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The Hindu

GS2: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education

GS2: Regulatory bodies

GS2: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors 

GS3: Economy

GS2: Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary

GS3: Science and Technology

GS2: India and neighbourhood-relations

Indian Express

  • Explained: Why NCLT thinks Vedanta is getting Videocon for ‘almost nothing’ The Mumbai bench of the NCLT has raised questions about Vedanta group company Twin Star Technologies' Rs 2,962 crore bid for 13 Videocon group companies, noting that the applicant was paying "almost nothing".
  • Fed signals and Indian market The US Federal Reserve has hinted at the possibility of two rate hikes by 2023, leading to a fall in market indices. While inflation is a concern in India, and it remains to be seen how the RBI responds, market participants are not too worried about inflation if it comes alongside an economic rebound.
  • Explained: Roadblocks to Vaccine Passport Currently, Americans are issued a white paper card as evidence of their COVID-19 shots, but these can easily be forged, and online scammers are already selling false and stolen vaccine cards.

DownToEarth

GS3: Energy

PIB Corner

GS3: Infrastructure

  • Government Sets target of Reducing Road Accident Deaths  by 50% by Year 2024 The Minister said that his Ministry is striving hard to reduce the road accident deaths by restructuring and strengthening four ‘E’ of road safety, that are, Engineering (including road and automobile engineering), Economy, Enforcement and Education. He suggested that the corporate world should carry out the independent surveys to identify the reasons behind the accidents and a report may be submitted to the Ministry.