Headlines of the Day 09-05-2024

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    In SC, Centre says it sends CBI to States for probesThe Hindu (Page 1)Governance (GSII)– What are the roles and responsibilities of the CBI?
    – Issues related to CBI
    – Way forward
    Material resources of the community” under Article 39(b)The Hindu (Page 6)Governance (GSII)
    – What is  Article 39(b)?
    – Its significance
    The socio-ecological effects of LPG price hikesThe Hindu (Page 8)

    Economy (GSIII) / Environment (GSIII)– What are the schemes launched by the Government of India to increase the uptake of LPG connections?
    – Its benefits
    India is now third largest producer of solar powerThe Hindu (Page 10)Environment (GSIII)– What is solar power? 
    – Its advantages and challenges 
    – What are the steps India has taken in the recent past that has made it one of the major producers of solar power?
    How the Widal test clouds India’s sense of its typhoid problemThe Hindu (Page20 )S&T (GSIII)– What is Typhoid Fever?
    – Its causes, symptoms & treatment
    – Why is the Widal test for typhoid inappropriate? Its alternative
    NASA working out a time standard for the moonThe Hindu (Page20 )S&T (GSIII)
    – Why is NASA creating a standard time for the moon?- What will be its significance?
    India’s sugarcane subsidy broke WTO norms: U.S., AustraliaThe Hindu Economy (GSIII)– What are the rules for subsidies in the WTO?
    – Has India’s sugarcane subsidy broken the WTO norms?
    ‘Malaysia plans to introduce orangutan diplomacy’The Hindu 

    IR (GSII) / Environment (GSIII)– What is Malaysia’s orangutan diplomacy? Its significance
    – Key facts related to Orangutans 
    In the name of Democracy Indian Express(Page 12)Polity and Governance (GSII) – What is democracy?
    – Does the idea of democracy differ from its practice in India?
    Wilful defaulter framework Indian Express(Page 13)Economy (GSIII)
    – What does ‘wilful defaulter’ mean?
    – How are they regulated in India?
    – Issues related to it and the way forward
    History of India and Nepal’s border issueIndian Express(Page 14)
    IR (GSII)
    – What is the India-Nepal border issue?
    – What are the efforts being made by these two countries to resolve the issue?
    Baroda Dynamite CaseIndian Express(Page 14)
    Miscellaneous – What was the Baroda Dynamite Case?
    – Its significance
    Supreme Court ruling on  Hindu marriageIndian Express(Page 14)Governance (GSII)– Do marriages need to be registered? 
    – What is the Supreme Court’s latest ruling on the Hindu marriage?
    International Thalassemia DayPIBHealth (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is Thalassemia?
    – Significance of the International Thalassemia Day