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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

    1

    The shift: Off radar, small arms, civilian targets

    (Internal Security)

    What are the changes in the new pattern of militancy? Why is it necessary to keep the valley calm and safe to truly integrate it in India? Way Ahead.

    GS 2

    3

    Explained: Amid pandemic, Kerala changed exam pattern to help students

    (Governance)

    How has Kerala ensured higher marks for its students during Pandemic? Does it affect the learning output or is it against the concept of equal opportunity?

    GS 1 & 2

    8

    Allow women to take RIMC entrance exam from this year, says Supreme Court

    (Society, Governance)

    Why is the military reluctant to take women in combat roles? What are the challenges in Women’s induction? What could be the possible solution to make the Armed forces more gender-neutral?

    GS 2 & 3

    8

    Can’t afford to be a mute spectator: SC upholds suo motu power for NGT

    (Governance, Environment)

    What is the SC verdict on NGT? Does Article 21 include Clean Environment? Learn about NGT and suo motto discretionary power.

    GS 3

    10

     

    13

    Shot of hope

     

    Explained: Malaria and the vaccine hunt

    (Health)

    Learn about mosquirix, a vaccine for malaria. How can it be quickly rolled out across the world?

    Why has the search for malaria vaccine not stopped yet? Way forward.

    GS 3

    10

    At this rating

    (Economy)

    What does the better Moody’s outlook for India depict? What are the threats to the Indian Economy in the medium term?

    GS 2

    10

    There is more to the evictions in Assam than the demands of ‘development’

    (Governance)

    What are different reasons behind displacement and immigration in Assam? How do the attempts to evict are also targeting the tribals? Please read the article to learn about the problems of Assam.

    GS 2

    10

    A host of challenges greets India’s new Air Chief

    (Governance)

    What are the challenges in front of the newly appointed Air Chief Marshal? How can the Air Force be modernised with limited resources?

    GS 2

    11

    Why counting caste along with main census is impractical

    (Governance)

    What is Caste Census? Why was it being demanded? What are arguments terming it as an impractical exercise?

    GS 2

    12

    Education Ministry report: At least 40% school children in 7 large states don’t have access to digital devices

    (Education)

    What are the key highlights of the Education Ministry Report? How does the digital divide impair the human resource of India? What can be done to ensure Samgra Siksha to reach the last mile?

    GS 2

    12

    Explain basis of fixing Rs 8 lakh limit to determine EWS category for NEET: SC to Centre

    (Governance)

    What is the National Cost of Living Index? How the criteria of Rs. 8 Lakh seems unscientific for EWS? Should the EWS quota be the same as the non- creamy layer of OBC?

    GS 3

    13

    Explained: What spike in crude prices means for economy, markets

    (Economy)

    How will the higher crude price affect the market and economy? Why are the crude prices higher and how can they be controlled?

    GS 1, 2 & 3

    14

    In India, 5 out of 6 multidimensionally poor are from lower tribes or castes: UN report

    (Economy, Governance, Society)

    Learn about the multidimensional poverty index. What are the key highlights of the UN report and  the underlying reasons? How can the equality of opportunity be ensured for all?

    GS 3

    15

    Cybersecurity norms: CISO at each ‘responsible entity’

    (Internal Security)

    What is the need and key provisions of the cybersecurity guidelines for the power sector?

    GS 3

    15

    CERC-Sebi resolution: Longer term power derivatives allowed

    (Economy)

    Read about market instruments of derivatives and forward contracts. Why are the CERC and SEBI in tussle? What was the final outcome of the SC verdict?

    GS 3

    15

    NCLAT asks NCLT to give ‘sufficient’ time to Zee Entertainment on Invesco demand

    (Economy)

    Please learn about NCLT and NCLAT. What is the issue between the ZEEL and Invesco?