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Today's Headlines - 20 January 2024

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States boosting growth through increased Capital Expenditure

GS Paper III

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The state governments in India, after pandemic-induced deficits, are now focusing on higher capital expenditure, expecting it to drive economic growth.

Concerns over low wheat stocks

GS Paper III

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Although wheat stocks in the government godowns have been over and above the minimum buffer levels, they have plunged to the levels considered the lowest in the last seven years.

Protection of Nomadic tribes (NTs), Semi-nomadic tribes (SNTs) and De-notified tribes (DNTs)

GS Paper II

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), during an Open House Discussion on “Protection NTs, SNTs, and DNTs in India and forward trajectory”, stressed the need to implement the Idate Commission report.

WHO guidelines for multi-modal Generative AI in Healthcare

GS Paper II & III

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Recently, WHO released comprehensive guidance on the ethical use and governance of Large Multi-Modal Models (LMM) in healthcare.

Indian Media

GS Paper II

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The Fourth pillar of Indian democracy serves simultaneously as witness, prosecutor, judge, jury and executioner in the current time.

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Alliance for Global Good- Gender Equity and Equality

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Recently, At the World Economic Forum’s 54th annual meeting at Davos, Switzerland held from 15-19 January 2024, India participated in the spirit of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, ready to shape a common future marked by global cooperation, aligning with the overarching WEF theme for the year, 'Rebuilding Trust'.

Guidelines and Incentives to promote the procurement of Green Hydrogen

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The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has recently published guidelines and incentives to promote the procurement of green hydrogen as part of the National Green Hydrogen Mission.

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