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Today's Headlines - 24 June 2024

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Ganga Water Treaty

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The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal criticized the Centre for not consulting the state before taking the decision to start negotiations with Bangladesh for the renewal of the 1996 Ganga Water Sharing Treaty.

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53rd GST Council meeting took place in Delhi

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On June 22, the 53rd GST Council meeting took place in Delhi, chaired by the Union Minister for Finance.

Estonia looks at Indian partnership to beef up cybersecurity infrastructure

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Estonia, one of the world’s most advanced digital countries, is looking to partner with India to collaborate on strengthening the two countries’ cybersecurity infrastructure.

Sherds with Geometric Symbols Excavated in Perumbalai

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Recently, Several artifacts were unearthed during the recent archaeological excavations at Perumbalai, conducted by the Tamil Nadu government’s Department of Archaeology.

Methanol in liquor

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Recently, Methanol Used Toxic Liquor consumed in Tamilnadu that killed more than 50 persons in Kallakurichi (TN). 

Understanding the Parliamentary Oath and Its Evolution

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Before the first session of the 18th Lok Sabha, newly elected members must take the oath as Members of Parliament (MP), as stipulated in the Constitution.

Efficacy of Tree Planting in the Climate Fight

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A new study published in the journal Science raises concerns about nature-based carbon removal projects, particularly those focused on forestation.

Pushpak - ISRO’s reusable launch vehicle

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) completed the third Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) Landing Experiment (LEX) at the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) in Chitradurga, Karnatak.

Summer Solstice

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The longest day of the year, for anyone living north of the Equator, was observed on June 21 i.e. Summer Solstice.

Understanding plutonium isotope fission

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A recent study on plutonium isotope fission has provided significant updates that have implications for various fields, including nuclear reactor design and nuclear medicine.


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According to the Union Mines Ministry, exploration of lithium, a critical mineral used to make lithium-ion batteries, in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district has moved a step further with one block advancing to the second round of auctions and promising deposits now being found in the initial exploration of another block.

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