Headlines of the day 09-08-2023

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    Maya Operating System

    The Hindu: (Page 8)

    Science and Technology

    • What is Maya Operating System?
    • Why is the Defence Ministry switching to locally built OS Maya? 

    World Tribal Day 

    The Hindu:

    (Page 9)

    Population and Associated Issues

    • What is the significance of World Tribal Day? 
    • Why is it celebrated?

    The Jan Vishwas (Amendment of Provisions) Bill, 2023 

    The Hindu: (Page 12)

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is the Jan Vishwas (Amendment of Provisions) Bill, 2023?
    • Its Key features

    State of Elementary Education in Rural India – 2023

    The Hindu: (Page 16)

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key findings of the report, titled ‘State of elementary education in Rural India– 2023’?

    Rajya Sabha passes Inter-Services Bill

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 12)

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is the Inter-Services Bill?
    • Its key provisions

    Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan AarogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY) 

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 13)

    Health

    • What are the key features of the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan AarogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY)? 

    CBI Academy joins Interpol Global Academy Network

    Indian Express:

    (Page 16)

    Security Agencies and their Mandate

    • What are the roles and responsibilities of the CBI?

    Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 18)

    IR

    • What is ECOWAS, the West African bloc that could intervene in Niger’s coup?

    Row over Select Committee for Delhi Services Bill

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 18)

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is the Select Committee?
    •  Why is there a Row over Select Committee for Delhi Services Bill?

    PM-KISAN Scheme 

    PIB

    Welfare Schemes

    • What is the PM-KISAN Scheme?
    • Its Significance

    Bharat Campaign

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is the Bharat Campaign?
    • Its Aim

    Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) 

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What is Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA)?