Headlines of the Day 22-01-2024


    PIB,  Indian Express, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Madhika languageThe Hindu(Page 4)Culture(GSI)

    – Learn facts related to Madhika language and  Chakaliya community 
    Post Office Act, its unbridled powers of interceptionThe Hindu(Page 8)Governance (GSII)– What is the Post Office act ?
    – its features ,
    – amendments ,issues 
    – Suggestions
    revival of the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC)  ideaThe Hindu(Page 8)
    – What is India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor?
    – Components 
    – Significance ,Challenges 
    – Way Forward
    Data from the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2023 reportThe Hindu(Page 9Education (GSII)– What are Key Findings of The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2023: Beyond Basics)? 
    – Concerns Highlighted 
    – Suggestions 
    India among nations overusing “Watch” group antibiotics

    The Hindu(Page 9)
    Health (GSII)– Antibiotic consumption in India
    – Concerns 
    – Solutions 
    The growth of India-Bangladesh tiesThe Hindu(Page 10)
    IR(GSII) – How have India-Bangladesh ties flourished?Areas of cooperation 
    – Emerging issues
    – Suggestions 
    Rabbit r1The Hindu(Page 11)S&T (GSIII)– What is Rabbit R1? 
    NISAR Mission on track for a launch soon: NASA officialThe Hindu(Page 14)
    S&T (GSIII)– Know about NISAR  Mission 
    – Purpose 
    – Relevance 
    81% of citizen responses have affirmed the idea of simultaneous polls: Ministry
    The Hindu(Page 14)Governance (GSII) – What are Simultaneous Elections?
    – Benefits 
    – Challenges 
    – Way ahead 
    India’s invitation to Taliban envoy in UAE is ‘routineThe Hindu(Page 14)IR(GSII)– What is the present status of India-Afghanistan Relations
    – Recent developments 
    Mosquitofish, used to fight mosquitoes, has become invasive in IndiaThe Hindu(Page 20)Environment (GSIII)– What is mosquitofish?
    Mpemba effect:The Hindu(Page 20)S&T(GSIII)– What is the Mpemba effect?
    use of internet technology in education Indian Express (Page 12)Education(GSII)– Significance of using technology in education  
    – Challenges 
    – Suggestions 
    In Viksit Bharat, rural real wages are in declineIndian Express (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)– Status of  income poverty in India
    – Various initiatives ,
    – What more needs to be done ?
    India to send industry delegation for copper mining opportunities in ZambiaIndian Express (Page 19)IR(GSII)– Know about India Zambia relations
    Ram temple at Ayodhya: A 200-year journey, with many milestonesHow Ramayana became popular outside India, from east Asia to the Caribbean
    Indian Express (Page 20)

    Indian Express (Page 20)
    – Brief history of Ayodhya temple
    ‘Anant sutra-PIBCulture(GI)/Economy(GSIII)– Know about’Anant sutra-
    book ‘Assam’s Braveheart Lachit Barphukan’ PIBHistory(GSI)– Know about Lachit Barphukan
    India and Cuba on Cooperation in the field of Sharing Successful Digital SolutionsPIBIR (GSII)– What is present status of India and Cuba relations 
    – Recent developments
    Parakram Diwas 2024PIBHistory(GSI)– Know about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose  and Parakram Diwas 2024
    Project BHISHMPIB
    Health (GSII)– What is Project BHISHM
    – Its objectives