Headlines of the Day 10-04-2024

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    Climate crisis The Hindu(Page 6)Environment (GSIII) – What are the causes of the climate crisis?
    – Its impact
    Urbanisation in IndiaThe Hindu(Page 6)Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the urban infrastructural developments in India?
    – Has it created estrangements, rather than integration, based on social and class identities?
    India is falling behind in efforts to control tuberculosisThe Hindu(Page 6)Health (GSII)
    – Tuberculosis: Its causes, symptoms, impact and treatment
    – Steps taken by the Indian government regarding its mitigation
    – What more needs to be done?
    The ‘import restrictions’ on solar PV cellsThe Hindu(Page 8)Energy (GSIII)– What are Solar Photovoltaic Modules?
    – Does India rely on solar PV imports?
    Candidates have a right to privacy from voters, rules SCThe Hindu(Page 10)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – Recently, SC held that an election candidate has a right to privacy from voters. What does it mean? Its significance
    – What is the ‘corrupt practice’ under Section 123 of the Representation of People Act, 1951?
    PROJECT SEABIRD PHASE IIAThe Hindu(Page 12)Defence (GSIII)– What is the Project Seabird?
    – Its objectives
    ‘Surge in steel imports a warning for Atmanirbhar mission’The Hindu(Page 13)Economy (GSIII) – What are the reasons behind India’s steel imports surge?
    – Its likely impact on Atmanirbhar mission
    Gudi PadwaThe HinduCulture (GSI)– What are the key facts related to the Gudi Padwa?
    Taiwan to simulate exercises repelling Chinese drills in case of surprise attackThe Hindu


    IR (GSII)– What are the key facts related to the Han Kuang exercise?
    Nobel laureate Peter Higgs, who proposed existence of ‘god particle’, dies at 94Indian ExpressS&T (GSIII)– What is a  ‘god particle’?
    – Its significance
    Strategic military infra upgrade in the works for Andaman & Nicobar IslandsIndian Express(Page 1)

    Defence (GSIII)– What is the strategic importance of the  Andaman and Nicobar Islands for India?
    – What are the recent steps taken by India for military infra upgradation in Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
    India among nations with highest burden of viral hepatitis, says WHO: How to prevent it?Indian Express(Page 1)


    Health (GSII)– What are the major highlights of the Global Hepatitis Report 2024 released by the World Health Organisation?
    – Why is India among the nations with the highest burden of viral hepatitis and How to prevent it?
    Student suicidesIndian Express(Page 12)Social Issues (GSI)– What are the major causes of student suicides in India?
    – What are the steps required for its mitigation?
    Will Joe Biden’s China engagement hurt India?Indian Express(Page 13 )
    IR (GSII)– What is the current status of India’s engagement with USA and China?
    – Will Joe Biden’s China engagement hurt India?
    Why Supreme Court ruling on climate change isn’t enoughIndian Express(Page 13 )Governance (GSII) / Environment (GSIII)– What is the Supreme Court’s  recent ruling on climate change? 
    – What more needs to be done?
    How lavender turned small farmers into big businessmen in J-K’s DodaIndian Express (Page 15 )Environment (GSIII) / Economy (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the  lavender cultivation in India? 
    – Its significance for J-K’s small farmer
    What a new 3-D map of universe hints about the nature of dark energyIndian Express (Page 16 )
    S&T (GSIII)– What is dark energy?
    – What a new 3-D map of the universe hints about the nature of dark energy?
    Why Botswana threatened to send 20,000 elephants to GermanyIndian Express (Page 16 )
    Environment (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to elephants?
    – Why Botswana threatened to send 20,000 elephants to Germany?
    Forecast for food inflation Indian Express (Page 16 )Economy (GSIII)– What are the major reasons behind food inflation?
    – Its impact 
    Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) to organise Clean Economy Investor Forum in SingaporePIBIR (GSII)– What is the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF)?
    – Key facts related to the IPEF’s  Clean Economy Investor Forum in Singapore
    Sangeet Natak Akademi to organize ‘Shakti – Festival of Music and Dance’ PIBArt and Culture (GSI)– What are the key facts related to the ‘Shakti – Festival of Music and Dance’?
    NTPC launches new edition of Girl Empowerment MissionPIBWelfare Schemes (GSII)– What are the key facts related to the NTPC’s recently launched ‘Girl Empowerment Mission’?
    EU-India join forces to promote start-up collaboration on Recycling of E-Vehicles Batteries under Trade and Technology CouncilPIBIR (GSII) / Environment (GSIII)– What are the key areas of cooperation between India and the EU?