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    Govt. moots changes to Forest Conservation Act

     

    (Environment )

    Know about Amendments to the existing Forest Conservation Act (FCA), what are rare the wide-ranging changes proposed, objectives and need.

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    AAP govt. announces winter action plan to tackle pollution

     

    (Environmental Pollution)

    Relevance of recent announcement of Chief Minister of Delhi for  10-point action plan to combat pollution during winters when the Capital’s air quality reaches hazardous levels every year, Stubble Burning, Impact of Stubble Burning, Alternatives to Stubble Burning, Way Forward

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    2

    Stalin launches software to aid in police probes

     

    (Governance )

    Chief Minister M.K. Stalin launched a face recognition software to aid police personnel during their investigations, features and significance of the software.

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    An alphabet soup New Delhi needs to sift through

     

    (IR )

     

     

    Know about AUKUS, The current ruckus over AUKUS, the Difference between The Quad and AUKUS,why India needs to reconsider the plethora of alliances it is in and rationalise them after a reality check, why finding the agenda for these organisations and groups is another difficult exercise, The rationale of some of the other new groups, India and other groupings for example BIMSTEC, Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), key analysis  and way forward 

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    Taproots to help restore India’s fading green cover

    (Environment )

     

    What are the benefits being provided by forests around the globe? Why there is a decline in global forest cover, Situation in India, Key challenges, key findings of the State of the World’s Forests report 2020, what are international conventions and national policies in place to improve green cover, what more needs to be done in this context 

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    Cities are taking climate action

     

    Science over smog towers

    (Environment )

     

    What is the UN-backed ‘Race to Zero’ global campaign, Significance of Maharashtra’s Environment Minister announcement to join  43 cities across the State, what is the focus of Climate resilience plans in Indian cities ? Are cities doing enough? Bottlenecks and ways forward

     

    What is a smog tower? Why is it needed?

     

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    Shringla pushes projects, connectivity in Sri Lanka

     

    (IR )

    Why there is the need for early conclusion of bilateral projects in Sri Lanka, and the enhancement of connectivity by air and sea between the neighbouring countries, about India -Srilanka bilateral relations.

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    ‘Survey on water supply in 500 cities’ 

     

    (Governance)

    Key features of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0 and its significance 

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    Rajnath releases two new DRDO policies

     

    (Defence )

    Key highlights of Directed Research Policy (DRP) and Records Management Policy 2021, objectives behind the move

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    10

    Drone­based vaccine delivery model launched

     

    (Defence)

    Know about ICMR’s Drone Response and Outreach in North East (i-Drone)

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    Need to double infra spending: Seth

     

    (Infrastructure)

    Why India needs to double its infrastructure spending, the relevance of Gati Shakti vision, National Monetisation Plan and their aims and objectives