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Today's Headlines - 10 May 2024

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Why agriculture may need a new export-import policy

GS Paper III

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Restrictions imposed by the central government on the export of rice, wheat, sugar, and onions have impacted India's agricultural exports in the fiscal year that just ended, following a remarkable performance in 2022-23.

‘Share of Religious Minorities: A cross country analysis’ Report: EAC-PM

GS Paper I

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India's Hindu population declined by nearly 8% between 1950 and 2015 while the Muslim population’s share grew a record 43% in the same period, according to a study by the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).

Why Indian youth is not at the polls

GS Paper II

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Election Commission data released ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls shows Low registration of first-time voters and their low participation in the early phases of election is concerning.

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A chance to settle a constitutional clash

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The Supreme Court (SC) in Property Owners Association vs State of Maharashtra, has a chance to resolve the clash between fundamental rights and Directive Principles of State Policy. The Constitution expressly makes fundamental rights enforceable, while “Directive Principles of State Policy” are regarded as goals that the state is expected to work towards.

The naysayers are wrong. Indian economy is seeing robust growth

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Growth for the fourth year after COVID-19, contained inflation and poverty reduction suggests that sufficient reforms have been undertaken and the Indian economy is on an upward trajectory.

New Nutrition Guidelines

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The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) has published comprehensive guidelines on the diet of vulnerable groups, including pregnant and lactating women, children and the elderly.

Victory Day

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On 9th May, Russia marked Victory Day with President Vladimir Putin praising his military's actions in Ukraine and criticizing the West for its involvement in global conflicts.

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