The Hindu

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    GS 2

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    Pakistan to remain on FATF greylist

     

    India ‘politicising’ FATF process: Pakistan

    (International Relations)

    What is the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and its various lists? Its objectives, functions and significance. In which list Pakistan has been listed and the implication of the grey list and black list?

    GS 2

    1

    Third COVID-19 wave unlikely to be as severe as second

    (Health)

    Know about the possible third wave of Covid-19, its reproductive rate (R), threats, concerns and preventive measures by the government as well as the people.

    GS 2

    6

    Future State

     

    Prepare the ground for a ‘Naya J&K’

    (Polity and Governance)

    Ministerial meeting in Jammu and Kashmir on possible restoration of Statehood in future. What are the issues in J&K, governments steps and suggestions?

    GS 2

    6

    Relevant advice for health care-givers, mothers-to-be

    (Health)

    Health conditions faced by pregnant women and threats of more severity after Covid-19. State of maternity services in India and suggestions to improve health infrastructure and services for pregnant women. 

    GS 3

    7

    When Greyhounds struck in a fading red zone

    (Internal Security)

    Know about Maoist insurrection and Naxalite movement and impact on peace and order. Government steps to pacify the situation and what are the casualties? Know about special police forces like Greyhounds, etc. Suggest a way forward.

    GS 3

    8

    IAC will be commissioned next year: Rajnath

    (Defence)

    Learn about the first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) being built at Cochin Shipyard. Its induction in the navy and significance.

    GS 2

    8

    U.P. ranked best under Smart Cities Mission

    (Polity and Governance)

    Smart Cities Mission, objectives, major provisions, impact, significance, concerns highlighted and suggestions for improvement.

    GS 2

    9

    India, China plan 12th round of talks on Ladakh stand-off

    (International Relations)

    Increasing Chinese activities at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh and impact on India’s peace and sovereignty. Also know about India-China agreement on holding 12th round of military commander talks.

    GS 3

    9

    DRDO tests enhanced range Pinaka rocket

    (Defence)

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) test firing of Pinaka rocket and know about the salient features of the rocket system and the testing location.

    GS 2

    13

    Ghani to meet Biden as U.S. exit looms

    (International Relations)

    USA’s decision to move troops out of Afghanistan and implications on national and regional peace and security. Measures to reduce the impact and the ongoing process for that. Where does India stand in all of this?

    GS 2

    13

    Tibet gets first bullet train, links Lhasa to India border

    (International Relations)

    First bullet train line in Tibet, its features and the places it connects. Are there any possible threats to India by this development and if yes, then what is a way forward?

    GS 3

    14

    Govt. can cut fuel cess by Rs 4.5

    (Economy)

    ICRA suggestions to the government on reducing the fuel price to ease inflationary pressures. Impacts of the move upon implications and suggestions for further improvement.

    GS 3

    14

    COVID-19 relief up to Rs 10 lakh to be tax-free for victims’ families

    (Economy)

    The Centre’s announcement of income tax relief for Covid-19 affected taxpayers and exemptions of ex-gratia payments of up to Rs. 10 lakh. Impact and significance of the move.