Headlines of the day 02-08-2023

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    Lokmanya Tilak Award 

    The Hindu:

    (Page 1)

    History 

    • What is the Lokmanya Tilak Award?
    • Contribution of Lokmanya Tilak in the Freedom Struggle of India.

    GI tags for Goan mangoes and bebinca, crafts from Rajasthan and U.P.

    The Hindu: (Page 6)

    Economy / Intellectual Property Rights

    • What is a GI tag? 
    • Its Significance

    Model Lists of Essential Medicines 2023

    The Hindu: (Page 6)

    Health

    • What is Model Lists of Essential Medicines 2023?
    • Its Uses

    The Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023 

    The Hindu: (Page 10)  

    Governance/Environment

    • What is the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023? 
    • Its key features

    Justice Rohini panel on OBC sub-categorisation submits report

    The Hindu: (Page 12)  

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key findings of the report of Justice Rohini panel on OBC sub-categorisation?

    Pen monument project

    The Hindu: (Page 12)

    Miscellaneous

    • What is the Pen monument project?

    PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 8)

    Governance / Economy

    • What PM SVANidhi scheme?
    • Achievements of  the Scheme

    WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2023

    Indian express : (Page 14)

    Health

    • WHO report on tobacco control: Key findings, how India fares
    • Tobacco cultivation in India

    Carbon capture 

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 14) 

    Environment

    • Carbon capture, Utilization and storage policy
    • Challenges Of Carbon Capture Technologies

    National Programme for Control of Blindness & Visual Impairment (NPCBVI) 

    PIB  

    Health

    • What is the National Programme for Control of Blindness & Visual Impairment?
    • Mission Mode Cataract Surgery campaign 

    Fame India Scheme

    PIB

    Environment    

    • What is the Fame India Scheme?
    • What are Hybrid Electric Vehicles?

    Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)

    PIB

    Health   

    • What are the workings of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)?
    • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)

    Nyaya Bandhu program

    PIB 

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the Nyaya Bandhu program?
    • UMANG Platform

    Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana(RVY)

    PIB

    Polity and Governance  

    • What is Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana(RVY)?
    • Other Schemes for Elderly Citizens