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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

     

    1&6

     

    India crosses 100 crore COVID­19 vaccine doses

     

    Responding to adversity with achievement

    (Governance)

    Know about The countrywide vaccination drive, present status, what are the factors and challenges behind India’s success in its landmark vaccination drive.

    GS 2 

    1

    Do you want to revisit ?8 lakh 

    slab for EWS quota, SC asks Govt.

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

     

    Why the Supreme Court asked the Government if it wants to revisit the limit of ?8 lakh annual income fixed for determining the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category for reservation in NEET admissions for medical courses under the all-India quota, Reservations for Other Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Sections, One Hundred and Third Constitutional Amendment of 2019, background, impact, significance, concerns and suggestions.

    GS 3

    1

    PM to attend climate meet in Glasgow

     

    ( Environment)

     

    Relevance of  upcoming the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26), what are India’s climate goals , challenges and various initiatives were taken in this context 

    GS 1

    2

    The threat within

     

    (Social Issues)

     

     

    Major takeaways from The National Crime Records Bureau report of a crime in India in 2020, issues highlighted and what steps need to be taken in this context 

    GS 3

    3

    U.K., India joint military exercise is to keep peace and stability: CSG top officer

     

    (Defence)

    Learn facts related to Konkan Shakti 

    GS 2

    6

    Engaging the Taliban

    (IR)

     

    Significance of India’s participation in a meeting of 10 nations with Taliban officials in Moscow and the signing of a joint statement that recognised the “new reality” in Afghanistan, what are the expected outcomes and India’s approach towards the Islamist group, India’s interests in Afghanistan, what should be India’s and other regional countries approach towards Afghanistan.  

    GS 3

    7

    Will privatisation take off after the Air India sale?

     

    (Economy )

    Privatisation of Air India, Significance, History of Air India (AI), Why is the selling of Air India being considered a landmark? , Challenges in Privatisation of the Air India and Issues with Disinvestment, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 2

    8

    System to track prisoners on parole

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Key features of the ‘ePrisons’ and ‘Interoperable Criminal Justice System’ database and what are the benefits linked to it?

    GS 3

    8

    Gene editing guidelines facing delay

     

    (S&T)

    What is Gene editing, nanotechnology in farming, Why is it needed? Issues, What are Newer technologies such as Site-Directed Nuclease (SDN) 1 and 2? their features and aims.

     

    GS 2

    9

    Pakistan retained on  FATF’s ‘greylist’ again

     

    (IR)

     

    What are the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and its various lists? Its objectives, functions and significance. In which list Pakistan has been listed and the implication of the grey list and black list?

    GS 1

    10

    Government failed to measure scale of hunger to tailor its responses: Experts

     

    (Social Issues )

     

    Major findings of Global Hunger Index, why the Government has launched a scathing attack against the publishers of the Global Hunger Index for India’s poor ranking, how was their coverage and were these schemes adequate? key takeaways from The National Family Health Survey-5  and way ahead

     

    GS 3

    12

    Coal scarcity is still a looming risk, says Crisil

     

    (Economy )

    The Centre’s steps to regulate coal supplies ,How severe is India’s coal crisis?

    GS 3

    12

    Cabinet okays implementing PM GatiShakti

     

    (Economy )

    Know about PM GatiShakti National Master Plan for improving multi-modal connectivity project and its significance