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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2/ 3

     

    GS 2

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    Parliament clears Farm Laws Repeal Bill without a debate

     

    The three farm laws were never a solution

     

    (Governance/Economy)

     

    12 RS MPs suspended for ‘misconduct

     

    (Governance)

    The rationale behind passing the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, what would be the implications of the move? What were the farm laws, Why had the need been felt to repeal them? Centre-State agri-relations, issues linked to them, What needs to be done in this context?

     

    What powers do presiding officers have to deal with MPs disrupting proceedings? How often have disruptions led to the suspension of MPs?How difficult has it been to solve the problem of disruptions?

     

    GS 2

    1

    Omicron poses a very high global risk: WHO

     

    (Health)

    Concerns linked to heavily mutated Omicron coronavirus variant, Understand the Omicron variant of coronavirus, What is the WHO’s assessment? What precautions should be taken in this context?

     

    GS 3

    1 &8

    Crypto trade not tracked, says Govt

     

    Regulation, not ban

     

    (Economy)

    What is the issue of defining and regulating cryptocurrencies? what are the monetary, fiscal challenges of cryptocurrency, lawmakers and RBI’s stance on the legality of cryptocurrencies? Features of the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021,

    GS 3

    6

    ED quizzes ex­Minister of T.N. in Kerala under PMLA

     

    (Economy)

    Know about the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), What is money laundering, implications, concerns, preventive measures.

    GS 2

    7

    ‘Karnataka not sharing Krishna details’ 

     

    (Governance)

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

    GS 3

    7

    A ?1 bounty on giant African snails

     

    (Environment and Biodiversity)

    Learn facts related to African giant snails

    GS 3

    8

    A launch window for India as a space start-up hub 

     

    (Space)

    Origin of the Space race, implications for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the space sector in India, Know about IN-SPACe (Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre), its functions and objectives, what is India’s share in-space economy, what are bottlenecks in policies which create hindrances for private space ventures and founders to attract investors, making it virtually non-feasible to operate in India, the reason for the lack of independent private participation in space, key analysis and what needs to be done in this context 

    GS 3

    9

    Boosting green hydrogen

     

    (Environment)

     

    India’s aim for net-zero carbon emissions by 2070, country’s solar achievements since 2015, know about India’s energy demand, the advantage of India’s solar capacity, How Hydrogen can provide the lowest-cost decarbonization solution for over a fifth of final energy demand by mid-century, what are Government’s funding and long-term policies that attract private investments within the standards and a progressive compliance framework are essential to boost green hydrogen.

    GS 2

    10

    The onus of contraception still on women, NFHS­ 5 figures show

     

     

    (Health)

     

    Key takeaways of latest National Family Health

    Survey­5 (2019­-21), why female sterilisation continues to be on the rise, its impacts on women health, measures need to be  adopted in this context 

     

    GS 2

    12

    Per capita out-of-pocket health expenditure sees decline: report

    (Health

    Why Out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) as a share of total health expenditure and foreign aid for health has both come down, major findings of the National Health Accounts (NHA) estimates for India for 2017-18 in this context, what does it indicate?

    GS 2

    13

    Iran ‘determined’ to salvage nuclear deal as talks resume

    (IR)

    About the recent International talks on Iran’s nuclear programme, major obstacles to any speedy resumption of the 2015 nuclear deal, What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal? 

    GS 2

    17

    The logistic behind a caste census

    (Governance) 

    What is the SECC-2011? Why does the Union Government not make the data acquired under the SECC public? What is the substance of the Centre’s, What is the status of the data collected under the SECC­2011? Why will castes not be counted along with the regular 2021 census?