Headlines of the day 07-07-2023

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    First ever IIT campus outside India

    Indian Express

    Education

    • MOU signed for setting campus of IIT Madras in Zanzibar
    • What is its Significance?

    Bastille Day Parade, France

    PIB

    History

    • 14 July is celebrated as National Day in France. Its Significance

    Julley Ladakh

    PIB

    Security

    • What is Indian Navy’s outreach programme “Julley Ladakh”?

    Earth records hottest day ever

    Indian Express

    Environment

    • Earth records hottest day ever on July 4. Its  causes
    • What lies ahead?

    Seventh edition of EXERCISE – SALVEX

    Times of India

    IR; Security

    • What is EXERCISE – SALVEX?
    • Its significance

    India-Africa International Millet Conference

    PTI

    Eco; IR

    • India-Africa international millets conference to be held in Kenya on Aug 30-31
    • Its Aim and significance for India

    Subramaniya Siva

    Next IAS – On this day

    History

    • Who was Subramania Siva?
    • His contribution in India’s Freedom struggle

    NeSDA 2023 portal released

    ET

    Governance

    • NeSDA 2023 portal released
    • What are its key features?

    Bahu Balli Cattle Fence 

    Times of India

    Economy

    • What is Bahu Balli cattle fence?
    • Its Applications

    Gramodyog Vikas Yojna

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is Gramodyog Vikas Yojna?
    • Its objectives

    Scheme for Modernization of Fire Services in the States

    Business standard

    DM

    • MHA launches Rs 5k cr scheme for modernization of fire services in states. Its Significance 

    Ubinas volcano – Peru

    AIR

    Geography

    • What are the key geographical features of Ubinas volcano?

    World Swahili Language Day

    AIR

    Culture

    • What is the significance of World Swahili Language Day

    National Green Tribunal (NGT)

    The Hindu Page 4

    Envmt

    • What are the roles and responsibilities of NGT?

    Internationalisation of rupee

    Indian Express

    Eco

    • Internationalisation of rupee: Why and what are the benefits?

    Internet shutdowns to maintain public order

    The Hindu Page 11

    Security

    • Should Internet shutdowns be used to maintain public order? 

    sarpanch-patism

    The Hindu Page 14

    Polity

    • What is sarpanch-patism?
    • Its reasons and impacts?

    Meta takes aim at Twitter with the launch of Threads

    The Hindu Page 17

    Science and Tech

    • Meta has unveiled Threads (an app) to rival Twitter

    Dark Patterns 

    The Hindu Page 12

    Governance

    • What are dark patterns?
    • Are dark patterns illegal?

    High Seas Treaty

    The Hindu Page 12

    Environment

    • What are the provisions of the High Seas Treaty?
    • Its Significance