Headlines of the day 23-05-2023

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    At a Kutch Harappan graveyard, team works to unlock a mystery: Life and times of those buried

    Indian express

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    History

    • Cemetry discovered at Khatiya village in Gujarat
    • The Harappan civilisation is said to have thrived along the banks of river Indus from around 5,000 BC to 1,000 BC. 
    • Phases: pre-urban, Urban and Post-urban

    Indian Yellow

    Indian express

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    Culture

    • Van Gogh 360° exhibition in Delhi.
    • Indian Yellow Paint
    • Production from cow urine
    • Usage in Mithila paintings and Mughal miniatures 

    Education Ministry discontinues two Hindi awards

    The Hindu 

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    Education

    ‘Shiksha Puraskar’

    ‘Hinditar Bhashi Hindi Lekhak Puraskar’

    Education Ministry holds meet on PARAKH aimed at unifying 60 school Boards

    The Hindu 

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    Education

    • What is PARAKH?
    • Overview of School examination boards in India

    Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) announces ‘Panch Karma Sankalp’.

     

    PIB

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    Economy 

    • What is Panch Karma Sankalp?
    • What is Green Shipping?
    • Major ports of India

     

    Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhuratna reaches India after major refit in Russia

    The Hindu

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    Security

    • About INS Sindhuratna?
    • List of Sindhughosh-class/Kilo-class submarines

    GRSE’s ‘GAINS’ Startup Challenge, a win-win partnership

    PIB

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    Security

    • What is GAINS 2023
    • About Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd?

    The bitter truth about artificial sweeteners

    Mint

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    S&T

    • What are non-sugar sweeteners (NSS)?
    • Benefits
    • Criticism
    • Their regulation in India

    U.S. signs new security pact with Papua New Guinea amid competition with China

    The Hindu

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    IR

    • Significance of Pact
    • Geography of Papua New Guinea

    PM Modi underlines importance of free and open Indo-Pacific at FIPIC summit in Papua New Guinea

    The Hindu

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    IR

    • About Forum For India Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC)
    • Significance for India
    • Earlier summits