The Hindu

GS1: Geography

  • IMD forecast foiled by 24% rain shortfall According to data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD), far from the forecast of a “normal” monsoon in August, India ended the month with a 24% shortfall.

GS2: Polity

GS2: Governance

GS2: International Relations

GS2: Government Scheme

GS3: Economy


Indian Express

GS2: Governance

  • Govt. back new IT rules: They empower the audience. Defending the applicability of Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 on news websites, the Centre told the Delhi High Court that the regulations seek to prevent misuse of freedom of press.

GS2: Education

  • A happier school The Samagra Shiksha scheme aims to make learning equitable and joyful and to bring synchronicity in the experience of both teachers and learners.

GS3: Economy

  • First time in 35 years, Kargil’s fresh apricots go global. Fresh Apricots from Kargil district in the union territory of Ladakh have for the first time in 35 years found their way to the international market.
  • How to read Q1 GDP data. The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) released the GDP data for the first quarter of the current financial year (2021-22).
  • From 15 sept: Bharat series of All India vehicle registration number. Relocating a car or a two-wheeler to another state may often be a pain. One has to get an NOC from the current state and then re-register the vehicle in the next state.
  • Loan guarantees scheme to make healthcare infra grid wave ready: FM Centre announced government-guaranteed loans for Covid-affected sectors would help in building healthcare infrastructure and related capacity to help deal with a possible third wave.
  • Terms of Recovery. The sectoral breakup of the GDP data shows that despite concerns over the dramatic spread of the virus in rural areas, agriculture has continued to hold up.
  • Truth about asset monetisation The use of Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvIT) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT), which, like mutual funds, pool investments, which then flow to infrastructure and real estate, will allow the people of India and prominent financial investors to invest in our national assets.