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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Russian Foreign Minister to visit Delhi this week

    (International Relations )

    Know about Russia-India cooperation,impact of Ukraine crisis on the bilateral relations  ,strategic issues resulting from the war,how has India responded till now ? and what lies ahead ?

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    The era of an unemployed India 

     

    Poverty rose but income inequality fell 

     

    (Economy)

    Why is there massive job insecurity among India’s youth? figures of unemployment in the country ,National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) data in this context ,why inadequate employment generation still exists in the country ?ramifications and what more steps need to be taken ?

     

    How Covid-19 Pandemic has Affected Poverty and Inequality in India?data of various surveys ,why inequality fell during the pandemic? Other large negative effects of COVID-19 on the economy ,key analysis and way forward .

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    Profit over public health  

    (Health )

    How Medical products play an important role in combating the pandemic?the step of India and South Africa to table a proposal in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) seeking a temporary waiver on medical products from certain obligations under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) ,why is it a crucial to address the timely availability and affordability of medical products to all countries in need? present status of the proposal , WTO’s relevance and credibility in this context ,key analysis and way forward.

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    U.S cuts a deal with the EU vis-a-vis LNG 

    (International Relations )

    Why is the U.S exporting liquefied natural gas to Europe? To what extent are European nations dependent on Russia?Can Europe end its reliance on Russia

    for energy?What lies ahead?

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    The move to ease voting for overseas citizens 

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    How can overseas voters currently vote in Indian elections?How has the existing facility worked

    so far?What is ETPBS and how does it

    function?Will this facility be available to all

    overseas voters across countries?Are postal ballots a viable means of voting?

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    The role of VRR for a

    flawless gaming experience

    (Science and Technology )

    What is Variable Refresh Rates (VRR)?How does the technology work?Can it improve gaming experience?Is it available on mobile devices?What does it mean for Chromebooks?

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    India’s ‘space economy’ valued at ?36,794 crore

    (Science and Technology )

     

    What is the size of India’s Space Economy?How has it evolved? Key findings of a recent paper titled  ‘The Space Economy of India: Its Size and Structure’,Concerns / Challenges and what lies ahead ?

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    India test­ fires two surface to air missiles

    (Defence)

    Learn facts related to  Medium Range Surfaceto­Air Missiles (MRSAMs).

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    ‘India, UAE trade pact likely from May 1’

     

    Saudi-led coalition launch strike on Yemen

    (International Relations)

    Key features and present status  of The free trade agreement between India and the UAE and its significance .

     

    Who are Yemen’s Houthis and what do they want?Reason for Houthis Rise,Reason for Saudi Arabia’s Attack on Yemen,Concerns,how will it affect India’s interest and what lies ahead ?