Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 30, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 30, 2021

INDIA

– Parliament passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021
– Rajya Sabha: 12 opposition MPs suspended for rest of winter session for violent behaviour
– Bi-annual meeting of border guarding forces of India (Border Security Force) and Bangladesh (Border Guard Bangladesh) held in Shillong on Nov 27-29
– First edition of the India Young Water Professional Programme (IYWPP) launched
– Nagaland police launches ‘Call your Cop’ mobile App for citizens

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Centre approves 100% disinvestment of Central Electronics Limited to Nandal Finance and Leasing Private Limited
– RBI supersedes Reliance Capital board to start resolution process, appoints Nageswar Rao as administrator
– Vivek Johri appointed Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)
– Government launches ‘unique’ face recognition tech for pensioners
– Per capita out-of-pocket health expenditure declines from ₹2,336 to ₹2,097 between 2013-14 to 2017-18
– India1 Payments installs 10,000 white-label ATMs

WORLD

– Caribbean island nation of Barbados becomes world’s newest republic
– Iceland’s ruling coalition agrees on another term: Katrin Jakobsdottir to remain PM
– Magdalena Andersson reappointed PM of Sweden
– Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies in Chicago (US) at age 41
– Merriam-Webster chooses vaccine as the 2021 word of the year
– 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru; no casualties reported
– International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People observed on November 29

SPORTS

– Ravichandran Ashwin (418 in 80 tests) goes past Harbhajan Singh (417 in 103 tests), becomes India’s third highest wicket-taker in Tests behind Anil Kumble (619) and Kapil Dev (434)
– Viktor Axelsen of Denmark wins men’s singles title at Indonesia Open badminton in Bali: women’s title won by An Se-young of South Korea
– India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan wins Bahrain Ministry of Interior Tennis Challenger

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