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Today's Headlines - 11 May 2024

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Govt. notifies Inter-Services Organisations Act

GS Paper II & III

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The Government has notified the Inter-Services Organisations (ISOs) (Command, Control, and Discipline) Act through a Gazette notification, which will be enforced with effect from May 10, 2024.

Kamikaze Drones

GS Paper III

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Recently India has developed its own Kamikaze Drones.

World's largest plant to extract CO2 from air opened in Iceland

GS Paper III

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Climeworks has opened the world’s largest operational direct air capture (DAC) plant to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, with its Mammoth plant in Iceland almost ten times larger than the current record holder.

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Ultra-processed Foods Linked to Health Problems and Early Death

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A recent study by Harvard University, spanning over 30 years has highlighted the risks associated with consuming ultra-processed foods (UPF).

Gold continues to glitter

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Akshaya Tritiya, is one of the most auspicious days in Hindu culture to purchase gold. Gold prices surge to historic levels in India.

India's IVF market is booming

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The Indian IVF industry is set to double in size by the end of this decade.

WHO releases progress report on neglected tropical diseases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its Global Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases 2024.

Northern Lights

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An exceptionally powerful solar storm struck Earth on May 10th, dazzling displays of northern lights and auroras illuminated the night sky in several countries, causing disruptions to power and communications.

Can changes in Indian Ocean temperatures help predict dengue outbreaks?

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Researchers have found a potential link between anomalies in sea-surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean and the intensity of dengue epidemics globally, offering hope for improved prediction of dengue outbreaks.

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