Headlines of the day 30-05-2023





    Key points to know

    BrahMos: 25 Years of the Joint Venture



    • The BrahMos Aerospace JV was formed in 1998 between DRDO of India and Russian NPOM
    • The 2022 Philippines deal 

    India, Indonesia complete joint report on Sabang port feasibility

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    • India and Indonesia completed a joint feasibility study on developing Sabang port
    • How is it strategically valuable for India?
    • Strait of Malacca 

    Kheer Bhawani Mela, 2023 celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm by Kashmiri Pandits and locals of the Kashmir valley



    • Mata Kheer-Bhawani Temple
    • The Kheer Bhawani mela or festival sees the annual congregation of Kashmiri Hindus during Jyeshtha Ashtami

    DGCA approves for night landing facility at Kalaburagi Airport



    • DGCA has approved the night landing facility at Kalaburagi Airport
    • Kalaburagi is called a Sufi city
    • International airports in India

    PM flags off Assam’s first Vande Bharat Express connecting Guwahati to New Jalpaiguri



    • Vande Bharat Express: What makes it different from India’s other high-speed trains 
    • MEMU – Mainline Electric Multiple Unit
    • DEMU – Diesel Electric Multiple Unit

    Performance review: How Parliament has functioned till now 

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    • The 17th Lok Sabha has functioned for 230 sitting days so far
    • Parliamentary Standing Committees
    • The 17th Lok Sabha has not elected a Deputy Speaker

    What has India done to curb unnecessary hysterectomies?

    Hindu Page 8


    • What is hysterectomy?
    • What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Hysterectomy?

    Understanding the violence faced by healthcare professionals in India 

    Hindu Page 9


    • Why do healthcare workers face violence?
    • What effect does the violence have?

    Muslims lag behind Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in higher education

    Hindu Page 11 


    • Key findings of All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2020-2021 by Ministry of Education
    • The Muslim accounting for only 4.6% higher education enrolment though the community’s share in the population is 14%.

    India to train ASEAN women in United Nations Peacekeeping operations

    Hindu Page 12


    • What is the U.N. Peacekeeping mission?
    • India is set to conduct two initiatives for women personnel from South East Asia later this year

    China announces plan to land astronauts on moon by end of 2030

    Indian Express Page 15


    • China plans to send astronauts to moon by 2030
    • The United States is the only country to have successfully conducted crewed missions to the Moon

    Dozens of groups, deep faultlines: What is the history of insurgency in Manipur

    Indian Express Page 16


    • History of conflict in Manipur
    • Kuki-Zomi insurgent groups