Current Affairs : November 7, 2018

Here are the main headlines for current Events of November 7, 2018.

National Current Events

  1. Y. Raghavendra of BJP wins Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat

BY Raghavendra of BJP defeated Madhu Bangarappa of Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) by a margin of 52,148 votes in Shimoga Lok Sabha by-poll.

  1. S. Ugrappa of Congress wins Ballari Lok Sabha seat

In Ballari constituency, VS Ugrappa won the by-poll by the margin of 2,41,656 votes.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath and South Korean first lady Kim-Jung Sook inaugurate Queen Huh Memorial at Queen Huh Park in Ayodhya

UP CM Yogi Adityanath with S.Korean first lady Kim-Jung Sook inaugurated Queen Huh Memorial and Deepotsav event at Ayodhya which is set to achieve a world record by lifting three lakh handmade diyas.

Uttar Pradesh: Faizabad district renamed as Ayodhya

UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced that Faizabad district will be known as ShriAyodhya.

He set forward plee for establishment of new medical college in name if Raja Dashrath and an airport in name of lord Rama.

Meghalaya: Justice Pranoy Kumar Musahary sworn in as Chairperson of state’s 1st Lokayukta

Justice Pranoy Kumar Musahary, former judge of guwahati high court, sworn in as Meghalaya’s Lokayukta.

49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2018 in Goa from Nov 20 to 28; Israel-focus country, Jharkhand-focus state

49th international Film Festival of IFFI 2018 will be organized in Goa. 212 films will be showcased from 68 countries. 15 films are selected for IFFI competition. Among which, three are Indian.

Guinness world record set in Ayodhya with 3 lakh earthen lamps lit up simultaneously on the banks of Saryu River

Rishi Nath, the official adjudicator of the Guinness World Records announced a new record in Ayodhya to lit 3lakh earthed lamps on the banks of river saryu.

India declares its nuclear triad operational after nuclear submarine INS Arihant conducts 1st deterrence patrol

India’s first nuclear submarine completed its deterrence patrol and thus establishing nuclear triad after India’s Agni ballistic missiles and mirage 2000.

Andhra Pradesh to get separate High Court in capital Amaravati from January 1, 2019: SC

Andhra Pradesh will set up its new high court at Amravati which will be 25th high court across the country.

Till date, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have common high court at Hyderabad.

Economy & Corporate Current Events

WCD Ministry sets up online marketing portal ‘Mahila-E-Haat’ for organic products of women entrepreneurs

The Women and Child Development Ministry launched a portal “Mahila-E-Haat” during Women of India National Organic Festival 2018 for women farmers and entrepreneurs from across the country.

Women of India National Organic Festival 2018 organised by WCD Ministry in New Delhi from Oct 26 to Nov 4

Ministry of woman and child development organized National organic Festival in New Delhi to promote organic farming and entrepreneurship among woman

Economy & Corporate Current Events

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War & Armed Conflict observed on November 6

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is annually held on November 6. It aims to educate people about the damaging effects of war and armed conflict on the environment.

India elected as a member of International Telecommunications Union Council (ITU) for another 4-year term from 2019 to 2022

India has been elected as a member of the International Telecommunications Union Council (ITU) for another 4-year term from 2019 to 2022, the government.

It will help India to work in its full potential for 5G networks.

Pakistan-China luxury bus service passing through PoK launched from Lahore to Kashgar

Pakistan and China have launched a luxury bus service passing through PoK from Lahore to Kashgar city in China’s Xinjiang province rejecting protests by India against the bus service to China.

Sports Current Events

Bharat Ratan Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium inaugurated in Lucknow

Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium was established at Lucknow by UP CM Yogi Adityanath under public- private partnership(PPP) scheme.

Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) stadium in Pune taken over by banks for non-payment of Rs 69.53 crore loan

Cricket stadium at Pune taken over symbolically by lenders for non-payment of a Rs 69.53 crore loan by the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA).

2018 Jakarta Asian Games heptathlon gold medallist Swapna Barman to get 7 pairs of customized shoes from Adidas

Swapna Barman who clinched first gold medal at Asian games will receive seven pairs of customized shoes from adidas to highlights her plight.

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