Headlines of the Day 09-1-2024


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    SC quashes release of 11 convicts in Bilkis caseThe Hindu: (Page1)Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What is the Bilkis case?
    – Why SC overturns remission given to Bilkis Bano’s rapists?
    India-Maldives spat The Hindu: (Page1)IR (GSII)– What is India-Maldives row?
    – Its reasons and impacts
    Golden Globe Awards The Hindu: (Page 1)Miscellaneous – What is the Golden Globe Awards?
    – Its significance
    Krishnarajasagar (KRS) damThe Hindu: (Page 3)Infrastructure (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the Krishnarajasagar (KRS) dam?
    DRDO counter-drone system ready, handed over to private firmsThe Hindu: (Page 4)S&T GSIII)– What is an Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator?
    – Its significance for India’s security
    Meissner effectThe Hindu: (Page 7)S&T (GSIII)– What is the Meissner effect?
    – Its significance
    human values and professional ethics in higher education The Hindu: (Page 8)Governance / Ethics – What is the importance of values and professional ethics in higher education?
    – How can it be inculcated?
    Curb the disillusionment with the traditional rule of lawThe Hindu: (Page 8)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What does the rule of law mean?
    – Its significance
    Understanding the EU’s carbon border taxThe Hindu: (Page 8)
    Environment (GSIII)– What is the EU’s carbon border tax?
    – Its implications for Indian economy
    Exploring India’s diverse cultural heritage through GI tagsThe Hindu: (Page 9)Art and Culture (GSI) / Governance (GSII) – What are GI tags?
    – Its significance 
    Debating India’s new hit-and-run lawThe Hindu: (Page 10)Governance (GSII) – What is India’s new hit-and-run law?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    How surgical care in India is a neglected part of public healthThe Hindu: (Page 11)Health (GSII)
    – What is surgical care?
    – What are the  gaps in surgical care?
    – What needs to be done?
    It is time for a large-scale overhaul of Insolvency and Bankruptcy CodeThe Hindu: (Page 15)

    Economy (GSIII)– What is India’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Hedge funds dumpThe Hindu: (Page 15)Economy (GSIII)– What is a Hedge Fund?
    – Its significance
    United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan CentaurThe Hindu: (Page 15)S&T (GSIII)
    – What is Vulcan Centaur?
    – Key facts related to it
    Switzerland’s decision to eliminate import duties limits FTA utility for India’Indian Express (Page 13)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)
    – What is a free trade agreement (FTA) ?
    – Will Switzerland’s decision to eliminate import duties limits FTA utility for India?
    ISRO’s Aditya spacecraft Indian Express (Page 14)S&T (GSIII)
    – What is ISRO’s Aditya spacecraft?
    – Its objectives 
    India International Science Festival 2023PIBS&T (GSIII)– What is the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023?
    – Its significance
    Pravasi Bharatiya DiwasAirMiscellaneous – What is the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas?
    – Its significance