Headlines of the Day 21-3-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey Points to Know
    In SC, Centre defends appointment of new ECs ahead of LS pollsThe Hindu (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance (GSII) 

    – How are ECs appointed  in India?
    – Its significance, concerns and the way forward
    Masan HoliThe Hindu (Page 1)Culture (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Masan Holi?
    Centre seeks report from Punjab govt. on IVF availed by Moosewala’s motherThe Hindu(Page 1)S&T (GSIII)– What is the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment?
    – How is it regulated in India?
    electoral bonds :India’s voters deserve a bond — of probityThe Hindu(Page 6)Polity and Governance (GSII) – What is the electoral bond issue?
    – Its significance, concerns and the way forward
    Data marketplaces: the next frontierThe Hindu(Page 7)Governance (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What does ‘data marketplaces’ mean?
    – Its significance
    Rodamine BThe Hindu(Page8Governance (GSII)– What is Rodamine B?
    – Its uses, regulations and concerns 
    Centre notifies fact check unit to screen online contentThe Hindu(Page 12)

    Governance (GSII)– What are the key points related to the Press Information Bureau’s Fact Check Unit?
    Asteroid DimorphosThe hindu (Page 18) Space (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the asteroid Dimorphos?
    OMAD diet Indian ExpressGS 2 Health– What is an OMAD diet and does it benefit you?
    Solar waste Indian Express (Page9)Economy (GSIII)– What is solar waste?
    – How much solar waste does India generate? 
    India’s top 1% income, wealth shares have reached historical highs: World Inequality LabIndian ExpressEconomy (GSIII)– What are the key findings of the recently released report of ‘World Inequality Lab’?
    SSLNGIndian Express (Page 9)Environment (GSIII)– What exactly is SSLNG?
    – Its significance
    NIXI and MeitY to unveil BhashaNet portal PIBGovernance (GSII)– What is  BhashaNet portal?
    – Its significance