Headlines of the Day 26-02-2024

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    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Household Consumption Expenditure Survey (HCES) for 2022-23The Hindu(Page 1)
    Economy (GSIII) 


    – What are the key findings of the Household Consumption Expenditure Survey (HCES) for 2022-23?
    Attukal Pongala festivalThe Hindu(Page 6)Art and Culture (GSI)– What is the Attukal Pongala festival?
    – Its significance
    Discovery of temples in Telangana shows spread of Chalukya reignThe Hindu(Page 6)


    History (GSI)– What are the key facts related to the Chalukya reign?
    Raisina DialogueThe Hindu(Page 8)IR (GSII)– What is Raisina Dialogue?
    – Its significance for India
    Uniform Civil Code of Uttarakhand Bill, 2024:chilling effect on the freedom to loveThe Hindu(Page 8)

    Governance (GSII)

    – What is Uttarakhand’s Uniform Civil Code Bill, 2024?
    – Its significance, concerns and the way forward
    Why were surrogacy rules modified?The Hindu(Page 10)Governance (GSII) – What is surrogacy?
    – How are they regulated in India?
    India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC)The Hindu(Page 10)IR (GSII)– What is the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC)?
    – Its significance for India
    IGNCA’s ‘language atlas’ to shine a light on India’s linguistic diversityThe Hindu(Page 14)

    Art and Culture (GSI)– What is IGNCA’s ‘language atlas’?
    – Its significance
    Fresher hiring crisis The Hindu
    Economy (GSIII)– What is behind the fresher hiring crisis and low pay in the IT sector?
    Blanets: worlds around black holesThe Hindu(Page 20)S&T (GSIII)– What are Blanet?
    – Key facts related to it
    Assam Muslim Marriage and Divorce Registration Act of 1935Indian ExpressGovernance (GSII)– Why has the Assam government decided to repeal the state’s Muslim Marriage Act?
    – Its impact
    newly amended Electricity RulesIndian ExpressEconomy (GSIII) / Environment (GSIII)– What are the recent amendments to the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020?
    – Its significance
    Protecting people’s privacy is essential to maintaining democracyIndian Express(Page 9)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is people’s privacy?
    – Why protecting people’s privacy is essential to maintaining democracy?
    WTO Meet: India seeks permanent solution to food securityIndian Express (Page 13)
    Economy (GSIII)– What is WTO?
    – India’s concerns at WTO and its solution
    PM inaugurates and lays foundation stone of multiple key initiatives for Cooperative sectorpibEconomy (GSIII)

    – What is the significance of the Cooperative sector in India’s growth?
    – Steps taken by the government for its promotion
    MakhaBuchaPIBCulture (GSI)
    – What is the MakhaBucha (Magh Puja) ceremony?
    – Key facts related to it
    SECI unveils India’s largest solar-battery project,PIBEnvironment (GSIII)
    – Recently, SECI has successfully commissioned India’s largest Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). What will be its significance?
    Kaziranga National ParkPIBEnvironment (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the Kaziranga National Park?
    Sudarshan SetuPIBEconomy (GSIII)
    – What are the key facts related to the Sudarshan Setu?
    ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN’PIBDefence (GSIII)– What is the significance of the Exercise ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN’? 
    Bharat Tex 2024 AIREconomy(GSIII)– What is Bharat Tex 2024?
    – Its significance
    Purple Fest’ AIRSocial Justice(GSII)– What is the Purple Fest?
    – Its significance