Headlines of the Day 04-05-2024

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    Swell waves likely to strike coastal areas over weekend: INCOISThe Hindu (Page 5)Geography (GSI)– What are Swell waves?
    – Its formation and impact
    The paradox of India’s global rise, its regional declineThe Hindu (Page 6)IR (GSII)– Is globally rising India becoming a regionally declining power?
    – Its reasons and the way forward
    This is the year to get the SDG goals back on trackThe Hindu (Page 6)

    Economy (GSIII) / Environment (GSIII) – What are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
    – Are the SDGs on track?
    – What needs to be done?
    India, Indonesia agree to enhance defence industry collaborationThe Hindu (Page 10)IR (GSII)

    – Why is Indonesia important to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations
    Organ donation hit by poor identification of brain death casesThe Hindu (Page 10)
    Health (GSII)– How organ donations are regulated in India?Why is the rate of organ donations at low levels in India?
    – Way forward
    India press freedom score fell over the last year: RSFThe Hindu (Page 10)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key findings of the latest World Press Freedom Index?
    Mt. FujiThe HinduPlaces in news (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Mt. Fuji?
    economic loss due to oral cancer at $5.6 billionIndian Express(Page 1)Health (GSII)– What is oral cancer?
    – Its Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
    Banned Oxytocin still used in milk supplied in Delhi: HC takes noteIndian Express(Page 3)
    Health (GSII)
    – What is Oxytocin?
    – Its uses and side effects
    Election should be conducted in conditions conducive to maximum participation Indian Express(Page 10)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)


    – Why elections should be conducted in better weather conditions?
    – Other steps to increase voter turnout in elections
    Side effects of AstraZeneca vaccine: Medicine is clear now to the courtsIndian Express(Page 10)


    Health (GSII)– How the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Works?
    – Its side effects
    Shrinkflation Indian Express(Page 12)Economy (GSIII)What is Shrinkflation?
    – Its impact