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Here are the highlights of key developments of November 8:

4:00 pm: RPI workers celebrate outside Union Minister Ramdas Athawale's residence after he returned home from a private hospital post his #COVID19 recovery.

3:30 pm: State govt has decided to launch a website so that people can take part in the 'Deepotsav' celebrations virtually. Prime Minister Narendra modi will also take part in the celebrations of 'Deepotsav' on November 13: UP CMO

3:00 pm: Operations commence at the Darbhanga airport which has been developed under the UDAN initiative to provide regional domestic air connectivity across India.

02:30 pm: One captain and two soldiers have lost their lives in the ongoing operation in Machil Sector. Three terrorists have been eliminated. Operation underway: Army Sources

02:00 pm: We are considering to reopen schools after Diwali while taking all precautionary measures. Religious places will also be allowed to open. We are in talks with the Centre for the resumption of Mumbai local services for general public. The decision will be taken soon: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray

01:30 pm: Dehradun: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat flagged off a mountain bike rally organized by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council on the occasion of Uttarakhand Foundation Day this morning.

01:00 pm: West Bengal: Bodies of five people of the same family found today at their residence in Dakshin Dinajpur district. "One body was found hanging & others had head injuries. Prima facie seems to be a case of murder & subsequent suicide. Further probe is on," say Police

12:30 pm:  A demonstration was held on the streets in Morena yesterday. Commissioners and officials are being threatened, giving former chief minister Kamal Nath himself. The commissioner is being told that the riots will take place, this is a manifestation of the mentality of the Congress: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan

12:00 pm: The name of Ministry of Shipping is being changed to Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

11:30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off Ropax ferry services between Ghogha (Bhavnagar) and Hazira (near Surat) in Gujarat, through video conferencing. 

11:00 am: Narcotics Control Bureau is conducting raids at five locations- Malad, Andheri, Lokhandwala, Kharghar and Koparkhairane

10:30 am India & China agreed to maintain dialogue & communication through military & diplomatic channels, and, taking forward the discussions at this meeting, push for the settlement of other outstanding issues, so as to jointly maintain peace and tranquillity in the border areas

10:00 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani at latter's residence on his birthday today. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda was also present.

 

9:30 am: I knew she was going to win, so I was not tensed. I wanted the final results to be declared so that I could go and sleep: G Balachandran, Maternal uncle of US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, in Delhi

9:00 am: India recorded 45,674 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours and 559 deaths linked to COVID-19, government data released this morning shows. The daily case count was 10 percent lower than yesterday's 50,356. 

8:30 am: Congress President Sonia Gandhi appoints Congress General Secretaries Randeep Singh Surjewala & Avinash Pandey as Observers of Bihar; both leaders will be reaching Patna today. They'll decide on political activities post poll results after talks with central leadership

8:00 am: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris declared that Americans have protected the integrity of democracy as she addressed the nation for the first time after her victory in the US presidential election. She said her victory was just a beginning for women as she was elected to be the top-ranking female leader in US history.

7:30 am: The Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 424 in Rohini, 465 in Jahangirpuri, 431 in Anand Vihar, and 426 in Punjabi Bagh, all four in the 'severe' category, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.

7:00 am: PM Narendra Modi to flag off Ropax ferry services between Surat & Saurashtra today (Nov 8). According to Union Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya "This ferry service will reduce the distance between Surat & Saurashtra from 317 km to just 60 kilometres."

Posted By: Rakesh Kumar Jha