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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    As nation bids farewell to CDS, a voice from the crowd: ‘Our duty to pay tribute’

    (Defence)

    Learn facts related to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and Mi-17V5 helicopter 

     

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    3

    Drop in mask use has put India in the danger zone: Govt

    (Health)

    Concerns associated with Omicron emergence  as a highly transmissible variant, Omicron in India, Global lessons

     

    GS 3

    Working on stubble as a biofuel Environment Minister tell LS

    (Environment))

    What are the various attempts of the government to reduce crop burning?  Impacts of  stubble burning and issues linked to it .

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    7

    Rajya Sabha marks Human Rights Day

     

    (Governance)

    What is Human Rights Day?know about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

     

    GS 3

    8&11

    Need global norms for crypto, social media, says PM Modi

     

    Who is Afraid of Crypto 

     

    ( Economy)

    Key takeaways from the first Summit for Democracy, what are cryptocurrencies? pros and cons, why there is a need for a regulatory mechanism that mandates the maintenance of customer and the transaction records,provisions of Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021.

    GS 2

    14

     

    To roll out booster vaccines, or not to

    ( Health)

    What is a ‘booster’ dose?What is the published evidence of waning immunity following Covid vaccination?Have studies been done on the effect of a booster dose?Under what other circumstances can administering a booster be considered?What is the reasoning of some countries in administering boosters?Why is the WHO not throwing its weight behind boosters?What is India’s policy on booster doses?

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    14

    Cabinet Nod to Ken -Betwa river link :what it envisages,who will benefit 

     

    (Governance)

    What is the Ken-Betwa Link Project? When was the Ken-Betwa project agreement signed? How was the project conceptualised? Which regions will benefit from it? Will the project affect the Panna Tiger Reserve? How old is the concept of river linking in India? What clearances are required for a river-linking project?

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    Chinese project at Balochistan port: local protests, global concerns

    (IR)

    Why there have been continuous protests in Gwadar, Balochistan against mega-development plans of the port city as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the local concerns, Concerns of India, West and way ahead