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Today's Headlines - 03 April 2024

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One Vehicle, One FASTag implemented

GS Paper II

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The 'One Vehicle, One FASTag' initiative of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has been implemented on April 1, 2024.

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'Artificial Sun' reaches a temperature of 100 million Celsius

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Recently the scientists from South Korea have been able to produce heat of temperature 100 million Celsius from their reactor for a record period of 48 seconds.

Anti-dumping probe on ‘insoluble sulphur’ imports from China and Japan

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The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has initiated an anti-dumping investigation on ‘insoluble sulphur’ imports from China and Japan.

RBI is planning to set up Digital India Trust Agency to check illegal loan apps

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is considering setting up a Digital India Trust Agency (DIGITA) to combat the growing menace of illegal lending apps in the country.

Negative Leap Second 

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The melting of polar ice due to global warming is affecting Earth’s rotation and could impact precision timekeeping, according to a paper in the journal Nature.

Paradip Port becomes the highest cargo handling major port in India

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The Paradip Port in Odisha has become the highest cargo handling major port of the country in the financial year 2023-24 beating the Deendayal Port, Kandla, Gujarat.

Caracal in Line to Become extinct?

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An estimated 50 caracals are left in the small clusters in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat, making caracal the second cat species after the Asiatic cheetah to reach the brink of extinction in India.