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Daily News Digest:28 November 2020

SINGLE POINT INFORMATION SOURCE ON CLIMATE ACTION “INDIA CLIMATE CHANGE KNOWLEDGE PORTAL” LAUNCHED

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the “India Climate Change Knowledge Portal”. It will provide information on various climate initiatives that are taken by a various line of ministries. It will enable users to access the updated status on these initiatives.

MALAYALAM FILM ‘JALLIKATTU’ IS INDIA’S OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR THE OSCARS

The Malayalam film, Jallikattu, has been selected as the official Indian entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards, 2021. The 2019 action drama has been directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery with a screenplay by S. Hareesh and R. Jayakumar.

SPORTS MINISTRY TO INAUGURATE 10TH GLOBAL SPORTS SUMMIT – ‘FICCI TURF 2020’

FICCI is organising the 10th Global Sports Summit – TURF 2020, on 8th and 9th December 2020. It will comprise of India’s first virtual global sports and fitness exhibition, along with the international conference on the business of sports, and the India Sports Awards.

PLACES IN NEWS

Kevadia, a village in the tribal Narmada district, is home to the Sardar Sarovar Dam reservoir on the Narmada river. 

Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Indian statesman and independence activist Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950). It is the world's tallest statue with a height of 182 metres (597 feet). It is located on the Narmada River in the Kevadiya colony.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

On 28 November 1890, Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule died. He led a selfless life devoted to the upliftment of the lower classes of the Hindu society. He also started school for girls and for downtrodden and untouchables. He was assisted in the education field by his wife Savitri Bai.

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