Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 16, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 16, 2022

INDIA

– India ranks eighth on Climate Change Performance Index; no country ranked first, second or third, Denmark ranked fourth

– Janjatiya Gaurav Divas celebrated on Nov 15; President Droupadi Murmu pays tributes to Birsa Munda at his birthplace in Ulihatu (Jharkhand)

– Infosys Science Foundation names winners of Infosys Prize 2022 in six categories: Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences

– Morbi bridge collapse: Why operation & maintenance contract given without floating tender, asks Gujarat HC

– Mega military exercise ‘Sea Vigil’ covering 7,516 km of India’s coastline being held on Nov 15-16

– Union Minister for Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan meets his Finnish counterpart Petri Honkonen in New Delhi

– Statehood Day of Jharkhand celebrated; state carved out of Bihar on Nov 15, 2000

– Veteran Telugu actor Krishna Garu dies in Hyderabad at 80

– India and Sweden host LeadIT (Leadership for Industry Transition) Summit, on the sidelines of COP27 at Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Department of Financial Services Secretary Vivek Joshi nominated as a director on the Reserve Bank of India’s central board

– 9 Russian banks open vostro accounts for trade in Rupee after RBI approval

WORLD

– Annual G20 Summit being held in Bali, Indonesia on Nov 5-16, theme: ‘Recover Together, Recover Stronger’

– UN General Assembly passes resolution calling for Russian reparations to Ukraine; India abstains from voting on the resolution which is non-binding

– Day of Eight Billion observed by UN on Nov 15

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