Headlines of the Day 28-03-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Priest can give CAA eligibility certificate, says govt. helplineThe Hindu(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What is an “eligibility certificate” under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019?
    – Other key facts related to CAA
    Now, boys can learn Mohiniyattam at KalamandalamThe Hindu(Page 5)Art and Culture (GSI)
    – What are the key facts related to the Mohiniyattam?
    WTO’s investment facilitation negotiations are not illegalThe Hindu(Page 6)
    Economy (GSIII)– What is the Investment Facilitation for Development (IFD) agreement?
    – What is India’s stand on it?
    Preventing a China-Taiwan conflictThe Hindu(Page 7)
    IR (GSII)– Why is the China-Taiwan relation so tense?
    – Its impact on world
    Rohingya refugees The Hindu(Page 8)IR (GSII)– Who are Rohingya refugees? 
    – Why are they risking their lives at sea?
    lung cancerThe Hindu(Page 12)Health (GSII)lung cancer: Its causes, symptoms and treatment
    Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)The Hindu(Page 13)
    Economy (GSIII)
    – What are Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)?
    – Its significance
    Study unravels the recipe that gives Kashmiri rice variety unique aromaThe Hindu(Page 18)
    Economy (GSIII)
    – What are the key facts related to Kashmiri rice?
    Australia’s carbon credit scheme The Hindu(Page 18)
    Environment (GSIII)– What does carbon credit mean?
    – Is Australia’s carbon credit scheme a ‘catastrophe’?
    Meet Sadanand Date, a police hero of 26/11 terror attack, the new NIA chiefIndian Express (Page 7)Defence (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to NIA?
    New MGNREGA rates: Goa sees highest hike of Rs 34 per day, UP, Uttarakhand lowest at Rs Indian Express (Page 11)Welfare – What is MGNREGA?
    – Its objectives and significance 
    India TB Report-2024: Missing cases shrinking, 95% got treatment in 2023Indian Express (Page 11) Health (GSII)– What are the key findings of the India TB Report 2024?
    Holes in social security: social protection architecture in India Indian Express (Page 13)
    Social Issues (GSI)– What does social security mean? Its Significance
    – Steps taken by the Indian government for strengthening the social security
    T+0 settlement cycleIndian Express (Page 15)Economy (GSIII)– What is the T+0 settlement cycle?
    – Its significance
    Pakistan may ‘seriously examine’ resuming trade with India: Why it paused, what it constitutedIndian Express (Page 16)

    IR (GSII)

    – Why does Pakistan’s foreign minister want to resume trade with India?
    – Its significance and implications
    Status of employment in IndiaIndian Express (Page 16)Economy (GSIII)– What are the key findings of the India Employment Report 2024?
    Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi sworn in as judicial member, Lokpal PIBPolity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key facts related to Lokpal?
    PM Modi Celebrates Global Popularity Of Garba, UNESCO RecognitionAirArt and Culture (GSI)– What are the key facts related to Garba?
    Jaishankar Meets Malaysian PM Anwar Ibrahim, Discusses Stronger India-Malaysia TiesAir
    IR (GSII)– Why is Malaysia important to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations