Current Affairs – November 29, 2020 [Today’s News Headlines]

Here are Today’s News Headlines for November 29, 2020

India

Uttar Pradesh: Governor promulgates ordinance against forcible religious conversions

The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Anandiben Patel has promulgated an ordinance against forcible or fraudulent religious conversions. The ordinance provides for imprisonment up to 10 years and a maximum fine of Rs 50,000 under different categories. It also curbs religious conversions only for the sake of marriage.

Economy & Corporate

PM reviews coronavirus vaccine development at Ahmedabad and Pune

PM Modi reviewed the coronavirus vaccine development process at the Zydus Cadila research centre in Ahmedabad. He also visited the Serum Institute of India in Pune.

EPFO extends time limit for pensioners for submission Jeevan Pramaan Patra

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) extends time limit for submission of Jeevan Pramaan Patra for pensioners upto February 28, 2021.

World

Sri Lanka, India, Maldives hold trilateral meeting on maritime security cooperation

India, Sri Lanka and Maldives held the fourth national security advisor trilateral meeting. The countries discussed maritime security cooperation. It was hosted by Sri Lanka. India was represented by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval

Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist was “assassinated” on November 26, 2020 in Absard city of Iran. The scientist was alleged by Israel to have led the Islamic Republic military nuclear programme.

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