Headlines of the Day 10-05-2024

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    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    floor testThe Hindu (Page 1)Governance (GSII)– What is a floor test?
    – How is it different from the composite floor test?
    Reservation within Constitutional boundsThe Hindu (Page 12)

    Polity and Governance (GSII)– How does the inclusion of Muslims in the OBC quota align with the Constitution’s aim of social justice?
    – Should India consider lifting the 50% cap on reservations to ensure fair representation for communities?
    Interpol issue a blue corner notice against PrajwalThe Hindu (Page 12)IR (GSII)– Why did Interpol issue a blue corner notice against Prajwal? Its significance
    – What are the other types of notices that are issued by the INTERPOL? 
    India’s ties with Maldives of great value: JaishankarThe Hindu (Page14 )IR (GSII)
    – What is the significance of Maldives for India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two countries
    – Recent challenges they are facing
    – Way forward
    Vyjayanthimala, Chiranjeevi receive Padma VibhushanThe Hindu (Page14 )
    Miscellaneous – What are Padma Awards? 
    – Its significance
    Victory DayThe Hindu (Page 18)IR (GSII) – Russia Victory Day parade: Its history and significance
    China’s aircraft carrier Fujian completes 8-day sea trialThe Hindu (Page 18)
    IR (GSII) – What are the key facts related to China’s aircraft carrier, Fujian?
    – Its comparison with the Indian Navy’s aircraft carriers
    thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome’ (TTS), The Hindu (Page 22)Health (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)
    – What is the ‘thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome’ (TTS)?
    – Its symptoms and treatment
    All about FLiRT, the new COVID-19 variantsThe Hindu (Page 22)Health (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is the new Covid variant FLiRT, is it dangerous, and what are the symptoms?
    Gender EquityIndian Express(Page 10)
    Women Empowerment (GSI)– What is Gender Equity?
    – How is it different from gender equality?
    How Olympics got torch relayIndian Express(Page 12)Miscellaneous – Olympic torch: Its history and significance
    Meeting nutrition challenge: What new guidelines prescribeIndian Express(Page 12)
    Issues related to poverty and hunger (GSII)– What are the recent Dietary Guidelines issued by the ICMR-NIN?
    – Its significance
    agriculture may need a new export-import policyIndian Express(Page 12)
    Agriculture (GSIII)– What are the challenges Indian agriculture is facing currently?
    – Does India need a new export-import policy?