1 November 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 1st November 2020


  • Kerala is the best governed among large States in Public Affairs Index-2020 of Bengaluru-based NGO Public Affairs Centre
  • IAF test-fires air launched version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi aircraft
  • Rajasthan: A 200-km walkathon aimed at promoting ‘fit India’ flagged off by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju; organised by ITBP
  • Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebrated on 145th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
  • Gujarat: PM launches seaplane service between Statue of Unity at Kevadiya and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad
Economy and Corporate
  • Labour ministry notifies draft rules for the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, paving way for greater flexibility to employers to retrench workers while making it mandatory for unions to give prior notice before a strike
  • Army Service canteens to stop selling 422 direct import items
  • IISc and Indian Oil R&D sign MoU for hydrogen-generation technology
  •  Dynamatic inks pact with CSIR-CSIO for joint development of futuristic solutions
  • BRICS Business Forum held virtually under the slogan ‘BRICS Business Partnership: Common Vision for Sustainable Inclusive Development’
  • Germany: Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt inaugurated
  • Sir Sean Connery, legendary James Bond star, dies aged 90
  • Philippines evacuates a million people ahead of super typhoon Goni
  • World Cities Day observed on Oct 31; theme: ‘Valuing Our Communities and Cities’


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