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Today's Headlines - 01 July 2024

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Liberalised Remittances Scheme

GS Paper II & III

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According to Reserve Bank of India data, Indians took out a total of $17 billion (Rs 1,41,800 crore) in 2023-24 for overseas travel under the RBI’s liberalised remittances scheme (LRS).

Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita- The Official Criminal Code

GS Paper II

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The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS) is the official criminal code in the Republic of India. It came into effect on 1 July, 2024 after being passed by the parliament in December 2023 to replace the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which dated back to the period of British India.

Should education be brought back to the State list?

GS Paper I & II

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Recent paper leak incidents like NEET UG and CSIR NET has once again brought back the discussion of putting the subject of Education under state list.

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Gas-Based Power Plant’s role in Meeting India's Growing Peak Energy Demand

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Gas plants are currently benefiting from government policies and high peak-period tariffs, but their long-term role will depend on the development of India's energy storage infrastructure to support the growing share of renewables.

Govt brings out checklist of 1.04 lakh animal species

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The central government released the first comprehensive fauna checklist covering 1,04,561 lakh species of animals.

Netherlands continues to be top destination for India’s petroleum exports

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The Netherlands, with its developed transit ports, continues to be the top destination for India’s petroleum exports.

Amoebic Meningoencephalitis

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Amoebic meningoencephalitis, once a rare disease, has become a growing concern in Kerala with three children diagnosed with the illness over the last two months, resulting in two fatalities.

Eco-Friendly Supercapacitors made from Activated Carbon from Coconut Husks

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Researchers at the Government College for Women in Thiruvananthapuram have developed an innovative method to produce activated carbon from coconut husks, a major agricultural residue in Kerala.

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