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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

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    Banks get assets worth Rs. 8,441 crore from ED

    (Economy)

    Know about the money laundering probe against Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. What is money laundering, implications, concerns, preventive measures and government agencies involved?

    GS 2

    5

    Twitter storm to save Unani medicine

    (Health)

    The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM) Act, 2020, provisions, significance, concerns highlighted regarding the Unani system of medicine and a way forward. Know about other medicine systems in India.

    GS 2

    6

    The Kashmir outreach and the Afghan storm

    (International Relations)

    Jammu and Kashmir reorganisation, objectives of the move and development so far. Increased Chinese involvement on the border along with threats of destabilisation from Afghanistan after US removal of troops. Way forward.

    GS 2

    6

    Engage Iran

    (International Relations)

    USA’s decision to block Iran-linked websites during the ongoing talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA or Iran Nuclear Deal) and implications on the process.

    GS 2

    6

    The gender technology gap has to end

    (Social Justice)

    Gender technology gap in South Asia highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic and increased inequalities. Know about supporting data, impact of women safety, growth and development and suggestions.

    GS 2

    7

    The ‘Union government’ has a unifying effect

    (Polity and Governance)

    Tamil Nadu’s decision to replace the term ‘Central government’ with the Union government in its official communications and significance with respect to no mention of the term in Indian constitution.

    GS 3

    7

    A recovery path for airlines

    (Infrastructure)

    Challenges faced by the airline industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic and suggestions to resume operations and further growth and development of the sector.

    GS 2

    7

    Blended learning won’t work

    (Education)

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) proposal of Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) teaching in a blended mode (40% online and 60% offline), rational behind the step and concerns highlighted.

    GS 3

    8

    IAF, Navy match skills with U.S. team

    (Defence)

    Indian Navy and Air Force’s passage exercise with US Navy Carrier Strike Group (CSG) during its transit through the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). What is passage exercise and why is it important?

    GS 2

    9

    China raising new units near borders

     

    Jaishankar flags ‘close up deployments’

    (international Relations)

    Issue of China raising new militia units “Mimang Cheton” for high-altitude warfare. Know about these units, composition, their deployment and the concerns flagged by India. 

    GS 2

    10

    Grey matter loss seen after COVID

    (Health)

    Know about brain imaging study on Covid-19’s effects on the grey matter, regions in the brain associated with smell and taste. Implications and significance of the study.

    GS 2

    14

    Centre further eases norms for voice-based BPOs

    (Polity and Governance)

    Centre’s decision to relax more norms governing Other Service Providers, or voice-based BPOs in order to boost BPO sector and create jobs under liberalisation of norms.