Headlines of the day 03-06-2023





    Key points to know

    70 killed in Odisha Tain accident

    The Hindu Page 1

    GS-3/Eco, DM

    • Rail accident in Balasore district of Odisha near Bahanaga railway station
    • Steps Taken to Reduce Train Accidents

    Centre announces new guidelines for granting deemed university status

    The Hindu Page 12


    • Union Education Minister released the new set of regulations for deemed to be universities
    • The new rules are built on the principle of a “light but tight” regulatory framework.

    U.S. averts first-ever default with 11th-hour debt deal

    The Hindu Page 13


    • U.S. Congress has approved a deal to raise the government’s borrowing limit 
    • The Debt ceiling suspended until 2025

    IRDAI eyes insurance push in rural areas with Bima Vahak 

    The Hindu Page 14


    • What is Bima Vahak Scheme?
    • IRDAI’s plan to improve insurance awareness and penetration in the hinterland is all set to gain momentum

    Djokovic said Kosovo is the ‘heart of Serbia’ 

    Indian Express Page 17


    • What are the reasons for tensions between Serbia and Kosovo

    Operating Salt Cavern

    Indian express Page 17 


    • Strategic oil facilities in India
    • Salt cavern-based reserves v. Rock Cavern-based Reserves

    History of the Akhand Bharat idea, and in the imagination of the RSS

    Indian Express Page 17


    • What are the reasons behind the controversy that has erupted in Nepal?
    • What is ‘Akhand Bharat’?

    Ajay Banga takes over as World Bank chief today, what is in it for India?

    Indian Express Page 19

    GS-2/I R

    • Who is Ajay Banga?
    • What are the 5 World Bank Group?

    Argentina’s Celeste Saulo becomes first woman leader of World Meteorological Organization

    All India Radio

    GS-2/I R

    • World Meteorological Organization (WMO):Functions and Structure of Organisation
    • Who became the first female Secretary-General of WMO?

    UAE wins Presidency of World Meteorological Organization

    All India Radio


    • Dr Abdulla Al Mandous has been elected as the new President of the WMO