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    GS 2

    3

    Facial recognition spreads, concern over absence of data protection law

    (Governance)

    Why is there concern while use of Face Recognition Technologies at Airport, Train Stations and other places? What is way ahead?

    GS 3

    9

    BRICS countries pledge to work together to tackle climate change

    (Environment)

    Please learn about key outcomes of the 7th meeting of the BRICS Environment Ministerial, 2021. What is the concept of Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities(CBDR-RC)?

    GS 2

    9

    Binaries of peace and conflict becoming less relevant: Navy chief

    (IR)

    What are the key highlights of lecture of Navy Chief? What are the steps being taken for maritime domain awareness?

    GS 3

    12

    Finding ways to live with the virus

    (Health)

    Why are countries giving up the Zero CoVID Strategy? How should we mitigate the pandemic, if we can not eliminate it??

    GS 1

    12

    Smells like heritage

    (Art & Culture)

    Can smells be added to the 2018 Unesco “intangible heritage” list? Which smells can be the contenders for such a recognition?

    GS 3

    12

    Crude fact

    (Economy)

    Why are the goals of the National Mission on Edible Oils-Oil Palm to reduce oil import are unrealistic?

    GS 1 & 2

    13

    Making sure that girls don’t drop out of school

    (Society, Education)

    What could be potential ways to reduce gender bias in education? What are the reasons behind the higher dropout rate among womens? What is the way out?

    GS 2

    13

    Soft Power, India’s Strength in Afghanistan

     

    Explained: Who are the Islamic State Khorasan?

    (IR)

    What is soft power? How can India leverage goodwill earned from its investments in Afghanistan’s infrastructure projects?

    What are the threats of ISIS-K to the world and how is it spreading its wings in Afghanistan?

    GS 3

    13

    Why agrarian reforms should go beyond meeting demands of the agitating farmers

    (Economy)

    How can agrarian reforms help in mitigating the inequalities in our society? How did the land reforms help the tenants? Where did the land reforms fail to perform better? What is the way ahead?

    GS 2

    15

    Explained: What’s new in higher education

    (Education)

    Delhi University has approved a four-year undergraduate course from next year as part of the new National Education Policy. How do this and other concepts in the NEP aim to achieve multidisciplinarity?

    GS 2

    15

    Explained: Why India has allowed Boeing 737 Max planes to fly again

    (Governance)

    Why did DGCA disallow Boeing 737 Max planes and now re allow it? What has happened since then? Which airlines operate the plane?

    GS 3

    17

    Explained: Govt’s clarifications on CSR expenditure; what impact will these have?

    (Economy)

    What are the norms related to CSR spendings? What are the new clarifications by the Central Government? How will it impact the stakeholders?