Headlines of the Day 17-1-2024

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    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    These PM-JANMAN beneficiaries make sure no one is left outThe Hindu(Page 4)
    Welfare Schemes (GSII) – What is the PM JANMAN Mission?
    – Its objectives
    India, China tensions continued through 2021, 2022, new details revealThe Hindu(Page 4)

    IR (GSII)


    – What are the reasons for the India-China tensions?
    – What are the possible solutions?
    Thiruvalluvar DayThe Hindu(Page 5)History (GSI)– What is the significance of Thiruvalluvar Day?
    ICMR starts revising current National Essential Diagnostics List for first timeThe Hindu(Page 6)

    Health (GSII)– What is the National Essential Diagnostics List (NEDL)?
    – What are the workings of the ICMR?
    Mount MarapiThe Hindu(Page 7)Geography (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Mount Marapi?
    Delhi Chief Secretary’s extensionThe Hindu(Page 8)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the Judicial contradictions in Delhi Chief Secretary’s extension?
    Understanding the Tenth ScheduleThe Hindu(Page 10)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Tenth Schedule?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    light-emitting diodes 
    The Hindu(Page 11)S&T (GIII)– What are light-emitting diodes and why are they prized as light sources?
    India’s KABIL acquires five lithium blocks in Argentina
    The Hindu(Page 14)
    IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– Recently, India’s KABIL acquired five lithium blocks in Argentina. What is its significance?
    – Key facts related to lithium
    Toy manufacturers’ shift from China is no child’s play as bottlenecks stayThe Hindu(Page 15)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– How big is the Indian Toy industry?
    – Its significance, challenges and the way forward
    Defence upgrade roadmap: Apex body led by Prime Minister, MoD sci-tech unitIndian Express(Page 1)Defence (GSIII)– What is the Defence Technology Council?
    – Key facts related to it
    Every fourth beneficiary added under PM-Kisan over past 2 months is a womanIndian Express(Page 1)Welfare schemes (GSII)– What is  PM-Kisan?
    – Its significance
    Atal Setu bridge is bad for Mumbai – its people and ecologyIndian Express(Page 10)Infrastructure (GSIII)– What is Atal Setu bridge?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Modi-Putin call: The new multi-alignmentIndian Express(Page 10)
    IR (GSII)
    – Why is Russia important for India?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    From Davos to NAM, unravelling of the old world order, the end of peaceIndian Express(Page 10)IR (GSII)– What is Davos summit? Its significance 
    – How is it related to NAM?
    Mukhyamantri Mahila Udyamita Abhiyaan (MMUA)Indian Express(Page 11)
    Governance (GSII)


    – What is Assam’s Mukhyamantri Mahila Udyamita Abhiyaan (MMUA)?
    – Its objectives
    procedure for airlines to follow in case of unruly passenger behaviour.Indian Express(Page 14)Governance (GSII)– How are airlines supposed to respond to incidents of unruly passenger behaviour?
    – What penalties can unruly behaviour by a flight passenger attract?
    prior approval’Indian Express(Page 14)
    Governance (GSII)
    – What is ‘prior approval’, and why is it needed before investigating public officials accused of corruption?
    Kashmir and Ladakh are without snow this winter
    Indian Express(Page 14)
    Geography (GSI) / Environment (GSIII)– Why are Kashmir and Ladakh without snow this winter?
    – Its implications
    “Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2023”PIBMiscellaneous – What is the ‘Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration’?
    – Its significance
    India International Science Festival 2023PIBS&T (GSIII)– What is Atal Setu bridge?
    – Its significance, criticism, and the way forward
    MPLAD SchemePIBGovernance (GSII)
    – What is the MPLAD Scheme?
    – Its objectives
    Karbi Youth FestivalAirArt and Culture (GSI)– What is the significance of the Karbi Youth Festival?
    Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor AirArt and Culture (GSI)
    – What are the key facts related to the Jagannath Temple?
    The Best FIFA Men’s Player AwardAirMiscellaneous – What is The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award?
    – Key facts related to it