Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 15, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 15, 2021

INDIA

– CBI, ED directors can now have tenures of up to 5 years instead of a fixed tenure of two years; Govt issues two ordinances
– PM transfers first installment of PMAY-G (Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin) to more than 1.47 lakh beneficiaries of Tripura
– 20 Indian fishermen released from Pakistan jail in Karachi; transported to Wagah border for handover on November 15
– Five new Integrated Check Posts to be set up on India Bangladesh border

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– PM chairs meet on cryptocurrency; concerns raised over money laundering, terror financing risks
– Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) being held on Nov 15-17; Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to lead Indian delegation

WORLD

– UN climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland conclude with global agreement capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius
– Five-day Dubai Airshow begins at Al Maktoum International Airport
– World Diabetes Day observed on Nov 14; theme: ‘access to diabetes care’
– Novelist Wilbur Smith dies in Cape Town, South Africa at 88
– Ecuador: 68 dead in prison violence in Guayaquil

SPORTS

– Australia (173/2) beat New Zealand (172/4) in final to win 2021 T20 World Cup at Dubai International Stadium
– Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One Sao Paulo Grand Prix in Brazil

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