Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 20, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 20, 2021

INDIA

– UP: PM visits Mahoba, inaugurates projects aimed at ending water scarcity in parched Bundelkhand
– NGO Pratham awarded Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development by Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust
– All-India Presiding Officers’ Conference (AIPOC) ends in Shimla
– Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates first of its kind, world’s most sophisticated, latest MRI facility at the National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Manesar, Haryana

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Centre to repeal all three farm laws enacted in 2020 in upcoming Winter Session of Parliament
– PM hands over advanced electronic warfare system ‘Shakti’ to the Indian Navy in Jhansi (UP)
– DRI seizes huge quantity of gold, apprehends 4 foreign nationals in Operation “Molten Metal”
– Narayan Rane, Union Minister for MSME launched Special Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme (SCLCSS) for Services Sector
– Taxes can’t be levied if a company doesn’t have any presence in India: ITAT
– Foreign exchange reserves decline by USD 763 million to USD 640.112 billion in the week ended November 12
– Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses Conference of the Ministers of Civil Aviation from States and UTs in New Delhi
– CII Global Economic Policy Summit -2021 held

WORLD

– EAM S. Jaishankar addresses Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore
– World Toilet Day observed on Nov 19 with its theme as ‘valuing toilets’
– Taiwan opens representation office in Lithuania’s capital Vilnius
– Rare original copy of U.S. constitution auctioned for $43 million; was signed on September 17, 1787 by America’s founding fathers Philadelphia

SPORTS

– V. Jyothi Surekha wins compound women’s individual title at Asian archery championships in Dhaka

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