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    Cabinet panel approves additional fertilizer subsidy

    (Polity and Governance)

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs’ approval to the proposal of hiking subsidy rates for phosphorus and potassium-based fertilizers by 140%. Rationale behind it and implications for farmers.

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    Road safety to be focus of new centre at IIT-D

    (Polity and Governance)

    Establishment of a Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre (TRIP-C) by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and significance for road safety in India.

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    6

    Terrorising dissent

    (Polity and Governance)

    Delhi High Court’s judgement on ‘right to protest’ and terrorists and know about the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), provisions, significance, impact, concerns and suggestions. 

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    6

    ‘Record’ FDI inflows, yes, cause for celebration, no

    (Economy)

    Increased Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and the largest recipients in India. Know about the disaggregated data on inflows into India to find out the actual foreign investors’ participation.

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    6

    Energy inefficiency can short circuit cooling India

    (Polity and Governance)

    The India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP), projections, features, significance and impact. The arising dilemma of striking a balance between cooling needs and potential emissions.

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    7

    Acquitted but not forgotten

    (Polity and Governance)

    Delhi High Court’s order to remove one of its judgments  from easy access under the ‘right to be forgotten’ under the ambit of the right to privacy. Know about related cases, judgements and restrictions on the right.

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    7

    Higher education and COVID-19

    (Education)

    Covid-19 and its impact on higher education and higher education institutes. What are the measures taken by the government so far to face the challenges and suggestions for betterment.

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    8

    India to launch deep ocean mission

    (Polity and Governance)

    Union Cabinet’s approval of the long-pending deep ocean mission, its main features, components and significance. 

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    8

    In six months, trans ID portal has issued 1,500 certificates

    (Social Justice)

    National portal for transgender persons to apply for certificates and identity cards under the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020. Significance, progress so far and concerns highlighted. Suggestions.

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    10

    Cabinet approval for OFB corporatization

    (Polity and Governance)

    Approval to the long pending plan to corporatise the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) into seven fully government owned corporate entities on the lines of Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSU) and implications of the decision.

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    10

    Rajnath calls for open Indo-Pacific

    (International Relations)

    India on freedom of navigation in international waterways and code of conduct for South China Sea (SCS), being negotiated between the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China. What can be the possible outcomes and the impact they will have?

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    Biden, Putin hold ‘great power’ summit

    (International Relations)

    Know about the Summit meeting between the US and Russia, Major decisions and possible impact on global politics.

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    India extends USD 100 mn loan to Sri Lanka

    (International Relations)

    India-Sri Lanka Relations and the latest agreement for a loan from the Export Import Bank of India to support Sri Lankan efforts to expand solar power coverage.

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    Direct tax receipts jump this FY

     

    Speed, scale of vaccination to shape recovery: RBI Bulletin

    (Economy)

    Surge in India’s direct tax receipts and the reasons behind it. What are the implications for India’s economy and growth amid the slowdown due to Covid-19. Measures suggested by the Reserve Bank of India for vaccination drive and speedy recovery.