Headlines of the Day 28-10-2023

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    HeadlineSource LinkSyllabusKey points to know
    Criminal law Bills The Hindu(Page 1)Indian Express(Page 9)
    Polity and Governance (GS II)– The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affair postponed its adoption of a draft report on three Bills seeking to replace the existing criminal laws.
    – What is the reason behind it and the way ahead?
    Dark pattern sales by airlines, online agents deemed ‘cybercrime’The Hindu(Page 1)
    Cyber Security (GS III)– What are Dark Patterns?
    – Its criticism, significance and the way forward
    anti-NEET BillThe Hindu (Page 4)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is the anti-NEET Bill?
    Dilli ke Farishtey schemeThe Hindu (Page 5)Indian Express(Page 8)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is the Dilli ke Farishtey scheme?
    – Its key objectives
    Women can make the world betterThe Hindu(Page 8)Women Empowerment(GSI)– What is the role of women in making the world better?
    India must leverage ties with QatarThe Hindu(Page 8)The Hindu(Page 10)Indian Express(Page 1)Indian Express(Page 10)Indian Express(Page 10)IR (GSII)– India-Qatar relationship
    – Its significance
    A China-India partnership, its vast global potentialThe Hindu(Page 8)IR (GSII)– What is the current status of China-India relationship?
    Thallium The Hindu(Page 9)Science and Technology – What is Thallium?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages 
    Section 67 of the Information Technology ActThe Hindu (Page 10 )Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is Section 67 of the Information Technology Act?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward 
    Chandrayaan-3’s lander module, Vikram, The Hindu(Page 12)Space(GSIII)– What is the significance of the Chandrayaan-3 mission?
    cancer incidence rate in IndiaThe Hindu(Page 12)Health(GSII)
    – What is Cancer?
    – Cancer incidence rate in India
    India and Maldives tiesIndian ExpressIR(GS II)– What is the significance of India and Maldives relationships?
    ‘Navratna’ (nine gems) to Uttarakhand’s infrastructure development
    Vibrant Villages Programme
    Indian Express(Page 5)




    Indian Express(Page 5)
    Infrastructure (GSIII)




    Infrastructure (GSIII)
    – What is ‘Navratna’ (nine gems) to Uttarakhand’s infrastructure development?

    – What is the Vibrant Villages Programme? 
    – Its significance
    PM to lay foundation for Amrit VatikaIndian Express(Page 8)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is Amrit Vatika?
    – Its significance
    No working staff left in POCSO divisionIndian Express(Page 8)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is the POCSO Act?
    – Its key provision, criticism and the way forward
    Political Deepfake Indian Express(Page 10)
    Polity and Governance (GS II) / Cyber Security– What is Political Deepfake?
    – How can it be detected?
    Punjab farm fires down Indian Express(Page 14)Environment (GS III)– What is stubble burning?
    – Its reasons and solutions
    PM eBus SewaIndian Express(Page 14)Environment (GS III)– What is PM eBus Sewa?
    – Its significance
    Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) awards Indian Express(Page 15)(Miscellaneous)
    – What is the significance of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) awards? 
    PM calls for greater self-reliance in cybersecurity hardware, softwareIndian Express(Page 19)Cyber Security (GS III)
    – What is cybersecurity?
    – What is the status of India’s National Cyber Security Strategy?
    What are Credit Information Companies?Indian Express(Page 20)Economy (GSIII)
    – What is the significance of the Credit Information Companies?
    Public Distribution System (PDS) scam.Indian Express(Page 20)
    Economy (GSIII)– What is the Public Distribution System (PDS)? 
    – What is West Bengal’s alleged PDS scam?
    First Advance Estimates of production of major kharif crops 2023-24PIBEconomy (GSIII)– What are kharif crops?
    – Its production in India
    Coal Ministry and Ministry of New & Renewable Energy to Work Jointly to Promote Green EnergyPIBEnvironment (GS III)

    – What is Green Energy?
    – Steps taken by India for its production and promotion
    related issues with MozambiquePIBIR (GS II)– What is the significance of Mozambique for India?
    Open Market Sale Scheme (Domestic)PIBEconomy (GSIII)– What is the Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS)?
    – Its significance
    Third Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile (ACTCM) Barge, LSAM 17 (Yard 127) PIBDefense (GSIII) – What is an Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile (ACTCM) Barge, LSAM 17 (Yard 127)?
    – Its significance