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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    India pays homage to first CDS, wife and 11 other crash victim

     

    (Defence)

    Know about Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), roles and responsibilities, Learn facts related to Mi-17V5 helicopter 

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    Ken-Betwa project a boon for Bundelkhand

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Ken-Betwa river link project, advantages and issues linked to it 

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    Bird flu triggers alert in Alappuzha 

     

    (Health)

     

    Know about Bird flu, causes, symptoms, treatment and what are the possibilities of mass outbreaks?

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    Children and schooling in the post­ COVID­19 era

     

    (Education)

    Why children’s education and health are two major domains? Know about the pandemic’s deep effect, various outcomes of COVID-19 confinement, various steps are taken in this context and their critical evaluation 

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    Omicron shadow

     

    (Economy)

     

    Know about the RBI’s latest monetary policy action of maintaining the status quo on benchmark interest rates,significance of  growth supportive ‘accommodative’ policy

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    Does the Omicron variant make a case for booster doses?

     

    (Health)

    The emergence of the new variant, Omicron, Does the emergence of the Omicron variant make it necessary to administer a booster dose? What is the primary objective of a booster dose — to prevent symptomatic infection or to prevent moderate or severe disease and death? How much do we know about the effectiveness of Covishield and Covaxin in preventing symptomatic infection and severe disease? 

     

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    More cyclones in the Arabian Sea recently, Minister tells RS

     

    (Disaster Management)

    Why the frequency of “very severe cyclonic storms” has increased in recent years over the Arabian Sea, how it is a threat to India’s western coast, what should be the mitigation measures?

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    No peace with AFSPA: NSCN(I­M)

     

    (Governance)

    Why Indo-Naga” political talks will not be meaningful under the shadow of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958? About the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Provisions, Significance, Criticism, Way Forward

     

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    Bills to extend the tenure of ED, CBI chiefs passed in LS

     

    RS passes pharma education Bill

     

    Two years on, CAA rules not notified

     

    (Governance)

     

    Major highlights of the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021, their objectives and need 

     

    Key Provisions of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021

     

    Latest updates on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, Background,Key Features, the rationale behind it, Arguments Against, Arguments in Favour, key analysis and way forward 

     

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    India’s retail inflation likely accelerated in Nov. to 5.1%

     

    Imports made up 86% of gold supply in 2016-20, says WGC

     

    (Economy)

    What is retail inflation? causes and impact on the economy

     

    A recent report of the World Gold Council (WGC) for India’s gold imports