Headlines of the Day-09-06-2023

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    Maiden India, France and UAE Maritime Partnership Exercise

    PIB

    GS-3/Security

    • The first edition of India, France and UAE Maritime Partnership Exercise commenced on 07 Jun 23 in the Gulf of Oman

    ‘Agni Prime’ ballistic missile successfully flight-tested by DRDO off Odisha coast

    PIB

    GS-3/Security

    • Ballistic Missile ‘Agni Prime’ was successfully flight-tested by DRDO
    • This was the first pre-induction night launch conducted

    IICA and NALSAR launch “LL.M in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws” programme

    PIB

    GS-2/Polity and GS-3/Economy

    • LL.M in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws
    • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) 

    Sahkar Se Samridhi Vision: five new decisions

    PIB

    GS-3/Eco

    • In the direction of realizing the PM Modi’s vision of “Sahkar Se Samridhi”, Government of India has taken five more important decisions

    Upper Sileru Pumped Storage Project

    PIB

    Places in News

    • 1350 MW Upper Sileru Pumped Storage Project of Andhra Pradesh approved in record time of 70 days
    • Sileru River (known as Machkund in its upper reaches) is a tributary of Sabari River in southern India

    Tirupati Balaji Temple In Jammu: Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple to open today

    Times of India

    GS-1/Culture

    • GOI inaugurated Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Jammu
    • The temple falls on the route between Jammu and Katra, where Mata Vaishno Devi temple is located

    Jammu cannabis research project to produce medicines for neuropathies, cancer: Minister

    Mint

    GS-2/Health

    • Cannabis Research Project by CSIR-IIIM
    • CSIR – Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine in Jammu is undertaking Cannabis Research Project

    Pause stays on interest rates; eyes on inflation

    Mint

    GS-3/Eco

    • MPC kept repo rate unchanged at 6.5%
    • Section 45ZB of the amended RBI Act, 1934 provides for MPC to be constituted by the Central Government

    Reserve Bank of India allows banks to use RuPay Prepaid Forex cards

    AIR

    GS-3/Eco

    • RBI allows banks to issue RuPay prepaid forex cards
    • Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999

    India & Serbia agree to set bilateral trade of 1 Billion Euros by end of this decade

    AIR

    GS-2/International

    • India & Serbia agree to set bilateral trade of 1 Billion Euros by end of this decade
    • President Murmu laid a wreath at the monument of the unknown heroes at Mount Avala

    How does a cyclone affect the monsoon’s onset?

    The Hindu Page 10

    GS-1/Geography

    • Cyclone’s effect on monsoon onset
    • Why does a cyclone’s position matter?

    What was the requirement for limits on UPI transactions?

    The Hindu Page 10

    GS-3/Economy

    • Banks have opted for daily limits on transactions facilitated by the Unified Payments Interface (UPI)
    • Advantages and disadvantages of UPI

    NExT exam scheduled for 2024, says Health Ministry

    The Hindu Page 14

    GS-2/Health

    • The National Exit Test (NExT) will be held from 2024
    • What are its benefits?