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Deadly algae kill 4,000 tonnes of Salmon in Chile

Deadly algae have killed more than 4,000 tonnes of Salmon in Chile. The algal bloom in the water reduced the amount of oxygen suffocating the salmon fishes. Impacts More than eighteen salmon fish farms that produce 26% of world salmon have been affected. What are the reasons for the death of the Salmons? The presence ..

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Norway to construct World’s First Ship Tunnel

World’s first ship tunnel is set to be constructed in Norway. Construction on the project will start in 2022 and it will be completed by 2025-2026. About Ship Tunnel Norway has planned to construct Ship tunnel underneath the mountains in Stadhavet peninsula of Norway. The tunnel will be 37 meters high, 1,700 metres long and ..

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Cochin Shipyard Limited Signs Agreement to Build Fully Automatic Electric Vessel for Norway Firm

Cochin Shipyard Limited created history by signing a contract to build the world’s first fully automatic electric vessels for ASKO Maritime AS, Norway with an option to construct two more identical vessels. This order was received by CSL after competing with various global players. ASKO Maritime AS is the subsidiary group of Norges Gruppen ASA, ..

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India will be UNSC President for August 2021

After securing 184 out of the total 192 votes on 17th June 2020, India became a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a period of 2 years. India’s term will begin on 1st January 2021. Apart from India, Norway, Kenya, Ireland, and Mexico were also elected for a period of 2 ..

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Abel Prize, 2020 to Hillel Frustenberg and Gregory Margulis

The Norwegian Academy of Science is to award the Abel Prize for the year 2020 to the two great mathematicians Hillel Frustenberg and Gregory Margulis. They are being honoured for their work towards probability and dynamics in number theory, combinatorics and Group Theory. Hillel Frustenberg He is an American-Israeli mathematician at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. ..

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