Headlines of the Day 24-02-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Highlights of annual Raisina DialogueThe Hindu(Page 1)IR (GSII) 
    – What is the Raisina Dialogue?
    – Outcomes 
    – Its significance for India
    ISRO: PAPA detects solar wind impact of coronal mass ejectionsThe Hindu(Page 6)Space (GSIII)

    – What are the key facts related to  the Plasma Analyser Package for Aditya (PAPA) payload?
    The NB8 visit to India focuses on cooperation and trustThe Hindu(Page 8)
    IR (GSII)– What is the Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8)? Its member countries 
    – Significance for India
    Caller’s legal name must be displayed on phone screen, recommends TRAIThe Hindu(Page 10)Governance (GSII)– Why has TRAI recommended that Indian telecom users should know the legal name of anyone calling them?
    – Its impact
    Gemini AI’s reply to ‘Is Modi fascist’ violates IT Rules, says MinisterThe Hindu(Page 12)Governance (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)
    – What is a chatbot?
    – How are they regulated in India?
    Centre amends surrogacy rules, allows couples to use donor gametesThe Hindu(Page 12)Governance (GSII)

    – What is surrogacy?
    – Laws related to it in India
    World Trade Organization (WTO)The Hindu(Page 14)
    Economy (GSIII) – What is the WTO? 
    – Key facts related to it
    Changing the growth paradigmThe Hindu(Page 8)Economy (GSIII) – What is the current status of the Indian economy?
    – What more needs to be done?
    US achieves first moon landing in half century with private spacecraft OdysseusIndian Express
    Space (GSIII)– What is the Spacecraft Odysseus? Key facts related to it
    – How many countries have landed on the Moon?
    Germany legalizes recreational cannabis useIndian ExpressHealth (GSII)– What is cannabis?
    – Its legality in India and around the world 
    Assam repeals Muslim Marriage Act: ‘Key step in journey towards UCC’Indian Express(Page 1)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – Recently, Assam cabinet decided to repeal the Assam Muslim Marriages & Divorces Registration Act. What will be its impact?
    Russia-Ukraine conflict
    Two years on, global support for Ukraine won’t falterRussia-Ukraine war, two years on
    Indian Express(Page 12)

    Indian Express(Page 13)
    Indian Express(Page 17)
    IR (GSII)
    – What are the key facts related to the Russia-Ukraine conflict?
    – Its impact on India and around the world
    CBSE’s open book exam experimentIndian Express(Page 12)Education (GSII)– CBSE’s open book exam plan: What is it and how can it impact students?
    LPG subsidy Indian Express(Page 13)Economy (GSIII) / Environment (GSIII)– How LPG subsidy can be redesigned to privilege low-income households?
    African Union adopted wide ban on donkey skin exportsIndian Express

    Species (GSIII) / IR (GSII)– What are the key facts related to the donkey?
    – What are the roles and responsibilities of the African Union?
    birth anniversary of Guru RavidasjipibHistory (GSI)– What are the key facts related to the Sant Guru Ravidas?
    India and Oman agree to cooperate in the field of ArchivesPIBIR (GSII)
    – Why is Oman important to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations
    MoSPI Releases Employment Outlook of the CountryPIBEconomy (GSII)
    – Recently, MoSPI Released Employment Outlook of the Country for the Period September, 2017 to December, 2023. What are its major highlights?
    Bharat Tex 2024PIBEconomy (GSII)
    – What is BHARAT TEX 2024?
    – Its significance
    Sammakka-Saralamma Jatara at MedaramPIBArt and Culture (GSI)– What is Sammakka-Saralamma Jatara?
    – Key facts related to it
    India, US hold bilateral Consular Dialogue, discuss ways to enhance cooperationAIRIR (GSII)– What are the key facts related to the 11th India-US Consular Dialogue?