Headlines of the Day 10-02-2024


    PIB,  Indian Express, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Swaminathan, Rao, Charan Singh to get Bharat RatnaThe Hindu(Page 1)Miscellaneous – What is Bharat Ratna award?
    – How are people selected for Bharat Ratna award?
    – Key facts related to this year’s Bharat Ratna awardees
    Misconception drives under-prescription of ORSThe Hindu(Page 6)
    Health (GSII)

    – What is Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS)?
    – Its significance
    Kerala HC seeks report on torture of temple elephantsThe Hindu(Page 6)

    Governance (GSII) / Environment (GSIII)

    – What are the laws under which elephants are protected in India?
    – Its IUCN status and other key facts related to it
    RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)The Hindu(Page 8)Economy (GSIII)

    – What are the roles and responsibilities of the RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)?
    Can Preamble be amended keeping date intact, asks SCThe Hindu(Page 10)

    Governance (GSII)
    – What is Preamble? Can it be amended?
    – What are the key facts related to the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act?
    RS passes Bills to add Paharis, Valmikis to ST, SC lists in J&KThe Hindu(Page 11)Governance (GSII) 

    – How are Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes added in the list?
    – Key facts related to Paharis and Valmikis
    India-Saudi Arabia joint military exercise endsThe Hindu(Page 12)Defence (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the military exercise, Sada Tanseeq?
    Electoral bondsThe Hindu(Page 12)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are Electoral bonds?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Mandal, Mandir, and now MarketThe Hindu(Page 8)Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What is the impact of Mandal, Mandir, and Market on India?
    The decline of America’s leadershipThe Hindu(Page 8)IR (GSII)– Is America’s leadership on decline?
    – Its relevance for India
    U.S.-China tussle, warships in Indian Ocean dominate IOC conferenceThe Hindu(Page 14)

    IR (GSII) – What is the Indian Ocean Conference?
    – Key outcomes of the 7th Indian Ocean Conference
    The high-altitude pseudo satellite vehicle, or HAPS, Indian Express(Page 1)S&T (GSIII)– What is the high-altitude pseudo satellite vehicle, or HAPS?
    – Its significance
    Annual Death Penalty Report, 2023Indian Express(Page 9)Polity and Governance (GSII) – What are the key findings of the Annual Death Penalty Report, 2023?
    malicious parent syndrome’Indian Express(Page 11)Governance (GSII)
    – What is ‘malicious parent syndrome’?
    – Its impact
    Uttarakhand’s UCC: More confusion, few solutionsIndian Express(Page 12)
    Governance (GSII)– What is Uttarakhand’s UCC?
    – Its significance, concerns and the way forward
    India needs a forward-looking approach to Bilateral Investment TreatiesIndian Express(Page 12)

    IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What are Bilateral Investment Treaties?
    – Why does India need a forward-looking approach to Bilateral Investment Treaties?
    Polygamy Indian Express(Page 22)Society (GSI)– What is Polygamy?
    – Its impact and solution
    Renewable powerIndian Express(Page 13)Environment (GSIII)– What is Renewable Power?
    – Its significance, challenges and the way forward
    Engineering goods export to Russia hits record high Indian Express(Page 17)IR (GSII)– What are Engineering goods?
    – Key facts related to India’s Engineering goods export 
    India and Rwanda hold their maiden Joint Defence Cooperation Committee meetingPIBIR (GSII)
    – Why is Rwanda important to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations
    Government of India and ADB sign $200 million loan to tackle flood and erosion risk along Brahmaputra riverPIBIR (GSII)
    – What is the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
    – Its significance for India
    Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2023-24PIBEconomy (GSIII)
    – What is the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2023-24?
    – Its significance