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    • What is ‘general consent’ for the CBI, now withdrawn by Tamil Nadu?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?