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GS2: International Relations

India, Brazil ink action plan to deepen strategic partnership (TH) India and Brazil on Saturday concluded an Action Plan to deepen the strategic partnership

Explained: Here’s how India’s Republic Day chief guest is chosen (IE) The Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade is accorded India’s highest honour in protocol terms.

It’s time Brazil and India gave trade ties a turbo boost (mint) Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is on a visit to India as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chief guest for Republic Day

 

GS2: Governance

Rajasthan resolution against CAA (TH) The Rajasthan Assembly on Saturday passed a resolution urging the Union government to repeal the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act

‘Need inquisitorial system of trial in sexual assault cases’ (TH)  The Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) has demanded the setting up of a separate police force and replacing the colonial system of investigation.

SC affirms 3% quota for disabled in PSUs (TH) A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has granted relief to persons with disabilities across the country by allowing reservation

Bodoland Area is set to be redrawn (TH) The Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) in Assam is set to be redrawn with the grant of special status

‘Curb children’s access to porn’ (TH) The committee’s basic mandate was to look at “access of children to pornographic material on social media” and “circulation of pornographic material on social media in which children are abused”.

24x7 helpline set up for coronavirus (TH) As the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) rise across the world, the government on Saturday set up a round-the-clock

 

GS3: Environment

A bid to restore coral reefs in Gulf of Kutch using biorocks (TH) The location for installing the biorock had been chosen keeping in ... for the first time a process to restore coral reefs using biorock or mineral

Nagardhan excavations: Why are findings important to understand Vakataka dynasty (IE) : Why are findings important to understand Vakataka

Kangaroo mother care improves infant survival (TH) Kangaroo mother care (KMC) or the intervention where babies are placed in skin​-to-skin contact with their mothers and exclusively breast fed

 

GS3: Science and Technology

The hype over hypersonics (TH) Russia announced that its new hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV), Avangard, launched atop an intercontinental ballistic

Let’s face it (TH) Beautiful skin isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. Taking care of your skin is as important as taking care of your body.

Why are there more men than women in the field of STEM? (TH) Across the world, there are more men who are active in science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM) than women.

First look at R-Day parade: Dhanush, India’s first indigenous long-range artillery gun (IE) Dhanush is the first long-range artillery gun to be produced in India and has been billed as a success of the government's Make in India