Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: December 3, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for December 3, 2021:

India

  • Cyclone Jawad: IMD issues red alert in 4 districts of Odisha; advises fishermen not to venture into sea from Dec 3 to 5
  • President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates 5th International Ambedkar Conclave in New Delhi
  • The 1817 Paika rebellion of Odisha to be included as ‘case study’ in history textbook: Union Culture Minister G. Kishan Reddy

Economy & corporate

  • Dam Safety Bill, 2019 passed by Parliament; National Committee on Dam Safety will be set up
  • ADB approves Rs 3,752 cr loan for enhancing school education
  • India, European Union decide to expand clean energy cooperation
  • 46 lakh unorganised workers registered under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme
  • Over 10 crore unorganised sector workers registered on e-Shram portal
  • Tourism Minister G. Kishan Reddy hands over cheques and sanction letters to first lot of stakeholders under LGSCATSS (Loan Guarantee Scheme for COVID-Affected Tourism Sector Services)
  • India hits target of 40% power generation capacity from non-fossil sources
  • IFFCO (Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited) ranks first among top 300 cooperatives in the world, retains position
  • Minister of State for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan releases commemorative postage stamp on the Mahindra group to mark 75 years of the company

World

  • Taliban, Myanmar Military junta fail to secure seats at United Nations
  • Richest 1% have 38% of wealth growth globally: World Inequality Report
  • Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) approves global prohibition on use of chemical weapons as tools of law enforcement
  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery observed on Dec 2

Sports

  • Former athlete Anju Bobby George wins Woman of Year Award from World Athletics
  • Sports Ministry adds seven former athletes to Mission Olympics.

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