Headlines of the day 26-07-2023

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    No-Confidence Motion

    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the No-Confidence Motion?
    • Its significance

    Flash floods

    The Hindu:

    (Page 8)

    Disaster Management

    • Is Himachal floods: a man-made disaster?
    • How have changes in the way dams are being built, shift in crop patterns, rush of tourism added to the problem?

    Full-reserve banking

    The Hindu: (Page-9)

    Economy 

    • What is Full-reserve banking?
    • Its Significance

    Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 passed in Lok Sabha

    The Hindu: (Page 11) 

    Governance/ Environment

    • What are the key features of the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 passed in the Lok Sabha?

    IMF projects Indian economy to grow at 6.1% in 2023

    The Hindu: (Page 14)

    Economy

    • What are the key highlights of the latest update of the World Economic Outlook?

    Nipah virus 

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 7)

    Health

    • Nipah virus causes a highly fatal respiratory and encephalitic infection in humans
    • What are its symptoms and Are there any vaccines? 

    Lok Sabha passed the Multi-State Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022 

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key features of the Multi-State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022 passed in the Lok Sabha?

    Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) scheme

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key features of the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) scheme?

    Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan 

    PIB

    Governance   

    • What are the key objectives of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan?

    ‘Mission Shakti’ programme

    PIB

    Women Empowerment

    • What is the aim of the  ‘Mission Shakti’ programme?

    Kargil Vijay Diwas

    Live mint

    Defence / History

    • What is the significance of the Kargil Vijay Diwas?