Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 29, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 29, 2022

IFFI 2022

– 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ends in Panaji, Goa

– Golden Peacock Award for Best Film was bagged by the Spanish language film ‘I have Electric Dreams’ directed by Valentina Maurel

– Best Director award was given to Nader Saeivar for Turkish film ‘No End’

– ‘Vahid Mobasheri’ won the ‘Silver Peacock’ award for ‘Best Actor (Male)’ for the film ‘No End’

– Daniela Marin Navarro was given ‘Silver Peacock’ award for the ‘Best Actor (Female)’ for the film ‘I Have Electric Dreams’

– Special Jury Award was conferred on Director ‘Lav Diaz’ the film ‘When the Waves are Gone’

– Iranian film “Nargesi” directed by Payam Eskandar bagged the ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal

– ‘Best Debut Feature Film of a Director’ was given to ‘Asimina Proedrou’ for the Greek film ‘Behind the Haystacks’

NEW ENVOYS

– Md. Mustafizur Rahman, High Commissioner of Bangladesh

– Ibrahim Shaheeb, High Commissioner of Maldives

– Abdulnasser Jamal Hussain Mohammed Alshaali, Ambassador of United Arab Emirates

–  Juris Bone, Ambassador of Latvia

–  Suzuki Hiroshi, Ambassador of Japan

INDIA

– Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar presents Shilp Guru and National Awards to master craftspersons in Delhi

– Right to freedom of religion not fundamental right to convert: Centre to SC

– Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds 4th India-France Annual Defence Dialogue with Minister of Armed Forces of France Sebastien Lecornu in New Delhi

– India & Malaysia holding military Exercise “Harimau Shakti -2022” in Malaysia from Nov 29 to Dec 12

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Govt. allows ED (Enforcement Directorate) to share information about economic offenders with 15 more agencies, including SFIO, CCI and NIA

– Power Ministry launches schemes to procure 4,500 MW electricity supply for 5 years under SHAKTI (Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala Transparently in India) policy

– S&P Global Ratings cuts India’s economic growth forecast to 7% for FY23

WORLD

– WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism, discrimination concerns

SPORTS

– Tennis: Canada wins Davis Cup title by defeating Australia 2-0 in final played at Malaga, Span

– Former athlete P T Usha becomes first woman president of IOA (Indian Olympic Association)

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