Headlines of the day 14-06-2023





    Key points to know

    India threatened to block Twitter: former CEO Jack Dorsey The Hindu Page 1 GS-2/Governance
    • The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021
    High burden of diabetes and BP in kerala and West Bengal The Hindu Page 9 GS-2/Health
    • Diabetes epidemic is increasing in many states in the country according to the ICMR-INDIAB study
    Hiroshima AI Process (HAP) The Hindu Page 10 GS-2/IR
    • What is the Hiroshima AI process?
    • Why is the process notable?
    Cancel culture: speaking truth to power or a form of mob vigilantism? The Hindu Page 10 GS-2/Polity and Society
    • What is cancel culture?
    • Is Cancel culture a threat to freedom of speech?
    Two warships: Anjadip and Sanshodhak were launched The Hindu Page 12 GS-3/Security
    • Two warships launched, keel laid for a 3rd vessel
    • The ships were launched were: Anjadip, the third Anti-Submarine Shallow Water Craft (ASWSWC), and Sanshodhak, the fourth Survey Vessel Large (SVL)

    PM Modi distributes 70,000 appointment letters for govt. jobs at ‘Rozgar Mela’ 

    The Hindu

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    • The Rozgar Mela is a step towards fulfilment of the commitment of the Prime Minister to accord highest priority to employment generation.
    National Commission for Scheduled Castes sends notice to Zomato, Delhi Police and YouTube over ‘casteist’ advertisement The Hindu

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    GS-2/Polity and Society
    • What is the role of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes?
    • Steps Taken by Government to Deal with Casteism in the Country
    Why the US wants to rejoin UNESCO Indian Express GS-2/IR
    • What made the US leave UNESCO? And why has the US moved to join UNESCO again?
    Deadliest cyclones that have hit India in the past Indian Express GS-3/DM
    • What are some of the deadliest cyclones to have hit India in the past?

    Why Punjab’s area under cotton cultivation has been decreasing?

    Indian Express GS-3/Economy
    • Punjab has recorded its lowest-ever area under cotton cultivation in over six decades
    • What are its reasons?

    Myanmar hopeful of Rupee-Kyat trade arrangement

    AIR GS-2/IR
    • Rupee-Kyat trade arrangement
    • Why Myanmar is an important partner to India?