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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

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    9

    Response to Taliban: Russia, China, Pak in new regional structure, India calibrates stand

     

    Is Taliban really open to commercial and political engagement with India?

     

    What lies ahead for Afghanistan?

    (IR)

    How will Indian Neighbourhood politics change with the emergence of the Taliban? Why can India not trust the Taliban yet do almost nothing other than talk? 

    As Russia, China and Pakistan are supporting the Taliban, should India join the bandwagon to save its huge investment in the region?

    What can be the probable future of Afghanistan and the Region?

    GS 3

    1

    Amid criticism, Govt relook at draft rules for e-commerce

    (Economy)

    What are the salient features of the draft e-commerce rule? Why are they being criticised by industries as well as other departments of the government too?

    GS 1 & 2

    1

    Goa rammed through land ownership Bill despite objections by Revenue, Law, Finance

    (Society, Governance)

    What are the provisions of the Goa Land Ownership Bill? What are the concerns raised by Revenue, Law and Finance Ministries? Also, learn about ‘Son of the Soil Movements’ and their impact on the integrity and unity of India.

    GS 1

    1

    Memorial to a massacre: Stark Jallianwala passage gets a mural makeover

     

    Explained: Why Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp is being criticised

    (History, Art and Culture)

    What was the Jallianwala Bagh Incident? Why are people criticising the statues being created on the narrow passage? What are the other criticisms and comparisons?

    GS 2

    5

    Probe into Lanka boat intercepted with drugs, rifles may suggest LTTE revival: Kerala, TN officials

    (IR)

    Learn about the history of oppression of Tamils by Sinhalese, LTTE and India’s role in Sri Lanka. Why is it being apprehended that LTTE may rise again?

    GS 2

    6

    Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launches Fit India Mobile App on National Sports Day

    (Governance)

    What are the salient features of the Fit India App? How will it help India to become more fit and healthy?

    GS 3

    7

    Explained: Is Covid-19 now endemic in India?

    (Health)

    What is the difference between Pandemic and Endemic? What will be the effect of the COVID virus being regularly present in India?

    GS 2

    7

    Explained: How pandemic changed nature of police work, relations with public

    (Governance)

    There were both negative and positive faces of police seen during the pandemic. How did policing change during the pandemic and what were the challenges faced by police?

    GS 3

    7

    New research: Combo antibody treatment reduces hospitalisation

    (Health and Science and Tech)

    What are monoclonal antibodies? What could be the benefits of combined treatments?

    GS 1

    9

    Dara Shikoh never became emperor. But he was a true child of India

    (History, Culture)

    Who was Dara Shikoh? What were his works? Why is he being termed as a true son of India? What were the reasons he lost to his brother Aurangzeb in the war of succession?

    GS 3

    11

    Growth likely between 18-29%: Exports, govt spending key supports on low base

    (Economy)

    What is the base effect in the growth prediction? Is this a real growth as compared to the Pre-Pandemic level? What are the other reasons behind such marvellous growth?

    GS 3

    11

    PPP model of BharatNet: DoT starts meets, hopes to float bid by Sept-end

    (Economy)

    What are the aims and salient features of BharatNet?  How can the PPP mode of implementation help in bettering the prospects, services and accountability of the government towards citizens?