The Hindu

GS1: Geography

  • Why the monsoon is so early The monsoon hit the Kerala coast two days behind schedule, but has already covered two-thirds of the country. What explains its progress so far, and what can be expected in terms of rainfall and agriculture?

GS2: Govt. policy for development in various sectors

GS2: Polity

GS3: Indian Economy

GS3: Energy

Indian Express

GS2: Social issues

GS2: Education related issues

GS3: Science and Technology

  • Explained: New Shephard Rocket system New Shephard has been named after astronaut Alan Shephard - the first American to go to space - and offers flights to space over 100 km above the Earth and accommodation for payloads.

GS3: Infrastructure

  • Explained: Kerala Silverline Project The project entails building a semi high-speed railway corridor through the state linking its southern end and state capital Thiruvananthapuram with its northern end of Kasaragod.

PIB Corner

GS3: Energy

  • Second Stakeholders Consultation on 2nd tranche of auctions of coal mines for sale of coal From this tranche onwards, the Ministry of Coal is implementing the rolling auction mechanism which will expedite the allocation process of coal mines, bringing in greater transparency, ensuring better availability of mines on offer to potential investors, and is synergistic to the objective of Government of India to faster operationalisation of newer coal mines for energy security of the nation.