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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

    1 &9

     

    Riding consumption and farm uptick, the economy grows at 8.4% in the second quarter

     

    How to read Q2 GDP data

     

    Capital Gains 

    (Economy)

    Why did the Indian economy clock a healthy growth rate of 8.4 per cent in July-September, the second quarter of the financial year 2021-22? major factors, recent data of the National Statistical Office in this context, What are the takeaways from the GVA data? What are the policy implications?

     

    GS 2

    1

    Demographic balance upset in border states: BSF DG on the 50-km rule

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Why The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50 km inside the international borders in Punjab, West Bengal and Assam, Where is BSF deployed and extended Jurisdiction? Rationale Behind this Move, Does it really harm the Federal Structure? Way Ahead

    GS 2

    4 &

    10

    Omicron fears spark vaccination uptick in capital 

     

    Follow the science 

     

    (Health )

    What is the Omicron variant of Covid-19?assessment of  WHO.

    GS 2

    5

    LS adjourned over protest by few, Oppn asks if govt willing to run House

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Major Provisions of the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021.

     

    GS 3

    5

    Govt studying how to handle crypto ads: Nirmala

     

    (Economy)

     

    What are cryptocurrencies? Benefits, what are the monetary, fiscal challenges of cryptocurrency, the legality of cryptocurrencies, features of the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021, its objectives.

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    6

     

    Centre forms a three-member committee to review criteria for EWS quota

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Objectives behind the recent appointment of a three-member committee to revisit the criteria for 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) in educational institutions and government jobs, what is the validity of the 103rd Constitution Amendment? , Do you think the reservation should be based on economic criteria instead of caste?

    GS 2

    9

    What’s in Uttarakhand’s Char Dham Act, and why it is being withdrawn

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    What is the Uttarakhand’s Char Dham Act and when was it enacted? Who protested and why? How did the new setup hurt Trivendra Singh Rawat? Why did the Dhami government roll back Trivendra’s decision?

     

    GS 3

    9

    Kyhytysuka sachicarum

    (Specis In News )

     

    What is Kyhytysuka sachicarum?

    GS 2

    9

    Barbados – the world’s newest republic

    (IR)

    Who took over as the new head of Barbados? How will the transition take place? Here’s a history of Barbados as a British colony, and after.

    GS 2

    11

    The demographic twist 

    (Health

    What are the Recent results from National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS)?, challenges and issues highlighted by it, what needs to be done in this context 

    GS 3

    15

    Rural wages: Kerala tops list, 15 states lag national average

    Economy)

    Know about the daily wage rate in rural India  and recent data released by the Reserve Bank of India