Headlines of the Day 20-10-2023


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    South-west monsoonThe Hindu: (Page 1)Geography – What is the south-west monsoon?
    – How is it different from the northeast monsoon? 
    Theyyam folk arts The Hindu : (Page 11)
    Art and Culture– What is the Theyyam folk arts?- Its significance
    EarthquakeThe Hindu: (Page 12)
    Geography– What are earthquakes?
    – Why are they frequent in Afghanistan?
    POSH ActThe Hindu : (Page 16)
    Polity and Governance – What is the POSH Act?
    – Its significance
    Centre rolls back its plan to licence laptop, PC importsIndian Express: (Page 1) 
    Economy – Why did the centre rolls back its plan to licence laptop, PC imports?
    The Golden Peacock AwardsPIB 
    Miscellaneous – What is the Golden Peacock Awards?
    – Its objectives
    Cyclone TejLive Mint 
    Geography – What is Cyclone Tej?
    – How are cyclones named?
    ‘Operation Chakra-2Live MintGovernance / Internal SecurityWhat is Operation Chakra-2?
    – Its objectives