Headlines of the day 07-08-2023

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    Amrit Bharat Station scheme

    The Hindu:

    (Page 1)

    Infrastructure Development

    • What is the Amrit Bharat Station scheme?
    • Its objectives

    Sugar Production in India

    The Hindu:

    (Page 8)

    Economy

    • Is India’s sugar surplus leading to a crisis?
    • What efforts have been made to address this issue? 

    Subramania Bharathi

    The Hindu: (Page 10)

    History

    • President unveils Bharati’s portrait in Chennai Raj Bhavan
    • What are the contributions of Subramania Bharathi?

    The publication, ‘75 Endemic Birds of India’, was released by ZSI

    The Hindu: (Page12)

    Environment 

    • The publication, titled 75 Endemic Birds of India, was recently released on the 108th foundation day of the ZSI.
    • What are its key findings?

    Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0 

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 8)

    Growth and Development 

    • What are the aims and objectives of the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0?

    Revised manufacturing rules for drug firms

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 13)   

    Health

    • The government recently directed all pharmaceutical companies in the country to implement the revised Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
    • What was the need for the improved standards?

    ‘Digital India RISC-V’ Symposium

    PIB

    Economy 

    • What is ‘Digital India RISC-V’ Symposium?

    Namami Gange Programme 

    PIB

    Conservation/Water Resources 

    • What are the key aims and objectives of the Namami Gange Programme?

    National Handloom Day

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is the significance of the National Handloom Day?

    Bureau of Indian Standards 

    PIB

    Economy

    • What are the roles and responsibilities of the Bureau of Indian Standards?

    Durand Cup

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    Sports 

    • What is the significance of the Durand Cup?