Headlines of the Day 06-12-2023

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    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Global Stocktake draft calls for phasing out fossil fuelsThe Hindu: (Page 1)Environment (GSIII)– What is the Global Stocktake draft?
    – Its key provisions
    report The Global Climate 2011-2020: A Decade of Acceleration.The Hindu: (Page 1)

    Environment (GSIII)– What are the key findings of the report- The Global Climate 2011-2020: A Decade of Acceleration?
    Increase threshold income for EWS admissions in schools to ₹5 lakh: HCThe Hindu: (Page 2)Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What is the EWS quota? 
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Hattee community
    The Hindu: (Page 3)Population and Associated issues (GSI)– What are the key facts related to the Hattee community?
    The Ambedkar touch in rethinking social justice policies

    The Hindu: (Page 8)PIBSignificant personalities / Society (GSI)
    – What are the social justice policies?
    – The contributions made by Dr. Ambedkar in making social justice policies.
    COP28The Hindu: (Page 8)Indian Express(Page 10 )Environment (GSIII)– What is COP28?
    – Its significance 
    Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955
    The Hindu: (Page 12)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward 
    India provides $250 mn Line of Credit to KenyaThe Hindu: (Page 12)
    IR (GSII)

    – What is the Line of Credit?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between India and Kenya?
    Surrogacy Law The Hindu: (Page 12)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is Surrogacy?
    – How is it regulated in India?
    The journey towards a plastic-free worldThe Hindu: (Page 13)Environment (GSIII)


    – What is plastic?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages
    – Can the world become plastic-free?
    Understanding how the Global Positioning System (GPS) worksThe Hindu: (Page 14)

    Science and Technology (GSIII)
    – What is the Global Positioning System (GPS)? How does it work?
    – Its significance and concerns
    Kiwi Indian Express Species in news (GSIII)
    – What are the key facts related to the Kiwi (bird)?
    Juvenile crime rate highest in Delhi last year: NCRB dataIndian Express (Page 4)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key takeaways from the recent NCRB report?
    22 nations, including US, commit to tripling nuclear capacity by 2050Indian Express (Page 7)Environment (GSIII)
    – What is nuclear energy?
    – Why do 22 nations, including the US, commit to tripling nuclear capacity by 2050?
    current discussions on the geopolitics of Artificial IntelligenceIndian Express (Page 11)S&T (GSIII)– What is Artificial Intelligence?
    – Its advantages, disadvantages and the way forward
    over-the-top service (OTT)Indian Express (Page 11)S&T (GSIII)
    – What is the over-the-top service (OTT)?
    – How is it regulated in India?
    Third of India’s coastline vulnerable to erosion Indian Express (Page 12)
    Environment (GSIII)– What is coastline?
    – How vulnerable is India’s coastline and how can it be mitigated?
    rizzIndian Express (Page 16)
    Miscellaneous 
    – What is “Rizz”?
    – Why is it the Oxford Word of the Year for 2023?
    India’s trade with china Indian Express (Page 17)IR (GSII)– What are the key facts related to India’s trade with china?
    KISAN E-MITRAPIBEconomy (GSIII)– What is Kisan e-Mitra?
    – Its significance
    Decrease In Naxalite ActivitiesPIBInternal Security (GSIII)– What are Naxalite Activities?
    – Reasons behind the decline in Naxalite Activities
    India Infrastructure Report 2023 releasedPIBEconomy(GSIII)– What are the key findings of the India Infrastructure Report 2023?