Headlines of the day 06-07-2023

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    Chinkara killing case

    The Hindu Page 10

    GS-3/Envmt

    • What are key facts related to Chinkara?
    • Recent Rajasthan’s sessions court order

    UK, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine take Iran to top UN court 

    The Hindu Page 13

    GS-2/IR

    • UK, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine take Iran to top UN court over 2020 downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet
    • ICC vs ICJ

    UAE Announces No Further Voluntary OPEC plus Oil Production Cuts

    AIR

    GS-2/IR

    • What are functioning of OPEC and OPEC+?

    India’s first major gender in physics conference

    The Hindu Page 12

    GS-3/Science

    • The eighth edition of the International Conference on Women In Physics (ICWIP) will be the first to be organised in India on July 10-14. Its Significance

    Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft integrated with launch vehicle

    The Hindu Page 12

    GS-3/science

    • What is the Significance of Chandrayaan-3 mission?
    • What is Launch Vehicle Mark-III (LVM3)? 

    Cabinet clears Data Protection Bill

    The Hindu Page 10

    GS-3/Science

    • What are the salient features of Data Protection Bill?

    Ph.D not compulsory for teaching jobs in colleges, universities: UGC

    The Hindu

    GS-2/Education

    • Roles and responsibilities of the University Grants Commission (UGC) 

    Striking a blow against affirmative action in America

    The Hindu Page 6

    GS-2/Polity

    • In Students for Fair Admissions vs Harvard, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) deemed the race-conscious admission policies at Harvard as unconstitutional. 
    • What will be its Impact?

    Share of Muslim MPs in India declined

    The Hindu Page 7

    GS-2/Polity

    • What are the reasons behind the declining share of Muslim MPs in India?

    Risks faced by Zaporizhzhya, the nuclear power plant in a war zone

    The Hindu Page 8

    GS-3/Science

    • What are the risks faced by Zaporizhzhya, the nuclear power plant in a war zone?
    • Is Zaporizhzhya comparable to Chernobyl?

    Iran’s induction in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

    The Hindu Page 8

    GS-2/IR

    • What is the SCO?
    • Why will the entry of the SCO’s newest member aggravate its image of being ‘anti-West’?

    Taiwan to set up office in Mumbai

    The Hindu Page 11

    GS-2/IR

    • How will Taiwan’s setting up office in Mumbai boost its ties with India?

    Smart Bandage raises the bar for treating chronic wounds

    The Hindu Page 18

    GS-3/Science

    • What is smart bandage? Its significance

    7th edition of bilateral Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2023

    AIR

    GS-2/IR

    • The seventh edition of the bilateral Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2023, JIMEX 23 hosted by Indian Navy, is being conducted at Visakhapatnam

    Netherland bans mobile phones use in classrooms

    AIR

    GS-3/Science

    • Why Netherlands government has announced that devices including mobile phones are set to be banned from classrooms?

    S Jaishankar four-day official visit to Tanzania

    AIR

    GS-2/IR

    • What is the significance of India-Tanzania relations?

    India lifts SAFF Championships trophy for ninth time

    AIR

    Sports

    • What are the key facts related to SAFF Championships Trophy?

    U.N. Security Council to hold first-ever meeting on threats of AI

    AIR

    GS-3/Security

    • The U.N. Security Council will hold a first-ever meeting on the threats of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on July 18th. Its significance