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    Headlines

    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

     

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    Tanzanian novelist wins Nobel

     

    (Economy)

    Air India Disinvestment, pros and cons, How will consumers and employees be impacted? What more needs to be done?

    GS 2

    1

    India, China patrols face off in Tawang

     

    (IR )

     

    Recent face-off and clash near Yangtse in Tawang Sector of Arunachal Pradesh between India and China, what are the established protocols, the effectiveness of these protocols,relevance of 13th round of Corps Commander talks for disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

     

    GS 2

    1

    SC flags consequences

    of growing digital divide

     

    (Polity and Governance )

     

     

    How the digital divide caused by online classes will defeat the fundamental right of every child to education?  Recent Supreme Court ruling in this context, what are the challenges faced by Children belonging to the Economically Weaker Sections [EWS]/Disadvantaged Groups [DG], measures taken by the government and what further needs to be taken  in this context 

     

    GS 2

    4

    Commuting to school a risky path for kids

     

    (Polity and Governance )

     

    Key Highlights of The study, titled ‘National Study on Safe Commute to School’, and carried out by the SaveLIFE Foundation and Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) , what are the issues highlighted by it and suggestions 

    GS 2

    5

    HC quashes detention of Swapna under COFEPOSA

     

    (Governance  )

    Major features of Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities (COFEPOSA) Act, 1974, objectives and need 

    GS 2

    6

    Reflections on the ‘quasi-federal’ democracy

    (Polity and Governance )

     

    Know about the Jubilee of India’s Independence and how it draws attention to the federal structure of India’s Constitution, What are the constituent units of the sovereign state, The ability of the Indian Constitution to keep its wide-ranging diversity, how the democratic structure and national integrity are dialectically interlinked, how operational fault lines are increasingly denting liberal institutions, what empirical realities have led scholars to conceptualise India’s “Postcolonial democracy”, and federalism, differently from their liberal role-models, key analysis and way forward 

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    6

    Simple, but brilliant

     

    (S&T )

    This year’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry  and why it was awarded to German scientist Benjamin List of the Max Planck Institute and Scotland-born scientist David W.C. MacMillan of Princeton University 

    GS 2

    8

    31 selected for lateral entry posts

     

    (Governance  )

     

    Know about The Centre’s recommendation for  31 candidates from the private sector and public sector undertakings for an appointment at senior and mid-level positions in various Union Ministers under the “lateral entry” programme on a “contract basis”,‘about Lateral entry’ into bureaucracy: reason, process and the controversy

     

    GS 2

    10

    Giloy is safe  to use, says Ayush Ministry

     

    (Health)

    Learn facts related to Giloy or Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia, Hepato-protective properties, its uses to treat a wide range of issues, including fever, infections, diarrhoea and diabetes

    GS 3

    10

    Air quality panel expects reduced stubble burning

     

    (Environmental Pollution)

    Why the Centre-constituted Commission for Air Quality Management, what is stubble burning? the framework and action plan for control of stubble burning.

    GS 2

    10

    Journalists from the Philippines,

    Russia win Peace Nobel

     

    (IR)

    The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize and recent winners and their contribution 

    GS 3

    12

    RBI suspends GSAP, holds interest rates

     

    Reserve Bank raises IMPS

    limit to ?5 lakh

     

    Goyal pushes for a reset of India­ASEAN FTA

     

    (Economy)

    Why RBI  was halting its bond-buying under the G-Sec Acquisition Programme (GSAP), learn facts related to GSAP

     

     Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), features and significance 

     

    Renegotiation of the India-ASEAN free trade agreement (FTA), what are the focus areas? India’s bilateral trade with ASEAN