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Cabinet Approves Recycling Of Ships Bill – 2019

On 20th November, 2019, the Union approved the proposal for enactment of Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 as well as accession to the Hong Kong International Convention for Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009.


Annual Report On Road Accidents In India – 2018

On 19th November, 2019, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway released the Road Accidents in India- 2018.


Mizoram Revokes Forest Rights Act

On November 19th, 2019, the Mizoram government passed a resolution revoking the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (FRA).


Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

On 18th November, 2019, the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) along with Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK), to address the menace of growing malnutrition in the country.


USA Exiting The Paris Agreement

In first week of November, 2019, the Trump administration gave formal notice to the United Nations regarding United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.


11th BRICS Summit

The 11th BRICS Summit took place from 13th -14th November 2019 in Brasilia, Brazil, held under the - Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.


CJI Comes Under The Ambit Of RTI Act: Supreme Court

On 13th November, 2019, in a historic judgment, the Supreme Court(SC) held that the office of Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.


Maharashtra Placed Under President’s Rule

On 12th November, 2019, the President approved a proclamation imposing President’s Rule in Maharashtra, following a recommendation from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.


The Occupational Safety, Health And Working Conditions Code, 2019

Recently, the Standing Committee on Labour has invited suggestions on the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions (OSH) Code, 2019.


Steel Scrap Recycling Policy

The Ministry of Steel on 8th November, 2019, came out with a Steel Scrap Recycling Policy in a bid to ensure quality scrap for the steel industry in India.


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