Headlines of the day 13-06-2023





    Key points to know

    President of India interacts with the members of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups PIB GS-2/Society (Vulnerable sections)
    • What are Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs)?
    INDO-MALDIVES joint military exercise “Ex Ekuverin” commenced at Chaubatia, Uttarakhand  PIB GS-2/IR
    • Ekuverin meaning ‘Friends’ is a bilateral annual exercise conducted alternatively in India and Maldives
    • The 12th edition of EXERCISE “EKUVERIN” commenced on 11 June at Chaubatia, in Uttarakhand.
    Inauguration of Vigyan -Vidushi – 2023 PIB GS-3/Science
    • Vigyan -Vidushi – 2023, an initiative to address the gender balance in the discipline of Physics at the doctorate level
    World Day Against Child Labour AIR GS-2/Society
    • The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the first World Day Against Child Labour in 2002
    • The theme for 2023 is ‘Social Justice for All. End Child Labour!’
    India & UAE to take bilateral trade in non-petroleum products to 100 billion dollars by 2030 AIR GS-2/IR; GS-3/Eco
    • India and UAE successfully held the 1st Meeting of the Joint Committee of the India-UAE CEPA
    • India and UAE agree to more than double the trade in non-petroleum products to USD 100 billion by 2030

    Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s ex-Prime Minister and media mogul, dies at 86

    The Hindu Page 15 GS-2/IR
    • Who was Silvio Berlusconi? 
    CoWIN vaccination data out, Centre denies breach The Hindu Page 1 GS-2/Health
    • What is CoWIN?
    • What are the lessons from the CoWIN experience?
    Right to life includes the right not to be tied down by casteism, says HC The Hindu Page 2 GS-2/Polity and Society
    • What does Right to life includes?
    ISRO, Norway and the ‘Svalbard mission’ of 1997 The Hindu Page 6 GS-3/Science
    • What is the significance of Svalbard mission?

    Will a hike in MSP help farmers?

    The Hindu Page 10 GS-3/Eco
    • How does the MSP work? What is the government’s announcement? Why are farmers worried?

    What is Betelgeuse?

    The Hindu Page 11 GS-3/Science
    • The bright red star Betelgeuse, called ‘Thiruvathirai’ or ‘Ardra’ in Indian astronomy, is easily spotted in the constellation Orion. 

    Global Slavery Index 2023

    Indian Express Society
    • Global Slavery Index: What is it, where does India rank, and what ails with this index