Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 3, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 3, 2021

INDIA

– India and Sri Lanka holding ‘Mitra Shakti’ military exercise in Ampara (SL) from Oct 4 to 15
– Uttarakhand: India-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran-15 ends in Pithoragarh
– Ladakh: World’s largest khadi national flag, weighing 1,000 kg, unveiled in Leh
– Marta Lucia Ramirez de Rincn, Colombia’s Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, visits India
– Centre for Policy Research, Delhi releases paper titled “India’s Path to Power: Strategy in a World Adrift”
– Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav commences tiger rallies across 51 reserves; theme: “India for Tigers- A Rally on Wheels”
– Under Jal Jeevan Mission, 50 mn houses got water connection since launch in 2019: PM Modi
– Pan-India Legal Awareness and Outreach Campaign of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) inaugurated by President
– Amid tiff between Chirag Paswan, Pashupati Paras factions, EC freezes election symbol of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)
– India Today group announces winners of its Healthgiri Awards 21
– Kangana Ranaut becomes brand ambassador of UP govt’s ‘one district-one product’ (ODOP) scheme
– Process of renunciation of Indian citizenship simplified

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Power and new & renewable energy minister R. K. Singh asks Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Ltd (THDCIL) and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO) to bid for solar and wind projects
– UIDAI plans to open 166 standalone Aadhar enrolment and update centres
– Merchandise trade deficit jumps 675% to $22.94 billion in April-September 2021
– 9th Meeting of the India-UAE High Level Joint Task Force on Investments held in Dubai

WORLD

– Renovated Gandhi Museum was inaugurated at Gandhi Ashram Trust at Noakhali, Bangladesh
– Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to retire from politics after his term ends in 2022
– International Day of Non-Violence observed on Oct 2; birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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