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    SC tells panel to fix maximum water level at Mullaperiyar dam

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Why The Supreme Court directed the Supervisory Committee to take an immediate and firm decision on the maximum water level that can be maintained at Mullaperiyar dam, objectives and need of the move , Know about Mullaperiyar Dam and associated issues.

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    Dengue cases cross the 1,000 mark in the city

     

    (Health)

     

     

    Know about Dengue Fever, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments 

     

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    Man booked under POCSO Act for ‘harassing’ teenager

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

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

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    BSF jurisdiction: parties in

    Punjab oppose Centre’s decision

     

    (Governance)

     

     

    Centre’s decision on enhancing the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF), the rationale behind the move and what are implications of the decision 

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    The Perils of an Unresolved Boundary

     

    (IR)

    Know about the India-China relationship of the 1950s-60s and in the present scenario, the border issue, the genesis of the McMahon Line, and  negotiations between India and China on relations between India and Tibet, Jawaharlal Nehru’s approach, key analysis and way forward 

     

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    A reminder that India still trails in the hunger fight

     

    (Social Issues )

     

    Major Highlights of   Global Hunger Index (GHI),, why it ranks India at 101 out of 116 countries, various methodological issues,why India has not been very successful in tackling the issue of hunger and that the rate of progress is very slow, what are the substantial measures, and way forward 

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    Mixed messaging

     

    (Governance )

    Relevance of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s first visit to Jammu & Kashmir after August 5, 2019, when Parliament diluted Article 370 of the Constitution that granted it a “special status” and downgraded and bifurcated the State into two Union Territories, what process needed for normalcy in J&K, Know about article 370, its provisions, the rationale behind an abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, its implications on people of Jammu and Kashmir, key analysis and way forward.

     

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    A festering crisis in the Palk Strait 

     

    (IR)

    Know about the India-Srilanka relations, India – Sri Lanka Confidence Building Measures, The fishermen’s issues and other Issues and Conflicts, Way Forward

     

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    A ‘bubbles of trust’ approach

     

    (IR/Economy)

    Know about the ‘bubbles of trust’ approach, its features, objectives and need in the present scenario, Quad’s geopolitical and security agenda, how the popular backlash against China – exacerbated by the economic disruption of the pandemic – is pushing Quad governments towards policies of self-reliance, what is The Quad’s Critical and Emerging Technology Working Group.

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    Thespian Rajinikanth given Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    (Governance

    Learn facts related to Dadasaheb Phalke Award 

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    Southwest monsoon withdraws from India

    (Geography)

    Why the withdrawal of the Southwest monsoon is delayed, Significant loss associated with it, Criteria for the declaration of monsoon withdrawal, Know about Southwest monsoon 

     

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    ‘CO2 emissions in 2020 above decadal average’

     

    India’s expectations from COP26

     

    (Environment)

    Major takeaways from the report of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in the context of Carbon dioxide emissions, why is it higher than the average annual growth rate over the last decade, various initiatives were taken in this direction and what more needs to be done in this context 

     

    What are India’s expectations from COP26? Relevance of several bilateral meetings between India and other countries including the U.S. and the European Union, Why hasn’t India agreed to a net-zero target? What are India’s core demands? What do independent experts have to say about India’s approach to COP26?

     

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    VC deals in India more than double to $14.4 bn

    (Economy)

    What is Venture capital (VC)?Present status of Venture capital (VC) investments in India