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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

    3

    Draft e-commerce rules: Industry dept objects, Niti Aayog chief says will hit ease of business

    (Economy)

    Why is there a contradiction between DPIIT and the Consumer Affairs Ministry over e-commerce rules? How are they adversely affecting the Business?

    GS 2

    6 & 7

    Mexico DIa de la Independencia

    (IR)

    Please read about Mexico- India relations and scope of cooperation across various fields.

    GS 3

    11

    Delhi education dept issues advisory to check gaming disorder among children

    (Health)

    What is gaming disorder? What are its symptoms and how it affects children? What is the way forward to avoid such things in students?

    GS 2

    13

    India rejects China’s allegations, blames Beijing’s troop build-up for tension

    (IR)

    Why has India adopted a forward policy regarding border management? What are Chinese allegations and Indian responses? Way ahead.

    GS 2

    13

    ‘How can highways be perpetually blocked?’: Supreme Court on farmers’ stir at Delhi border

    (Governance)

    What are the rights of protesting people or groups in a democracy?What is SC’s verdict regarding the farmers blocking the highways?

    GS 3

    13

    Coming soon, a project to secure India’s elephant corridors

    (Environment)

    What are Elephant Corridors? What can be benefits from giving legal protection to elephant corridors? How can they reduce man- animal conflict?

    GS 3

    14

    The many benefits of a strong GI ecosystem

    (Economy)

    How is the GI tag provided and why? What are its different benefits? How does it aligns with Gandhi’s idea of Trusteeship capitalism?

    GS 3

    14

    The final stretch

    (Health)

    How can the new insights in vaccines and related data be utilised for bettering the last stage of vaccination drive?

    GS 2 & 4

    15

    Recognising Gandhi the philosopher

    (Polity, Ethics)

    The article has beautifully compared different philosophies which can be very good add on in mains answers on different subjects and Essay.

    GS 2

    15

    The proposal to link Aadhaar with voter ID is unconstitutional

    (Governance)

    Why is the government trying to link AADHAR with voter ID? How does it violate the constitution? What is the Way ahead?

    GS 2

    16

    District hospitals have avg 24 beds per 1 lakh people, Bihar lowest at 6: NITI Aayog report

    (Governance)

    What are the findings of NITI aayog’s study on ‘Best Practices in the Performance of District Hospitals’? How can cooperative and competitive federalism be promoted via such reports?

    GS 3

    16

    At end of sugar season, arrears to cane farmers lowest in 4 years

    (Economy)

    Why have arrears to cane farmers fallen so low? How can the profits of sugarcane farmers be increased in line with Doubling farmers income?

    GS 3

    16

    Zydus Cadila’s ZyCoV-D to be introduced in Covid vaccination drive soon, says Centre

    (Health, Sc & Tech)

    Learn about the ZyCov-D vaccine. How will it help schools to reopen for better learning output? How will it be rolled out across India for children above the age of 12?

    GS 2 & 3

    19

    Explained: Heroin seizures from Arabian Sea as Afghanistan fell to Taliban

    (Internal Security, IR)

    How has heroin import increased after Taliban’s rise? What should be done to curb this menace? What is the Way ahead?

    GS 1 & 3

    19

    Explained: Why Instagram is under the lens for its ‘negative impact’ on teen girls

    (Society and Health)

    How is social media affecting teenage girls and their mental health? Can facebook kids with limited options be a solution to these challenges? What can be other solutions?

    GS 2 & 3

    21

    FTA with Aus by 2022-end; ‘low hanging fruits’ in interim deal

    (IR, Economy)

    What are the low hanging fruits agreed by both India and Australia? What could be the benefits of FTA with Australia to India?

    GS 2

    21

    Post UK plaints, NHA comes up with ‘international vaccine certificates’

    (IR)

    What is vaccine diplomacy? What was the UK’s complaint regarding Indian Vaccination drives? What are the benefits of having an international vaccine certificate?