Assam: Suspected ULFA terrorists shot dead 5 civilians in Tinsukia: In Assam, suspected ULFA terrorists shot dead five civilians near the Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Tinsukia district on Thursday evening. SC extends the deadline for inclusion of names in NRC list
Delhi’s air quality on brink of turning severe: The national capital’s air quality is on the brink of turning severe with continued stubble burning in the adjoining regions and unfavorable meteorological conditions.
J&K: Ceasefire Violation reported in Tangdar Sector: In Jammu and Kashmir, a ceasefire violation has been reported from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district late last night, with Pakistani troops targeting Army’s forward posts and also residential areas along Line of Control in the district.
J&K: Two terrorists killed in Budgam Encounter: In Jammu & Kashmir, two terrorists have been gunned down in an encounter with Security forces Thursday morning.
Cabinet approves the renaming of Jharsuguda Airport Odisha: The Union Cabinet approves the renaming of Jharsuguda Airport Odisha as “Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda” also approves MoU between India and Korea to enhance cooperation in tourism sector.
Maldives’ former President Mohamed Nasheed returns home after 3 yrs exile: In Maldives, former president Mohamed Nasheed returned home today after the exile of around three years.
GST collections cross Rs 1 lakh crore in October: FM Arun Jaitley: The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of October 2018 is Rs. 100,710 crore. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says the success of GST is lower rates, lesser evasion, higher compliance, only one tax and negligible interference by taxation authorities.
India beat West Indies by 9 wickets, win series 3-1: India defeated West Indies by nine wickets in the final One-day International to win the five-match series 3-1 in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
- Latest Current Affairs 08th November 2018
Latest Current Affairs 08th November 2018:
CCEA approves disinvestment of 100% Govt stake in Dredging Corporation of India:Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval to Amendment to the Central Universities Act, 2009 for setting up of Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh.
Assam CM lays foundation stone for auditorium building in Guwahati :Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday stressed on the need for imbibing a creative urge in children and lauded the role of ‘Sadau Asom Maina Parijat’ in promotion of extra-curricular activities among the children.
Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visits Kishtwar:Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, accompanied by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh visited hinterland posts of Kishtwar and Suigarh sector to review the operational preparedness and the prevailing security situation.
Uma Bharti visits Buxar in Bihar: Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti said that, following massive campaign against Open Defecation, now it is time to clean the country from other evils.
Pak Christian woman freed after blasphemy death sentence reversed:Pakistan’s Foreign Office has termed as fake news, reports of Asiya Bibi having left the country. Asiya Bibi was acquitted by the Pakistan Supreme Court in a blasphemy case last month. She had been sentenced to death in 2010 for allegedly insulting Islam during an argument with three Muslim women.
Political crisis deepens further in Sri Lanka:In Sri Lanka, new ministers were sworn-in on Wednesday evening amidst doubts over the stability of the new government.
FM: Demonetisation key step to formalise economy:Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said demonetisation resulted in formalisation of economy and increased tax base, prompting the government to earmark more resources for the poor and infrastructure development.
Hockey India announce World Cup squad:Hockey India on Thursday named the 18-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team who will represent the host nation at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 to begin on 28 November at the iconic Kalinga Stadium.