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Today's Headlines - 15 May 2024

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World’s brightest X-rays: China first in Asia to build next-generation synchrotron

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China is on the brink of unveiling its cutting-edge High Energy Photon Source (HEPS) by the end of the year, showcasing some of the world’s most powerful synchrotron X-rays.

U.S. lawmakers to introduce legislation to formalise Indian Ocean strategy

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Members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee will introduce legislation requiring the U.S. administration to present a formal and “cohesive” Indian Ocean strategy across key departments.

Venezuela becomes the first nation to lose all of its glaciers

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Venezuela may be the first nation in modern history to lose all its glaciers after climate scientists downgraded its last one to an ice field.

The world has gone cuckoo for copper

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The US and China are competing to acquire the metal, which is essential for EVs and data centers. It is also at the center of a $39 billion takeover battle.

India’s stakes in Chabahar

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India and Iran signed a 10-year contract on 13th May for the operation of a terminal at the strategically important Chabahar port in Iran.

Clients cannot sue lawyers under Consumer Protection Act

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The Supreme Court, in a judgement has declared that advocates cannot be sued by their clients under the Consumer Protection Act for deficiency of service.

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