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    India may get major share of U.S. vaccine exports

     

    Right priorities

     

    Aid pours in from the world

    (Health & International Relations)

    US’s decision to give out vaccines to India and implications on bilateral relations and suggestions for India to accelerate its vaccination programme along with the external help it is getting. Know about the global support to India to tackle the second wave of the pandemic.

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    6

    A patently wrong regime

    (International Relations)

    Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement 1995 rules and the monopoly rights over the production and distribution of life-saving drugs. Why is there a need to relax the norms, suggestions, implications and a way forward.

    GS 3

    6

    Marking the beginning of a green era

    (Biodiversity and Environment)

    Saudi Green Initiative and Middle East Green Initiative launched by Saudi Arabia to combat climate change and significance with respect to Saudi G20 presidency and its climate change commitments.

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    A ceaseless plight

    (International Relations)

    Agreement on Consular Access, 2008 between India and Pakistan, its major provisions, cause of concerns and suggestions for improvement.

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    Enforcing COVID-19 rules is State responsibility, says ECI

    (Polity)

    Election Commission of India’s stand on enforcement of Covid-19 protocols which is a responsibility of the State authorities under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. Know about the Act, provisions, significance, concerns and suggestions.

    GS 2

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    Timely support important: Rawat

    (Polity)

    What is the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) and its aims, major provisions and significance? Highlight the role played by armed forces in fighting the Covid-19 crisis.

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    China ‘ready to support’ India, offers vaccines to South Asia

    (International Relations)

    China’s proposal for an emergency reserve for supplies to countries in the South Asian region and assistance to India as well. Rationale behind the move and significance with respect to the improving relations.

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    SEBI tightens rules for provisional debt rating

    (Economy)

    Know about the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) new framework to strengthen policies on provisional rating by Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) for debt instruments and implication of the move.