Headlines of the Day 23-04-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to 
    Hush moneyIndian Express(Page 1)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What does hush money mean?
    – What is Trump’s hush-money trial?
    SC : Denying women child care leave is violation of constitution Indian Express(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – Recently, SC said that denying women child care leave is a violation of the Constitution. What will be its likely impact?
    India’s chip push and Taiwan’s concerns Indian Express (Page 1)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)

    – What is stopping Taiwanese chip companies from investing in India?
    – What is the way forward?
    EU eases norm to offer Indians multiple entry Schengen visa with longer validityIndian Express (Page 9)IR (GSII)– What are the new Schengen Visa rules? 
    – Its significance for India
    Amending India-Mauritius tax treatyThe Indian Express (Page 10)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What India-Mauritius treaty amendments mean for foreign investors?
    ILO’s report ‘Ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate’ The Indian Express (Page 13)Economy (GSIII) / Environment (GSIII)
    – What are the key highlights of the recently released report titled ‘Ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate’?
    Llama 3The Indian Express (Page 15)S&T (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the Llama 3?
    Global plastic treaty talksThe Indian Express (Page 15)Environment (GSIII)– What do countries and companies want in global plastic treaty talks?
    Karnataka to ban hookah and constitutional provisions The Indian Express (Page 15)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)– Why did the High Court upheld Karnataka’s ban on hookah?
    – Its impact
    New shoe sizing system proposed for Indians: What is ‘Bha’ and the need for it?The Indian Express (Page 15)Miscellaneous – What is ‘Bha’?
    – Its significance
    Disability and ChallengesThe Hindu(Page 6)
    Social Justice (GSII)– What are the challenges People with Disabilities face?
    – Steps taken by the Indian government for its mitigation
    – What more needs to be done?
    A lesson from Taiwan in quake resilienceThe Hindu(Page 7)Geography (GSI) / Disaster Management (GSIII)– What are the lessons India can learn from Taiwan’s earthquake preparedness?
    Star campaignersThe Hindu(Page 8)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the rules around star campaigners?
    Post-stroke depression
    The Hindu(Page 8)
    Health (GSII)– What is the treatment for post-stroke depression? 
    – Is behavioural therapy a good remedy?
    Padma awards: Venkaiah Naidu, Mithun Chakraborty, Usha Uthup honouredThe Hindu(Page 10)
    Miscellaneous – What are Padma awards?
    – Its significance
    Europe is ‘warming faster than any other continent’The Hindu(Page 18)
    Environment (GSIII)– Is Europe the fastest-warming continent?- Its reasons and impact
    RoDTEPThe Hindu
    Economy (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) scheme?
    Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) signs Memorandum of Understanding with Cambodia PIBIR (GSII)– Why is Cambodia significant to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations