Headlines of the Day 19-04-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to 
    Hush moneyIndian Express Economy (GSIII)– What is meant by a hush money?
    Plea for 100% verification with VVPAT slips: SC reserves order, says rising turnout shows people’s faithIndian Express(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What is a VVPAT and how does it work?
    – Why are political parties demanding widened verification of VVPAT slips?
    India’s demographic dividend Indian Express (Page 10)Economy (GSIII)– What is the Demographic Dividend, and How does it work?
    – Key facts related to India’s demographic dividend
    India’s 4p modelIndian Express (Page 11)Polity and Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– How India has achieved success in national programmes?
    Voice swap technology Indian Express (Page 14)S&T (GSIII)

    – What is Voice swap technology?
    – Its significance
    Mount Ruang The Hindu(Page1)Geography (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Mount Ruang?
    2024 Skytrax World Airport AwardsThe Hindu(Page6)Miscellaneous – What are the key highlights of the 2024 Skytrax World Airport Awards?
    India’s nuanced approach in the South China SeaThe Hindu (Page 10)IR (GSII)– What is the strategic importance of the South China Sea?
    – What is India’s approach in the South China Sea ?
    Is the government justified in targeting terrorists outside the border?The Hindu (Page 11)

    Internal Security (GSIII) 
    – What are transnational killings? 
    – Is there any international rule surrounding transnational killings?
    Why have private investments dropped?The Hindu (Page 12)Economy (GSIII)– What are the reasons behind the drop in private investments?
    – Its impact
    – What is the way forward? 
    Bhojshala-Kamal Maula complex disputeThe Hindu (Page 12)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Bhojshala-Kamal Maula complex dispute?
    World Liver DayThe Hindu (Page 22)Health (GSII)– What is the significance of World Liver Day?
    Torrential Rains AIRGeography (GSI)– What is Torrential Rain?
    – Its impact