Headlines of the day 26-08-2023

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    Punjab governor threatens President’s rule amid face-off with CM 

    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance 

    • What is the President’s Rule?
    • When it is imposed? Concerns and way forward

    PM Modi’s Greece visit

    The Hindu:

    (Page 9)

    IR

    • What are the key outcomes of PM Modi’s visit to Greece?

    Indore best city, Madhya Pradesh top State in Smart Cities contest

    The Hindu: (Page 10)

    Polity and Governance 

    • What are the key findings of the India Smart Cities Award Contest (ISAC), 2022?

    Land scheme is reserved only for J&K domiciles

    The Hindu: (Page 10)

    Polity and Governance

    • What is J&K’s ‘land to landless’ scheme? Its Significance

    The State of India’s Birds, 2023 report

    Indian Express: 

    (Page 11)

    Environment 

    • What are the key findings of the ‘State of India’s Birds, 2023 report’?

    National Curriculum Framework for School Education (NCF-SE)

    Indian Express:

    (Page 14)

    Education

    • What are the aims and objectives of the National Curriculum Framework for School Education (NCF-SE)?

    Athen’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 

    PIB 

    Miscellaneous 

    • What is the Significance of the Athen’s ‘Tomb of the Unknown Soldier’?

    National Action for Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem (NAMASTE) Scheme

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the National Action for Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem (NAMASTE) Scheme?
    • Its aims and objectives

    PM Modi conferred with Greece’s Grand Cross of the Order of Honour

    Live Mint 

    Miscellaneous 

    • What is Greece’s Grand Cross of the Order of Honour?