Headlines of the Day 15-11-2023


     The Hindu, Indian Express,PIB

    HeadlineSource LinkSyllabusKey points to know
    Wholesale Price Index (WPI) The Hindu(Page 1)Economy (GS III) – What is the Wholesale Price Index (WPI)?
    – Its significance
    Ongoing Issues in MyanmarThe Hindu(Page 1)IR (GS II) – What is the current issue in Myanmar?
    – Its impact on India
    India International Trade Fair (IITF)The Hindu(Page 2)

    Economy (GS III) – What is the India International Trade Fair (IITF)?
    – Its significance
    Odisha readies draft of PESA Act rules The Hindu(Page 3)

    Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is the significance of the Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act, 1996?
    The Bihar caste survey and the social justice agendaThe Hindu(Page 6)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is the caste survey?
    – The impact of the Bihar caste survey
    India’s role in accelerating the digital public goods agendaThe Hindu(Page 6)

    Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What are digital public goods?
    – India’s role in accelerating the digital public goods agenda
    India position on GazaThe Hindu (Page 6)
    IR (GS II)
    – What is the current issue in Gaza?
    – India position on 
    Supreme Court’s direction to protect the interests of media professionalThe Hindu (Page 6)

    Polity and Governance (GS II) – Who are media professionals?
    – Why is protecting their interests needed?
    The impact of AI on the economyThe Hindu (Page 8)S&T/Economy (GSIII)– What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
    – Its impact on economy
    electric battery work and what are the different types?The Hindu (Page 9)Economy /Environment (GS III)– How does an electric battery work and what are the different types?
    PM KISAN funds The Hindu (Page 10)Governance / Economy – What is the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme?
    – Its significance
    PM’s promise for sub-categorisation of MadigasThe Hindu (Page 10)Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – Who are Madiga communities? 
    – What are the issues they are facing?
    At the campaign, Modi pushes ₹24,000-cr. tribal welfare scheme & Janjatiya Gaurav DivasThe Hindu (Page 11)

    History (GSI) / Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What is the Pradhan Mantri Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PM PVTG) Development Mission?
    – Its aims and objectives
    India and the U.K. continue to negotiate a trade agreementThe Hindu (Page 12)

    IR (GSII)– India-United Kingdom (UK) relations: What are the current areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    10th Association of SouthEast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus)The Hindu (Page 12)
    IR (GSII) / Defence (GSIII)– What is the ADMM-Plus? 
    – Its role 
    World ‘off track to limit’ planet-heating emissionsThe Hindu (Page 13)

    Environment (GSIII)– What is the climate crisis?
    – Is the world ‘off track to limit’ planet-heating emissions?
    ‘India can be an alternative to China in manufacturing’The Hindu (Page 14)

    IR (GSII) / Economy (GS III) – India wants to capitalise on the China Plus 1 opportunity. Does it have the potential to be a viable alternative?
    ‘Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar’ awardsThe Hindu (Page 20)

    Miscellaneous – What is the significance of the ‘Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar’ awards?
    Cyprus ConfidentialIndian ExpressMiscellaneous 
    – What is Cyprus Confidential?
    – What is India’s tax treaty with Cyprus?
    International humanitarian law on Al-Shifa hospitalIndian Express
    IR (GSII)– Why is Israel attacking Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital?
    – What does international humanitarian law say?
    upcoming Digital India BillIndian Express(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is the Digital India Bill?
    – Its significance
    Nine things to do for clean air Indian Express(Page 11)Environment (GSIII)– What is Polluting Delhi’s Air?
    – What can be done to reduce it?
    Govt to invite bids for 20 critical mineral blocksIndian Express(Page 17)Economy (GS III) – What are critical minerals?
    – Its significance
    India’s food subsidy 
    Indian Express(Page 17)Economy (GS III) – What is the food subsidy?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward

    PIBIR (GS II) 
    – What is the Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue (IPRD)?
    – What is its significance?
    SHREYAS) for OBC & OthersPIBPolity and Governance (GS II)
    – What is the SHREYAS scheme?
    – Its aims and objectives
    Picocystis SalinarumPIBS&T / Environment (GSIII)– What is the Picocystis Salinarum?
    – Key facts related to it