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Daily News Digest:06 March 2021

“FOOD WASTE INDEX REPORT, 2021”

The “Food Waste Index Report, 2021” has been published by the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP). As per the report, an estimated 931 million tonnes of food were wasted across the world in 2019.

MARCH 04, 2021: ‘CHABAHAR DAY’

On March 04, 2021, India commemorated the ‘Chabahar Day’ on the sidelines of the Maritime India Summit-2021 which was held from March 2-4, 2021. Ministers from Russia, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Iran and Uzbekistan attended the virtual event.

Chabahar port is a seaport in Chabahar located in south-eastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman.

MUNICIPAL PERFORMANCE INDEX (MPI) 2020

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs announced the release of the final rankings of the Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020. 

The MPI examined the sectoral performance of 111 municipalities (with Delhi being assessed separately for NDMC and the three Municipal Corporations) across five verticals which comprise 20 sectors and 100 indicators in all totality.

EASE OF LIVING INDEX 2020

The Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs announced the release of the final rankings of the Ease of Living Index (EoLI) 2020. Bengaluru emerged as the top performer in the Million+ category of Ease of Living Index (EoLI) 2020 and In the Less than Million category, Shimla was ranked the highest in ease of living.

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA has been ranked top in the QS World University Rankings.

Four Indian Institutes of Technology have entered the top 100 engineering institutes with: IIT Madras has been ranked 30th in the world for Petroleum Engineering, IIT-Bombay (41st) and IIT Kharagpur(44th) in the engineering and technology category followed by IIT Delhi (54) and IIT Madras (94).

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