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  1. Discuss both sides of implementing creamy layer concept in SC/ST reservation. 

Resource: Govt. seeks review of SC/ST creamy layer (TH)

  1. India has achieved much in combating AIDS, but much more needs to be done. Critically comment. 

Resource: Taking stock of the anti-AIDS fight (TH)

  1. India-China relations are based on a sense of disbelief. Explain in the light of Wuhan spirit. 

Resource: Curtain Raiser Exercise Hand-in-Hand-2019 (PIB)

  1. What is mission Indradhanush? Mention the challenges in achieving full immunisation and suggest ways to achieve it. 

Resource: Full immunisation: Govt says 83%, NSO survey shows 60% (ToI)

  1. Wildlife in India is threatened in many ways and needs preservation. Comment. 

Resource: Technical committee formed to create National Elephant Action Plan (DTE)

  1. What can be done to make Indian railways profitable? Examine the utility of privatisation of railways for the same. 

Resource: Railways’ 2017-18 operating ratio worst in 10 yrs: CAG (ToI)