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    The Hindu

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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

    1&8

     

    1

    Mir’s quick trial came ahead of U.S.­Pak. meet

    The significance of Sajid Mir’s conviction in Pakistan  

     

    PM invites  G7 nations  to invest in clean energy

    (International Relations)

    Why did it take so long for the neighbouring country to convict terror leaders and conspirators like Mir and Hafiz Saeed? Why did Pakistan take action against

    Mir now?What is the FATF?What are FATF’s ‘grey’ and ‘black’ lists?What are FATF’s ‘grey’ and ‘black’ lists?Why is Pakistan on the grey list?Consequences of being in the FATF grey list:

     

    Know about key highlights of G7 recent meet ,Know about Group of 7 and its objectives 

    GS 3

    1

    ‘India’s gig workforce to reach 2.35 cr. by 2030’ 

    (Economy)

    What are key findings of a recent study released by Niti Aayog for gig workforce? And its recommendations 

    GS 2

    5

     

    T.N. asks A.P. to suspend supply of Krishna water from July 1

    (Polity and Governance)

    About Krishna River Water Dispute, Latest development which stirred this dispute, Challenges and Way Ahead

     

    GS 2

    6

    States, freebies and the costs of fiscal profligacy 

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Is borrowing and spending on freebies sustainable? Is this the best possible use of public money? What is their opportunity cost — what is it that the public are collectively giving up so that the government can fund these payments? Should not there be some checks on how much can be spent on them? And what lies ahead?

    GS 2

    7

    From higher to hire education 

    (Education)

    What is a digital university, how the government plans to set it up, benefits and what are the concerns /issues and suggest ways to handle them.

    GS 2

    7

    Modi’s two summits: UAE trumps G7 

     

    (International Relations)

    What is the agenda of upcomings bilateral summit between India-UAE?know about the current India-UAE synergy,Changes since the pandemic ,key analysis and way forward .

    GS 3

    8

    A history of the Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi 

    (Economy)

    Why did the local communities oppose the functioning of the copper plant in Tuticorin? Has its closure impacted the Indian copper industry? 

     

    GS 2

    9

    When defection is a mere detour for an MLA

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    What is Anti-defection Law?Grounds of Disqualification,Related Issues and ways to handle them .

     

    GS 2

    12

    Sikar in Rajasthan tops school grading index at district level

    (Governance)

    What are key takeaways from the Ministry of Education’s Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D) for 2019 ?

    GS 2

    12

    India, EU resume FTA negotiations

     

    India, Malaysia discuss defence ties 

     

    World Bank approves $250-mn loan to boost India’s road safety 

     

    (International Relations)

    What is the significance of resuming India and the European Union (EU) negotiations for the long-pending trade and investment agreement?

     

    Know about  existing defence cooperation activities and framework between India-Malaysia ,recent developments and future prospects .

     

    Know about The World Bank’s recent  approval of a $250 million loan to support the Government of India’s road safety programme and its significance .

    GS 3

    13

    ‘Centre may raise small savings rates’

    (Economy) 

    What are the various rates applicable on small savings instruments?