Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 8, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 8, 2021

INDIA

– UP: Zika virus cases rise to 79; Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that spreads through bite of infected Aedes species
– Bihar: Death toll due to consumption of spurious alcohol (hooch) rises to 32
– Pakistan Navy kills one Indian fishermen off Gujarat Coast; fishing boat ‘Jalpari’ had sailed from Okha in Gujarat

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– India’s economic recovery gains momentum in recent months: PHDCCI Economy GPS Index
– Union Ministry of Civil Aviation declares Srinagar airport a “major airport” under the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Act, 2008 (AERA)
– India at COP26 says solar energy capacity stands at 45 GW

WORLD

– Iraq: PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi survives assassination attempt with armed drones in Baghdad
– Iran’s military began its annual war games “Zolfaghar-1400” in Gulf of Oman

SPORTS

– India’s Manika Batra and Archana Kamath win women’s doubles title at World Table Tennis Contender tournament in Lasko (Slovenia)
– Serbia’s Novak Djokovic wins men’s singles title at Paris Masters tennis tournament
– Russia beat Switzerland in final to win Billie Jean King Cup women’s team tennis tournament in Prague
– President’s Cup shooting championship in Wroclaw, Poland: Saurabh Chaudhary wins silver in men’s air pistol

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