Headlines of the Day 06-1-2024

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    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Digi Yatra The Hindu: (Page1)Polity and Governance (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is Digi Yatra?
    – Its significance
    First advance estimates of national income released by the National Statistical Office (NSO)The Hindu: (Page 1)Economy (GSIII)– What are the roles and responsibilities of the National Statistical Office (NSO)?
    – How is national income determined?
    Navy thwarts hijacking attempt in Arabian SeaThe Hindu: (Page1)Internal Security (GSIII)– What is the strategic importance of the Arabian Sea for India?
    – Why is the hijacking attempt in the Arabian Sea on rise? Measures taken by India
    Polygraph testThe Hindu: (Page 3)Governance (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is the polygraph test?
    – Its significance
    Deep techThe Hindu: (Page 4)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is Deep tech?
    – Its importance for India
    Post-Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2023 The Hindu: (Page 5)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key provisions of the recently notified Post-Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2023?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Cabinet gives nod to ‘Prithvi’ programme for earth observationThe Hindu: (Page 5)S&T (GSIII)
    – What is the ‘Prithvi’ programme?
    – Its objectives
    The need to examine the examination systemThe Hindu: (Page 6)
    Governance (GSII)– What is India’s examination system?
    – Its significance, issues and the  way forward
    Antimicrobial resistance The Hindu: (Page 6)Health (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is antimicrobial resistance (AMR)? 
    – Issues related to it
    ‘Journalism is civilisation’s mirror, ’: Punjab and Haryana High CourtIndian Express (Page 1)Governance (GSII)– What is the role of journalism in shaping public opinion and democracy?
    – Why is journalism often called civilisation’s mirror?
    India -Nepal  signed a slew of pacts Indian Express (Page 5)

    IR (GSII)– What is the importance of Nepal for India?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    draft Press and Registration of Periodicals Rules 2024Indian Express (Page 7)Governance (GSII)– What are the key provisions of the draft Press and Registration of Periodicals Rules 2024?
    Project ‘Veer Gatha’PIBDefence / Governance– What is the Project ‘Veer Gatha’?
    – Its objectives
    Atmanirbhar Bharat Utsav 2024 PIBEconomy GSIII)– What is the significance of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Utsav 2024?
    Amrit Dharohar Capacity Building SchemePIBEconomy (GSIII)
    – What is the Amrit Dharohar Capacity Building Scheme?
    – Its aims and objectives
    Revival of the tiger: A joint effort, a cultural renaissanceIndian Express (Page 11)Environment (GSIII)

    – How India revived its tiger population?
    – What is the role of Tigers in the Ecosystem? Its IUCN Status
    RBI revises definition of politically-exposed persons for KYC purposeIndian Express (Page 13)  Economy (GSIII)– What are RBI’s Know Your Customer (KYC) norms?
    – Its significance
    World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) reportIndian Express (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)– What are the key highlights of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report?
    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and United States for International Development/India (USAID/India) PIBIR (GSII)– Recently, the Cabinet approved signing of a MoU between India and United States for International Development/India (USAID/India) for supporting Indian Railways to achieve Mission Net Zero Carbon Emission. 
    – Its significance
    Memorandum of Understanding between India and Guyana on cooperation in the hydrocarbon sectorPIBIR (GSII)– Recently, the Cabinet approved signing of MoU between India and Guyana on cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector. 
    – Its significance
    MoU between (ISRO) and Mauritius Research and Innovation Council on the development of a Joint Small SatellitePIBIR (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– Recently, the Cabinet approved a MoU between ISRO and Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) concerning cooperation on the development of a Joint Small Satellite.  
    – Its significance