Headlines of the Day 08-1-2024


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    GST revenues reveal a dissonance in consumption growth across StatesThe Hindu: (Page1)Economy (GSIII)– What is the Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
    – GST revenues for the first nine months of 2023-24 reveal a dissonance in consumption growth across States. Its significance
    1.75 lakh pilgrims can go on annual Haj : India and Saudi Arabia signed a agreement The Hindu: (Page6)IR (GSII)– What is Hajj? Its significance
    – What are the areas of cooperation between India and  Saudi Arabia? 
    In a first, IAF C-130 with Garud commandos makes night landing at KargilThe Hindu: (Page 6)Defence (GSIII)– What makes Air Force’s C-130J’s Kargil night landing significant?
    landslide risk map for IndiaThe Hindu: (Page 7)Disaster Management (GSIII)– What is a landslide?
    – Why India needs to be concerned about landslides?
    Structured negotiation as a boost for disability rightsThe Hindu: (Page 8)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are disability rights?
    – Laws related to it in India
    Aditya-L1The Hindu: (Page 8)Space (GSIII)– What is the Aditya-L1 mission?
    – Its objectives
    Rise in child marriages in West BengalThe Hindu: (Page 10)Social Issues (GSI)
    – Why are girls getting married early despite receiving an education?
    – Is it a social problem or a political issue? 
    – What is the link between child marriage and poor maternal health?
    voice cloning through artificial intelligence is being used for scamsThe Hindu: (Page 11)

    S&T (GSIII)– How voice cloning through artificial intelligence is being used for scams?
    – Its preventions
    India’s OTT marketThe Hindu: (Page 15)Governance (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What does OTT mean?
    – What is India’s OTT market?
    – Its significance and challenges
    violence against womenIndian Express (Page 6)Social Issues (GSI)

    – What is violence against women?
    – Its reasons, types and solutions
    First Advance Estimates of India’s GDP outIndian Express (Page 8)Economy (GSIII)

    – First advance estimates of India’s GDP out: What are they, and what do the data show?
    How AI can help detect cancerIndian Express (Page 8)S&T (GSIII)– What Is Cancer? Its symptoms, signs, types & causes
    – How AI can help to detect cancer?
    Supreme Court Legal Services CommitteeIndian Express (Page 8)Judiciary (GSII)– What is the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee?
    – Its roles and responsibilities
    MV Vasiliy Golovnin Crosses into Antarctic Waters on 43rd Indian Scientific ExpeditionPIBS&T (GSIII)
    – What are the key facts related to the 43rd Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica?
    SVAMITVA Scheme PIBPolity and Governance (GSII)– What is the SVAMITVA Scheme?
    – Its aims and objectives 
    Chilika Lake, a Ramsar Site PIBEnvironment (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to Chilika Lake?
    IDEX- DIOPIBDefence (GSIII)– What is the Innovations for Defence Excellence- Defence Innovation Organization (iDEX-DIO)?
    – Its significance
    Inland Waterways Development Council PIBEconomy (GSIII)– What is the Inland Waterways Development Council?- Its significance