Headlines of the Day 14-05-2024

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    Food inflation scaled 4-month high in AprilThe Hindu (Page 1)Economy (GSIII)
    – Why is food inflation increasing in India?
    – Its impact on economy 
    Stabilizing India-Nepal ties in changing timesThe Hindu (Page 8)IR (GSII)– What are the major issues that are impacting the India-Nepal relations?
    – Why is stabilizing the relationship between the two countries the need of the hour? What are the recent steps taken by India in this direction?
    Declining poverty ratio: a continuing trendThe Hindu (Page9 )Economy (GSIII) 
    – What is the poverty ratio?
    – Its recent trend in India and the reasons behind it
    The impact of 50 years of vaccination on children worldwideThe Hindu (Page9 )Health (GSII)– What is the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI)?- Its major achievements 
    An overview of the Smart Cities MissionThe Hindu (Page10 )Economy (GSIII)– What is the Smart Cities Mission?
    – Its achievements, challenges and the way forward
    What is the legal position on live-in relationships?The Hindu (Page10 )
    Governance (GSII)– What did the Allahabad High Court state with respect to Muslims and live-in relationships?
    – How are live-in relationships regulated in India?
    India’s population data and a tale of projections and predictionsThe Hindu (Page11 )
    Population and Associated Issues (GSI)– What does the recently published study in The Lancet say about India’s population?
    – Its significance
    UN-linked body defers accreditation of NHRC-IndiaThe Hindu (Page12 )Governance (GSII)– Recently, the United Nations-linked Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) deferred the accreditation of the NHRC for the second year in a row.  Its reasons and what does it mean for India?
    India, Iran sign Chabahar port operation pactThe Hindu (Page12 )

    IR (GSII)– What are the key facts related to the Chabahar port?
    – Key areas of cooperation between India-Iran
    India-Maldives relationsIndian Express (Page 2)IR (GSII)– What is the current status of India-Maldives relations?
    – Key areas of cooperations between the two nations
    Deepfakes in electionsIndian Express (Page 10)S&T (GSIII)– What is Deepfakes?
    – How can it impact the elections?
    xenotransplantationIndian Express (Page 13)S&T (GSIII)

    – What is xenotransplantation?
    – Its advantages and challenges
    PRESIDENT OF INDIA PAYS FLORAL TRIBUTES TO FAKHRUDDIN ALI AHMED ON HIS BIRTH ANNIVERSARYPIBPersonalities (GSI)– Who was Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed?
    – His major contributions
    INDIA- FRANCE JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE SHAKTI COMMENCES IN MEGHALAYAPIBDefence (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the India- France Joint Military Exercise SHAKTI?