Headlines of the day 04-08-2023

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    Centre restricts laptop, PC and tablet imports; calls for licence

    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    Economy 

    • Why Centre restricted laptop, PC and tablet imports?
    • Will it boost the domestic firms?

    Coup in Niger

    The Hindu:

    (Page 12)

    IR

    • What led to the coup in Niger?
    •  Does it follow a wider pattern in the Sahel?

    Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

    The Hindu:

    (Page 12)

    Polity and Governance/ Environment

    • What are the key features of the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021?

    Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023

    The Hindu:

    (Page 15)  

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key features of the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023?

    Himalayan vulture

    The Hindu: (Page 16)

    Species In News

    • Himalayan vulture: Concerns and IUCN Status

    Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 3)

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key features of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023?
    • Why has the AAP government challenged it in the Supreme Court?

    Voyager mission

    Indian Express: (Page17)

    Space 

    • What is the significance of the Voyager mission?

    ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign 

    PIB

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is the significance of the ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign?

    INS Sahyadri and INS Kolkata 

    PIB

    Defence   

    • Know about the INS Sahyadri and INS Kolkata

    Study in India (SII) Portal 

    PIB

    Education

    • What are the key objectives of the Study in India (SII) Portal?

    Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2023

    PIB

    Polity and Governance 

    • What are the key features of the Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2023?

    Rajmargyatra App

    PIB

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is NHAI’s new Rajmargyatra app and why is it relevant?

    Port Health Organisation (PHO)

    PIB

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is the Port Health Organisation (PHO)?
    • Its Significance