Today's Headlines

Today's Headlines - 17 June 2024

Click here to download PDF


Solid Waste Management (SWM) Cess

GS Paper III

News Excerpt:

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahangara Palike (BBMP) has proposed a Solid Waste Management (SWM) Cess of ₹100 per month for each household sparking debate and criticism among residents and stakeholders.

Size of the Union Council of Ministers

GS Paper II

News Excerpt:

On June 9, 2024, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Union Council of Ministers (COM) were sworn in at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

High Court’s take on Marriage Act, an erosion of rights

GS Paper I

News Excerpt:

The Madhya Pradesh High Court order goes against the very basis of the Special Marriage Act.

Skill Census

GS Paper III

News Excerpt:

Andhra Pradesh government issued orders to conduct a skill census to assess profiles, skill needs and skill disparities for providing necessary training to empower individuals.

Review of  the progress of schemes and key initiatives of DEPwD

GS Paper II

News Excerpt:

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment convened a pivotal meeting to review the progress of various schemes and strategize key departmental initiatives for the next 100 days under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD).

News in brief

NaBFID: Financing India's Infrastructure Development

News Excerpt:

The National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) has lined up a Rs 20,000 crore credit line from multiple banks and is negotiating with multilateral agencies for long-term funds, including green climate funds for renewable energy projects.

India Celebrating Global Wind Day

News Excerpt:

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) organized ‘Global Wind Day’ on the 15th of June 2024, aimed at celebrating the glorious success of the Indian Wind Sector so far and also discussing the potential way forward for accelerating wind energy adoption in India.

Bedout Island

News Excerpt:

Over 33,000 seabird deaths at Bedout Island highlight the increasing severity of tropical cyclones.

Gandhi Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary

News Excerpt:

The Gandhi Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary will be the second home for cheetahs in India, after the Kuno National Park.

Book A Free Counseling Session

What's Today

Reviews