The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 1

    1

    Tauktae fury: six killed in Maharashtra

    (Geography)

    Know about Tauktae and its impact on the Indian coastline. What are cyclones, about the naming of the cyclones, how they are formed under which favourable conditions?

    GS 3

    6

    Avoiding breakdown

    (Economy)

    Convening of the GST Council after a gap of 7 years, significance and implications. Know about the council itself, rationale behind formation, compositions, objectives and functions, criticism and a way forward.

    GS 2

    6

    The Biden push-button to West Asia’s diplomatic resets

    (International Relations)

    A fresh US approach to West Asian affairs under the Biden administration and interactions among the major powers leading to a significant diplomatic churn in the region.

    GS 2

    7

    Prioritising the right to life

    (Social Justice)

    Understanding the ill impacts of Covid-19 pandemic on India’s working population in the form of health emergencies, job losses, declines in incomes, increased mass hunger, worsening nutrition, etc. A way forward.

    GS 2

    7

    Walk the talk on TRIPS waiver

    (International Relations)

    Obligations of World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries to ensure that the domestic intellectual property rights (IPR) laws conform to the requirements of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Possible impact on global vaccine coverage.

    GS 2

    7

    No learning from the Spanish flu

    (Health)

    Know about the Spanish flu (1918 influenza pandemic), causes, impact, historical significance with respect to pandemic management and failure of governments across the globe to understand and predict human behaviour in this regard. A way forward.

    GS 2

    8

    ICMR drops plasma therapy from COVID treatment norms

    (Health)

    What is Plasma therapy? Significance in the treatment of Covid-19 and the latest Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) advisory of dropping it from treatment guidelines for Covid-19.

    GS 2

    10

    DRDO’s drug launched for emergency use

    (Health)

    Know about the adjunct Covid therapy drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and approved for emergency use.

    GS 2

    11

    Is India’s Palestine policy evolving?

    (International Relations)

    Israel-Palestine conflict and the history behind it. Know about India’s stand on the issue with respect to its bilateral relations with Israel.

    GS 2

    11

    Iran to develop Farzad B gas field domestically, dumps India

    (International Relations)

    Development of Farzad B gas field in Iran without India’s participation. Implications on the bilateral relations between both countries and India’s stand on the issue.

    GS 3

    12

    Demand takes big hit on second wave

    (Economy)

    Impact of second wave of Covid-19 pandemic on the economic indicators through April-May highlighted by the RBI Bulletin. Other major findings and suggestions.