Headlines of the day 10-06-2023





    Key points to know

    Coal Ministry organizes Seminar on “Blue Hydrogen-Energy Security & Hydrogen Economy” PIB GS-3/Eco
    • Blue hydrogen is an industry term for hydrogen produced from natural gas and supported by carbon capture and storage.
    • What do the different colours of hydrogen mean?
    NHDC to construct 525 MW Pumped Storage Power Project near Indira Sagar, Khandwa PIB GS-3/Eco
    • NHDC to construct 525 MW Pumped Storage Power Project near Indira Sagar, Khandwa to meet peak hour energy demand of Madhya Pradesh
    • NHDC Ltd. is a Joint Venture of NHPC Ltd. and Government of Madhya Pradesh
    Shri Sarbananda Sonowal launches ‘SAGAR SAMRIDDHI’ PIB GS-3/Eco
    • Shri Sarbananda Sonowal launches ‘SAGAR SAMRIDDHI’ to bring transparency & efficiency
    • This system has been developed by (NTCPWC) 
    Government announces second edition of Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman All India Radio GS-1/Culture; Awards
    • Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman
    • The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually since 21 June since 2015
    WFP temporarily suspends food aid to Ethiopia All India Radio GS-2/International
    • The United Nations World Food Programme has said it is temporarily suspending food aid to Ethiopia because its supplies are being diverted
    • WFP was established in 1961 by the United Nations (UN) to help alleviate world hunger. 

    A pragmatic approach, for better India-Nepal ties

    The Hindu Page 6 GS-2/International
    • A steady focus on development, as demonstrated during the Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda visit, will boost bilateral ties
    • This was Prachanda’s first bilateral visit to India since assuming office in the current term
    Piped potable water across India will avert 4,00,000 diarrhoea deaths, finds WHO The hindu Page 10 GS-2/Health
    • WHO report on impact of ‘Har Ghar Jal’ Program: Findings
    • What are the objectives of ‘Har Ghar Jal’ programme?
    Russia to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus in July The Hindu Page 11 GS-2/International
    • Tactical vs Strategic Nuclear Weapons
    • Why is Russia deploying it? 
    What’s inside EU migration deal, and what lies ahead Indian Express GS-2/International
    • EU’s asylum and migration management regulation

    El Niño is here: NOAA flags dramatic warming in Pacific Ocean after 7 years, what does this mean?

    Indian Express GS-1/Geography
    • What is El Niño? How and why does El Niño happen?
    • What is the impact of El Niño conditions?
    • How severe are this year’s El Niño conditions?