The Hindu

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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    COVID19 vaccine export to resume

     

    ( Governance/IR)

    Significance of India’s decision to resume the export of COVID-19 vaccines under ‘Vaccine Maitri’, about ‘Vaccine Maitri’ and what is India’s commitment towards the world for the collective fight against the virus.

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    Filters installed in smog tower at C.P.

    (Environmental Pollution and Degradation)

    What are Smog Towers? , their features and relevance to curb pollution

     

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    Stubble burning: govt. to spray bio decomposer in paddy fields

     

    (Environmental Pollution and Degradation)

    Learn facts related to PUSA Bio-decomposer, What is Stubble Burning, causes, effects and measures to tackle the issue of stubble burning?

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    Fund and faculty’ count in higher education rankings

     

    (Education)

    Key findings of the sixth edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for higher education,significance of ranking for students, faculty, prospective employer and competition.

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    Guarantees for the ‘bad bank’ may help, but not suffice to fix lenders’ woes

     

    (Economy )

    What is a bad bank? Bad bank history in India, How do bad loans affect the economy?Issues associated with the bad bank, key analysis and way forward 

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    The end of the doing business rankings

     

    (IR)

    Need to know facts related to the Ease of Doing Business (EDB) index, How the index works, Why World Bank Group scrapped its flagship publication, its ramifications on world and India 

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    Tackling hate speech

     

    (Governance)

    What is hate speech and what are the impacts? The Indian legal position, Proposed hate speech provisions of Sections 153C and 505A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).Concerns regarding the new provisions and suggestions. 

     

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    Time to criminalise marital rape

    (Women Related Issues)

    The recent judgments of High Courts on marital rape, What is marital rape? What are the challenges in criminalising it? The Justice Verma Committee report of 2013 in this context, safeguards available in India, key analysis and way forward 

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    PM Biden bilateral ahead of the Quad meet

    (IR)

    Significance of upcoming bilateral discussion between the U.S. and India, what will be the agenda of the discussion , India -USA bilateral relations 

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    President honours Brig. Saraswati

    (Governance)

    Learn facts related to National Florence Nightingale Award 2020

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    The Western Ghats offer major additions to the flora

    (Geography)

    A brief overview of Western Ghats of India,flora and fauna, what are new species found there  

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    Climate change is a key driver of financial risk

    (Economy and Environment)

    Climate change and its impact on the financial sector, Mandated climate-related mitigation plans