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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

    1&15

     

    Pandemic year see a shift to govt school, more children seeking tuitions 

     

    Covid’s impact on learning

    (Education)

    Key findings of the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2021, what are the  issues highlighted by it, Covid’s impact on learning, initiatives that need to be taken in this context 

    GS 2

    1

    UAPA over reports: SC stops Tripura from coercive action against lawyers, journalist 

     

    Days after ordinance, ED chief SK Mishra gets a year’s extension

     

    (Governance)

    Why the Supreme Court asked the Tripura police not to initiate any coercive action against the lawyers and a journalist who were booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967, about Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), provisions, significance, impact, concerns and suggestions. 

     

    The rationale behind the government’s decision to bring in two ordinances to ensure that the Directors of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) could have tenures of up to five years, what are the implications of the move? 

    GS 2

    1

    Pakistan passes law to give Kulbhushan Jadhav review option, Delhi believes not enough, ‘nothing new’

    (IR)

    Recent updates about the Kulbhushan Jadhav Case, Implications of ‘Effective Review and Reconsideration’ for India.

    GS 2

    6

    Need quality, decency of debates in House; reflect ‘Indianness’: PM Narendra Modi

    (Governance)

    Major outcomes of All India Presiding Officers’ Conference (AIPOC) 

    GS 2

    6

    Focus on tribal, LWE-hit areas as Cabinet extends plans to boost rural connectivity

     

    (Governance)

    Why the timeline has been extended by the Cabinet for the continuation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)-I and II up to September 2022, and Road Connectivity Project for Left Wing Extremism Affected Areas up to March 2023.

    GS 3

    8

    Unfairly blamed for diluting COP26 coal reference: Official

     

    (Environment )

    Why was India being “unfairly blamed” for getting a reference to a “phase out” of coal in the COP26 final agreement changed to “phase down”? What was achieved in the Glasgow climate pact? What are India’s commitments in this context?

    GS 3

    10

    Crypto opportunity 

     

    (Cyber Security )

    Why are Cryptocurrencies a serious concern to RBI from a macroeconomic and financial stability standpoint? Cryptocurrency, Benefits of Cryptocurrency, Concerns, India and Cryptocurrency, Way Forward.

    GS 2

    11

    The promise of the new Quad 

    (IR)

    Relevance of meeting between the foreign ministers of India, the US, Israel, and the UAE and major outcomes and the agenda of cooperation 

    GS 2

    15

    Coming up across the country, 10 tribal museums

     

    (Governance)

    Know about facts related to Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’, Birsa Munda, What are the multiple initiatives launched by PM for the welfare of the Janjatiya community? their features, significance, what have been efforts to improve the social, political and economic conditions of the tribal populations