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    U.S. slider turtles pose a threat in Northeast

    (Biodiversity and Environment)

    Red-eared slider as an invasive species in Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary in Guwahati. What is an invasive species and what impact does it leave on the ecosystems?

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    Monsoon likely to arrive over Kerala on May 31: IMD

    (Geography)

    The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) predictions for monsoon. Know about monsoon, causes, impact, significance for India and prediction models.

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    6

    In COVID storm, the key principles driven home

    (Health)

    Know about various principles of health care in India and their efficiency in containing the pandemic. Where do they lack and how can they be improved for maximum health coverage?

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    6

    Lend a helping hand to children the right way

    (Social Justice)

    The laws and procedures for the care and protection of orphaned children, impact on enforcement during the pandemic and ways for betterment.

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    8

    21 members of vulnerable tribes infected

    (Social Justice)

    The issue of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) getting affected from the Covid-19. Know about PVTGs, related legal provisions, significance, etc.

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    9

    Nearly 2 cr. vaccine doses to be given free to States

    (Health and Governance)

    India;s ‘Liberalized Pricing and Accelerated National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy’ and its impact on the vaccination drive, drawing comparison with other major nations.

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    10

    186 elephants killed on rail tracks in over 10 years

    (Biodiversity and Environment)

    Elephants, their features, habitat, threats, protection status, global as well as national conservation efforts.

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    13

    What’s Iron Dome system?

    (Science and Technology)

    Know about the Iron Dome aerial defence system deployed by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), important features and significance with respect to Israel’s internal security and safety.

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    13

    Raw materials shortage, demand driving up prices of supplies: China

    (International Relations)

    China’s reply to concerns raised by India over soaring prices of critical medical provisions amidst the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.