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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 1

     

     

    Odisha bears brunt of Jawad rain

     

    (Geography )

    Know about cyclone Jawad, What are Cyclones?, Formation of Cyclones, Types of Cyclones, causes, impacts, and initiatives for better handling.

     

    GS 2

    1

    Editor of Assam portal charged with sedition 

     

    (Governance)

     

    What is Sedition law, Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), its genesis and role, why it has been criticised across the nation, related cases, the Supreme Court’s stand on this and a way forward?

     

    GS 2

    3

    Judicial infrastructure, a neglected case

     

    (Judiciary)

    Know about the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) to the States and Union Territories for development of infrastructure in the courts, why there is underutilisation of funds,relevence of recent proposal to create National Judicial Infrastructure Authority of India (NJIAI), its functions and objectives.

    GS 2

    6

    The Omicron response is not making sense

    (Health)

    About  a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, B.1.1.529 which was designated as a variant of concern (VOC) and named Omicron, by the World Health Organization, the role of current COVID-19 vaccines in preventing it, what are the responses of many countries and India, concerns linked to it, key analyis and way forward 

    GS 2

    7

    The need to reopen anganwadis

    (Governance)

     

    How anganwadis play a crucial role in supporting households, particularly from low-income families, Know about Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), ICDS coverage, how policymakers have tried linking anganwadis and primary schools to strengthen convergence, as well as expanding the duration of daycare at anganwadis, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 3

    8

    Centre reaches out to Naga insurgents

     

    (Internal Security)

     

    What are the reasons behind Naga Insurgency? Which groups are playing a dominant role? What is the current status of the situation and the way forward?

     

    GS 1

    8

    Family donates Morarji’s effects to Museum of PMs

     

    (Personalities)

    Know Morarji Desai, Contribution in Freedom Struggle, Contribution in Freedom Struggle, His Ideology

     

    GS 1

    11

    Indonesia volcano eruption kills 14, damages 11 villages

     

    (Geography)

    Know about the location of Mount Semeru and its recent volcanic eruptions, about Volcanoes, Causes of Volcanism and Types of Volcanoes

    GS 3

    12

    Be aware  of bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies

     

    (Economy)

    Know about cryptocurrencies, what are the monetary, fiscal challenges of cryptocurrency, lawmakers stance on the legality of cryptocurrencies

    GS 3

    15 

    The arms race towards hypersonic weapons

     

    (Defence)

    What are hypersonic weapons? How are hypersonic weapons different from traditional weaponry? Where does India stand vis­a­vis the technology?

     

    GS 3

    15

    Clearing the mounting debt of Air India

     

    (Economy) 

    How soon will Air India clear its dues? What does the airline, bought over by the Tatas, owe banks, oil companies and others?