The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

    1

    Core sector output expands by 12.7%

    (Indian Economy) 

    Know what are the Eight core sectors, their weightage, Index of Eight Core Industries & Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

    GS 2

    1

    New warning on all tobacco products soon

    (Governance)

    What are the new sets of health warnings for tobacco product packages? Know about  Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008, Other control measures taken by India, What is the Tobacco Consumption pattern in India? What are the consequences of tobacco consumption? Global efforts & World No Tobacco Day.

    GS 2

    1

    Six pleas challenge Places of Worship Act 

    (Indian Polity) 

    Know about the legal battle over the validity of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991, Key provisions & exemptions under the Act. What is the Ayodhya verdict and the Gyanvapi case? What is SC’s View and its Stand in the case, way ahead?

    GS 2

    2

    Decide on sex-selective surgery ban

    (Governance)

    Know about the HC order on the ban on “medically unnecessary” sex-selective surgeries on intersex infants and children. What are intersex infants? 

    GS 2

    6

    We need to protect whistle blowers 

    (Indian Polity)

    Know about the key provisions of the Whistleblowers Protection Act, 2014 & its 2015 amendment. What is Whistleblowing? What is the significance of Whistleblowing? Know about IRDA’s “Whistle-blower Portal”. Way ahead.

    GS 2

    One-man rule

    (International Relations) 

    Know about the issues and reasons behind the unrest in Tunisia. Know about Arab Spring & uprisings against autocratic rule elsewhere like Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain, Syria, etc.

    GS 2

    7

    Token prohibition takes a toll in Gujarat

    (Governance) 

    Know about illicit liquor or hooch sale and consumption issues in India. Know about the Reasons behind Repeated Incidents of illicit liquor consumption deaths.

    GS 3 

    Modi unveils India’s first global bullion exchange

    (Indian Economy)

    Know about the launch of India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX). Know about the purpose of bringing it. Its significance in bringing transparency in the gold market.

    GS 2

    9

    Jaishankar pushes for Chabahar port 

    (International Relations) 

    Know about the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), its structure, Know about RATS. What is the significance of its expansion with Iran’s inclusion? What is the significance of SCO for India? What is India’s role in SCO? Way ahead.

    GS 2 

    10

    Boon for leaf plates, bowl makers in Himachal after ban of single-use plastic 

    (Governance) 

    What are Single-Use Plastics (SUPs)? Impacts of SUPs. India’s Efforts In Tackling Plastic Waste. What is Plastics Pact? Way ahead.

    GS 2 

    10 

    Manas reserve has 2.4 tigresses for every tiger 

    (Environment) 

    What are the significant protected areas in Assam? Know about Tiger Conservation in India, Project Tiger, Tiger reserves, etc 

    GS 2

    11

    Euro zone inflation hits another high 

    (International Relations) 

    What is the Eurozone? What are the conditions for joining it? Factors causing inflation in the region & its global impacts.