Headlines of the Day 25-01-2024

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    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Telecom Act will hold good for ‘many, many years’The Hindu(Page 1)
    The Hindu(Page 13)
    Governance (GSII)

    – What are the key provisions of the Telecommunications Act, 2023?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Slum dwellers likely to get over 3,000 flats under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U)The Hindu(Page 2)Welfare Schemes (GSII)– What is the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U)?
    – Its objectives
    The issue of genocide and the world courtThe Hindu(Page 8)IR (GSII)– What is genocide?
    – Laws related to it
    India’s problem — different drugs, identical brand namesThe Hindu(Page 8)

    Health (GSII)– Why is the use of identical trade names for drugs with different active ingredients an old problem in India?
    – What needs to be done?
    India and the Maldives The Hindu(Page 8)IR (GSII)
    – What is the India-Maldives Row?
    – Its reasons and impacts
    Providing clean water to all: Jal Jeevan MissionThe Hindu(Page 9)Governance (GSII)– What is the  Jal Jeevan Mission?
    – Its significance
    Reconsidering the free movement regimeThe Hindu(Page 10)
    IR (GSII)
    – What is the Free Movement Regime (FMR) agreement?
    – Why is the FMR being reconsidered?
    India, Pakistan relations through the prism of diplomacyThe Hindu(Page 11)IR (GSII)– India-Pakistan relations: Its history, significance, challenges and the way forward
    Cabinet okays Rs 8500 crore for coal gasificationThe Hindu(Page 13)Environment (GSIII)– What is the significance of coal gasification for India?
    Leprosy Eradication ProgrammeThe Hindu(Page 14)Health (GSII)– What is leprosy? Its causes, symptoms and treatment
    – What is the significance of the National Leprosy Eradication Programme?
    Personalised medicineThe Hindu(Page 20)Health (GSII)– What is personalised medicine?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Israel-Hamas conflict’s spillover has direct bearing on our energy, economic interestsIndian Express(Page 10)


    IR (GSII) – What is the Israel-Hamas conflict?
    – Its impact on India’s energy and economic interests
    Karpoori Thakur: The common man’s manIndian Express(Page 12)Social Justice (GSII)– Who was Karpoori Thakur?
    – His contributions 
    France’s early bet on India is paying offIndian Express(Page 12)


    IR (GSII)– Why is India important to France?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations
    How to make GST less taxingIndian Express(Page 12)
    Economy (GSIII)

    – What is the Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Op SarvashaktiIndian Express(Page 20)Defence (GSIII) – What is Operation Sarvashakti?
    – Its aims and objectives
    Turkey finally backs Sweden’s NATO bidIndian Express(Page 20)IR (GSII)– What is NATO?
    – Its history, members and objectives
    EX- DESERT KNIGHTPIBDefence (GSIII)
    – What is the Exercise Desert Knight?
    – Key facts related to it
    14th National Voters’ Day (NVD) PIBGovernance (GSII)
    – What is National Voters’ Day?
    – Its significance
    (MoU) between India and Oman on cooperation in the field of Information TechnologyPIBIR (GSII)– What is the importance of Oman to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    Arambai Tenggol Indian Express(Page 20)Internal Security (GSIII)– What is the Arambai Tenggol?
    – Key facts related to it
    Protocol for establishment of joint Economic and Trade Committee between India and Dominican RepublicPIBIR (GSII)
    – What is the importance of the Dominican Republic to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    launch of ‘Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile Barge, LSAM 19 (Yard 129PIBDefence (GSIII)– What is the ‘Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile Barge, LSAM 19 (Yard 129)’?
    – Its significance
    Investment Forum for Advancing Climate Resilient Agrifood Systems in IndiaPIBEconomy (GSIII)– What is the ‘Investment Forum for Advancing Climate Resilient Agrifood Systems in India’?
    – Its objectives