Headlines of the Day 25-04-2024

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    Muslim OBC quota: NCBC to summon Karnataka CSThe Hindu (Page 5)Governance (GSII)– What is Karnataka’s Muslim OBC quota issue?
    – Functions of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)
    the Jewish-Persian conflict, which can impact India’s ‘act west’ policy The Hindu (Page 6)
    IR (GSII)– What are the reasons behind Jewish-Persian conflict?
    – Its likely impact on India’s foreign policy in West Asia
    The Indian seafarer deserves better in choppy high seasThe Hindu (Page 6)

    Economy (GSIII)– Why are Indian seafarers significant for global trade?
    – Challenges they face 
    – Steps taken by the Indian government for its mitigation
    The reality of the Swachh Bharat MissionThe Hindu (Page 7)Governance (GSII)– What are the objectives of the Swachh Bharat Mission?
    – Its achievements and challenges
    Tensions grow in West Asia, a heavily militarised regionThe Hindu (Page 7)
    IR (GSII)

    – What are the reasons behind growing tensions in West Asia?
    – What lies ahead?
    On the National Clean Air ProgrammeThe Hindu (Page 8)Environment (GSIII)– What is the National Clean Air Programme?
    – Its achievements 
    – What more needs to be done?
    law for nominationThe Hindu (Page 8)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What does the Representation of the People Act, 1951 state with respect to requirements for valid nomination?
    ATACMS missilesThe Hindu (Page 14)Defence (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the ATACMS missiles?
    95Mat5The Hindu (Page 18)S&T (GSIII)– What is 95Mat5? 
    – Its significance
    Verification of VVPAT slipsThe Indian Express (Page 5)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is VVPAT and how does it work?
    UK’s Rwanda Bill FOR asylum seekers The Indian Express (Page 8)IR (GSII)– What are the key provisions of the UK’s Rwanda Bill?- Its significance and challenges
    Redistribution of  privately owned propertyThe Indian Express (Page 14)Polity and Governance (GSII)– Can Govt redistribute privately owned property?
    – Its implications
    Inheritance tax The Indian Express (Page 14)Economy (GSIII)– What is inheritance tax?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages
    Art 244(A)The Indian Express (Page 14)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is Article 244(A)?
    – Its significance
    10th Round Of India-Japan Consultations On Disarmament, Non-Proliferation And Export Control Held In TokyoAirIR (GSII)– Recently, the 10th Round of India-Japan Consultations on Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Export Control was held in Tokyo. What are its key outcomes?
    The Retail Summit (TRS) 2024air
    Economy (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to The Retail Summit (TRS) 2024?