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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Modi meets Adobe, Qualcomm CEOs on the first day of U.S. visit

     

    (IR)

    Significance of the recent visit of PM  to the U.S. with meetings with CEOs of Fortune 500 companies , agenda of second Quad Leaders Summit, learn facts related to Quad and India -US relations  

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    Minor girl sexually assaulted near Mumbai, 26 arrested

     

    Caste census of Backward Classes difficult, Centre tells SC

     

    (Governance)

    Know about the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) and its key provisions, significance and much-needed reforms necessary for reporting child sexual abuse.

     

    Why has the government made it clear in the Supreme Court that a caste census of the Backward Classes is “administratively difficult and cumbersome”, What kind of caste data is published in the Census? How often has the demand for a caste census been made? What has been the current government’s stand? 

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    The sixth serosurvey to start today; 28,000 samples to be collected

    (Health)

    What are Sero surveys, how they are done, various testing methods used and the significance of conducting Sero surveys.)

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    IS sleeper cells working in Kerala?

     

    ( Internal Security)

    Concern about suspected sleeper cells of the Islamic State (IS) operating in Kerala, findings of the NIA investigations in this context, Do sleeper cells pose a potent threat to India?suggest steps to tackle it  

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    PM CARES is not govt. The fund, Centre tells HC

     

    (Governance)

     

    Learn about the PM CARES fund, the recent stand taken by the government in this context and why the government constituted a new fund despite having the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF).)

     

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    A disease surveillance system, for the future

     

    (Health)

    Know about the modern concept of disease surveillance system,why is it needed and explain with the help of previous instances  ,Surveillance status in India and related initiatives ,What more should be done in this context ?

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    A climate change narrative that India can steer

     

    (Environment )

    Know about the implications of climate change, how is it detrimental to public health,recent report, “Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region” by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) , what is Internally Displaced Populations (IDPs), why India’s Internally Displaced Populations (IDPs) rising various initiatives taken by India in this context ,Significance of the upcoming Glasgow COP26 meet

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    Another grouping

     

    (IR)

    Know about AUKUS, its objectives and how does it affect India’s interest, what is india’s the first reaction to AUKUS

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    Protest against monetisation plan on Oct. 7

     

    (Economy)

    National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), its features and objectives, criticism,what is asset monetisation ?

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    ?7,523cr. order for Arjun Mk1A tanks

    (Defence)

    Learn facts related to  indigenous Arjun Mk-1A Main Battle Tanks

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    SC introduces FASTER

    system to send records

    (Judiciary )

    Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records” (FASTER) system,its features and need in the present scenario 

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    PM to launch health mission on Sept. 27

    (Health)

    Know about Pradhan Mantri Digital Health Mission,key features and significance

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    Will meet 2022 deadline for CEPA, says UAE minister

    (IR)

    India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) , How will it be helpful in  increasing  bilateral trade in goods ,about India -UAE bilateral relations 

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    Govt. notifies SEIS rates for 2019-20, sets ceiling

     

    RBI to buy, sell Gsecs on Sept. 30

     

    (Economy)

    What is Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS)? And recent step taken by government in this context 

     

    Know about Government Securities Acquisition Programme 2.0, what are Government Securities?