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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Govt. keeps small savings interest rates unchanged

    (Economy)

    Why did the government  keep interest rates unchanged on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, for the second quarter of 2022-23 ?and repercussions of the move .

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    Alternatives to single use plastic costlier

    (Environment)

    Know about the Single Use Plastics and Reasons for the Ban,issues in implementation and what lies ahead ? 

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    A.P. tops country in  ease of doing business

     

    (Economy)

    What are key highlights of the Business Reforms Action Plan (BRAP) jointly formulated by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and the World Bank?

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    Do not weaken the anti defection law 

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about Anti Defection Law, the Grounds of Disqualification, issues with Anti Defection Law,What are Different Suggestions related to the Anti-defection Law? And way ahead 

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    Home and abroad

     

    (International Relations)

    What are the outcomes of the G-7 meeting ?know about G7 ,objectives and economic initiatives  ,challenges and what lies ahead ?

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    9

    Should endorsers be held responsible for claims in advertising? 

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are major highlights of guidelines for ‘Prevention of Misleading Advertisements and Endorsements for Misleading Advertisements, 2022?Why were the new guidelines needed then?concerns ,key analysis and way forward 

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    The free fall of the rupee 

    (Economy)

    What is happening with the rupee?What determines the rupee’s value? What is causing the rupee to lose value

    against the dollar? What are the ways in which the RBI has tried to cushion the fall of the rupee? And What lies ahead?

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    10

    A road safety quartet and the road ahead

    (Governance)

    What are the key observations made by the new analytical series on road safety published in The Lancet?How can four factors improve safety outcomes?What can be done to cut death and injury rates?

     

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    Modified PSLV places three foreign satellites into orbit

    (Science and Technology )

    Learn facts related to PSLV-C53 mission

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    UAPA necessary to act against terrorists: Minister

    (Governance)

    What is the origin of the UAPA?What is its scope and how has it been expanded over the years?How do UAPA provisions differ from regular criminal law?

     

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    Concern over shortage of leprosy drug in private sector 

    (Health)

    Learn facts related to Clofazimine

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    15

    Russia withdraws from Snake Island

    (International Relations)

    Know about Snake Island and its importance

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    Banks have capital to buffer any shock

     

    Fiscal deficit touched 12.3% of FY23 goal in May

     

    (Economy)

    What are findings of the biannual Financial Stability Report (FSR)?issues highlighted and suggestions 

     

    What is a Fiscal Deficit?Components of Fiscal Deficit,Reasons for Fiscal Deficit,ways to handle .