Headlines of the day 08-08-2023

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    Rajya Sabha passes Delhi services Bill

    The Hindu:

    (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is the Delhi Services Bill?
    • Why are the oppositions against it?

    Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2023

    The Hindu:

    (Page 8)

    Polity and Governance 

    • Has India’s existing mining policy attracted private-sector investment?
    • How is the ‘Mines and Minerals Bill 2023’ going to help India’s Mining sector?

    Lok Sabha passes National Research Foundation Bill

    The Hindu: (Page 11)

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key features of the National Research Foundation Bill?

    Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023

    The Hindu: (Page 11)

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023?
    • Concerns related to it and the way forward

    Exercise Malabar

    The Hindu: (Page 12)

    Defence

    • What is Exercise Malabar?
    • Its significance

    Havana Syndrome

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 15)

    Health

    • What is Havana Syndrome?
    • What are the causes of Havana Syndrome?

    North East Venture Fund

    PIB

    Economy 

    • What are the key objectives of North East Venture Fund?

    NeGD Organises 39th CISO Deep Dive Training Programme 

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What is CISO deep-dive training programme?

    Prime Minister Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is Prime Minister Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme?
    • Its key features

    Meri LiFE, Mera Swachh Shehar Campaign 

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the Meri LiFE, Mera Swachh Shehar Campaign? Its Aim

    GSAT-24 Satellite

    PIB

    Science and Technology 

    • What is the significance of the GSAT-24 Satellite?