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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2`

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    1

    India, China deadlocked on Hot Springs, chill deepens after Round 13

    India-China standoff: Border point issue has a past, pullback there is key to de-escalation in region

    (IR)

    What are the border disputes and problems of border management between India and China? Locate the points on the border such as Pangong Tso, Gogra Post, Depsang Plains, Moldo border, Kongka La, Hot Springs area, etc.

    What is the solution to regular skirmishes on the border and violence with search parties?

    GS 2 & 3

    1

    Five soldiers killed in Poonch: Encounter still on, militants suspected to have crossed LoC

    (IR, Internal Security)

    What can be done by India to curb Pakistan sponsored Terrorism? Can initiatives like BOLD-QIT and Surgical Strikes help India to tackle the terror infiltration?

    GS 2

    1

    UAPA arrests over Taliban posts: Assam courts give bail, say not enough to hold them

    (Governance)

    What is UAPA and its key provisions? Why has Assam HC given bail to the accused? What do you understand by ‘to act with fear and favour’?

    GS 3

    1

    After Mundra drug haul, Adani Ports says won’t handle containerised cargo from Iran, Pakistan or Afghanistan

    (Economy)

    What is the drug case related to Adani Port? Learn about the Golden Crescent? What are the chief items of import from these nations? How will this decision impact Adani Port and imports from these countries?

    GS 2

    1

    Fake encounter report brings little relief; village wants school, ration shop- and a better life

    (Governance)

    What was Chattisgarh Fake Encounter Case? How can the police be sensitised? Why does naxalism prevail where socio-economic injustices are rampant?

    GS 1 & 2

    4

    National Museum gets a makeover with 3 new galleries on Buddhist art

    (Culture, IR)

    What are the Central Asian Antiquities and other Buddhist Artefacts being displayed at the National Museum? How will it help India’s global outreach plan to position India as the Buddhist centre?

    GS 2

    5

    Central committee set to review daily cooking cost of mid-day meals

    (Governance)

    What is the mid-day meal scheme and related challenges? What is the current cooking cost of the mid-day meal? How will it augment PM POSHAN?

    GS 2

    7

    PM Modi, Boris Johnson talk vaccine certification, Afghan situation

    (IR)

    What are the areas of cooperation between India and the UK? What are the emerging threats from terrorism, Climate change, etc.? What is way ahead?

    GS 2

    7

    PM Modi to attend G-20 meet on Afghanistan today

    (IR)

    What are G-20 Summit and SCO-CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organisation) outreach summits? Why is India raising Afghan issue at major platforms?

    GS 3

    10

     

    11

    On the tightrope

     

    Decoding RBI’s monetary policy statement

    (Economy)

    What is the Monetary Policy and Monetary Policy Committee? What is the interlink between Inflation and Policy rate? What are the pros and cons of liberal stance on inflation?

    GS 3

    10

    Spectre of shortage

    (Economy)

    Why has CIL not been able to keep up with the increasing coal demand? What are other challenges before the Power Sector? What is the way forward?

    GS 2

    10

    How Delhi came to see Europe as a valuable strategic partner

    (IR)

    How India- Europe ties are vital for the vision of a multipolar world with rebalanced Indo-Pacific? Learn about the motto “engage America, manage China, cultivate Europe, reassure Russia, bring Japan into play”.

    GS 2

    10

    Why is NCB pursuing the drug user?

    (Governance)

    What are the Narcotics related laws? Why is NCB pursuing drug users rather than peddlers? Way Ahead.

    GS 3

    11

    How to get farmers to not burn crop residue

    (Environment, Economy)

    Why are the farmers burning the crop residue? What is the status in India? What are the solutions and best way to implement them?

    GS 1

    11

    It is not criticism by moderate Muslims that fuels Islamophobia

    (Society)

    What is Islamophobia? How is the silence of moderates more dangerous than the words of extremists? WayForward.

    GS 1 & 2

    13

    Explained: Why Rajasthan’s marriage registration Bill has kicked up a storm

    (Society, Governance)

    What are the amendments of Rajasthan Marriage Registration Bill? How can it promote Child Marriage? What is the way ahead?

    GS 3

    13

    Explained: Top prize for labour economics

    (Economics)

    What are the relationships between education and future earnings, and between minimum wages and employment?

    GS 3

    13

     

    15

    Explained: Why launch of Indian Space Association is significant

     

    PM Modi launches Indian Space Association for govt, pvt coordination

    (Sc & Tech)

    What is the purpose of the India Space Association? How will it boost PPP mode in the Indian Space Sector?