Headlines of the day 27-06-2023





    Key points to know

    Char Dham Yatra -149 pilgrims succumb to ailments, accidents in two months The Hindu Page 12 GS-1/Culture
    • What is Char Dham Yatra?
    • Why do pilgrims succumb to ailments, accident?
    Fibonacci Sequence The Hindu Page 18 CSAT/Science
    • What is  Fibonacci Sequence? Its Significance
    A grand revival: on India-Egypt ties  The Hindu Page 6 GS-2/IR
    • India and Egypt have re-established close ties in recent years. What are the main resons behind this?
    • Why West Asia-North Africa (WANA) region is important for India?
    Understanding the Wagner mutiny The Hindu Page 8 GS-2/IR
    • Whaat is Wagner Group? Why did Prigozhin launch the mutiny?
    •  What was Putin’s response?
    India ends Special Olympics Campaign with 202 medals The Hindu Page 15 Sports
    • What is Special Olympics World Summer Games. India’s Performance
    • Paralympics vs. Special Olympics

    What are Flash Floods?

    Indian Express GS-1/Geography
    • What are flash floods, which have also led to landslides in parts of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana?
    Tripura observes Kharchi Puja Indian Express GS-1/Culture
    • What is Kharchi Puja? Its Significance
    Centre approves ₹56,415 crore as interest-free, long-term capex loans to 16 states so far in FY24 Mint GS-3/Eco
    • The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, has approved capital investment proposals of Rs. 56,415 crore in 16 States in the current financial year
    • Approval given under the scheme entitled ‘Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment 2023-24
    UTPRERAK: Unnat Takniki Pradarshan Kendra PIB GS-3/Eco
    • The Ministry of Power has established UTPRERAK. What are its target?

    NANDI (NOC Approval for New Drug and Inoculation System) Portal launched

    PIB GS-3/Eco
    • What is NANDI Portal?
    • Its Aim and Strategy

    QCI and Odisha Government launched Odisha Gunvatta Sankalp

    PIB GS-2/Governance
    • What is Odisha Gunvatta Sankalp?
    • What are functions of Quality Council of India?

    Multispectral/Hyperspectral Comparison

    PIB GS-3/Science
    • What is Hyperspectral remote sensing technology?
    • Comparison with Multispectral remote sensing technology 

    PM Modi to flag off 5 Vande Bharat Express trains in Bhopal

    AIR GS-3/Eco
    • What is Vande Bharat Express?
    • How many Vande Bharat trains do the Railways currently operate?

    India Meteorological Department has issued orange alert in Uttarakhand

    AIR GS-1/Geography
    • The India Meteorological Department has issued orange alert for rain in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh
    • What are IMD Colour-based alerts?

    Arab Youth Survey Reveals India’s Growing Influence as Strong Ally Surpassing US

    AIR GS-2/IR
    • What are the Top findings from the 15th annual ASDA’A BCW Arab Youth Survey?