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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    WhatsApp to Delhi High Court: Will not compel users to accept privacy policy

    (Polity and Governance)

    Learn about the privacy policy of whatsapp and the concerns raised. Changing dynamics with reference to the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, it’s major provisions and significance.

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    Delhi HC calls for Uniform Civil Code, asks Centre to take action

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is Uniform Civil Code (Article 44), significance and concerns thereof, about Supreme Court’s observation on this, recommendations of various commissions and way forward.

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    Rains halted, sowing of almost all major kharif crops takes a big hit

    (Agriculture)

    Know about the major types of crops  in India like Rabi, Kharif, and Zaid. Also know about the impact of Monsoon on Indian Agriculture.

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    Oppn leaders question Cooperation Ministry: undercuts federalism

    (Polity and Governance)

    About the significance of creating the Cooperation Ministry, concerns like anti federal, Cooperation movements in the Past and related Constitutional Provisions.

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    J&K delimitation exercise will be fair, transparent, assures Commission

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about the final report of the Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission and the factors taken into account. What is the delimitation process and why is it needed?

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    Iran President-elect invites India for swearing-in event

    (International Relations)

    About India-Iran relations, significance, major hindrances and the way forward.

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    UAPA case that fell 11 years later: Gujarat court says no proof to prove any terror links

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), provisions, significance, impact, concerns and suggestions. 

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    Kerala of High alert over Zika

    (Science & Technology)

    About Zika Virus, its transmission, its transmission, treatment and related government initiatives like National Vector Disease Programme etc.

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    Falling government school enrolment is alarming and it needs to be addressed soon

    (Education)

    How pandemic has impacted the education sector, especially on government schools, and what steps has taken and need to be taken in this regards. 

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    Unease of business

    (Indian Economy)

    The Cairn Energy dispute with India over the settlement of a $1.2 billion award, a French court order in this context, Government of India response, key analysis and way forward.

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    The Pushback of Sedition

    (Polity & Governance)

    What is Sedition law, its genesis and role, why it has been criticised across the nation, related cases, SC stand on this and way forward.

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    35% of tiger ranges outside protected areas

    (Environment)

    Know about the key highlights of the WWF-UNEP report, and protected areas in India.

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    Mukul Roy appointed Assembly PAC head

    (Polity & Governance)

    About the Public Account Committee, functions and limitations, also other committees like Estimate Committee, Public Undertaking committee etc.

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    Why Kappa variant of Covid-19 is less of a concern than Delta

    (Health)

    Know about the different variants of virus, why they are named differently, Know about variants of concerns and interest.

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    The mutations that help Epsilon variant evade the body’s immune response

    (Science & Technology)

    Know about the different variants of virus, why they are named differently, Know about variants of concerns and interest, and why viruses mutate?

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    Taliban say they now control 85% of Afghanistan’s territory

    (International Issue)

    US decision to remove troops from Afghanistan and the compromised peace in the region. Highlight the role India can play in ensuring peace and stability in the nation.

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    ‘Economy bouncing back from 2nd wave hit, inflation a risk’

    (Indian Economy)

    Inflation in the Indian economy and the factors responsible for it. What is inflation and how can it be tackled?

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    RBI to Banks: Stop using LIBOR and MIFOR

    (Indian Economy)

    Rationale behind the RBI’s advisory, what is LIBOR and MIFOR?