Headlines of the day 07-09-2023

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    ASEAN a key pillar of India’s ‘Act East’ policy, says PM Modi

    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    IR

    • What is ASEAN? 
    • Why is it an important pillar of India’s ‘Act East’ policy?

    International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

    The Hindu: (Page 9)

    Environment

    • What is the significance of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies? 

    Defining unemployment

    The Hindu: (Page 10)

    Economy

    • What is unemployment?
    • How is unemployment measured?

    Special Protection Group (SPG)

    The Hindu: (Page 12)

    Defence

    • What is the Special Protection Group (SPG)?
    • Its significance

    Viability Gap Funding scheme

    The Hindu :

    (Page 16)

    Polity and Governance / Economy

    • What is a Viability Gap Funding scheme?
    • Its aim and objectives

    Kunbi caste certificates 

    Indian Express  : (Page 8)

    Population and Associated Issues

    • Who are the Kunbi communities?
    • Marathas who possess Nizam-era documents will be given Kunbi caste certificates. Its significance

    Industrial Development Scheme (IDS), 2017

    PIB 

    Welfare Schemes

    • What are the objectives of the Industrial Development Scheme (IDS), 2017?

    National Ayush Mission

    PIB 

    Welfare Schemes

    • What is the National Ayush Mission?
    • Its achievements, concerns and the way forward

    Bharat Drone Shakti 2023

    PIB 

    Defence / S&T

    • What is the Bharat Drone Shakti 2023?
    • Its significance 

    Padma Awards

    PIB

    Miscellaneous 

    • What are the Padma awards?
    • Who decides the awards?

    Japan launched H-IIA Rocket 

    Live Mint 

    Space

    • What is the H-IIA rocket?
    • Its significance