Headlines of the Day 14-12-2023

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    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    The UAE Consensus 

    India welcomes UAE consensus even as new flanks open
    COP28: What were the most important decisions, where they fell short
    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    The Hindu: (Page 11)

    Indian Express(Page 14)
    Environment (GSIII)

    – COP28: What were the most important decisions, where they fell short?
    India votes in favour of immediate ceasefire in Gaza by Israel
    Gaza, a new pointer to India’s changed world view
    The Hindu: (Page 1)



    The Hindu:(Page 6)
    IR (GSII)– Why did India voted in favour of an immediate ceasefire in Gaza by Israel?
    – Its significance
    Central Universities (Amendment) BillThe Hindu: (Page 1)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key provisions of the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill?
    Article 370 judgment is a case of constitutional monism
    Article 370 verdict
    The Hindu: (Page 6)



    Indian Express(Page 13)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Supreme Court’s verdict on Article 370? 
    – Its significance
    – Criticism 
    – Future outlook 
    Centre’s proactive approach to resolve issues of Sri Lankan repatriates is mustThe Hindu: (Page 6)IR (GSII)– Why Centre’s proactive approach to resolve issues of Sri Lankan repatriates is must?
    Climate change-induced health issuesThe Hindu: (Page 7)Environment (GSIII)– What is climate change?
    – Why are Indians vulnerable to climate change-induced health issues?
    Islam The Hindu: (Page 9)Society (GSI) / IR (GSII)– What is Islam?
    – How Islam got tangled in the web of global warfare?
    Global Status Report on Road Safety 2023:WHOThe Hindu: (Page 12)Health (GSII)– What are the key findings of the ‘Global Status Report on Road Safety 2023’? 
    ‘New Delhi Declaration’ on artificial intelligence adoptedThe Hindu: (Page 12)

    Governance (GSII)/ S&T (GSIII)


    – What is the Global Partnership for Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) Summit?
    – Outcomes
    – Its significance for India
    Curb freebies doled out to doctors by pharma firms: panelThe Hindu: (Page 12)Governance (GSII)
    – What are freebies?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Centre revives plan to simplify GST ratesThe Hindu: (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)– What are GST rates?
    – Is simplification of GST rates required?
    FM moves legislation to hasten setting up GST appellate bodiesThe Hindu: (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)

    – What is GST Appellate Tribunals?
    – Its significance
    Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP) schemeThe Hindu: (Page 13)Economy(GSIII)


    – What is the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP) scheme?Its objectives
    The limitations of CCS and CDR and their grip on future climateThe Hindu: (Page 18)

    Environment (GSIII)


    – What are CCS and CDR?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    new criminal law code: Law and liberty
    New criminal law Bills endanger civil liberties
    Indian Express (Page 12)
    Indian Express (Page 12)
    Indian Express(Page 14)
    Governance (GSII)  

    – What are the new Criminal Law Bills?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Academic freedom is misunderstoodIndian Express (Page 12)Education (GSII)– What is Academic freedom?
    – Its importance
    Work of consultancy firms with government must be regulatedIndian Express (Page 12)Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)  

    – What are consultancy firms?
    – How are they regulated in India?
    visitor passes to ParliamentIndian Express (Page 14)Governance (GSII)– What is visitor passes to Parliament?
    – Its objectives
    AKTOCYTEPIBS&T (GSIII)– What is the significance of the AKTOCYTE tablets?
    Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) issues 20 notices to IAS coaching institutes for misleading advertisements and imposed penalties on 8 such institutesPIBGovernance (GSII)  


    – What are the roles and responsibilities of the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA)?
    – Why have they issued notices to the IAS coaching institutes? Its impact
    Government of India and ADB sigh $200 million loan for Uttarakhand climate resilient power system development projectPIBIR (GSII)– What is the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
    – Its significance for India 
    National Mission for Clean GangaPIBEnvironment (GSIII)– What is the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG?
    – Its aims and objectives
    Pro Bono Legal services programmePIBGovernance (GSII)– What is the Pro Bono Legal services programme?
    – Its objectives
    India-Portugal Senior Consultative Body MeetingPIBIR (GSII)– What are the key highlights of the India-Portugal Senior Consultative Body Meeting?