The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

     

    1&12

     

    Omicron scare grounds international flight plan

     

    Vulnerable should put off travel: WHO

     

    OECD cuts world growth outlook on Omicron fears

     

    (Health )

    Concerns over the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, recent step of the government in this context, All about the new Omicron coronavirus variant, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warning that the Omicron variant threatens the global economic recovery.

    GS 3

    1

    GST collections surge in November

     

    (Economy)

    What is the status of India’s gross GST revenues? What is Goods and Service Tax (GST)? its features, pros and cons

    GS 2

    ‘Central Vista project of national importance 

     

    (Governance)

    Central Vista project, its significance, criticism and the supreme court’s stand on it 

     

    GS 2

    3

    GIFT City emerging as India’s first greenfield city

     

    (Governance)

    About GIFT city, How can GIFT City help India become a finance capital?

     

    GS 2

    5

    AIADMK MPs stall debate on

    Dam Safety Bill in Rajya Sabha

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Key features of the Dam Safety Bill 2021, objectives and need,criticism 

    GS 2

    5

    In Karnataka, egg distribution begins in school mid­day meals

     

    (Welfare Schemes)

    Know about the key features of Mid Day Meal Scheme, Challenges, Way Forward

     

    GS 3

    5

    Butterfly species record increase

     

    (Environment and Biodiversity)

     

    Total of butterfly species in India, findings of butterfly survey which was conducted by the Kerala Forest Department and Travancore Nature History Society (TNHS) Thiruvananthapuram.

     

    GS 2

    6

    Point of disorder 

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Know about the suspension of 12 Opposition Members of Parliament from the Rajya Sabha, Know about the powers of presiding officers to deal with MPs disrupting proceedings, How often have disruptions led to the suspension of MPs?How difficult has it been to solve the problem of disruptions?

     

     

    GS 3

    6

    Road to recovery

     

     

     

    (Economy)

     

    Know about the latest GDP and GVA estimates from the National Statistical Office, what does it indicate? its implications on the economy 

    GS 2

    A capital functioning from different regions

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Repeal Bill, 2021, its aims and objectives, the background of Andhra Pradesh’s bifurcation,  regional development and settlement patterns in the State, issues linked to it, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 2

    7

    Errors of judgment

     

    (Governance) 

     

    Know about the recent ruling of  the Allahabad High Court in the context of the POCSO Act, criticism associated with the move, what is Section 4 of the POCSO Act, key provisions of the POCSO act, significance and much-needed reforms necessary for reporting child sexual abuse

     

    GS 3

    8

    ‘1,160 elephants killed in a decade’

     

    (Environment ) 

    What are the challenges faced by Elephants? Initiatives for conservation of Elephants, recent data according to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).

     

    GS 2

    9

    U.P. reports most UAPA arrests

     

    (Governance)

    National Crime Record Bureau’s report in the context of  Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), 1967,  know about the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), provisions, significance, impact, concerns and suggestions. 

    GS 2

     

    GS 2

    10

     

    11

    India joins G20’s Troika  with Indonesia and Italy

    (IR)

     

    EU plans €300 billion infra

    fund to counter China’s BRI

     

    (IR)

    What is G20?, Origin, How G20 Works?G20 Members, Structure and Functioning of G20, Cooperation, Issues Addressed by G20, India’s Priorities in G20 Summits, Challenges, Way Forward

     

    What is Global Gateway? its features and objectives 

     

    GS 3 

    12

    Manufacturing PMI signals Nov. output growth at 9-month high

     

    (Economy)

    Why India’s manufacturing sector recorded the strongest production expansion in nine months in November, findings of survey-based IHS Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) 

    GS 3

    12

    ‘Cyberattacks hit 26,000 Indian sites in 10 months’

    (Cyber Security)

    Cyberattacks on Indian companies, implications, concerns, Cybercrime Safeguards in India, steps taken by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in this context.

     

    GS 2/3

    12

    India­China trade deficit was $30 bn in April­Sep

    (IR/Economy)

    Present status of trade deficit between India and China, bilateral engagements to address the non-tariff barriers on Indian exports to China.