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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    ED arrests Maharashtra Minister Malik in money laundering case

     

    (Economy)

    What is  Money Laundering?, the process of Money Laundering, Impacts of globalization on money laundering, evolving threats of Money laundering, concerns, preventive measures, government agencies involved and what lies ahead?

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    Indian stand ‘balanced, independent’, says Russia

    (IR)

    What is India’s stand at the Security Council on Russia’s moves on eastern Ukraine? how new sanctions imposed on Russia would affect the delivery of the S-400 missile system and other defence equipment to India?

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    Old pension scheme back in Rajasthan

    (Welfare Schemes)

    Know about the National Pension Scheme, the significance of the scheme and its role in ensuring the financial security of the citizens.

     

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    SC reserves judgment on T.N.’s Vanniyar quota law

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Know about the Supreme Court’s judgment in a batch of petitions challenging a Madras High Court decision declaring ultra vires a State quota law which provided 10.5% special reservation to Vanniyars, why Madras HC declared Vanniyar reservation law unconstitutional, What is the stand of the Tamil Nadu government and what lies ahead?

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    J&K govt. Approves FDI policy for UT

    (Economy)

    What is the recent policy on foreign direct investment (FDI) for J&K with a minimum of 51% foreign stake? basis of policy, aims and objectives.

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    Ukraine as a Matryoshka doll set of crises

    (IR)

    What do the Russian decision to recognise the self-declared Donetsk and Luhansk republics mean for the recent crisis? What about the Minsk peace process? What is the response of the West, What are the pros and cons for Moscow? its ramifications for India and the world and way ahead.

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    The Budget lacks the ‘power’ to transform services

    (Economy)

    What is the budgetary allocation for Electricity and development sectors? why finance is largely unavailable to ensure reliable electricity supply to schools and health facilities? how the availability of reliable electricity supply can improve the delivery of health and education services? Other Issues and challenges linked to it and what steps need to be taken in this context?

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    Drafting a new Constitution is impossible 

     

    (Constitution )

    Why there is a demand to draft a new Constitution for 

    India? Why is it not possible? what are the major events that took place while India’s Constitution was drafted? how these events may never take place in the present scenario, what are the ways to resolve conflicts between the Centre and States and way forward.

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    Supreme Court completes hearing on OROP plea

     

    (Welfare Schemes )

    Know about a recent judgment of the Supreme Court in a petition claiming that the government’s implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) for the Armed Forces has been faulty.

     

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    MILAN to be held in Vizag from Feb. 25

    Tejas to take part in ‘Cobra

    Warrior’ in U.K.

     

    (Defence)

    Learn facts related to MILAN exercise and ‘Cobra Warrior’ 

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    Ready for a fair debate on crypto assets: RBI Deputy Governor

    (Economy)

    Know about Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) , its features and benefits.