Headlines of the Day 01-05-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Implementing the Street Vendors ActThe Hindu (Page 7)Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What are the key provisions of the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    About the redistribution of wealthThe Hindu (Page 8)Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What is the debate surrounding the redistribution of wealth that has piqued interest during the ongoing election campaigns? 
    – Where does it fit in the constitutional framework?
    ThrombosisThe Hindu (Page 12)Health (GSII)– What is Thrombosis?
    – Its causes, symptoms and treatment
    Mount RuangThe Hindu (Page 20)Geography (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Mount Ruang?
    Microbes, not fossil fuels, produced most new methane: studyThe Hindu (Page 20)Environment (GSIII)

    – What are the major sources of methane?
    – How does methane affect the environment? Its mitigation
    Fertilizer subsidy in FY24 exceeds RE by ₹6,500 croreThe HinduEconomy (GSIII)– Why is fertilizer subsidy increasing in India?
    – Its impact
    Mumps casesIndian Express(Page 3)Health (GSII)
    – What is Mumps disease?
    – Its causes, symptoms and treatment
    The case for cautious optimism over state of Indian economyIndian Express(Page 10)
    Economy (GSIII)– What is the current status of the Indian economy?
    – What are the challenges Indian economy is facing?
    – What is the way forward?
    Heatwaves in several parts of IndiaIndian Express(Page 13)Environment (GSIII)– What is a heat wave? 
    – Its causes and impact
    Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and PacificIndian Express(Page 15)
    Economy (GSIII)

    – What are the major highlights of the IMF’s latest Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and Pacific?
    Floating Solar Energy Technology in IndiaPIBEnergy (GSIII)– What is floating solar energy technology?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages