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America-based Heritage Foundation released its Index of Economic Freedom last week. Singapore emerged as the top nation in the index and overtook Hong Kong as the world’s most independent and free economy. Singapore achieved this feat for the first time since 1995, the report was first published. Hong Kong has ever been placed at the ..
Environmental activists have called attention to the increasing instances of illegal fishing of the humphead wrasse fish in the waters of Hong Kong. About the Fish The humphead wrasse is a fish that dwells in the coral reefs. It is characterized by the presence of a ‘bump’ on its head. It can grow up to ..
The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 has become an Act after it received the assent of President of India last Friday on 13th December 2019. The Act will provide regulation for recycling of ships under certain international standards and will lay the statutory mechanism for enforcement of such international standards in the country. India on ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
This Bill will have far reaching effects in Indian ship recycling industry. The existing Ship breaking code (revised), 2013 and the provisions of the Hong Kong convention, 2009 are merged in this bill. As India is a leader in the global ship recycling industry (30%), it will set global standards. Ships to be recycled in ..
Topics: Alang • Electronic waste • Energy conversion • Environmental dumping • Hong Kong • Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships • Recycling • Ship breaking • Waste management • Water conservation • Water conservation
QS World University Rankings first issued in 2004 in partnership with Times Higher Education (THE) group decided to adopt a new methodology to create the ranking and announced its own version in 2010. Based in the United Kingdom (U.K) releases the annual publication of universities ranking around the world. QS stands for Quacquarelli Symonds, which ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs