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21 November, 2021

News Today:

  1. Reliance Industries Ltd and Saudi Arabia’s national oil company, Saudi Aramco, have decided to “re-evaluate” a proposed investment by the latter in RIL’s oil to chemicals (O2C) business. In August 2019, RIL and Aramco signed a non-binding letter of intent for the latter to acquire a 20 per cent stake in Reliance’s O2C business in a deal worth $15 billion. Indian Express
  2. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to visit on a three-day visit between November 22 and 25, days before the Winter Session of the Parliament commences on November 29. HT
  3. The government has listed for sale real estate assets of state-run telecom firms MTNL and BSNL at a reserve price of around Rs 970 crore, according to documents uploaded on the DIPAM website. Indian Express
  4. Over 20,000 people have been evacuated and shifted to relief camps after the heavy rains wreaked havoc in southern Andhra Pradesh districts of Chittoor, Kadapa, Nellore and Anantapur. More than a hundred villages, most of them in Kadapa, are presently inundated. Indian Express
  5. Indore was on Saturday ranked the cleanest city for the fifth consecutive year by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry in its annual cleanliness ranking. The Swachh Survekshan Awards 2021 handed out by President Ram Nath Kovind included the cleanest State honour for Chhattisgarh for the third time, in the category of States with more than 100 urban local bodies. Hindu


Hindi News: 

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  1. गहलोत कैबिनेट में रविवार को बड़ा फेरबदल होगा। 11 कैबिनेट और 4 नए राज्यमंत्री शपथ लेंगे। 4 बजे राजभवन में शपथ ग्रहण समारोह होगा। इससे पहले गहलोत कैबिनेट के सभी मंत्रियों के इस्तीफे लिए गए, जिनमें से रघु शर्मा, हरीश चौधरी, गोविंद सिंह डोटासरा के इस्तीफे मंजूर किए गए। Bhaskar
  2. किसान आंदोलन की अगुवाई कर रहे संयुक्त किसान मोर्चा (SKM) ने स्पष्ट किया है कि खेती कानून वापस लिए जाने के बावजूद उनका आंदोलन जारी रहेगा। यही नहीं, संयुक्त किसान मोर्चा ने 22 नवंबर को यूपी के लखनऊ में महापंचायत भी बुला ली है। इसमें सभी किसान नेता पहुुंचेंगे। Bhaskar

  3. राजस्थान के राज्यपाल कलराज मिश्र ने कृषि कानून पर कहा कि समय अनुकूल नहीं है, इसलिए प्रधानमंत्री ने कृषि कानून वापस लेने का फैसला लिया हैं। अगर आगे जरूरत पड़ी, तो किसान बिल फिर लाया जाएगा। भदोही में पहुंचे मिश्र ने कहा, प्रधानमंत्री किसानों को उनके लिए बने तीनों कानूनों के बारे में समझा नहीं पाए। Bhaskar


Relevant Google Trends Today

  1. Veteran actor Kaikala Satyanarayana, 86, has been admitted to Hyderabad’s Apollo Hospitals on Saturday morning in a critical condition. He has been put on ventilator and is under observation.
  2. Indore has been ranked India’s cleanest city for the fifth year in a row by Swachh Survekshan 2021, the central government’s annual cleanliness survey to promote sanitation in urban centres under the Swachh Bharat Mission.
  3. Today’s Doodle was commissioned by Google from Brooklyn-based artist Lyne Lucien, and it depicts Edmond Dédé conducting an orchestra, with a violin and clarinet behind him. In true Google Doodle fashion, the rows of opera seating on either side have decorations that spell out “Google.” .


Relevant Twitter Trends 


  1. #FarmLawsRepealed
  2. Longest partial lunar eclipse in 600 years turns the moon red in the night sky
  3. COVID-19 protests in Rotterdam, Netherlands turn violent as demonstrators clash with police
  4. Suspicious photos and emails from missing Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai have the internet, celebrities, and tennis officials questioning her safety


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