Headlines of the day 24-05-2023

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    Update NPR to enumerate self during next Census

    The Hindu

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    Polity

    • What is National Population Register (NPR)?
    • How is census conducted?
    • Reasons and implications of delay?

    The missing Census and its consequences

    Indian Express

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    Polity 

    • How is census conducted?
    • Reasons and implications of delay?

    The Telangana- Andhra Pradesh water dispute

    The Hindu 

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    Polity

    • Constitutional and Legal Mechanism to resolve water dispute
    • How did the Bachawat Tribunal allocate water resources to the three riparian States? 
    • What did the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, state about water shares? 
    • Has the Union government intervened in the issue? 
    • Why is Telangana asking for a larger share?

    CJI Chandrachud condemns ‘forum shopping’: What is this practice?

    Indian Express

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    Polity 

    • What is practice of forum shopping?
    • What is the Supreme Court’s view on this practice?

    Govt’s power to promulgate, repromulgate Ordinances — why and how

    Indian Express

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    Polity 

    • Ordinance in Constitution
    • Repromulgation of Ordinance
    • critical analysis of power of Ordinance

    No record of office expenses for Justice Rohini Commission on OBC quota for 2 years: RTI

    The Hindu

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    Polity

    • Justice G. Rohini Commission for the sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)

    The paradox of BRICS, its new pathway

    The Hindu

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    International

    • Background of grouping?
    • Expansion of BRICS
    • Challenges facing the grouping
    • How to revive it?

    India-Australia trust not just diplomatic but based on people-to-people ties: PM Modi

    Indian Express

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    International

    • Key outcomes of the summit
    • Significance and challenges of bilateral ties

    India at G7 — myth of multipolarity

    Indian Express

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    International

    • Overview of India’s foreign policy in multipolar world: Benefits and challenges
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    India gives Bangladesh key rail infra

    The Hindu

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    GS-2/ International

    GS-3/ Economy 

    • India-Bangladesh connectivity 
    • PM Gati shakti Scheme 

    Decoding the dilemma behind escalating cooking oil imports

    Mint

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    GS-3/ Economy 

    • How much is India importing?
    • What about consumer and farmer prices?
    • Why is India so dependent on imports?
    • What is the current government policy?

    ‘73% Smart City projects completed’

    The Hindu

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    Economy 

    • About Smart Cities Mission

    US stares at default

    Indian Express

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    Economy 

    • What is the debt ceiling?
    • What happens if the govt defaults?
    • Its likely fallout?

    Questions remain after expert committee report on Adani

    Indian Express

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    Economy

    • Analysis of functioning of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
    • Supreme court’s appointed panel on SEBI’s functioning

    INSACOG has not put out weekly bulletin since March 27

    The Hindu

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    Science & Tech

    • Overview of the India SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG)

    The tragedy of the axolotl mutant

    The Hindu

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    Science & Tech

    • Scientists are studying how this species of salamander quickly regenerates lost limbs, gills, tail, their eyes, and even parts of the head; 
    • By understanding how axolotls do this, we might gather clues on how to increase our own chances of doing the same

    What is the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism?

    The Hindu 

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    Environment

    • What is the CBAM?
    • What is carbon leakage? 
    • Why are countries worried?
    • How will the new policy affect trade between India and the EU?

    National Campaign for Updation and Verification of People’s Biodiversity Register Launched in Goa

    Press information Bureau (PIB)

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    Environment

    • About People’s Biodiversity Register
    • About Biological Diversity Act 2002
    • About Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) 

    INSV Tarini crew back after completing historic voyage

    Indian Express

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    Miscellaneous

    • Key facts about INSV Tarini and trans-ocean inter-continental voyage