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Daily News Digest:26 November 2020

CONSTITUTION DAY 2020: HISTORY, SIGNIFICANCE OF SAMVIDHAN DIVAS

India celebrating Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas on November 26. It is celebrated in India on November 26 every year. On this day, in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the Constitution of India, which came into effect on January 26, 1950.

PRIME MINISTER (PM) HAS CHAIRED THE 33RD PRAGATI MEETING

Prime Minister chaired the 33rd PRAGATI meeting. 

PRAGATI is an integrating and interactive platform which aimed at addressing the grievances of common people. It monitors and reviews important programmes and projects of the Centre and State Governments.

ALL FIXED TO MOBILE CALLS TO BE DIALED WITH PREFIX ‘0’ FROM 15TH JANUARY, 2021

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) mandated prefixing “0” for all calls being made from fixed-line or landline phones to mobile phones with effect from January 15.

EXPLAINED: BEHIND COLDER DAYS, NORMAL TEMPERATURE AT NIGHTS IN REGION, CLOUD COVER

For the past few days, northern states have been experiencing unusually cold days although the night temperatures are normal. It is the result of a western disturbance, which has brought about a spell of precipitation in the northwest Himalaya.

INDIAN NAVY INDUCTS TWO AMERICAN PREDATOR DRONES ON LEASE

Indian Navy has inducted two Predator drones from an American firm on lease. It will carry out surveillance in the Indian Ocean Region and can also be deployed along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. It has been inducted by the Navy.

UNDP AND INVEST INDIA LAUNCH THE SDG INVESTOR MAP FOR INDIA

UNDP and Invest India have launched the SDG Investor Map for India. It lays out 18 Investment Opportunities Areas (IOAs) in six critical SDG enabling sectors, that can help India push the needle forward on Sustainable Development.

INDIAN RAILWAY LAUNCHES DIGITISED ONLINE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (HRMS)

Indian Railway has launched completely digitized online Human Resource Management System (HRMS). It is a move to improve efficiency and productivity of the Railway system and a step towards realizing the vision of Prime Minister to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.

TOPIC OF THE DAY: Basics of Economy

Fixed costs are the costs which do not change with change in the level of output.

Variable are the costs that directly vary with changes in the level of output.

Marginal Costs means extra/additional cost incurred on an additional unit of production.

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