GS1: Art & Culture

Inscriptions confirm the presence of two medieval monasteries at Moghalmari (TH) A study of inscriptions on clay tablets recovered from recent excavations at Moghalmari, a Buddhist monastic site of the early medieval period


GS2: Governance

Maharashtra, Gujarat lag behind in compensation for sewer deaths (TH)  Of the 926 deaths inside sewers in the country, from 1993 till December 31, 2019, families of 172 victims were yet to receive compensation,

Govt. launches road accident database (TH) The government on Monday launched a central accident database management system that will help in analyzing the causes of road crashes


GS3: Economy

Govt. gets cracking on GST evaders with data analytics (TH) Official teams have booked 6641 cases involving 7164 entities till November last year and have, so far, recovered about ₹1057 crore.

Inflation shock after GDP slump (Mint) Inflation shock after GDP growth slump.

RBI monetary policy committee’s first real inflation challenge is here (Mint)Vegetables and pulses drove a surge in headline inflation as the govt faltered on food management.  Retail inflation — The big worry: Spike comes in the wake of the global increase in food prices 

Small policy tweaks could be all that we need to revive MSMEs (Mint) Reducing payment delays by state-run firms could solve their credit ... Opinion | Small policy tweaks could be all that we need to revive MSMEs.