Headlines of the Day 01-02-2024


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    5 new Ramsar sites PIBGS3-Environment– What are Ramsar sites?
    – Key facts related to Ramsar sites in India
    ED arrested Hemant Soren The Hindu
    GS2-Polity and Governance– What is the Directorate of Enforcement (ED)?
    – Its functions
    Korean peninsula The HinduGS2-International Relations– What has led to the current aggravation of ties between North and South Korea? 
    – How is it affecting regional security and major power rivalries?
    16th Finance CommissionThe HinduGS2-Polity and Governance
    – What is the significance of the Finance Commission?
    – Key facts related to the 16th Finance Commission
    Payments Bank
    GS3-Economy– What is a Payments Bank?
    – How is it different from the Traditional Banks?
    Antarctic penguins IEGS3-Environment– Key facts related to the Antarctic penguins