Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 2, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 2, 2021

INDIA

– Developed nations failed to meet yearly $100 billion support goal: Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said at the international climate conference COP 26 in Glasgow on behalf of the BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) group of countries
– 4 awarded death penalty for serial blasts in Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Oct 27, 2013 that had killed six people
– Army officer Lt. Col. Bharat Pannu creates Guinness world record cycling from Gujarat to Arunachal; covering a distance of 3,800 km in nine days
– CDS General Bipin Rawat delivers Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture 2021
– SC sets aside Calcutta HC order banning firecrackers in West Bengal during Kali Puja, Diwali and other festivals
– India and World Bank sign agreement to strengthen health systems in Meghalaya
– Union Education Minister launches Bhasha Sangam initiative for schools, Bhasha Sangam Mobile App and Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Mobile Quiz
– Foundation days of Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka (Karnataka Rajyotsava), Kerala (Kerala Piravi Day) and Andhra Pradesh celebrated on November 1
– National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) gets registered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the highest number of photos of handwritten notes uploaded on Facebook in an hour
– Amit Shah inaugurates elevated corridor on Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar highway

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– CCI issues order against firms guilty of bid-rigging and cartelization in the supply of Low-Density Poly Ethylene covers (LDPE) to Food Corporation of India (FCI)
– GoI constitutes 20-member Empowered Group of Secretaries to monitor development and implementation of the PM Gati Shakti NMP
– Government issues norms to protect bankers when bonafide decisions go wrong
– SBI launches video life certificate service for pensioners
– Shipping Minister inaugurates simultaneous launching of five vessels at Cochin Shipyard Ltd

WORLD

– Japan: Coalition of PM Fumio Kishida’s Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito retains majority in parliamentary election
– Indonesia becomes first nation to approve emergency use authorisation of US Novavax Covid-19 vaccine

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