Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 26, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 26, 2022

INDIA

– PM addresses closing ceremony of year-long celebrations of 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan in New Delhi

– PM to participate in Constitution Day celebrations in SC on Nov 26

– Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar addresses UNESCO-INDIA-AFRICA (UIA) Hackathon at Greater Noida

– Sangeet Natak Akademi selects 102 artists of India for the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for the years 2019, 2020 & 2021

– Centre releases draft Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act (Amendment) Bill 2022 for public comments

– Department of Animal Husbandry to celebrate National Milk Day in Bengaluru on Nov 26 to commemorate 101st birth anniversary of Dr. Verghese Kurien — “Father of the White Revolution in India”

– IIT Guwahati director T G Sitharam appointed as new AICTE chairman

– IIT-Delhi is India’s best in Global University Employability Rankings of Times Higher Education (THE)

– HC scraps Gujarat policy giving organ-transplant priority to domiciles

– 5 Meghalaya villagers killed in border firing by Assam police and forest guards; Assam alleges villagers smuggling timber

– Guwahati: Zorba, India’s first dog deployed to track down poachers, dies at 12

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– India-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) decide to pursue resumption of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Negotiations

– 30-share BSE Sensex closes above 62,000 for the first time on Nov 24

– Frame power tariff determination norms in 3 months, SC tells SERCs (state electricity regulatory commissions)

WORLD

– International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women observed on Nov 25; theme: UNiTE! Activism to End Violence against Women & Girls!

– PM Modi remains world’s most popular leader with approval rating of 77% according to Global Leader Approval Ratings released by US-based Morning Consult

– India’s proposal for enhanced protection to Leith’s softshell turtle adopted at wildlife summit in Panama

– UK’s Supreme Court quashes Scotland’s bid for new independence vote

– US FDA approves most expensive drug ever, a $3.5 million-per-dose gene therapy for haemophilia

SPORTS

– Stephanie Frappart of France becomes 1st woman to officiate in men’s FIFA World Cup

– New Zealand (309 for 3 in 47.1) defeat India (306/7) by seven wickets in first ODI at Auckland

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