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    Supreme Court pulls up states over low Covid-19 ex-gratia numbers

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    The rationale behind Supreme Court’s recent direction to state governments not to reject any claims for ex-gratia payment for Covid-19 deaths on “technical grounds.

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    Center to rank states on faster green nods, fewer details sought

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    Why has the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change decided to “incentivise states” by ranking them based on “efficiency and timelines in the grant of environmental clearances?

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    US aviation hit by fears over 5G, Air India joins a long list of cancellations

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    The recent deployment of the 5G communications in the US, what is 5G technology? What are the benefits, concerns and status of development in India?

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    Fewer bird numbers, species at Najafgarh lake this year, census finds 

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    Learn about the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC)and its findings.

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    SC to Maharashtra: Submit OBC data to the commission

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    Recent step of the Supreme Court to ask the Maharashtra government to submit data available with it on OBCs to the state-appointed commission, How did the Supreme Court verdict in 2021 affect OBCs?about Reservation in India, Constitutional Provisions Governing Reservation in India

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    Look in, and out

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    Manufacturing opportunity

     

    Young and Jobless 

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    Sanitation reality check 

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    Know about the Devas-Antrix deal, what led to liquidation?

     

    Why the mobile phones and room air conditioners (RAC) sectors in recent times have shown the formulae for expansion of the manufacturing sector and growing exports? its comparison with china, recent steps of the government in this context, their implications on the economy and way forward 

     

    Why did India’s joblessness rate hit a four-month high of 7.9 per cent in December 2021, with urban unemployment rising to 9.3 per cent? How Indians have been hit hard by a dismal economy and the pandemic? What needs to be done in this context?

     

    Major takeaways from the recently conducted NFHS-5 (2019-20), how Sanitation practices are indeed the most influential in family health? relevance of data collection, why Sanitation-related indicators have come to be of immense importance in the backdrop of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), key analysis and way forward 

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    The global toll of bacterial resistance to drugs

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    The debate over marital rape

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    Houthis and the war in Yemen, in which Indian lives have now been lost

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    How high tariffs on electronic gears may negate PLI gains

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    What are the takeaways from a comprehensive estimate of the global impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)? Why does data matter?

     

    Why The Delhi High Court is hearing a challenge to the validity of the IPC provision for marital rape immunity, Why is the provision in place, what rights does it infringe on, and what are the arguments before the court

     

    Who are the Houthis, and why is there a war in Yemen? Why did they target the UAE?

     

    How does India compare to other electronics manufacturing nations? How do high import tariffs hurt India’s domestic electronics industry? Why does ICEA believe high import tariffs are counterproductive to PLI schemes?