Headlines of the Day 06-04-2024

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    RBI keeps repo rate on hold as food prices remain highThe Hindu(Page 1)Economy (GSIII)– What is the repo rate?
    – Its significance
    There will be no independent, sovereign PalestineThe Hindu(Page 6)
    IR (GSII)

    – What is the Palestine issue?
    – Will there be no independent, sovereign Palestine?
    Section 144 imposed in Leh ahead of ‘Pashmina March’The Hindu(Page 10)Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – What is Section 144 of the CrPC?
    – What is the ‘Pashmina March’?
    Rakhigarhi findings in NCERT books; Narmada Dam references droppedThe Hindu(Page 10)History (GSI)– What are the key ‘latest set of revisions’ in school textbooks proposed by the NCERT?
    – Its significance
    India abstains from HRC vote calling Gaza ceasefireThe Hindu(Page 12)IR (GSII)– Why did India abstain from the Human Rights Council vote calling for a Gaza ceasefire?
    – Its likely impact
    Fighting forest fires with a plan and community cooperationThe HinduEnvironment (GSIII)– Forest fires in India: Its causes, impact and mitigation
    As consumption of cannabis surges, Germany clears partial legalisationThe Hindu



    Health (GSII)



    – What is cannabis?
    – How is it regulated in India and around  the world?
    Should take action against antimicrobial resistance, says reportThe HinduHealth (GSII)– What is antimicrobial resistance and why is it a growing threat?
    Panel sets stage for Maratha quotaIndian Express(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Maratha quota issue?
    – Key facts related to it
    Pin code MH-1718: In Antarctica, a post office with Indian addressIndian Express(Page 1)


    Geography (GSI)


    – What are the key facts related to the PIN code, MH-1718?
    Why green hydrogen presents both major opportunities, significant challengesIndian Express(Page 9)


    Environment (GSIII)– What is green hydrogen?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages
    ITRIndian Express(Page 9)Economy (GSIII)– What is Income Tax Return (ITR) in India?
    – Its importance
    Risk of vaping Indian Express(Page 9)Health (GSII)– What is vaping?
    – What are the health impacts of vaping?
    Why RBI has been wary of declaring an early victory over inflationIndian Express(Page 10)Economy (GSIII)– What is inflation?
    – Its impact on economy
    – Steps taken by the RBI in controlling the inflation
    Copyright vs AIIndian Express(Page 11)
    S&T (GSIII)– What is the debate around ‘Copyright vs AI’?
    – What lies ahead?
    Calling china’s Bluff Indian Express(Page 11)IR (GSII)– Why China renamed some geographical entities in Arunachal Pradesh?
    – What is India’s response to China?