Headlines of the Day 25-11-2023


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Central government exempts CERT-In from RTI ActThe Hindu
    Cyber Security, GS 3– What is the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In)?
    – Why has it been exempted from the RTI Act? 
    NASA’s Psyche spacecraftIEScience and Technology, GS 3– What is the significance of NASA’s Psyche spacecraft?
    Sickle cell diseaseIE
    Science and Technology, GS 3 / Health, GS 2– What is sickle cell disease?
    – What is the significance of the gene editing technology ‘Crispr-Cas9’ for sickle cell disease? 
    H9N2 (Avian influenza virus)MintHealth; GS 2 – What is the H9N2 (Avian influenza virus)?
    – Its causes, symptoms and preventive measures
    Defence; GS 3– What is the Exercise SURYA KIRAN?
    – Its significance
    India becomes Chair of International Sugar Organisation (ISO) for 2024PIBEconomy ; GS 3 – What is the role of the International Sugar Organisation (ISO)?
    – Facts related to sugarcane production in India
    Lachit BorphukanPIB
    History ; GS 1– Who was Lachit Borphukan?
    – His contributions
    Coseismic Ionospheric Perturbations (CIP)PIBScience and Technology ; GS 3– What is the Coseismic Ionospheric Perturbations (CIP)?
    – Its significance