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Daily Current Affairs 8th November 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 8th November 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 8th November 2023. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 8th November 2023 Current affairs test.

Observances and Awareness Days:

1. World Urbanism Day

  • Celebrated globally on November 8th, World Urbanism Day, also known as World Town Planning Day, focuses on the importance of comprehensive planning for creating livable communities.
  • The theme for 2023 is “Learn Globally, Apply Locally,” emphasizing the integration of global ideas in local planning.

2. International Day of Radiology

  • Observed worldwide on November 8th, the International Day of Radiology aims to raise awareness about the vital role of radiology in healthcare.
  • The day also commemorates the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in 1895.

National Developments:

3. INS Surat Crest Unveiling by Bhupendra Patel

  • Bhupendra Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat, unveiled the crest of INS Surat, an indigenously built guided missile destroyer under Project 15B, in a ceremony in Surat.
  • This event marks the first time a capital warship has been named after a Gujarat city and the first warship crest unveiling in its namesake city.

4. Launch of Krishi 24/7 by Manoj Ahuja

  • Manoj Ahuja, Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, launched Krishi 24/7, India’s first AI-powered solution for agricultural news monitoring and analysis.
  • The platform, developed in collaboration with Wadhwani AI and supported by Google.org, helps the ministry promptly respond to agricultural developments.

Science and Technology:

5. NASA’s INFUSE Mission Launch

  • NASA launched the Black Brant 9 sounding rocket as part of the Integral Field Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Experiment (INFUSE) mission from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, USA.
  • The mission aims to study the Cygnus Loop, a supernova remnant located 2,600 lightyears from Earth.

Sports News:

6. FIDE Grand Swiss 2023 Victories

  • Indian Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi won the 3rd edition of the FIDE Grand Swiss 2023 held in the Isle of Man.
  • Vaishali triumphed in the FIDE Women’s Grand Swiss 2023.

7. Indian Women’s Hockey Team Wins in Jharkhand

  • The Indian women’s hockey team secured the Jharkhand Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Ranchi 2023 title by defeating Japan 4-0 in the final in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  • In another match, China won the bronze medal by defeating South Korea.

8. Formula 1 Sao Paulo Grand Prix 2023

  • Max Verstappen, representing Red Bull, emerged victorious in the Formula 1 Sao Paulo Grand Prix 2023 in Brazil.
  • Lando Norris of McLaren finished in second place, followed by Fernando Alonso of Aston Martin in third.
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