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    PM reaches out to J&K via infra push, inaugurates projects worth Rs 20k crore

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are a string of projects inaugurated  in Jammu and Kashmir as part of a strong infrastructure push?why are needed ?

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    Demand up, govt procurement of Punjab wheat hits 15-yr low

    (Economy)

    How is the procurement carried out?What is the price the government pays?When does procurement take place?What is the annual requirement of wheat for government schemes?

     

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    PM Modi receives first Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar award 

    (Miscellaneous )

    Learn facts related Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar award 

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    Need to amend anti defection law : Venkaiah 

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is the anti-defection law?Are there any exceptions under the law?How has the law been interpreted by the Courts while deciding on related matters?Does the anti-defection law affect the ability of legislators to make decisions?Why is there a need to amend the anti-defection legislation and what lies ahead ?

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    Reskilling society 

    (Economy )

    How did apprentices become an Indian policy priority?Why enabling degree apprentices will make the Indian skill system self-healing?Why must the skill mental model shift from classical physics (simplicity and linearity) to quantum physics (reflexivity and complexity)?How degree apprentices are an important pillar of this new mental model,five design principles,key analysis and way ahead.

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    A cost to pay 

    (Economy)

    What are the causes of current inflation ?impacts ,RBI’s latest survey of the manufacturing sector,What is the standard tool of central banks to address “demand-pull” inflation? And RBI’s  options to reverse course.

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    Poverty and Politics of Freebies 

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are findings of two new working papers of the World Bank and IMF on poverty in India?methodology used by them , estimates of poverty by the NITI Aayog,how did it renew debate on poverty in India?Why is there still a need to distribute nearly free food to 800 million people in the name of food security?significance of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), Does the politics of freebies for votes make for prudent policy?can this be a sustainable path towards poverty alleviation?Why reforming the system of free food is necessary,how technology can help overcome this difficulty? And way ahead .

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    European Union ground rules for Web

    (International Relations)

    What is the Digital Services Act (DSA)?, and to whom will it apply?What do the new rules state?Does this mean that social media platforms will now be liable for any unlawful content?

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    Most indian with diabetes ,don’t have sugar ,BP under control : study

    (Health) 

    What are the findings of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-funded study, ‘INDIAB’, published in The Lancet (Diabetes and Endocrinology) ?Concerns raised by it and what needs to be done in this context ?

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    BharatNet PPP: As incentive, DoT to assume revenue risk

    (Economy)

    What is the present status of implementation of BharatNet project ?The scope of the project and its objectives .