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Today's Headlines - 04 December 2023

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deCODE initiative

GS Paper III

News Excerpt: The transformative benefits of population-level genome sequencing. The UK has announced the completion of half a million whole-genome sequences, almost 0.7% of its population.

Boost for FAME-II

GS Paper II

News Excerpt: The Centre has sanctioned Rs. 1,500 crore for the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles II (FAME-II) scheme to address concerns about funds running out before the March 2024 deadline.

Annual report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)

GS Paper III

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National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Ministry of Home Affairs released the 70th edition of the annual 'Crime in India' report which contains an exhaustive set of crime statistics for the year 2022.

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Move over VoLTE, it’s Vo5G time: How it works and when is India getting it?

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Voice calling over VoLTE was truly a game-changer. Now it's time for this feature to showcase itself into 5G-enabled VoNR (Voice over 5G).

Dinkinesh Asteroid’s moonlet now has a name: Selam

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Lucy spacecraft had unexpectedly discovered a moonlet orbiting Dinkinesh, an asteroid a few months back. Now that moonlet has been named “ SELAM”.

India re-elected to International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

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India has been re-elected to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council with the highest tally at elections held at its Assembly in London for the 2024-25 biennium.


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In a groundbreaking study, researchers created small robots out of human cells that can move and heal neurons in a laboratory setting.

Athi River

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Athi River has no piped water or sewage system, and drought is making clean water supplies more scarce and expensive for locals.

2000-year-old Copper coins found at Mohenjo-Daro

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Archaeologists have discovered a remarkably unusual cache of 2000-year-old coins within the remains of a Buddhist shrine at Mohenjo-Daro in Pakistan.