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Today's Headlines - 27 January 2024

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India elected as vice-chair of UN fisheries body

GS Paper II & III

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For the first time in 59 years, India has been appointed as the first Vice-chair of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Committee on Fisheries (COFI) Sub-Committee on Fisheries Management.

Election Seizure Management System (ESMS)

GS Paper II

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The Election Commission of India (ECI) recently held a virtual training program for Andhra Pradesh officers on the newly introduced Election Seizure Management System (ESMS).

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Mineral (Auction) Amendment Rules, 2024

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Recently, the Ministry of Mines has notified the Mineral (Auction) Amendment Rules, 2024.

New study links vector-borne scrub typhus cases with high rainfall and humidity

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According to a new study conducted in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore, every millimeter increase in rainfall could lead to a 0.5 to 0.7 per cent rise in monthly scrub typhus cases.

A catch in Andhra Pradesh’s aquaculture success story-Shrimp cultivation

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Unauthorized shrimp farming has resulted in contaminated water leading to health complications, rendered hundreds of coconut trees lifeless, and made people dependent on water tankers in several districts of Andhra Pradesh.

Magnetic Refrigeration

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Researchers have found a new alloy (Heusler alloys) that can act as an effective magnetic refrigerant that can be an alternative cooling agent for minimizing greenhouse gas emissions and meet the global demand for higher energy efficiency for tackling global warming.

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