Headlines of the Day 14-11-2023


     The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB

    HeadlineSource LinkSyllabusKey points to know
    India’s Retail Inflation DropsThe Hindu(Page 1)Economy (GS III) – What is retail inflation?
    – Reasons behind India’s retail inflation drop
    Central govt. will form task force to implement SC categorisationThe Hindu(Page 4)Polity and Governance (GS II) – What does Scheduled Castes (SC) categorisation mean?
    – What will be the significance of the SC categorisation?
    political system of India The Hindu (Page 6)Polity and Governance (GS II) – What is the political system of India?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    DiabetesThe Hindu (Page 6)Health (GS II)– What Is Diabetes? 
    – Its Causes, Symptoms and  Treatment
    counter-terrorismThe Hindu (Page 7)Internal Security (GS III)/IR(GSII)– What is counter-terrorism?
    – Its significance
    Community rights and forest conservationThe Hindu (Page 8)Polity and Governance /Environment– What is the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act, 2023?
    – Its key features
    Centre extends UAPA ban on eight Meitei extremist organisationsThe Hindu (Page 10)
    Internal Security (GS III)
    – What is the significance of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)?
    India’s position on the United Nations votes that dealt with draft resolutions criticising Israel The Hindu (Page 10)IR (GS II)– What is the Israel Hamas war?
    – India’s Position 
    Delhi most polluted city in world: Swiss surveyThe Hindu (Page 12)Environment (GSIII)– What is the reason behind Delhi’s air pollution?
    – What is the solution for it?
    Model Prisons and Correctional Services Act, 2023The Hindu (Page 12)

    Polity and Governance (GS II) – What are the key provisions of the Model Prisons and Correctional Services Act, 2023?
    Sea Guardian-3 bilateral naval exercise The Hindu (Page 13)IR(GSII)/ Defense(GSIII)– Why is Pakistan, China’s naval exercises in the Arabian Sea a security concern for India?
    GeM procurement crosses ₹2 lakh croreThe Hindu (Page 14)Economy (GS III)
    – What is the government e-Market (GeM) portal?
    – Its significance
    Euclid space telescopeThe Hindu (Page 20)S&T(GS III)
    – What is the Euclid space telescope?
    – Its aims and objectives
    Talks on in Armed Forces on possible entry of transgendersIndian Express(Page 1)Defense (GS III) / Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – What are the key provisions of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019?
    – Possible employment opportunities for transgender persons in Armed forces
    Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT)Indian Express(Page 1)
    Defense (GS III)
    – What is Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT)?
    – Its roles and responsblities
    PM Modi to launch Rs 24,000-crore scheme for vulnerable tribal groupsIndian Express(Page 8)Welfare Schemes– Who are the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs)?
    – Welfare scheme for PVTGs
    Submit poll bond details by November 15: Election Commission to partiesIndian Express(Page 9)Indian Express(Page 12)
    Polity and Governance(GSII)/Economy(GSIII)– What are poll bonds?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    draft Broadcasting Services (Regulation) BillIndian Express(Page 12)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the significance of the draft Broadcasting Services (Regulation) Bill?
    Solar energyIndian Express(Page 13)Energy (GSIII)– What is solar energy? What is its significance?
    Revised IIM rules notifiedIndian Express(Page 14)Polity and Governance (GSII)– Revised IIM rules notified. Its significance 
    global impact of actions taken by large exporters of agri commoditiesIndian Express(Page 17)Economy (GS III) 
    – Easing wheat prices, rising rice prices: What’s behind them?
    On bail, tracked by satellite: How GPS anklets workIndian Express(Page 17)
    Polity and Governance (GS II) /S&T(GSIII)– What are GPS Anklets?
    – How GPS Anklets for Prisoners Work?
    active and passive equity fundsIndian Express(Page 19)Economy (GS III) 

    – What are active and passive equity funds?
    – Its signifcance
    India, ADB sign $400-million loan pact Indian Express(Page 19)Economy(GS III) /IR(GS II) – What is the ADB bank? How It Works, Members
    – Significance for India
    INS SUMEDHA MISSIONPIBDefense (GSIII)– What is INS Sumedha mission?- Its aims and objectives
    The Red sandersPIBEnvironment (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to Red sanders?
    ‘AAINA Dashboard for Cities’ portal launched
    PIBPolity and Governance (GS II)– ‘AAINA Dashboard for Cities’ portal launched. Its significance
    6th High-Level Meeting of the India-OPEC Energy Dialogue
    PIBEconomy(GS III) /IR(GS II) 
    – What is the India-OPEC Energy Dialogue?
    – Its significance