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Today's Headlines - 09 November 2023

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International Monetary Fund Proposal to Increase its Quotas

GS Paper II

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International Monetary Fund Executive Board Approves a Proposal to Increase IMF Quotas

Energy Conservation Building Code

GS Paper II

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Recently, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA), in its World Energy Outlook 2023 report, has highlighted India's Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC), 2017.

Electoral Bonds - Right to Privacy vs Right to Know

GS Paper II

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The Supreme Court's five-judge bench will resolve the conflict between voters' right to know the source of political funding and companies' right to privacy and confidentiality while choosing which party to fund in the validity of the electoral bond scheme.

India’s new guidelines on Genetically Modified Insects

GS Paper III

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Recently, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has issued the ‘Guidelines for Genetically Engineered (GE) Insects’.

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Rare Red Aurora spotted in Ladakh

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The Hanle and Merak observatories in Ladakh recently captured photographs of a rare red aurora in the night sky.

Digital Maturity Score

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According to Deloitte India’s survey-based report “Digital Banking Maturity (DBM)”, Indian banks outperform their global peers in digital maturity score compared to the global average.

Pusa-2090 to replace Pusa-44

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A short-duration rice variety called Pusa-2090 can replace Pusa-44.

SC’s Cracker Order

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The Supreme Court clarified that its order banning the use of barium and other banned chemicals in firecrackers applies to the entire country and not just the National Capital Region.