Headlines of the Day 26-10-2023


     The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB

    HeadlineSource LinkSyllabusKey points to know
    India partially resumes visa services for CanadiansThe HinduPage 1Indian Express(Page 1)IR (GS II)– India partially resumes visa services for Canadians. What is its significance?
    Nipah virus antibodies found in Wayanad batsThe Hindu (Page 6)Health (GSII) / S&T (GS III)– What is the Nipah virus?
    – Are there any vaccines?
    Jamrani dam project The Hindu (Page 7)PIBInfrastructure (GS III)– What is the significance of the Jamrani dam project?
    Women, marriage and labour market participationThe Hindu (Page 8)Women Related issues(GS I)– What is the current female labor force participation in India?
    Urban India and multiple health risksThe Hindu(Page 8)Health (GS II)– Why are Urban Indians vulnerable to multiple health risks?
    – Its reasons and solutions
    India must understand Bhutan’s reasoning in Thimphu’s talks with ChinaThe Hindu (Page 8)IR (GS II)– What is the current state of India-Bhutan relations?
    The legality of using white phosphorusThe Hindu (Page 9)IR (GS II)

    – What is white phosphorus?
    – Is it legal to use it?
    Israel has an iron grip over Gaza and West Bank’s economyThe Hindu (Page 9 )IR (GS II)– Why are Israel and Hamas at war? 
    Gender gap in earningsThe Hindu(Page 10)Social Issues (GS I) / Economy (GSIII)– What is the Gender Gap in earnings?
    – Its reasons, impacts and the way forward
    ISA to release report on global adoption of solar technology in NovemberThe Hindu(Page 14)Environment  (GS III)– What is the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
    – Its working
    Centre approves ₹22,303-cr. subsidy on key fertilizersThe Hindu(Page 14)Indian Express(Page 10)PIBEconomy (GSIII)– Centre approves ₹22,303-cr. subsidy on key fertilizers. Its significance
    Simultaneous polls: Law Commission shares strategy

    The Hindu(Page 14)Indian Express(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What are simultaneous polls?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Russia prepares to withdraw from Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)Indian Express
    IR– What is the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)?
    – Why Is Russia Withdrawing from it?
    CubismIndian ExpressMiscellaneous – What is Cubism — and how Braque and Picasso created it?
    LS Ethics Committee: its constitution, membersIndian ExpressPolity and Governance (GS II) – Lok Sabha’s Ethics Committee: its history, constitution and members
    China has launched its first nuclear-powered guided missile submarinesIndian ExpressIR (GS II)– China launches first nuclear-powered guided missile submarine. Its Significance
    Integrated theatre commandsIndian Express(Page 1)Defence (GS III)– What are Integrated theatre commands?
    – Its significance
    Rajasthan Chief Minister has recently announced several women-centric schemesIndian Express(Page 6)Polity and Governance (GS II)
    – What are women-centric schemes?
    – Its impact
    Why India must offer student work visas

    Indian Express(Page 8)

    Polity and Governance (GS II)– Why are student work visas?
    – Why must India offer it?
    Credit growth to industry slows as new projects declineIndian Express(Page 15)Economy (GS III)

    – What is credit growth to the industry?
    – Why is it on decline?
    The new made-in-India EV charging standardIndian Express(Page 15)

    Environment (GS III)

    – The new made-in-India EV charging standard for bikes and scooters: why does it matter?
    Cabinet approves India-Japan chip supply chain partnershipIndian Express(Page 15)
    IR (GS II) / Economy (GSIII)– What is the India-Japan chip supply chain partnership?
    – Its significance
    43rd edition of PRAGATIPIBPolity and Governance (GS II– What are the key highlights of the 43rd edition of PRAGATI?
    Indian Army’s first Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT)PIBDefence(GSIII)– What is the Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT)?Its significance for Indian Army
    4th edition of Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC) – 2023PIBDefence(GSIII)– What are the key highlights of the 4th edition of Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC) – 2023?
    Awareness Activities under Mission LiFEPIBEnvironment(GS III)

    – What is the Mission LiFE?
    – Its significance
    Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is organising a Country-Led Initiative (CLI) event PIBEnvironment (GS III)– The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is organising a Country-Led Initiative (CLI) event. 
    – What is it? Its significance
    Vimarsh-2023PIBGovernance (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is the Vimarsh-2023?
    – Its significance