The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Headlines

    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

     

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    Rawat, 12 others killed in T.N. chopper crash

    (Defence)

    Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India, What is the role of CDS?, Significance of CDS, Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17V5 helicopter, its features and, issues linked to it 

    GS 2

    1

    Nod for Ken-Betwa link project

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    The Union Cabinet’s recent approval of the funding and implementation of the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project, benefits, hurdles and issues Know about National Perspective Plan for interlinking of rivers.

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    2

    Smog tower’s current efficiency ‘half ’ of Delhi Government claim

     

    (Environmental Pollution)

     

    What are smog towers? How do they function? What are their pros and cons? What are other technologies and ways forward to mitigate air pollution?

     

    GS 2

    6

    Russia, a legacy relationship with limitations

    (IR)

    Know about the India-Russia relationship, the relevance of the inaugural 2+2 meeting between India and Russia, formidable challenges for the partnership, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 3

    6

    High LPG prices are scorching the air pollution fight 

     

    (Environment)

     

    Implications of the sustained rise in the price of LPG cylinders, findings of India Residential Energy Survey (IRES) 2020, what are the measures taken by GOI  to improve access to clean cooking energy,significance of  Ujjwala 2.0 scheme in this context 

    GS 2

    7

    Low tobacco tax, poor health

     

    (Health)

    What is the present status of Tobacco use in India, Measures towards tobacco control in India, why there is a need to significantly increase excise taxes — either basic excise duty or NCCD — on all tobacco products and way ahead 

     

    GS 2

    10

    Omicron patients should be treated in designated facilities

     

    Omicron blunts immune response more, say reports

     

    (Health)

    What are the steps being taken by the government in the context of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, about the new Omicron coronavirus variant, how Increased vaccination, COVID-appropriate behaviour can cut the Omicron risk?

    GS 2

    10

    Bills on ART and surrogacy passed

     

    (Governance)

    Key Highlights of the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021, its objectives and need 

    GS 3

    12

    RBI to mop up surplus liquidity as it ‘rebalances

     

    Cybersecurity a key concern with CBDC’

     

    (Economy)

    The rationale behind RBI’s recent proposal to enhance the 14-day variable rate reverse repo (VRRR) auction amounts on a fortnightly basis and its impacts on the economy

     

    Significance of the unveiling of the central bank digital currency (CBDC) and what is the risk associated with it?