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Today's Headlines - 26 April 2024

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RBI’s draft rules for payment aggregators

GS Paper III

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come out with draft guidelines for payment aggregators’ (PA) know-your-customer (KYC) requirements, due diligence of merchants, and operations of escrow accounts.

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India features yet again on U.S. ‘Priority Watch List’ 

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The United States Trade Representative (USTR) again placed India on the ‘Priority Watch List’ because of a lack of adequate intellectual property rights protection and enforcement.

TRAI releases Recommendations on Telecommunication

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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released recommendations on 'Telecommunication Infrastructure Sharing, Spectrum Sharing, and Spectrum Leasing'.

Bhutan and the Tiger Conservation Coalition Commit to Catalyzing US$1 billion for tigers

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The Sustainable Finance for Tiger Landscapes Conference concluded today on a high note, marking a historic moment for global conservation efforts.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease 

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The rising incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) across the globe has become a concern for doctors.

Sympathetic solar flare

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Four solar flares erupt simultaneously  in a rare celestial event, possibly heralding in the Sun’s dynamic 11-year cycle.

World Bank and MeitY to come up with state-level DPI adoption index

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The World Bank, along with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (Meity), is working on developing a state-level Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) adoption index that will help boost the digital economy and support financial inclusion.


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According to scientists at the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), there is a significant improvement in the upper ocean salinity, temperature, and currents.

Skin lightening creams laden with mercury take a toll on the kidney

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Researchers from Kerala have reported a series of cases from Malappuram district where the regular use of fairness creams has been linked to nephrotic syndrome.

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