Current Affairs India 08 November 2018

1. Dinkar Asthana has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to Lao Peoples Democratic Republic.
2. Gaddam Dharmendra has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to Iran.
3. India has been elected as a member of the International Telecommunications Union-ITU Council for another four-year term from 2019 to 2022.
4. Namrata Ahuja has been awarded with prestigious IPI India Award 2018 for excellence in Journalism.
5. N Ram has been choosen for Raja Rammohan Roy Award.
6. Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been honoured as a 'Distinguished Fellow' by IndiaGlobal - a leading US think-tank.
7. The Central and Andhra Pradesh governments and the World Bank have signed the loan agreement for a $172.20 million project to enhance agricultural productivity, profitability and climate resilience of poor and marginalized farmers in Andhra Pradesh.
8. Odisha government has launched a new initiative named -Mo Bus- services in the Bhubaneshwar ahead of the Men-s Hockey World Cup.
9. The newly-built Ekana International Stadium of Lucknow has been renamed as Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium.
10. Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has entered in the opening round of the Fuzhou China Open.