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    PM on Kabul: Questions on acceptability, think together on recognition

     

    Jaishankar disagrees with CDS: India doesn’t believe in clash of civilisations

    (IR)

    What is the Indian government’s stand on the Afghanistan Crisis and Taliban?

    What should India do to get the best out of Taliban and isolate Pakistan after a strategic advantage it has in Afghanistan?

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    Covid medicines cheaper, food delivery firms liable for paying tax

     

    Delivery apps to pay GST for restaurants, compliance burden of small players may rise

    (Economy)

    What are the decisions that were taken at the GST Council meeting? What will be the impact of these decisions on Economy?

    What are pros and cons of the decision regarding taxation on food delivery apps?

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    Centre pushes Railways to reform, merge RVNL & Ircon, Rail Tel & IRCTC

    (Economy)

    What are the reforms in Railways? What will be the benefits of merging RVNL & Ircon, Rail Tel & IRCTC?

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    Where are the high productivity, better quality jobs in India?

    (Economy)

    What are recent trends of unemployment in the PLFS report? Why is there a degradation in the quality of jobs? What should be done to better the situation?

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    Break down the glass walls for women in STEM

    (Governance)

    What are glass walls, glass ceiling and glass cliff? What can be done to break glass walls for women in STEM?

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    Debt weight

    (Economy)

    What is a bad bank? Will it be effective in handling NPAs? Which changes in credit culture can help?

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    New horizons

    (IR)

    What is the significance of AUKUS pact in the Indo Pacific? How will it help India?

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    National Monetisation Pipeline shows promise — and limits

    (Economy)

    What is the National monetisation Pipeline? What are its benefits, limitations and challenges? What is the way ahead?

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    State must remember its obligations and duties to Constitution

    (Governance)

    Please ignore the context of the Article but try to grab the points related to constitutionalism, need of rule of law, quotes of Ambedkar and Sardar Patel.

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    Why isn’t Telangana government celebrating the liberation of Hyderabad?

    (Post Modern History)

    Please read about the merger of the princely state of Hyderabad in India? How was it done? Who were Rajakars? Here also please ignore any reference to any political party of the present day.

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    WTO agri agreement tilted against developing nations: Piyush Goyal

    (Economy)

    What are the concerns of developing nations at WTO related to agriculture? How can a consensus be reached over public stockholding?

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    India Inc’s dwindling investment plans: RBI flags near-term risks

    (Economy)

    Why are India Inc’s plans regarding investment dwindling? What will be its impact on the growth rate and recovery in the post COVID phase?

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    World Bank to stop ‘ease of doing business’ report as probe finds ‘data juggling’

    (Economy)

    What are the problems with the ease of doing business report? Why has the World bank decided to discontinue it?

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    Explained: Why ‘black tigers’ sound a warning

    (Environment, Sc and Tech)

    Where in India, black tigers are found? Locate Simplipal on map. What is a recessive gene? What is pseudo melanin? What are problems with inbreeding?

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    Explained: Unpacking the telecom reforms package

    (Economy)

    What are the recent telecom reforms? Will they help the market to become a three player market? Why can there be a need to increase the tariff?