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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Inflation edges past 6% in January

    (Economy)

    What is the present status of India’s retail inflation? Causes, how is it measured? and impact on the economy.

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    Govt. bans 54 new Chinese mobile apps

     

    (IR)

    Why has the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued interim directions for blocking 54 Chinese mobile applications? How will it affect bilateral relations between the countries? What is the present status of India’s ongoing stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh with China?

    GS 2

     

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    Karnataka HC strikes down ban on online gaming

    (Polity and Governance)

    Major highlights of Karnataka Police (Amendment) Act, 2021, objectives and need, the recent ruling of the high court in this context.

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    ISRO puts 3 satellites into orbit aboard PSLV C-52

    (S&T)

    Learn facts related to the PSLV C52 mission.

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    A test case for living with pluralism in Karnataka

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are the issues raised by the hijab controversy in Karnataka? About the distinction between the burqa and the hijab, How does a person wearing a hijab alongside the school uniform affect another student or a teacher or an academic administrator? interim order of the High Court of Karnataka, key analysis and way forward 

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    6

    Zooming in on the potential of India’s geospatial sector

    (S&T)

    Know about the geospatial sector in India, What is geospatial data? What is the present policy on geospatial data? Why has the government deregulated geospatial data? its implications, is the full potential of geospatial being exploited? Or are there roadblocks still despite the enabling policy in place? Major issues and what further needs to be done in this context?

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    Incorrect diagnosis, wrong remedy

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is the current rule on deputation? What are the proposed amendments? objectives, how are officers sent to central deputation today, and how could the amendments affect it? Why is the government suffering from an acute shortage of mid-level IAS officers, especially Deputy Secretaries and Directors? Causes of shortage and Proposed solution.

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    EWS norms will stay, says SC

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is a feasible criterion for defining EWS? challenges in the implementation of the recent policy of providing reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS), what is The EWS quota law and controversy over the NEET exam, The recent order of the SC in this context.

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    10

    NHA to integrate caste census databases

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Why is the National Health Authority (NHA) working to integrate the database of Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) 2011 beneficiaries with the National Food Security Act (NFSA) portal? The rationale behind the move.

     

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    January wholesale price inflation slows a tad to 12.96%

     

    RBI Governor Das defends FY23 inflation projection

     

    (Economy)

    Why did India’s wholesale price inflation fall marginally to a four-month low of 12.96% in January from 13.56% in December 2021?

     

    Know about the Reserve Bank of India’s inflation projection for 2022-23.