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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    8 rare pygmy hogs released in Manas National Park

    (Biodiversity and Environment)

    Know about pygmy hogs, features, natural habitat, threats, protection status, conservation efforts. Also briefly learn about Manas National Park and other protected areas of Assam.   

    GS 2

    6

    A welcome spike

    (Health)

    The threat of the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic and the increased speed of vaccination drive and fastened efforts and preventive methods. 

    GS 2

    6

    Policy creep

    (Polity and Governance)

    Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 and the latest amendments, rationale behind it, implications, significance, concerns on overregulation and way forward.

    GS 2

    6

    The picture is clear, it is top-down misinformation

    (Health)

    Know about the misinformation circulating on online platforms about Covid-19, its sources, the impact it has on people and government measures to curb it.

    GS 2

    7

    The politics of an aerial snare

    (International Relations)

    The issue of a Ryanair flight’s emergency landing in Minsk and involvement of Belarus government. Background, global reaction and International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) stand on the issue.

    GS 2

    7

    Chores and conversations: how to keep children engaged

    (Education)

    The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on education and how it has changed the ways of school education. What are the long term implications of digital schooling and also know about the challenges faced by the parents.

    GS 2

    7

    Tackling the Hindutva bugbear

    (Social Justice)

    Sachar Committee Report of 2006 on socio-economic conditions of Muslims. Suggestions for improvement and comparison with the Dalits covering all aspects.

    GS 2

    8

     

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    Afghan violence has risen: Jaishankar

     

    No military solution to Afghan situation, U.S. tells Taliban

    (International Relations)

    US’s withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and the resultant crisis in the nation and in the region. India’s stand on the issue and involvement in the peace process. Also, where does the Taliban stand in all this?

    GS 3

    8

    4 theatre commands likely this year

    (Defence)

    What are theatre commands and what are they needed? Arguments in favour and against and also know about the problems in current structure.

    GS 3

    8

    World’s first GM rubber sapling planted in Assam

    (Science and Technology)

    Planting of the world’s first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant. What are GM crops, impact, significance and related concerns?

    GS 2

    11

    U.S. shares plan to allocate 55 mn vaccine doses globally

    (International Relations)

    US’s announcement to allocate 55 million doses from its vaccine supply to other countries, both bilaterally and via COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access, abbreviated as COVAX. Know about India’s share in this allocation and impact.

    GS 3

    11

    Why is China targeting cryptocurrencies?

    (Economy)

    Know about China’s crack down on crypto mining operations and the possible reasons behind it. Also, know about cryptocurrencies, benefits and related concerns.

    GS 3

    12

    Tying reforms, incentives helped widen adoption

    (Economy)

    Additional borrowing limits to States under reforms and India moving from ‘reforms by stealth and compulsion’ model to a new model of ‘reforms by conviction and incentives’.