Governance Structure
- The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has implemented the Life Insurance Corporation of India (Shareholders’ Director) Regulations, 2023.
- This change includes adding a shareholder’s director to LIC’s board, as detailed in the Gazette of India, effective December 1, 2023.
- The move represents LIC’s strategy to enhance governance and involve shareholders more in decisionmaking.
5. Infosys and Shell’s Strategic Partnership for EcoFriendly Data Centers
- Infosys has formed a partnership with Shell to develop immersion cooling services in data centers.
- This collaboration aims to combine digital and energy expertise to create environmentally responsible data centers using AIbased solutions.
Important Days News
6. Indian Navy Day Celebrated on December 4th
- Indian Navy Day is celebrated annually on December 4th, commemorating the anniversary of Operation Trident during the IndoPakistan War of 1971.
- The 2023 theme focuses on “Operational Efficiency, Readiness, and Mission Accomplishment in the Maritime Domain.”
7. National Awards for the Empowerment of Divyangjan 2023 Presented by President Droupadi Murmu
- On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, President Droupadi Murmu presented the National Awards for the Empowerment of Divyangjan 2023.
- The event recognized 30 individuals, institutions, organizations, states, and districts for their contributions to empowering people with disabilities.
8. Vaishali Rameshbabu Attains Grandmaster Title in Chess
- Vaishali Rameshbabu, a 22yearold Indian chess player, has earned the Grandmaster title at the IV El Llobregat Open in Spain.
- She becomes the third Indian woman to achieve this title, joining Koneru Humpy and Harika Dronavalli.
- Her victory in Spain, crossing the required 2500 FIDE rating, marks a historical moment in Indian chess.