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Today's Headlines - 02 December 2023

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Center notifies guidelines against ‘dark patterns’ that mislead buyers

GS Paper II

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The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has notified guidelines for preventing and regulating dark patterns.

Green Credits scheme

GS Paper III

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PM Narendra Modi launched an initiative focusing on generating Green Credits through plantation on degraded wasteland.

Sugarcane byproduct

GS Paper III

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Sugarcane byproduct pressmud can be a sweet spot for India’s compressed biogas sector. The byproduct can help generate 460,000 tonnes of compressed biogas CBG valued at Rs 2,484 crore.

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Cyclone Michaung

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an “orange” alert for Tamil Nadu and coastal and interior Andhra Pradesh due to the potential landfall of cyclone Michaung.

Santjordia Pagesi

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Scientists discovered the rare St. George’s cross medusa jellyfish near a Japanese volcanic crater in 2002. Now they have confirmed it is a new species altogether named Santjordia pagesi.

RBI and Bank of England Sign MoU on CCIL Cooperation

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Bank of England (BoE) recently signed an agreement (MoU) about working together and sharing information regarding the Clearing Corporation of India Ltd (CCIL).

AI-based software ‘Gajraj’ to avoid collisions in all elephant corridors

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Indian Railways develops 'Gajraj' AI software using optical fiber cable (OFC) to prevent train-elephant collisions in multiple states.