Headlines of the Day 05-12-2023

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    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Cyclone MichaungThe Hindu: (Page 1)Geography (GSI)– What is Cyclone Michaung?
    – How Cyclones are formed? Its impact and preventions
    ‘Crime in India’ reportThe Hindu: (Page 2)Social Issues (GS1) / Governance (GSII)– What are the key findings of the recent ‘Crime in India’ report?
    Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) 2022 reportThe Hindu: (Page 4)Social Issues (GS1)– What are the key findings of the Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) 2022 report?
    Post Office BillThe Hindu: (Page 9)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key provisions of the recent Post Office Bill?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    ‘Ensure the display of PMAY-U logo on all houses’The Hindu: (Page 9)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U)?
    – Its aims and objectives
    ‘India, U.S. can work through differences constructively’The Hindu: (Page 10)IR (GSII)– What is the current status of India-U.S. relations?
    – Key areas of cooperations between the two nations
    The need to transform agri-food systemsThe Hindu: (Page 11)Economy (GSIII)– What are the  agri-food systems?
    – Why do they need to be transformed?
    Mapping the socio-economic changes in the lower Cauvery deltaThe Hindu: (Page 12)Polity and Governance (GSII)– Why has the lower Cauvery delta declined as a hub of rice cultivation? 
    – What has been the socio-economic impact of this drop?
    India’s clean energy projects in MaldivesThe Hindu: (Page 13)IR (GSII)– What is the current status of India-Maldives relations?
    – Key areas of cooperations between the two nations
    Aspirational District ProgrammeIndian Express (Page 1)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Aspirational District Programme?
    – Its aims and objectives
    Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2023Indian Express (Page 6)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key provisions of the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2023?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Indian Navy ranks to be renamed as per Indian cultureIndian Express (Page 6)Defence (GSIII)– What are the different ranks in the Indian Navy?
    – What will be the significance of renaming the Indian Navy ranks as per Indian culture?
    COP28 climate meeting: The fossil fuel questionIndian Express (Page 9)Environment (GSIII)– What are fossil fuels?
    – What are the steps taken by the COP28 to reduce the dependence over fossil fuels?
    Pilatus PC-7 Mk II crashIndian Express (Page 9)Defence (GSIII)– What are the key specifications of the Pilatus PC-7 Mk II? 
    – Why did the Indian Air Force order these aircraft?
    Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM)Indian Express (Page 9)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM)?
    Medical care for transgender peopleIndian Express (Page 10)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What does transgender mean?
    – What are the steps taken  by the government for the Transgender’s Care?
    International oil marketIndian Express (Page 11)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What is the international oil market? Who drives it?
    – Its impact on Indian economy
    Over half of FY23 bank loan write-offs linked to large industries, services sectorIndian Express (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)– What are bank loan write-offs?
    – Its impact on Indian economy
    Mount MarapiIndian Express (Page 14)Geography (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Mount Marapi?
    R. VenkataramanPIBPersonalities– What are the key contributions of R. Venkataraman?
    National Culture Fund (NCF)PIBArt and Culture (GSI)– What is the National Culture Fund (NCF)?
    – Its significance
    SandhayakPIBDefence (GSIII)– What is the Sandhayak (Yard 3025)?
    – Its significance for the Indian Navy
    India Internet Governance ForumPIBPolity and Governance (GSII)– What is the India Internet Governance Forum?
    – Its significance
    “ISSA Vision Zero 2023” AwardPIBMiscellaneous– What is the “ISSA Vision Zero 2023” Award?
    – Its significance
    United National Liberation Front (UNLF)News on airMiscellaneous– What are the key facts related to the United National Liberation Front (UNLF)?