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

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

INDIA

– Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP) to begin next year, offering dual-major Bachelor’s degrees: Education Ministry
– PM Modi co-chairs 18th India-ASEAN Summit with Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, the current Chair of ASEAN
– Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak’ inaugurated; will be based at Porbandar in Gujarat
– Indo-UK Tri-Service Exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ held in Arabian Sea from Oct 24 to 27
– India successfully test-fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-V with 5,000 Km range
– Govt. to launch ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign for door-to-door Covid vaccination in poor performing districts
– I&B Minister of Bangladesh inaugurates Bangabandhu Sambad Kendra at Kolkata Press Club
– CEC visits Uzbekistan as an International Observer for Presidential Elections
– Firms like Pegasus-maker NSO can’t sell to non-govt actors: Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon
– Pune Dialogue on National Security (PDNS) 2021 organized by Pune International Centre
– Doyen of cancer treatment in India Krishnan Nair passes away at 81 in Thiruvananthapuram

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya launches 6th edition of National Formulary of India (NFI) published by Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission
– EAC-PM (Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister) reconstituted under Chairman Bibek Debroy
– Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana emerge toppers in governance performance: PAC study
– Central Public Works Department (CPWD) awards ₹3,141.99 crore contract for construction of three buildings of the new Common Central Secretariat to Larsen and Toubro Ltd
– India, ADB sign $251 million loan for integrated urban flood management in Chennai
– CII Asia Health 2021 summit organised on the theme ‘Transforming Healthcare for a better tomorrow’
– Centre releases balance Rs 44,000 crore to states to meet GST compensation shortfall

WORLD

– EU court tells Poland to pay €1 million a day for not suspending the disciplinary chamber of the Supreme Court

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