Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 29, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 29, 2021

BRICS FILM AWARDS

– South African Film ‘Barakat’ by Director Amy Jephta and Russian Film ‘The Sun above Me Never Sets’ by Director Lyubov Borisova shared the Best film Award in the Sixth edition BRICS Film Festival
– BRICS Film Festival was held alongside the 52nd International Film Festival of India in Panaji, Goa during Nov 20-28
– Brazilian filmmaker Lúcia Murat awarded Best Director for her documentary ‘Ana’
– Indian actor Dhanush won Best actor (Male) for his role in ‘Asuran’
– Brazilian actor Lara Boldorini honoured with Best actor (Female) for her role in ‘On Wheels’

INDIA

– IPI (International Press Institute) India Award for Excellence in Journalism-2021 given jointly to Sreenivasan Jain & Mariyam Alavi of NDTV and Lakshmi Subramanian & Bhanu Prakash Chandra of The Week.
– 7th India International Science Festival (IISF) to be held in Panaji from 10-13 of Dec
– Women outnumber men in India: 5th edition of National Family Health Survey
– Assam employees to get leave to meet parents
– Harshwanti Bisht (62) elected first woman president of Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launches Assam Micro Finance Incentive and Relief Scheme 2021 to incentive those making regular payment of microfinance loans
– ICICI Bank unveils online portal for exim trade
– Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal addresses Bangladesh International Investment Summit

WORLD

– Czech Republic: Petr Fiala appointed new Prime Minister
– Dosti trilateral maritime drill by coast guards of India, Sri Lanka and Maldives held in Maldives on Nov 27-28
– Sri Lanka ropes in China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to construct the second phase of the Colombo Port’s East Container Terminal (ECT)
– Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi of UAE elected President of Interpol
– National Geographic ‘Afghan girl’ Sharbat Gula evacuated to Italy

SPORTS

– Yuki Bhambri & Saketh Myneni win men’s doubles at $15,000 ITF men’s tennis
– Saurav Ghosal wins Malaysian Open squash championships

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