The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

     

    1

     

    India considers ‘reciprocal’ steps to U.K.’s quarantine rules

     

    ( IR)

    Know about reciprocal measures of India on the United Kingdom if London maintained the current quarantine policy, about U.K.’s policy to impose 10 days quarantine on people vaccinated with Covishield, its implications on India and the world, what steps need to be taken by India in this context 

    GS 1

    1

    The process to induct women into NDA by May 2022: govt

     

    (Women Empowerment)

    Supreme Court step to allow women to appear for NDA exam, the ‘mechanism’ to induct women cadets into the National Defence Academy (NDA), objectives and need move 

     

    GS 3

    3

    Record paddy yield, dip in oilseeds likely this Kharif

     

    (Agriculture)

    Cropping Patterns and Major Crops of India, What are the types of cropping System, Factors Determining Cropping Pattern in India, Specific Issues, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 2

    6&9

    The big deal behind the ruckus over AUKUS

     

    No link between AUKUS and Quad: govt

    (IR)

    The announcement of the new Australia-U.K.-U.S. (AUKUS) trilateral security pact, Why is AUKUS surprising? What is the convergence of interests? Is there any link between Quad and AUKUS ,Know about ‘Indo-Pacific region, its relevance for India and world, India’s Perspective of Indo-Pacific, Threat or a Challenge, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 2

    7

    What counts is seldom counted

     

    (Governance)

    Why Census data in India are losing their relevance in the development agenda, What kind of caste data is published in the Census? How often has the demand for a caste census been made? What has been the current government’s stand? 

    GS 3

    7

    Changing the Agri exports basket

    (Economy)

     

    Why the Indian government has been encouraging agricultural exports to meet an ambitious target of $60bn by 2022, know about the contribution of agricultural and processed food products in India’s total exports, The main objective of the Agriculture Export Policy and The way forward

    GS 2

    9

    Fertility rates of Hindus and Muslims converging: study

     

    (Governance)

    Key findings of a new study published by the Pew Research Center, The religious composition of India’s population since Partition, bases of study, Religious conversion impact on India’s overall composition, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 2

    10

    India’s R-value was below one in mid-September

     

    (Health)

    What is the R-value in the context of COVID? how rapidly the COVID-19 pandemic is spreading, dropped to 0.92 by mid-September

     

    GS 2

    11

    ADB cuts India’s 2021-22 growth forecast to 10%

     

    (IR)

    Why The Asian Development Bank has cut its forecast for India’s GDP growth in 2021-22, how COVID-19 second wave has disrupted the economic recovery, what are the steps being taken in this context?