Headlines of the day 05-06-2023

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    Indian Navy & Indian Maritime University moves ahead towards Technical Collaboration

    PIB

    GS-3/Eco

    • MoU signed between Indian Navy and Indian Maritime University for Technical Collaboration
    • Indian Maritime University Act 2008

    Curtains come down on the Khelo India University Games 2022 at Varanasi

    PIB

    Sports

    • 3rd Khelo Indian University Games (KIUG) concluded in Uttar Pradesh (UP)
    • First edition (Odisha) – Punjab University, Chandigarh (PUC) 

    Bhaderwah has emerged as the Lavender capital of India

    PIB

    GS-3/Eco

    • Bhaderwah has emerged as the Lavender capital of India and Agri StartUp destination
    • CSIR-Aroma Mission 
    • Lavender and its Applications

    India’s first carbon neutral village being developed

    AIR

    GS-3/Environment

    • India’s first carbon neutral Village is being developed in Maharashtra
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    President Murmu to attend celebrations in Suriname’s capital marking 150th anniversary of arrival of Indians in that country

    AIR

    GS-2/IR

    • President Droupadi Murmu arrives in Suriname
    • What is Girmitiyas
    • Geography of Suriname

    UAE to Host World’s Largest Conservation Conference in 2025

    AIR

    GS-3/Environment

    • 2025 World Conservation Congress (WCC)
    • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Plastic addiction is choking us

    Mint Page 1

    GS-3/Environment

    • June 5: World Environment Day
    • 1973: The Day was celebrated for the first time with the slogan “Only One Earth.”

    Himachal Pradesh and Punjab appear set for a face-off over the Shanan power project

    The Hindu Page 4

    GS-1/Places in News

    • Shanan hydropower project
    • The project was constructed following the execution of the lease agreement in 1925

    Turtles die as fire breaks out in wetland in Kasaragod

    The Hindu Page 6

    GS-3/Environment

    • The Indian flapshell turtle (Lissemys punctata)
    • The Indian black turtle (Melanochelys trijuga) or Indian pond terrapin

    Understanding the Kavach system

    The Hindu Page 10

    GS-3/DM

    • What is Kavach? How does Kavach work on Railway Systems?
    • What is the Kavach deployment strategy?

    Why does North Korea want spy satellites?

    The Hindu Page 10

    GS-2/IR

    • What is N. Korea’s space programme?
    • Why does it want assets in space? What does this mean for East Asia?

    What Law Commission said on sedition Law

    Indian Express Page 15

    GS-2/Polity

    • Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code penalises a crime against the state.
    • What reasons has the Law Commission given for retaining the contentious provision?

    How researchers used AI to find an antibiotic against a superbug

    Indian Express Page 15

    GS-2/Health

    • What is Acinetobacter baumannii?
    • How did researchers use AI in this case?