Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 9, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 9, 2021

INDIA

– Karnataka Cabinet decides to rechristen Mumbai-Karnataka region comprising 7 districts as Kittur Karnataka
– Maharashtra: PM Modi lays foundation stone of road projects in temple town Pandharpur
– Department of Justice launches “Tele-Law on Wheels” campaign as a part of its weeklong Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations from 8th to 14th November 2021
– 17 scientists from across India awarded Swarnajayanti Fellowships
– Chhattisgarh: Four CRPF personnel killed after their colleague opened fire at them at a camp in Sukma district

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Commerce Ministry releases LEADS (Logistics Ease Across Different States) 2021 report; Gujarat retains top slot on logistics performance index
– Govt launches first-ever mentorship programme for young innovators called ‘DBT-Star College Mentorship Programme’ supported by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
– Govt. to buy 10 mn doses of Zydus Cadila’s ‘ZyCoV-D’ Covid-19 vaccine at Rs 265 per dose and needle-free applicator “PharmaJet” at Rs 93 per dose
– India’s transition to net zero economy can create over 50 million jobs: WEF

WORLD

– Wang Yaping becomes first Chinese woman astronaut to walk in space

SPORTS

– Mercedes driver Max Verstappen wins Formula One Mexico City Grand Prix
– Sankalp Gupta becomes India’s 71st chess Grandmaster

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