Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 28, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 28, 2021

INDIA

– SC constitutes an expert committee overseen by former SC judge Justice R.V. Raveendran to probe Pegasus allegations
– Defence Minister Rajnath Singh delivers keynote address at Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue 2021
– PM Modi participates in 16th East Asia Summit hosted by Brunei through video conference
– Immunologist Rajesh Gokhale (54) appointed as Secretary, Department of Biotechnology
– Post of CEO for Development of Museums and Cultural Spaces abolished
– Gandhian Salem Nanjudaiah Subba Rao passes away at 92 in Jaipur
– Union Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah inaugurates three-day National Conference on “Delivering Democracy: Two Decades of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Head of Government”
– Indian Army celebrates Infantry Day on Oct 27

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Centre appoints veteran banker Kundapur Vaman Kamath as the Chairperson of the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID), a newly set up DFI
– RBI approves appointment of Baldev Prakash as J&K Bank MD & CEO
– Plan of retail selling of small LPG cylinders through Fair Price Shops is on anvil: Govt
– Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia launches Krishi UDAN 2.0 scheme for to facilitating and incentivizing movement of Agri-produce by air transportation
– Union Minister for MSME Narayan Rane launches “SAMBHAV” National Level Awareness Programme, 2021
– ADB, India sign $100 million loan for agribusiness development in Maharashtra
– Govt waives charges on cargo flights to boost agro exports from North East
– DGCA to conduct on-demand license exams for pilots, aircraft engineers

WORLD

– Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appoints 13-member task force for the establishment of the ‘One Country, One Law’ concept
– African Union suspends Sudan after military coup
– Japan: Campaigning Hiroshima survivor, Sunao Tsubo dies aged 96
– Indian-origin politician Anita Anand appointed new Defence Minister of Canada
– Saudi Arabia comes to cash-strapped Pakistan’s rescue with $3 bn package
– World Day for Audiovisual Heritage celebrated on Oct 27

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