Headlines of the Day 27-12-2023


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    The outlook for 2024, for the world and IndiaThe Hindu: (Page 6)IR (GSII)– What are the  key possibilities/uncertainties that are holding out for India and the world in 2024?
    A new economics for inclusive growthThe Hindu: (Page 6)Economy (GSIII)

    – What does inclusive growth mean?
    – Its importance for India
    women-led developmentThe Hindu: (Page 7)Women Empowerment (GSI)– What does women-led development mean?
    – Steps taken by the Indian government for the promotion of women-led development
    Are graduates facing unemployment?The Hindu: (Page 8)

    Governance (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)
    – What is unemployment?
    – Are graduates facing unemployment in India? Its reasons and solution
    China’s 2024 economic policyThe Hindu: (Page 8)

    IR (GSII) 

    – What does China’s 2024 economic policy look like?
    – What is its significance for India?
    Do shortened TB treatment plans offer the solution for India’s TB burden?The Hindu: (Page 9)Health (GSII) – What is Tuberculosis?
    – Its symptoms & causes
    – What is India’s TB burden? Steps taken for its mitigation
    newly enacted criminal lawsThe Hindu: (Page 11)Polity and Governance (GSII) – What are the key provisions of the newly enacted criminal laws?
    maritime security The Hindu: (Page 11)IR (GSII) / Defence (GSIII)– What is maritime security? 
    – What are the steps taken by India for its maritime security?
    India, Russia ink ‘key’ pacts related to Kudankulam nuclear power plant
    The Hindu: (Page 11)

    IR (GSII)
    – What are the key facts related to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant?
    – What are the key areas of cooperation between India and Russia
    Ministry sends social media firms advisory to regulate deepfakesThe Hindu: (Page 12)S&T (GSIII)– What are deepfakes? Concerns related to it
    – Steps taken by the Indian government for its mitigation
    Section 498A of the Indian Penal CodeThe Hindu: (Page 12)
    Polity and Governance (GSII) 
    – What is the Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code?
    – Its significance and criticism
    ICMR initiates steps for non-invasive testing method to tackle anaemiaThe Hindu: (Page 12)Health (GIII)– What is anaemia?
    – Its symptoms, causes and treatment
    ‘Government working on PLI 2.0 for steel sector in ‘24’The Hindu: (Page 13)
    Economy (GSIII)
    – What is the Production Linked Incentive Scheme 2.0?- Its objectives
    Renewable energy investments to surge 83% to $16.5 billion in 2024The Hindu: (Page 13)Environment (GSIII)– What is renewable energy?
    – Where does India stand on the renewable energy front?
    Sweden’s NATO bid gets Turkiye’s first nodThe Hindu: (Page 14)
    IR (GSII)– What is NATO?
    – Its members and objectives
    Sunehri MasjidIndian Express (Page8)History I (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Sunehri Bagh masjid?
    India’s role in South Asia Indian Express (Page13)IR (GSII)

    – What role India is playing in South Asia? 
    – Importance of South Asia for India
    India Meteorological Department (IMD)Indian Express (Page17)Environment (GSIII)– What is the India Meteorological Department (IMD)?
    – Its roles and responsibilities
    India-Oman free trade agreementIndian Express (Page 21)IR (GSII)
    – What is the India-Oman free trade agreement?
    – Its significance
    Tansen Samaroh PIBArt and Culture (GSI)– What is Tansen Samaroh?
    – Its importance
    New non-invasive formaldehyde sensorPIBS&T (GSIII)– What is the new non-invasive formaldehyde sensor?
    – Its significance for the fishing industry
    ionospheric observations in Antarctica PIBGeography (GSI) / S&T (GSIII)
    – What is the significance of the ionospheric observations in Antarctica?
    RBI Releases Draft Licensing Framework for Authorised Persons Under FEMA
    AirEconomy (GSIII) 
    – What are the key provisions of the recently released draft by the RBI on ‘Licensing Framework for Authorised Persons (APs)’?
    Egypt proposes a three-phase plan to end ongoing war between Israel and HamasAIRIR (GSII)– What is the  Israel-Hamas war?
    – What is Egypt’s “three-phase plan” proposal?