Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 8 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 8 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Navies of India and Indonesia hold exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ in the Bay of Bengal on Nov 6-7
  • Gujarat govt. bans ‘no entry’ board in kitchens of restaurants, hotels in the state
  • Punjab Assembly passes Bill excluding CM’s advisers from office-of-profit category
  • Guinness World Record of most students (268) assembling radio kits simultaneously created at India International Science Festival in Kolkata
  • Sahitya Akademi award and Padma Shri winner litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen dies in Kolkata at 81
  • 10th Asian Conference of Emergency Medicine organised in New Delhi


  • Three new books launched on the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev to commemorate his 550th birth anniversary
  • The books are titled ‘Guru Nanak Bani’, ‘Nanak Bani’, and ‘Sakhian Guru Nanak Dev’
  • Union ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched the books


  • Six professors awarded Infosys Prize 2019 for science and research

RBS Earth Heroes Awards (REHA)

  • RBS Earth Heroes Awards (REHA) announced by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 40,653.74 (+184), NSE Nifty: 12,016 (+50)
  • BIMSTEC Conclave of Ports being held at Vishakhapatnam on November 7-8
  • IRDAI bars Anil Ambani’s Reliance Health Insurance from selling policies due to its weak financial health
  • Rising Himachal, the Global Investors Meet 2019, held at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
  • Hero MotoCorp launches India’s first BS-VI compliant motorcycle Splendor iSmart
  • Mercedes-Benz launches ‘V-Class Elite’ MPV at Rs 1.10 crore

International Current Affairs

  • ICJ sentences Congolese rebel chief Bosco ‘Terminator’ Ntaganda to 30 years in jail for war crimes
  • Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan re-elected as President of UAE
  • ‘No Money For Terror’ Ministerial Conference organised in Melbourne, Australia
  • WhatsApp unveils ‘Catalogs’ to let small enterprises showcase products

Sports Current Affairs

  • Rohit Sharma becomes second cricketer after Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik (111) to play in 100 T20 Internationals


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