Daily Current Affairs – November 26, 2019

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Daily Current Affairs – November 26, 2019

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IMPORTANT DAYS

November 26 – National Constitution Day

  • Constitution Day (National Law Day), also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. On 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, and it came into effect on 26 January 1950.
  • The Government of India declared 26 November as Constitution Day on 19 November 2015 by a gazette notification. The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi made the declaration on 11 October 2015 while laying the foundation stone of the B. R. Ambedkar’s Statue of Equality memorial in Mumbai. The year of 2015 was the 125th birth anniversary of Ambedkar, who had chaired the drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly and played a pivotal role in the drafting of the constitution. Previously this day was celebrated as Law Day. 26 November was chosen to spread the importance of the constitution and to spread thoughts and ideas of Ambedkar.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Nation remembers 26/11 martyrs on its 11th anniversary

  • The Nation is remembering the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on its 11th anniversary. Various events have been organised in the city. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid tributes to the martyrs of the terror attack. On November 26, 2008, Mumbai was attacked by 10 terrorists of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba. In the mayhem that followed for the next three days, 166 people including 18 police officers and two NSG commandos lost their lives

MP: Constitution Day programmes being organised in govt offices, Universities

  • In Madhya Pradesh, Constitution Day programmes are being organised in all Government offices and Universities to mark the 70th anniversary of the Constitution Adoption Day.
  • Chief Minister Kamal Nath will administer the oath to all the staff-officers at the State Secretariat. State government is also starting a public awareness campaign in relation to the Constitution. The campaign starts from November 26, 2019and will be conducted till April 14, 2020, the birthday of Baba Saheb Ambedkar. Various creative activities will be conducted during this period.

UTTAR PRADESH

UP govt launches immunisation campaign against Filaria

  • Uttar Pradesh government is launching a massive immunisation campaign against the filariasis or Filaria. Central government has set year 2021 as the deadline for complete eradication of filaria in country.more than 65 thousand teams of health workers will distribute medicines to around 6.5 crore people till 10 December in 19 districts.Campaign will be launched by Health and Family Welfare Minister Jai Pratap Singh said that at present there are 1.25 lakh cases of filaria in these 19 districts.

SUMMIT AND CONFERENCE

AYUSH Ministry hosting WHO Meetings on developing Standardized Terminologies and Benchmarks documents of Practice for Traditional Medicine

  • Ministry of AYUSH is hosting two important WHO meetings during the last week of November and first week of December 2019 at the Institute of Prost Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (IPGT & RA), Jamnagar, Gujarat and another is Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy, New Delhi.
  • The WHO – International Experts Consultation Meeting (IECM), held from 26th to 29th November 2019, shall host 51 selected international experts (from all six WHO regions) of Ayurveda, Unani and Panchakarma, as well as Traditional Medicine practitioners, researchers, health policy makers, regulators and administrators.

Prime Minister’s meeting with Shigeru Kitamura, Japan Secretary General of NSS

  • Shigeru Kitamura, Secretary General of National Security Secretariat (NSS) of Japan called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.The Prime Minister welcomed Mr. Kitamura on his first visit to India after assuming charge in September, 2019 and stressed the importance of the growing strategic partnership between the two countries for peace, progress and security in the region. He expressed the confidence that the discussions of Mr. Kitamura with the National Security Advisor of India would pave the way to strengthen this vital aspect of bilateral cooperation.

SCIENCE

Protection of Endangered Species

  • Census of major flagship species is undertaken at the State-level by the respective State/Union Territory Governments periodically. However census of tiger and elephant is undertaken at the national level once every four and five years respectively. As per the report of the latest census carried out by the state and central government, the population of endangered species especially lions, rhinos, tigers, and elephants has increased in country.
  • Ministry is providing financial assistance to State /UT Governments for the recovery programme of critically endangered species under the component- Recovery programme for  saving of critically endangered species and habitats   of  the Centrally sponsored scheme ‘Development of Wildlife Habitats’. Presently 21 critically endangered species have been identified under this programme

DEFENCE

Naval Exercise off the East Coast

  • Naval Exercise MILAN 2020 is scheduled to be held at Vishakhapatnam in March, 2020 in which 41 countries have been invited.The Government pursues cooperation initiatives with friendly foreign countries including in Indian Ocean Region through structured interactions like Staff Talks, Empowered Steering Group etc. The areas of cooperation include Capacity Building, Marine Domain Awareness, Training, Hydrography, Technical Assistance, Operational Exercise etc.

SCHEMES

SabkaVishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme

  • The aim of SabkaVishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 is to help taxpayers, including small taxpayers, in clearing the baggage of disputes under legacy taxes (Service Tax and Central Excise), which are subsumed in Goods and Service Tax. This was stated by Shri Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs. The main components of the Scheme are dispute resolution and amnesty.

APP AND WEB PORTAL

Govt launches Credit-linked Subsidy Services Awas Portal

  • Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri launched Credit-linked Subsidy Services Awas Portal, CLAP, in New Delhi.
  • The portal provides a transparent and robust real-time web-based monitoring system for credit-linked Subsidy Services, CLSS, beneficiaries.Using the portal, a beneficiary can track his application status in real-time.

SPORTS

Sangram Dahiya, Varsha Varman win double trap national titles

  • Haryana’s SangramDahiya and VarshaVarman of Madhya Pradesh clinched double trap titles, winning gold at the 63rd National Shotgun Shooting Championship in New Delhi.
  • In men’s category, Sangram shot 142 out of 150 targets to leave behind former world champion Ankur Mittal, who managed 137 hits over the five rounds of 30 targets each to win a silver. Punjab’s Prithvi Singh Chahal won bronze with a score of 135. Varsha, in the women’s category of 120 targets each, had 97 to her name to clinch the gold ahead of state-mate ManishaKeer, who had 93 hits winning Silver. MahimaVishwakarma ensured a Madhya Pradesh sweep in the category, winning bronze with 92.

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