Headlines of the Day 08-11-2023


     The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB

    HeadlineSource LinkSyllabusKey points to know
    Existing Reservation Quota
    The Hindu(Page 1)

    Polity and Governance (GS II) – What is the reservation quota?- Should the 50 % legal ceiling on reservation be reconsidered?
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s statue unveiled in KupwaraThe Hindu(Page 4)History  (GS I) – What are Shivaji Maharaj’s contribution to Indian history?
    SilverLine semi-high-speed rail project The Hindu (Page 6)Infrastructure (GSIII)– What is the SilverLine semi-high-speed rail project?
    – Its significance
    Zika virusThe Hindu (Page 6)Health(GS II) / S&T (GSIII)– What is Zika virus disease?
    – Its Transmission and Prevention
    Odd-even schemeThe Hindu (Page 7)Environment (GSIII)– What is the Odd-even scheme?- Its significance
    weakening of labour rightsThe Hindu (Page 8)Economy (GSIII)– What is the 70-hour work week debate?
    – What are the labour laws/rights in India?
    India and Bhutan can change the development storyThe Hindu (Page 8)IR (GS II)– India – Bhutan relations: What are the main areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    challenges foreign investors face in India and SC’s judgment  The Hindu (Page 8)Economy (GSIII)
    – Who are foreign investors?
    – What are the challenges they face in India?
    The Hindu (Page 9)IR (GS II)
    – India – Qatar relations: How has it changed in recent times?
    root of the ethnic conflict in the Democratic Republic of CongoThe Hindu (Page 10)IR (GS II)– What is the root of the ethnic conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)? Which are the major rebel groups in the region? 
    – How did tensions start between the DRC and its neighbouring country Rwanda?
    What role did the MiG-21 jets play?The Hindu (Page 10)Defense (GS III)– What role did the MiG-21 jets play?
    – How are the MiG-21 fighter jets being phased out?
    protect journalists’ digital privacyThe Hindu (Page 12)
    Governance (GS II)– What is digital privacy?
    – Why does the digital privacy of journalists need to be protected?
    Aditya-L1 captures first glimpse of solar flaresThe Hindu (Page 14)S&T (GSIII)– What is the ISRO’s Aditya-L1 mission?
    – Its aims and objectives
    IT Ministry issues warning to social media sites on deepfakesThe Hindu (Page 14)
    S&T(GSIII) / Polity and Governance (GS II)– What are deepfakes?
    – Its concerns and the way forward
    WHO Global TB ReportThe Hindu (Page 14)Health (GSII) – What are the key highlights of the WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2023? 
    About 80% funds for semiconductor PLI remain unused’The Hindu (Page 16)

    Economy (GSIII)

    – What is the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme?
    – Its significance for the semiconductor industry