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Today's Headlines - 29 January 2024

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Only 1% of women screened for cervical cancer in India

GS Paper I

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Only 1% of women are being screened for cervical cancer in India, despite the World Health Organization’s recommendation that at least 70% of women should get tested.

Forest rights concerns could influence electoral results, says study

GS Paper II

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An analysis by independent researchers suggests that the electoral outcome in nearly three in ten of India's Parliamentary Constituencies (PCs) could be influenced by issues surrounding implementing the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006.

RBI's guidelines on State 'guarantees' on borrowings

GS Paper III

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A working group constituted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) made certain recommendations to address issues relating to guarantees extended by State governments. 

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Laughing gull

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Laughing gulls has been sighted for the first time in the country in Kerala.

Papikonda National Park

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A tiger reportedly left its natural habitat of Papikonda National Park and was stranded nearly 40 km away from it.

Women are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s

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New possibilities of increasing oestrogen activity in the brains of women have the potential to become preventative therapy against devastating diseases like Alzheimer’s.

Concerned over bid to rush IPCC report: India

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The 60th session of the IPCC, held in Istanbul between January 16 and 20, was fraught with intense debates on how and when the panel will inform the world about the state of the crisis and to decide on the roadmap for the seventh cycle.

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