Headlines of the day 12-08-2023

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    Centre to overhaul British-era IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act

    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance 

    • Centre introduced three Bills in the Lok Sabha to repeal the British-era Indian Penal Code, the Indian Evidence Act and the Code of Criminal Procedure.
    • Its aim and significance

    Russia’s Luna 25 mission

    The Hindu: (Page 8)

    S&T

    • What is Luna 25 mission?
    • Its objectives

    Tampara Lake 

    The Hindu: (Page 8)

    Geography 

    • What is the significance of the Tampara Lake?
    • Why NGT asks Odisha government to stop ‘illegal’ construction in and around Tampara Lake?

    28% GST on Online Gaming

    The Hindu:

    (Page 13)

    Governance / Economy

    • Parliament paves way for 28% GST on online gaming
    • What are the concerns associated with it?
    •  Its Significance and the Way forward

    PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What is PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme?
    • Its Significance and the way forward

    11th Agriculture Census 

    PIB

    Economy

    • What are the key highlights of the 11th Agriculture Census?

    Hydroponics farming

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is Hydroponics farming?
    • Its significance

    National Gopal Ratna Award

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is the significance of the National Gopal Ratna Award?

    National Space Innovation Challenge 2023

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the National Space Innovation Challenge 2023?