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Today's Headlines - 26 March 2024

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The Archaeological Survey of India will ‘delist’ some ‘lost’ monuments

GS Paper-I

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The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to delist 18 “centrally protected monuments” because it has assessed that they do not have national importance. 

What is the district election management plan?

GS Paper II

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The organization of elections has evolved into a multifaceted and intricate process, demanding thorough planning and precise execution to uphold principles of freedom, fairness, and inclusivity. At the heart of this planning lies the District Election Management Plan (DEMP), a detailed blueprint utilizing statistics and analysis to ensure the seamless administration of elections.

On campaigning in the name of religion

GS Paper II

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Recently The BJP complained to ECI about Rahul Gandhi’s remark for Hindu sentiment; While DMK counter-complained for religious appeal made by PM.

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Abel Prize

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A French mathematician Michel Talagrand, who says maths "gives you wings" has been awarded the Abel Prize - one of the most prestigious honours in the field, for his work in randomness studies.

Lancet projects further fall in India's fertility rate

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The projected fall in India’s total fertility rate (TFR) in a recent study by Lancet on global fertility rates.

Digital financial frauds in India

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A recent report by the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre revealed that digital financial frauds accounted for a staggering ₹1.25 lakh crore over the last three years.