The Hindu

GS2: Salient Features of Representation of People's Act

  • Terrain, facilities will affect delimitation in J&K, says ECI The Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission on Friday said it would base its final report on the 2011 Census and also take into account the topography, difficult terrain, means of communication and convenience available while delimiting seven additional seats for the 83-member Assembly of the Union Territory (UT), besides granting reservation to the Schedule Tribe (ST) and Schedule Caste (SC) communities.

GS2: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation.

GS2:  Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure

GS3: Indian economy, mobilisation of resources

  • RBI ask to stop using LIBOR, MIFOR Libor rates over tenors are calculated as averages of rates polled by major banks and used for pricing debt instruments and derivatives like currency swaps and interest rate swaps.

GS3: Environmental Conservation

Indian Express

GS2: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

GS2: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

  • Seizure of assets overseas Cairn Energy has reportedly won a French court order authorising freezing of Indian properties in Paris. Why is Cairn going after Indian assets? Are there any such precedents? What are India's options?

GS3: Environment

  • 35% of the Tiger ranges outside protected areas India faces an increasing challenge of human wildlife conflict, which is driven by development pressures and an increasing population, high demand for land and natural resources, resulting in loss, fragmentation, and degradation of wildlife habitats. “These pressures intensify the interactions between people and wildlife because they often share living space without a clear demarcation of boundaries,” said the report.

Down To Earth

GS3: Environmental Conservation