Headlines of the day 16-08-2023

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    Rajasthan’s  Annapurna scheme

    The Hindu:

    (Page 4)

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key objectives of Rajasthan’s  Annapurna scheme?

    Bird Survey at Corbett Tiger Reserve 

    The Hindu: (Page 4)

    Environment 

    • What are the key findings of the recently held  bird survey at Corbett Tiger Reserve?

    Deemed Forest 

    The Hindu:

    (Page 10)

    Governance/ Environment

    • What is Deemed Forest?
    • What are the key features of the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill 2023?

    Talwar-class stealth frigates

    The Hindu:

    (Page 10)

    Defence

    • What are Talwar-class stealth frigates?
    • Its Significance

    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U)

    The Hindu:

    (Page 11) 

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the significance of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban (PMAY-U)?

    Vishwakarma Yojana and Lakhpati Didi

    Indian Express :

    (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance

    • What is Vishwakarma Yojana?
    • What is the significance of the  ‘Lakhpati Didi’ scheme?

    Vibrant Villages Programme (VVP) 

    PIB

    Growth and Development

    • What is Vibrant Villages Programme (VVP)? 
    • Its Significance

    Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samriddhi Kendra (PMKSK)

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is the significance of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samriddhi Kendra (PMKSK)?

    ‘A-HELP’ Programme

    PIB

    Economy

    • What is the ‘A-HELP’ Programme?
    • Its Significance