Union Ministry of Shipping Current Affairs, GK & News
The World Health Organization is to host Global Research Forum between February 11, 2020 and February 12, 2020. The event is to be co-hosted by Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness. Highlights The event will bring together leading public health agencies, leading scientists, funders. The experts will build their research on MERS and SARS ..
Category: International Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet on 20th November, 2019 approved the proposal for enactment of Recycling of Ships bill, 2019. It also nodded to the Hong Kong International Convention for safe and environment sound recycling of ships. Background India is one of the leaders of ship recycling industry with a share of 30% of the market. According ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
India and Portugal will cooperate in setting up of a national maritime heritage museum at ancient Indian site of Lothal in Gujarat. Lothal (literally means the mound of dead) was one of port cities of Indus Valley Civilization (Harappan Civilization). Key Highlights Background: In March 2019 Government of India allocated a grant for building maritime ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Archaeological Survey of India • India-Portugal • Indus Valley Civilization • João Gomes Cravinho • Lisbon • National Maritime Heritage Museum • Navy Museum • Portuguese Defence Minister • Sagarmala Programme • Union Ministry of Shipping
India’s premier container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has become India’s only port to get listed among the top 30 global container ports in Top 100 Container Ports report. JNPT has notched up five spots, to be 28th on the list, compared to its previous ranking. What made this jump possible? The Union Ministry of Shipping has ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs