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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

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    No GST on imports of vaccine, medical oxygen

    (Economy)

    Conditional ‘ad-hoc’ Goods and Services Tax (GST) exemption on imports of Covid-19 relief material. Rationale behind the step and the impact of the move.

    GS 2

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    The nuclear challenge

     

    Embrace diplomacy, Blinken tells N. Korea

    (International Relations)

    North Korea-US tensions on nuclearisation concerns, implications for global peace and a way forward. Also know about the latest G7 meet and the role it plays.

    GS 2

    6

    Under-reporting does hurt the COVID fight

     

    A ‘One Health’ approach that targets people, animals

    (Health)

    Covid-19 cases, fatality rate, recovery rate, and the challenges faced in accurate projections of data. Impact and suggestions to overcome that. USing Covid-19 as an opportunity to meet India’s ‘One Health’ targets.

    GS 2

    8

    Central Vista works get nod

    (Governance)

    Environment Ministry’s environmental approval to Central Vista Project. Important highlights of the project and major criticisms.

    GS 3

    10

    ICMR to get royalty from sale of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

    (Science and Technology)

    Know about the shared Intellectual property governing the use of Covaxin and its joint development by Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research. 

    GS 2

    11

    U.S. officials in West Asia to reassure jittery allies over Iran

    (International Relations)

    US-Iran Relations and the ongoing conversation on the  Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or the Iran Nuclear Deal.

    GS 3

    12

    Factory output growth decelerates: PMI

    (Economy)

    India’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), factors calculated, meaning and suggestions for improvement.