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Headline of the Day

: 07-10-2021 : 10 Minutes

The Hindu

The Hindu

Subject

Pg No

Headlines

Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

GS 3



 

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Civilian killings cause concern in J&K

 

(Internal Security)

What is Terrorism?, Types of Terrorism, Factors favouring cross-border terrorism, its impact on India’s internal security, concerns linked to it, key analysis and way forward




 

GS 2

1

WHO recommends first anti­malarial vaccine

 

(Health )

Significance of endorsing  the first antimalarial vaccine( RTS, S/AS01 (RTS, S) malaria vaccine ), Malaria, Symptoms, Prevention and Cure and various steps in this direction 

GS 2

1

U.S. expresses unease over S­400 deal

 

(IR )

Know about India and the U.S. stand on Afghanistan situation, what are the threats associated with it, why U.S. expresses unease over the S­400 deal and how S 400 deal can affect India -US relation 

GS 3

1

Chemistry Nobel for work

on catalysts



 

(S&T )

About The Nobel Prize for chemistry, recent winners and their contributions 

GS 3

2

Delhi govt.’s campaign against dust pollution to start today

 

(Environmental Pollution )

Relevance of the anti-dust campaign in Delhi, why it was needed, what is Air pollution, sources and risk associated with it, various initiatives and what more needs to be done in this context 

GS 2

3

Telangana withdraws plea in SC on Krishna water




 

(Governance  )

Why Telangana withdrew its plea in the Supreme Court for “equitable apportionment” of the Krishna River water,Krishna River Water Dispute,Latest development which stirred this dispute, Challenges and Way Ahead



 

GS 2

6

A strategy for India in a world that is adrift

 

(IR )

Know about India’s path to power in a world between orders, what factors have shifted the geopolitical and economic centres of gravity from the Atlantic to Asia, Chinese hegemony in Asia, how The uncertainty and changing geopolitical environment clearly pose considerable challenges to Indian policy, what are areas in which India,the U.S. and India’s natural partners could increase cooperation, and way forward 

GS 2

6

Recognising altruism

 

(Governance)

Significance of recent  initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to award Good Samaritans who save lives of road accident victims with a cash prize, how it can reduce India’s staggering annual death toll from mishaps 

GS 3

6

Sensing heat



 

(S&T)

Know about Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine,recent winners and their works 

GS 3

7

The recent QES estimates are unreliable

 

(Unemployment)

Key takeaways from the results of a new Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) for April-June 2021, what were the surveyed sectors, estimated total employment,why employment fell, know Quarterly Employment Survey (QES), its significance,shortcomings of the survey 

GS 2

7

Trade multilateralism at risk

(IR)

Know about the origin of The World Trade Organization (WTO) , its functions and objectives, Is it a serious existential crisis, Other challenges, How the upcoming WTO ministerial meeting scheduled for next month in Geneva provides an opportunity to rescue this critical global institution from irrelevance. 

GS 3

10

U.P. tops list of States emitting fine particulate matter: study

(Environment)

Sources of air pollution in India, major findings of the analysis by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water ( CEEW), what are the five data sources? 

GS 3

11

Cabinet clears ?4,445­cr. textile parks

(Economy)

Significance of  Setting up of seven Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks 

GS 2

11

3F Oil Palm to invest ?1,750 cr. in 2 NE States

(Polity and Governance)

About National Mission on Edible Oils - Oil Palm (NMEO-OP), features, objectives and need 

Indian Express

Indian Express

Subject 

Pg No 

Headlines

Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

GS 3

3

Long wait over: WHO calls for widespread use of malaria vaccine

(Health)

Learn about the vaccine RTS,S, or Mosquirix. What are the major limitations with this vaccine? Also read about malaria.

GS 2

8

SC, ST quota in promotions: Govt gives data, says enough to show low numbers

(Governance)

Which data has been presented by the government? Are they sufficient to show under representation of SCs & STs in jobs? Which prominent Judicial cases are attached with reservation?

GS 3

8

Scrap vehicle, get up to 25% rebate in tax on new one

(Environment)

What is a ‘Certificate of Deposit’? How will the notification by MoRTH will promote scrapping of old vehicles?

GS 2

10

On the edge

(IR)

What are the dangers of ISIS-K? What is its composition? Should India and World recognise the Taliban seeing the danger of ISIS-K?

GS 2

10

Objection

(Polity & Governance)

What will be the outcomes of the SC verdict denying the farmer’s right to Protest as matter is subjudice?

GS 2

10

Robocop

(Governance)

How is Singapore a surveillance state? Why are robot police a threat to freedom and privacy?

GS 2

11

Xi Jinping has begun China’s Third Revolution

(IR)

What are the 2 revolutions of China? Now how the third revolution is aiming to make Communism as a global order? How will it impact India? Way Ahead.

GS 2

11

Why India needs an urbanisation policy

(Governance)

What are the challenges faced by urban centres in India? How can a rationalised policy help in transforming the urban landscape? What should be incorporated in this policy?

GS 1 & 2

11

NDA must do more than just rebuild infrastructure to accommodate women cadets

(Society & Governance)

What are the transformations required in NDA training programs and culture in order to induct women apart from infrastructure augmentation? What are the expected challenges to be faced by women at NDA? What could be potential solutions?

GS 2

12

Centre can’t deny PM-CARES is a govt fund, Delhi HC told

(Polity)

What is the definition of state under Art 12 of the constitution? Should PM CARES be covered under Art 12? What will be the implications of such a step?

GS 2

12

WHO decision on emergency use listing for Covaxin likely next week

(Health & IR)

What will be the benefits to Indian emigrants on getting Covaxin on WHO list for emergency usage? What is vaccine diplomacy and recent examples?

GS 3

13

Explained: Simple idea that catalysed gamechanging reactions

(Sc & Tech)

What are the organo-catalysts? How do they outwit metal and enzymes on different parameters?

GS 3

13

Explained: WHO’s stark message on air quality — and what India must do

(Environment)

What is the WHO message to India on Air Pollution? How can India tackle the menace? How does it impact our economy and what is the way ahead?

GS 3

13

Explained: The story of Corbett National Park and the man behind the name

(Environment)

Why was Jim Corbett National Park in the news? Learn about its geography and flora and fauna. What is the legacy of Jim Corbett?

GS 3

15

'Uncomfortable' coal crunch: What is causing the shortage?

(Economy)

What is the extent of coal shortage and underlying reasons behind it? What are the steps taken by the government?

GS 3

15

Global push: Cabinet gives go ahead to Rs 4,445-crore scheme for textiles

(Economy)

What are MITRA Parks? How can the 7 MITRA parks boost the textile sector in India? What is importance of the textile sector in boosting employment and income?

GS 2 

15

Facebook didn’t flag India hate content because it lacked tools: Whistleblower

(Governance)

WHat are classifiers? How Facebook failed to curb hate content in India? What are the problems with selective content being shown to users? How do social media increase polarisation and radical ideas?

GS 3

15

Via automatic route: Govt allows 100% telecom FDI

(Economy)

How can the telecom sector benefit from the permission to bring in 100% FDI in the telecom sector via automatic route? Please learn about keywords like FDI, automatic route, etc.