Headlines of the Day 07-03-2024


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Bangladesh’s PM pitches for Common Currency for D-8 OrganizationAIR IR / Economy– What does common currency mean?

    – Who are the members of the D-8 Organization? Its significance
    National Youth Parliament Festival (NYPF)AIRPolity and Governance– What is the National Youth Parliament Festival (NYPF)?

    – Its history, objective and significance
    Jim Corbett National ParkThe HinduEnvironment– What are the key facts related to Jim Corbett National Park?
    India’s first under-river metro tunnel in Kolkata inauguratedThe HinduInfrastructure– Recently, the PM inaugurated India’s first under-river metro tunnel in Kolkata?

    – Its significance and key facts
    Supreme Court’s ruling on immunity for legislators facing bribery chargesThe HinduPolity and Governance– Why did the Supreme Court recently overturned its own 1998 verdict in the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha bribery case?
    Second rocket launchport of ISRO at KulasekarapattinamIEScience and Technology– Why is ISRO building a second rocket launchport in Tamil Nadu’s Kulasekarapattinam? Its significance

    – What are SSLVs? Its advantages
    Ayya VaikundarIE 
    History– Who was Ayya Vaikundar?

    – His contributions
    Ladakh, Article 371, and the Sixth

    Schedule of the Constitution
    IEPolity and Governance– Why are people of Ladakh Protesting?

    – What is the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution?

    – What protections are offered under Article 371?