Headlines of the day 15-06-2023

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    Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flags off Gabon’s first Agri-SEZ Project PIB GS-2/IR
    • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today flagged off Gabon’s first Agri- SEZ project from New Delhi. 
    • The project will be implemented by AOM group with Centurion University as the knowledge partner. 
    DoT organises webinar to bust myth of Electromagnetic Field radiation through mobile towers PIB GS-3/Science
    • What is Electromagnetic Field (EMF)? 
    • Electromagnetic Field (EMF) radiation via mobile towers
    First Janjatiya Khel Mahotsav PIB GS-2/Tribals (Sports)
    • The first Janjatiya Khel Mahotsav at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar
    Harmonised Guidelines and Space Standards for Universal Accessibility in India-2021 PIB GS-2/Social Justice
    • Harmonised Guidelines and Space Standards for Universal Accessibility in India is now available on India
    • What is Accessible India Campaign?
    World Blood Donor Day AIR GS-3/Science
    • World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14
    • The slogan for this year’s World Blood Donor Day campaign is ‘Give blood, give plasma, share life, share often’. 

    India achieves all-time high exports of seafood

    AIR GS-3/Eco
    • India achieved an all-time high exports of seafood both in terms of volume and value by shipping 17 Lakhs MT of seafood worth US$ 8 billion during FY 2022-23
    Tamil Nadu withdraws general consent for CBI The Hindu Page 6 GS-3/Security
    • What is ‘general consent’ for the CBI, now withdrawn by Tamil Nadu? Which other states have done so?
    The status of transgenic crops in India? The Hindu Page 10 GS-3/Eco and S&T
    • What is the status of transgenic crops in India?
    • What is the process of regulating transgenic crops in India?
    Why did the govt. impose a ceiling on wheat stocks? The Hindu Page 10 GS-3/Eco
    • Why did the govt. impose a ceiling on wheat stocks? Has there been a decline in the production of wheat in the country?

    Law Commission seeks fresh suggestions on Uniform Civil Code

    The Hindu Page 12 GS-2/Polity
    • What is the debate on uniform civil code all about?
    • Why does it matter? and What next?

    Union govt. moots new HDI for Vulnerable Tribal 

    The Hindu Page 12 GS-2/Society
    • What are Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups?
    • Why is the Centre looking to design Human Development Index for 28 lakh Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups?

    News consumption falls in India, says study

    The Hindu Page 14 GS-2/Polity and Governance
    • Why there is General decline in consumption and sharing of news in India?