Headlines of the Day 11-1-2024


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Vibrant Gujarat Global SummitThe Hindu: (Page1)Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What is the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit?
    – Its significance
    IISc develops warm vaccine for COVID-19The Hindu: (Page 3)Health (GSII)– What is the significance of the recently developed warm vaccine for COVID-19 by IISc?
    Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Health SchemeThe Hindu: (Page 3)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Health Scheme?
    – Its aims and objectives
    Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010 The Hindu: (Page 4)Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What is the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward 
    Outfits oppose move to review ST status of Kuki-Zo communitiesThe Hindu: (Page 4)Population (GSI) / Governance (GSII)– Who are Kuki-Zo communities?
    – Why is their ST status under review?
    U.K. to send advanced naval groups for training with Indian forcesThe Hindu: (Page 4)

    IR (GSII)– What is the current status of India-U.K. relations?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    Drishti-10 starliner Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle The Hindu: (Page 6)Defence (GSIII)

    – What is the Drishti-10 starliner Medium Altitude Long Endurance UAV?
    – Its significance for India’s defence
    How a super-energetic particle from outer space could help physicsThe Hindu: (Page 7)
    S&T (GSIII)– What is a super-energetic particle?
    – How a super-energetic particle from outer space could help physics?
    The laws around remission policyThe Hindu: (Page 10)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What does remission mean?
    – What are the laws around remission policy in India?
    factors which contribute to the formation of fogsThe Hindu: (Page 10)

    Geography (GSI)– What is fog?
    – What are the factors which contribute to the formation of fogs? Its impact
    ‘AI-powered misinformation biggest short-term threat to global economy’The Hindu: (Page 13)S&T (GSIII)– What is AI?
    – Its impact on the global economy?
    ‘World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024’ reportThe Hindu: (Page 14)
      Economy (GSIII)

    – What are the key findings of the ‘World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024’ report?
    India’s tea industry The Hindu: (Page 14)Economy (GSIII)
    – How significant is India’s tea industry?
    – Its significance for Indian economy 
    Maldives, China sign 20 agreementsIndian Express IR (GSII)– Recently, the Maldives and China signed 20 agreements, what are they and their likely impact for India?
    EU carbon tax: India flags risk of trade info getting compromisedIndian Express (Page 1)Environment (GSIII)– What is the EU carbon tax?
    – Its impact on Indian economy
    SC report exposes severe gaps in accessibility for disabled persons across courts in IndiaThe Hindu: (Page 6)Social Justice (GSII)– What are the key findings of the recent report by the Centre for Research and Planning of the Supreme Court?
    India-Maldives row frames the need for India’s long neglected marine doctrineIndia and Maldives: Old ties, new tensionsIndian Express (Page 8)

    Indian Express (Page 12)
    IR (GSII)– What is India-Maldives row?
    – Its reasons and impacts
    logistics costs in IndiaIndian Express (Page 9)
    Economy (GSIII)
    – What is the Logistics Performance Index (LPI)?
    – Why is accurate data the first step in bringing down logistics costs in India?
    process of transplanting organsIndian Express (Page 12)Health (GSII)– What is organ donation and transplantation?
    – Its significance
    Republic Day parade tableauxIndian Express (Page 12)Miscellaneous – How are tableaux chosen for the Republic Day parade?
    The question of MSP: Is income support for farmers better than pricing that is delinked from market demand?Indian Express (Page 12)
    Economy (GSIII)
    – What are MSPs, and how are they decided?
    Caucuses system Indian Express (Page 12)Miscellaneous 
    – What is the caucuses system in US elections?
    – How does it work?
    WHO lanuches ICD-11, Traditional Medicine Module 2PIBHealth(GSII)– What is ICD-11, Traditional Medicine Module 2?
    – Its significance
    DPIIT organises Startup India Innovation Week 2024 from 10th-18th January 2024PIBEconomy (GSIII)– What is the significance of the Startup India Innovation Week 2024?