GS2: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health
- Doctor at the door Doorstep health-care delivery can mitigate the effects of disruption caused by pandemics
GS3: Issues related with intellectual property rights
- A report that is at odds with access to knowledge There is a profound misunderstanding of the raison d’etre for granting copyright in educational content
GS2: Indian and neighbourhood- relations
- The script of the new endgame in Afghanistan This is a moment of tragedy for Asia as well, with the U.S. leaving the country in a worse situation than when it came in
GS3: Economics of animal rearing/ Agriculture
- More feed, better productivity A Sub-Mission on Fodder and Feed seeks to enhance livestock productivity and farmers’ income
GS3: Science and Technology
- Celebrating Einstein’s century In a span of just two decades Einstein led physics out of its traditional moorings and laid the entablature of modern physics
GS3: Indian Economy
- RBI unveils financial inclusion index The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday announced the formation of a composite Financial Inclusion Index (FI-Index) to capture the extent of financial inclusion across the country.
- Exporters to get duty relief as part of Jan. 1 RoDTEP scheme The rebates range from 0.5% to 4.3% of the FOB value of outbound consignments
GS1: Modern History
- Remembering the horrors of Partition (TH) The journey of remembrance must be one of seeking forgiveness and not of keeping the past on the boil as the new Remembrance Day is likely to do
GS1: World Geography
- Explained: Why the US government has declared water shortage for the Colorado River Basin for the first time First let’s take a look at the flow of the Colorado river, which flows from the Rocky Mountains into southwestern US and into Mexico. The river is fed by snowmelt from the Rocky and Wasatch mountains and flows a distance of over 2,250 km (river Ganga flows through a distance of roughly 2,500 km) across seven states and into Mexico.
GS2: India and neighbourhood-relations
- Explained: As Afghanistan falls, what does it mean for the Middle East? Every corner of the Middle East and North Africa will be touched in some way by the failure of American authority in Afghanistan, the longest war in its history.
- Understanding the strategic flux and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan Sujan R Chinoy writes: Taliban will have to show moderation if they wish to be accepted as a member of the global community.
GS3: Indian Economy
- The oil bonds UPA launched: why, how much, and what NDA argues Instead of paying direct subsidy to oil marketing companies from the Budget, the then government issued oil bonds totalling Rs 1.34 lakh crore to the state-fuel retailers in a bid to contain the fiscal deficit.
Down To Earth
GS3: Environmental Pollution
- Single-use plastic ban: Reading the fine print reveals ominous loopholes SUP is plastic produced and designed to be thrown away after being used only once. By that definition, a large number of products fall in the category. These include everything from a disposable straw to a disposable syringe.
GS2: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation.
- "Online applications inaugurated making geospatial data collected bygovernment freely & easily available to citizens and organizations in India" “The new Geospatial policy launched in Feb 2021 erased all the regulations on surveying and mapping, thus removing a lot of cobwebs of the past in one sweep. By liberalizing and democratizing the geospatial data, a direct impact of about 1 lakh crore will be created by 2030 with a much bigger indirect impact on the economy,” he added.