Top news of the day – November 1, 2021


Today’s headlines, and more.

On November 1, Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said the Center had until November 26 to repeal controversial farm laws, after which farmer protests around Delhi would intensify. . November 26 would mark a year of ongoing farmer protests at the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points in Delhi.

Also read: After SC order, police remove barricades at Ghazipur farmers protest site

India’s manufacturing sector rose for the fourth consecutive month in October, with the IHS Markit Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rising from 53.7 to 55.9 in September. Manufacturing jobs continued to decline, although producers saw the biggest improvement in overall operating conditions since February, and business optimism peaked in six months. A reading of 50 on the PMI indicates no change in output levels.

The Supreme Court on Monday overturned the Calcutta High Court order banning firecrackers during Kali Puja, Diwali and other festivals this year to control air pollution amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A special bench of Judges AM Khanwilkar and Ajay Rastogi also called on the West Bengal government to explore the possibility of ensuring that banned firecrackers and related items are not imported into the state at the point of entry itself. The judiciary, who met during the Diwali recess to hear the case, heard pleas against the Oct. 29 High Court order banning the sale, use and purchase of all types of firecrackers in the state.

A special court in Mumbai, when granting bail to Aachit Kumar last week in the cruise drug case, said simply on the basis of WhatsApp discussions, that it cannot be inferred that ‘he had supplied drugs to co-accused Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood. superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Arbaaz Merchant.

The Australian government has recognized Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin. This recognition from the Department of Health’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) will allow travelers fully vaccinated with Covaxin to travel to the country.

Read also: Coronavirus live | November 1, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called the recently concluded G20 summit in Rome “fruitful” and said world leaders had been developing deliberations on issues of global importance such as combating the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, strengthening economic cooperation and promoting innovation.

In one of the biggest increases in liquefied petroleum gas prices in seven years, national petroleum marketing companies raised the commercial cost of 19kg LPG cylinders by more than Rs.266 as of November 1.

At one point in this nearly three-hour film, there is a creepy moment where a tribal woman – also the protagonist – turns her back on power, refusing to bow to the system of domination that has exploited. the fruits of their labor, literally. Looking at it purely from the point of view of Tamil cinema Masala conventions, this is basically a “mass” scene written for a Dalit character to give him a chance to look his oppressors in the eye and maybe say, “You can’t break me.

Even the constant drizzle on Monday morning could not dampen the morale of teachers, in schools in Chennai, eagerly waiting to welcome students from grades I to VIII on campus. Schools in Tamil Nadu were to reopen for primary and middle school classes from November 1 after a hiatus of nearly 20 months. Regular rains in some districts, however, led to the declaration of a school holiday for the day. This included Cuddalore, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Tiruvarur, and Vellore.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson opened a world climate summit on Monday, saying the world is committed to an “doomsday device”. Mr Johnson compared the position of an ever-changing Earth to that of fictional secret agent James Bond – strapped to a bomb that will destroy the planet and trying to find a way to defuse it.

A destitute old man, knocking on the doors of the Collectorate with bundles of demonetized banknotes worth 65,000 two weeks ago, found the help of a reader of The Hindu. The Chennai reader, who insisted on anonymity, offered to compensate the old man for his loss and transferred the same amount to the district collector’s bank account.

Other highlights include the digital premiere of ‘Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings’ and the new ‘Home Alone’ reboot.

Former England hitter Kevin Pietersen backed the Indian cricket team under fire on Monday, saying the players are not robots and need the support of the fans all the time. Entering the T20 World Cup as a title contender, India lost its first game of the tournament by 10 wickets to Pakistan, then followed with an eight wicket loss to New Zealand.

Sparking another controversy and taking former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis head on, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Minister of State Nawab Malik tweeted on Monday a photo of suspected drug trafficker Jaydeep Rana with l Mr Fadnavis’ wife, Amruta, saying ‘Come on, let’s talk about the relationship between the BJP and the drug traffickers today.’

India battles ‘bubble fatigue’ amid COVID-19 pandemic and players are feeling the effects of being on the road for six months, fast pitcher Jasprit Bumrah said after their second Cup loss of the Twenty20 world. India dropped to fifth in Group II after losing to New Zealand by eight wickets in the Super 12 stage on October 31 and even winning the remaining three games might not be enough to earn a place in the semi. -final.

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