Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 26, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 26, 2021

INDIA

– Indian Navy commissions Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela in Mumbai
– IAF receives two Mirage 2000 fighters from France to boost combat aircraft fleet
– President Kovind addresses centenary celebrations of Harcourt Butler Technical University in Kanpur
– Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu addresses 13th ASEM Summit virtually from New Delhi
– Jal Shakti Minister launches River Cities Alliance and National Urban River Management Plan for Kanpur
– MoS Health Dr. Bharati Pawar flags off Food Safety Awareness vehicles, unveils books on nutrition at FSSAI
– CBI Special Director Praveen Sinha elected as delegate for Asia on the executive committee of the Interpol

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– PM lays foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Jewar (UP)
– Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates 2nd Global Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturing Hub (GCPMH) in New Delhi
– Centre constitutes Group of Food Secretaries to deliberate on framework of Community Kitchens Scheme
– Home Minister Amit Shah addresses AGM of Indian Chamber of Commerce
– SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR; Delhi government to deposit Rs 5,000 each in bank accounts of construction workers affected by the ban
– ADB approves $1.5 bn loan to India for purchasing Covid-19 vaccines

WORLD

– U.N. General Assembly graduates Bangladesh, Nepal, Lao from least developed country (LDC) category to developing country grouping
– Sweden’s first female PM Magdalena Andersson quits hours after appointment
– Collins Dictionary picks NFT (short for non-fungible token) as word of the year after rise in its usage
– Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel; at least 31 people dead
– Annual General Assembly of Interpol held in Istanbul
– International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women observed on Nov 25; theme: “Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now!”.

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