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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Union Cabinet brings back MPLAD Scheme

    (Welfare Schemes)

    Key provisions of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), how does it work, its significance, criticism, the rationale behind its rollback

    GS 2

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    NSA meet seeks urgent help for Afghans

    (IR)

    Major highlights of the Third Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan, why it was needed, important implications   for the people of Afghanistan and its neighbours 

    GS 2

    1

    New online certification system puts exporters in a fix

     

    Bengal Minister­directed film is first included for IFFI, then dropped

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are Certificates of Origin (CoO)? Issuing Authority, Importance, challenges 

     

    Learn facts related to the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

    GS 3

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    Small farmers’ lost most lives at a protest

    (Economy)

    Key findings of The study titled “Separating Wheat from the Chaff: Farm Laws, Farmers’ Protest and Outcomes”

    GS 3

    6

    Eight arrested for fishing near Olive Ridley rookery

    (Environment)

    Learn facts related to Olive Ridley Turtles and Rushikulya river

    GS 2

    7

    Come up with measures

    to eradicate manual

    scavenging: Madras HC 

    (Polity and Governance)

    Who are manual scavengers? challenges faced by them, Government Measures to tackle Manual Scavenging, key analysis and way forward

    GS 1

    7

    Kalaris back on track post­lockdown

    (Art and Culture)

    What are Kalaripayattu and  Kalari units? 

    GS 3

    7

    Coringa set for fishing cat collaring project

    (Species in News )

    Features and significance of The country’s first Fishing Cat collaring project, know about Fishing Cats (Prionailurus viverrinus) and  the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS)

    GS 3

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    The case of demonetisation in India

    (Economy)

    What is Demonetisation? Objectives of Demonetisation in India, Analysis of Demonetisation in India, Impact of the Move, Current Trends, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 3

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    Investigate the deal 

    (Defence)

    Know about Rafales, Specification, Significance For India, What is the Rafale deal? What is the political controversy? What were the observations made by the Supreme Court in this case? and way ahead 

    GS 3

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    Does India have a right to burn fossil fuels?

    (Environment)

    About India’s dependence on coal against the backdrop of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) meeting, objectives and course of action for India’s commitment to achieving the net-zero target by 2070, why did India’s net coal import go up from ?782.6 billion in 2011­-12 to ?1,155.0 billion in 2020­-21? And its implications, What are Fossil Fuels? Types, Formation and Uses of Fossil Fuels, Advantages and Disadvantages of Fossil Fuels, energy policy of India, key analysis and way ahead.

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    India, U.S. monitoring

    defence trade projects

     

    Navy displays submarine rescue ability

    (Defence)

    Significance and features of Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI)between  India and the U.S.

    Learn facts related to Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC) 2021.

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    Voices on Capitol Hill back CAATSA sanctions waiver for India

    (IR/Defence)

    Know about Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), its provisions, India purchase of the S-400 missile defence system, The possibility of U.S. sanctions on the deal, the relevance of US  lawmakers support for a sanctions waiver for India for its purchase of the S-400 missile defence system from Russia

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    Buoyant prices to obviate

    need for MSP: Cotton Corp

    (Economy)

    Why buoyant market prices precluding the need for a Minimum Support Price (MSP) operation during the current cotton season (October 2021 to September 2022), What is MSP? crops covered and other related facts, issues involved and need to reform