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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

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    Massive distribution of ex gratia will strain finances, says Centre

    (Polity and Governance)

    The government’s response to petitions in the Supreme Court (SC) to pay Rs. 4 lakh compensation to the families of every Covid-19 victim. SC’s stand on the issue and the government’s argument against the suggestions.

    GS 2

    6

    The comrades and their divergent perspectives

    (International Relations)

    Know about the dynamics in India-Russia-China relations. How are India’s individual relations with both these nations and how their bilateral relations impact India? Role of other international and regional groupings in altering the dynamics and way to find balance.

    GS 2

    6

    In Kerala, the need to budget for the future

    (Polity and Governance)

    The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) estimates on Kerala current situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. What are the other factors behind worsening conditions and how can they be improved for growth?

    GS 2

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    Focus on COVID-19 estimated deaths

     

    Death due to COVID-19 must be certified as such: Centre

    (Health)

    Deaths caused by Covid-19 in India, reporting and accuracy of their estimates. Objectives of pandemic response and suggestions for improving the estimates.

    GS 2

    8

    Students flay CUCET for more varsities

    (Education)

    The National Testing Agency’s (NTA) ongoing process on final decision on the scope for the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET). Rationale behind the step, implications and significance. Students’ reaction and a way forward.

    GS 3

    8

    Navy team in U.S. for chopper training

    (Defence)

    Indian Navy’s defence procurement. Latest decision to buy MH-60R helicopters from the US and sending a navy team for training. Significance for Indian defence sector.

    GS 3

    8

    Work begins on Krivak class frigate

    (Defence)

    Development of a second frigate of the additional Krivak class stealth ships unde the India and Russia Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA). Know about its main features.

    GS 3

    8

    Pact signed to conserve rare turtle in Assam

    (Biodiversity and Environment)

    Know about the rare freshwater black softshell turtle, its habitat, features, threats, conservation efforts and protection status.

    GS 2

    9

    Concerns on IT rules are highly misplaced

    (Polity and Governance)

    The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 and India’s brief to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the concerns regarding the rules.

    GS 2

    10

    Scale up public health, social measures: WHO

    (Health)

    The World Health Organization’s (WHO) advises South-East Asian countries to scale up public health and social measures and vaccination for Covid-19 to prevent another surge.

    GS 2

    11

    Taliban say committed to Afghan peace talks, want ‘Islamic system’

    (International Relations)

    The USA’s decision to pull troops out of Afghanistan and its implications on the peace, security and development of Afghanistan. Global reactions to the announcement and Taliban’s stand on the issue and involvement.

    GS 2

    11

    Iran, world powers adjourn nuclear talks

    (International Relations)

    Know about the adjourned talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or the Iran Nuclear Deal and the reasons behind it. Where do all involved nations stand with their respective demands?