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Today's Headlines - 05 November 2023

Restrictions on scrap metal shipments from the European Union

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The growth of India's steel sector is threatened due to the European Union's restrictions on scrap metal exports, which will pose a significant challenge for India's steel industry.

Snake Venom and its effect on human body

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Recently a YouTuber and a winner of a popular reality show got arrested by police in a case pertaining to the sale of snake venom at rave parties in the National Capital Region.

Adaptation Gap Report 2023

GS Paper III

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The recent UNEP’s Adaptation Gap Report 2023, titled “Underfinanced, Underprepared – Inadequate investment and planning on climate adaptation leaves the world exposed”, finds that the progress on climate adaptation is decelerating instead of accelerating to keep pace with the increasing impacts of climate change.

Environmental factors determine the height of children in LMICs

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Researchers from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB) and affiliated institutions have discovered that, in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), environmental influences are far more important than heredity which regulates childhood height in European nations.

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacteria

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Researchers from the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (ICMR-NICED), Kolkata, have developed a two-step PCR test of the Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacteria. It can help detect H. pylori infection and also identify clarithromycin-resistant bacteria and those that are drug-sensitive in six to seven hours.

Bio-economy is the technology of tomorrow

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India’s Bio-economy witnessed a double-digit growth rate.

Free Ration Scheme to be Extended For Five More Years (PMGKAY)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the extension of the PM Garib Kalayan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) scheme, which provides free foodgrains to over 80 crore poor people, for the next five years.

Advocate-on-Record system in Supreme Court

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Who is an AoR and why does the Supreme Court have a special category of advocates?

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