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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    To stem Rupee slide, boost forex inflows, RBI eases FPI, NRI deposit norms

    (Economy)

    What are the series of measures announced by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ?Why are they needed ?

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    Ilaiyaraaja and  P T Usha among four new RS nominations ,all from south 

    (Indian Constitution) 

    Know about the nomination of eminent members to rajya sabha,Constitutional provisions and what power ,privileges and immunities available to nominated members 

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    Sub-categorisation of OBCs: Govt extends term again without panel asking for it

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is the rationale behind the Union Cabinet’s recent approval to the 13th extension to the Justice Rohini Commission?What is the Need for Sub-Categorisation?Challenges and what lies ahead ?

     

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    Assam Cabinet approves ‘indigenous’ status for five Muslim communities

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Know about the Assam Cabinet’s  approval  for identification of five Assamese Muslim sub-groups 

    as “indigenous” Assamese Muslim communities and Why this group got the nod? And  significance 

     

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    Takedown the transparency 

    Section 69 (A) of the IT Act: when social ,media content is blocked and twitter lawsuit 

     

    (Governance)

    Why has Twitter moved court against the government’s content-blocking orders?Why does it  flag issues of free speech?What is Section 69 (A) of the Information Technology Act?Various initiatives of the government  to facilitate the electronic delivery of governance services, Is mere connectivity enough to fulfil the democratic promises of the Constitution?several other concerns ,key analysis and way forward 

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    Less wheat on states plates 

    (Economy)

    Know about Wheat consumption trends in India, How much wheat do the states consume, what is the revision, and why?How wide is NFSA coverage?

     

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    When shark bites are fatal, and which species kill the most

    (Species In News)

     

    Know about Tiger sharks 

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    Electments at centre of India -Australia deal   

    (International Relations )

     

    What are critical minerals, the centrepiece of a new India-Australia collaboration?What is the China ‘threat’?What are countries around the world doing about it?

     

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    EV fires: Govt sets up panel to suggest certification, testing SOPs for batteries

    (Environment )

    What are the objectives behind the government’s move to set up panels to suggest certifications ,testing SOPs for batteries ?and panel mandate .