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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

    1

    IIP data: Mining, power, drive factory output to near pre-Covid level

    (Economy)

    Who publishes IIP? What are the sectors which are included in IIP? What are the current trends in IIP data?

    GS 3

    1

    Average debt of farm households up 57% in five years till 2018

    (Economy)

    What is the new trend in Average Debt of Farm Household? What is the breakout of Farm Household Income? What can be done for poverty alleviation?

    GS 2

    6

    India shouldn’t be desperate to recognise Taliban unless they give us deal on terror

    (IR)

    What are the experts’ opinions regarding the Taliban and their words? What has been the History of the Taliban related to India?

    GS 3

    7

    New CoWIN feature to show jab status of staff

    (Health)

    Learn about the Cowin app, its features and who has launched it? What are new upgrades? How will it help economy along with pandemic management?

    GS 1

    7

    Monsoon to linger on, withdrawal may be delayed

    (Geography)

    What is the monsoon wind? What could be the reasons for their delay? What are the other facts about this year’s monsoon and  their significance?

    GS 3

    7

    Covid-19 review meet: PM Modi briefed on concentration of cases in some areas

    (Health)

    What are the current problems and different status of amenities related to CoVID pandemic? Learn about various government steps taken by the government for Pandemic Management.

    GS 2

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    13

    What 9/11 unleashed on us

     

    How the world — and India — changed in the 20 years after 9/11

     

    Two decades after 9/11, the nation state remains robust

     

    An Expert Explains: America’s failure of imagination

    (IR)

    What were the ripple effects of 9/11 on India? How has the west and middle east changed after the incident? How can India leverage its geo-political stances in the post 9/11 world?

    What are the global trends regarding individual liberty? Why is it curbed to control extremism? What should India do?

    How did 9/11, in the post Cold War era, hurt the hegemony of the US which acted without proper imagnation and vision?

    GS 3 & 4

    8

    Report on Chhattisgarh police firing in 2013 shines light on grievous failure. There must be accountability

    (Internal Security, Ethics)

    What are the prime challenges before the forces while dealing with insurgencies? What can be done to ensure that citizens remain safe during operations against insurgents? 

    GS 3

    8

    If inflation remains elevated, Monetary Policy Committee could lose credibility. This must be avoided

    (Economy)

    What does inflation indicate? What were the mandates of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)? Has it failed to fulfil its objectives? What is the Way forward?

    GS 2 & 4

    13

    Explained: Role of Param Vir Chakra Abdul Hamid in battle of Asal Uttar

    (Ethics, Defence)

    Where was the battle of Asal Uttar fought and what is the legacy of Param Vir Chakra Awardee Abdul Hamid? You can quote it as an example of courage, dedication in both Essay and Ethics.

    GS 3

    15

    Explained: Why is the JioPhone Next delayed?

    (Economy)

    What are the plans of different companies regarding cheap mobile phones? How can they ensure digital penetration in India?

    GS 3

    15

    Container crunch takes toll on freight rates: Lock empty cases, say exporters

    (Economy)

    What are the container-related challenges faced by Exporters and Shippers? How can the problem be mitigated?

    GS 3

    15

    Surety insurance cover limit set at 30% of project value: IRDAI

    (Economy)

    Learn about the IRDAI. What are the new guidelines related to surety insurance cover? What was the need for such regulations?

    GS 3

    15

    Govt allows disinvested PSUs to set off previous losses

    (Economy)

    How is the government trying to facilitate the disinvestment of PSUs? How is it incentivising the pirate sector to take part?