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Today's Headlines - 29 April 2024

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Indian multinationals have to pay a 15% global minimum tax in Europe

GS Paper III

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Indian multinationals with a presence in 18 European Union nations, the UK, Vietnam and South Korea, will be subject to a 15% global minimum tax rule after they implemented rules for the tax reform.

Geneva-based UN-related body to review India’s human rights accreditation status

GS Paper II

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is preparing to defend the government’s human rights processes at a meeting in Geneva this week, where a decision on whether India’s human rights body will retain its “A status” is expected to be made.

China's share in India's industrial goods

GS Paper III

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According to the economic think tank Global Trade Research Initiative (GTRI) report, the growing trade deficit with China is a cause for concern.

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CII brings out a new corporate governance charter for startup

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The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a leading industry body, has come up with a Corporate Governance Charter for startups to serve as a self-governing code in their compliance journey.

India to sign 6G co-operation agreement with European body

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India's Bharat 6G Alliance and European telecom industry body Industry Alliance 6G are set to form a partnership that will pave the way for cooperation in developing 6G technology. 


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Biohacking is picking up in India, with followers trying everything from cryotherapy to IV therapy.

ICMR institutes to take on broader role in healthcare

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The Centre has renamed and repurposed four institutes under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to broaden their scope of work by incorporating data science, artificial intelligence and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).

Anticyclones, hanging even now over India, link warming to heat

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The complexities of the ways in which global warming manifests in local weather continue to underscore the need to model globally but predict locally.

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