Headlines of the day 01-07-2023

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    National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) site at Lothal

    PIB

    GS-1/Culture

    • Union Minister of ports will review the construction of the National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) site at Lothal.
    • What are the cultural significance of Lothal?

    Chiefs of Indian armed forces flagged off the “Trophy Tour” of the 132nd edition of Durand Cup

    PIB

    Sports

    • What is Durand Cup tournament and why it is unique?

    The Durand Line forms the Afghanistan–Pakistan border

    PIB

    GS-2/IR

    • What is Durand Line. Its Significance

    First of its kind exhibition ‘Banking on World Heritage’ Inaugurated at IGNCA

    PIB

    GS-1/Culture

    • Exhibition ‘Banking on World Heritage’
    • Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA)  

    Centre invites ideas from public to curb tomato prices

    The Hindu Page 11

    GS-3/Eco

    • What is Tomato Grand Challenge (TGC) hackathon? Its Aim

    Hul Diwas 2023

    BS

    GS-1/Culture

    • Hul Diwas is celebrated across the nation on 30 June to commemorate the Santhal rebellion

    Index of Eight Core Industries for May, 2023 released

    PIB

    GS-3/Eco

    • What is Index of Eight Core Industries? Its Significance

    Home Minister approves release of ₹6,194 crore disaster relief fund to 19 States

    The Hindu

    GS-3/DM

    • Union Home Minister Amit Shah approved the release of ₹6,194.40 crore to 19 States under the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).
    • What is the purpose of SDRF?  

    PM Modi to launch National Sickle Cell Anaemia Elimination Mission in MP

    AIR

    GS-2/Health

    • What is National Sickle Cell Anaemia Elimination Mission? Its Aim

    Amarnath Yatra commences from twin routes of Baltal and Chandanwari in the Kashmir valley

    AIR

    GS-1/Culture

    • The annual Shri Amarnath Yatra commenced from today from the twin routes of Baltal and Chandanwari in the Kashmir valley
    • Amarnath Temple is a Hindu shrine located in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir

    UN celebrating International Day of Parliamentarism

    AIR

    GS-2/Polity

    • What are the significance of International Day of Parliamentarism
    • This year’s theme is ‘Parliaments for the Planet.’

    Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Knowledge Centre and Space Museum 

    The Hindu Page 6

    GS-3/Science

    • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Knowledge Centre and Space Museum to be ready in 18 months
    • The project is jointly promoted by State government and VSSC

    India urges adherence to 2016 ruling favouring Philippines in the South China Sea

    The Hindu Page 11

    GS-2/IR

    • Why India urges adherence to 2016 ruling favouring Philippines in the South China Sea?
    • Importance of South China Sea

    Tushar Mehta reappointed Solicitor General of India

    The Hindu Page 11

    GS-2/Polity

    • The Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet approved the reappointment of Tushar Mehta as the Solicitor-General of India
    • What are the powers of the Solicitor-General of India?

    Centre to issue norms against ‘dark patterns’ in online ads

    The Hindu Page 12

    GS-3/Eco

    • Why Centre to issue norms against ‘dark patterns’ in online ads?
    • How does it affects the consumers?

    Government raises interest rates on select small saving schemes 

    The Hindu Page 12

    GS-3/Eco

    • What is Small Savings Schemes? 
    • Government raises interest rates on select small saving schemes by up to 0.3%. Its Impact