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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

     

    3 & 15

     

    First GM food crop may be on way, mustard trials get nod

     

    Understanding GM mustard

     

    (Science & Technology)

    What are Genetically Modified (GM) Crops, arguments favouring & against GM Crops, challenges, legal position of GM crops in India and way ahead.

    GS 3

    3 & 15

    Print Lakshmi, Ganesh images on currency notes, Kejriwal tells Centre

     

    AAP wants Lakshmi-Ganesh on currency: who designs rupee notes and how?

    (Economy)

    Who decides and issues banknotes and coins, and what is the process of changing the design and form of Indian currency?

    GS 1

    7

     

    Adopt Swadeshi, self-reliance to keep culture, art alive: PM 

     

    (History)

    Know about the importance/meaning of Swadeshi and self-reliance. How can India become the Self reliant, challenges and way ahead. Also, know about Make in India, Startup India and Aatmanirbhar Bharat Schemes. 

    GS 2

    10

    A misleading exit

     

    (International Groupings)

    What is the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), why Pakistan was removed from the “Grey List”. Its significance for India.

    GS 2

    10 & 15

    Check and Play

     

    Anti-trust cases against Google, how regulator decides fine

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Why has it imposed a fine on Google? Its implications on ease of doing business in India.

    GS 2

    12

    In a first, UNSC’s Counter Terrorism Committee to meet in India this week

     

    (International Groupings)

    Know about UNSC and its Counter-Terrorism Committee. Also know about the National Investigation Agency Act 2008.

    GS 2

    13

    ‘What has to be axiomatic is that Sri Lanka has to be mindful of India’s strategic interests’

    (International Relations)

    What is IMF’s Extended Fund Facility (EFF)? Also know about why Sri Lanka is important for India’s strategic interests.

     

      

     

    GS 2

     

    14

     

    Amid PM’s Act East policy, Nalanda varsity to offer course on Bay of Bengal

    (International Relations)

    Know about ‘Act East Policy’ of India.

    GS  3

    17

    IRDAI puts restrictions on cross-border reinsurers

     

    (Economy)

    Know about the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and its functions