Headlines of the Day 26-12-2023


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Jaishankar arrives in Russia on 5-day visit; trade ties on agendaThe Hindu: (Page 1)IR (GSII)– What is the importance of Russia for India?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between the two nations?
    PM-JANMAN The Hindu: (Page 1)Welfare Schemes (GSII)– What is the PM-JANMAN? 
    – Its aims and objectives
    Sri Mandir Parikrama Prakalp (SMPP)The Hindu: (Page 5)Infrastructure  (GSIII)– What is Sri Mandir Parikrama Prakalp (SMPP)?
    – Key facts related to Jagannath Temple
    Supreme court’s recommendation of a truth and reconciliation commissionThe Hindu: (Page 6)

    Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What is the Truth and Reconciliation Commission?
    – Its objectives
    Global Goal on Adaptation and the road from DubaiThe Hindu: (Page 6)Environment (GSIII)– What is the Global Goal on Adaptation (GGA)?
    – Its objectives
    U.S and ChinaThe Hindu: (Page 7)IR (GSII) – What is the current status of the U.S-China relations?
    – Its significance for India
    A dive into sanitation solutionsThe Hindu: (Page 9)Health (GSII) / Environment (GSIII)– What is sanitation?
    – Steps taken by India for sanitation
    Chem PlutoThe Hindu: (Page 10)Miscellnious 
    – What is Chem Pluto?
    – Why was it targeted?
    Veer Baal DivasThe Hindu: (Page 12)Miscellaneous 
    – What is the significance of the Veer Baal Divas?
    UNHCR The Hindu: (Page 12)IR (GSII)– What are the roles and responsibilities of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)?
    India-ASEAN The Hindu: (Page 13)
    IR (GSII)– What is the importance of ASEAN for India?
    – Key facts related to ASEAN
    Stagflation The Hindu: (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)– What is stagflation?
    – How does it impact the economy?
    Good Governance DayPIBMiscellaneous – What is Good Governance Day?
    – Its significance
    Zuari Bridge PIBInfrastructure  (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the Zuari Bridge?
    Viability Gap FundingPIBEconomy (GSIII)– What is Viability Gap Funding?
    – Its importance
    SETI and METI programmesThe Hindu: (Page 18)
    S&T (GSIII)– What are SETI and METI programmes?
    – Its aims and objectives 
    women participation in MGNREGSIndian Express (Page5)Welfare Schemes (GSII)– What is MGNREGS?
    – Its significance for women
    Data breaches and Cybersecurity Indian Express (Page11)Cyber Security (GSIII)– What is a Data Breach and How to Prevent It?
    G20 Indian Express (Page11)IR (GSII)
    – How India fast-tracked progress — what Brazil can learn as G20 president?
    First rupee payment for oil to UAEIndian Express (Page15)Economy (GSIII) / IR– First rupee payment for oil to UAE: What is its importance?