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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

     

    1,9&10

     

    Rupee falls below 80 against dollar, raises worries over imported inflation

    What Rs 80 to a dollar means

    Trusting the rupee

    (Economy)

    Why are there concerns over high imported inflation?What are the key catalysts behind the steep descent seen in the Indian currency?What will be the effect on the economy? And What should policymakers do?

     

    GS 2

    5

     

    Govt says strong lessons from Sri Lanka crisis, brings up freebies, fiscal health of some states

     (International Relations)

     

    What are  lessons to be learnt from the turmoil in Sri Lanka? And its relevance for India .

    GS 3

    7

     

    Projects near LoC, those of strategic value won’t need green nod

    (Environment)

     

    What is the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) ?

    Know about the recent decision of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to notify amendment to the EIA Rules, and rationale behind the move .

    GS 2

    9

    Aragalaya

     

     (International Relations)

     

    What is Aragalaya? And why is it the news ?

    GS 2

    9

    Pythagorean geometry in Vedic-era texts, centuries before Pythagoras

    (Education)

     

    Did Pythagoras exist, and what is the theorem named after him? And How do we know that Indian mathematicians from the Vedic period knew this?

     

    GS 3

    10

    A limited farm vision 

    (Economy)

    Know about the recently constituted committee of government to  promote zero budget-based farming, change crop patterns and make MSP more effective and transparent,its significance ,criticism and what lies ahead .

    GS 3

    11

    The absentee stakeholder 

    (Economy)

    Know about the Present And The Future Of India’s Digital Economy,government’s interventions ,issues, challenges and what further steps need to be taken in this context ? 

    GS 3

    13

    No GST on 11 food items when sold loose, decision with consensus 

     

    Over 3 times more women in part-time jobs than men: National Statistical Office

     

    (Economy)

     

    What are  new rates on GST ?and how has states responded so far ?,governments stand and way ahead

     

    What are findings of the latest labour indicators released by the National Statistical Office ?