Headlines of the Day 16-1-2024


    PIB,  Indian Express, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    World Economic Forum meetingIndian Express
    IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)
    – What is the World Economic Forum meeting, held annually in Davos?
    – Why is it significant and when did it begin?
    India’s consumer price index (CPI) based inflation rateIndian ExpressEconomy (GSIII)
    – What is the consumer price index (CPI)?
    – Its significance 
    Snow LeopardsIndian ExpressSpecies (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the Snow Leopards?
    Modi and Putin discuss ‘special strategic’ ties, future roadmapIndian Express(Page 1)IR (GSII)– Why is Russia important for India?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    CAT opsIndian Express(Page 4)Miscellaneous – What are CAT ops?
    – Its significance
    Jaishankar in Iran for bilateral talksIndian Express(Page 6)IR (GSII)– Why is Iran important for India?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    Red Sea shipping crisis could impact India’s exports
    Indian Express(Page 7)

    IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)

    – What is the economic importance of the Red Sea for India?
    – Why is the Red Sea under attack?
    India’s multidimensional poverty rate down to 11.28% in 2022-23 from 29.17% in 2013-14Indian Express(Page 7)Economy (GSIII)– What is multidimensional poverty?
    – What are the key findings of the recently released discussion paper by NITI Aayog?
    Cervical cancer
    Indian Express(Page 8)Health (GSII)– What is cervical cancer?
    – How can Indian women rid themselves of cervical cancer?
    The Uttar Pradesh model for crimes against womenIndian Express(Page 8)

    Social Issues (GSI) / Governance (GSII) – What are crimes against women?
    – Are crimes against women on the rise?
    – What is the Uttar Pradesh model for crimes against women?
    India’s two-front threatsIndian Express(Page 9)Defence (GSIII)– What are two-front threats?
    – What India’s Army Chief needs to do in the face of two-front threats?
    Jagannath Temple parikrama projectIndian Express(Page 11)Art and Culture (GSI)– What is the Jagannath Temple parikrama project?
    – Its significance
    first instalment to 1 lakh PMAY(G) beneficiaries under PM-JANMANpibWelfare schemes (GSII)– What is the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY – G)?
    – Its objectives
    ‘Ex-Ayutthaya’pibDefence (GSIII)– What is the significance of the Indo-Thai Bilateral Exercise ‘Ex-Ayutthaya’?
    India Meteorological Department celebrates 150th Year of its establishment pibEnvironment (GSIII)– What are the key functions of the India Meteorological Department?
    India Signs Agreement for Lithium Exploration & Mining Project in ArgentinapibIR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)
    – What is Lithium?
    – What is the significance of the recent agreement that India signed with Argentina?
    CPENGRAMS portal PIBGovernance (GSII)– What is the CPENGRAMS portal?
    – Its significance