What to Read in The Hindu
09 August 2021

Page 1

  • Covishield-Covaxin mix gives better protection, says ICMR (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/better-protection-with-covishield-covaxin-combination-icmr/article35799848.ece

 

  • Human rights at risk in police stations: CJI (GS 2 FR)

 

Expected Question –

What are human rights? How far do you think the NHRC has been able to fulfill its mandate in preserving these rights.

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/threat-to-human-rights-is-highest-in-police-stations-cji/article35798809.ece

 

  • Economic blockade of Mizoram lifted (GS 2 Federation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/economic-blockade-on-mizoram-lifted/article35796354.ece

 

  • Taliban seize three more Afghan cities (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/taliban-seizes-more-provincial-capitals-in-northern-blitz/article35797145.ece

 

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  • DDMA orders implementation of GRAP for COVID-19 management (GS 3 Disaster)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/ddma-orders-implementation-of-grap-for-covid-19-management/article35806456.ece

 

  • ‘Reply to plea alleging insurance firm did not reimburse COVID treatment amount’ (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/reply-to-plea-alleging-insurance-firm-did-not-reimburse-covid-treatment-amount/article35806461.ece

 

  • Delhi gets its first animal DNA lab set up in Rohini (GS 3 Science and Technology)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/delhi-gets-its-first-animal-dna-lab-set-up-in-rohini/article35806437.ece

 

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  • Odisha govt. go-ahead for coastal highway (GS 3 Ecology)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/odisha-govt-go-ahead-for-coastal-highway/article35805759.ece

 

Expected Question –

Is it possible to strike a balance between developmental imperatives of a growing economy like India and the limits to growth imposed by environmental degradation? Critically analyse.

 

  • Need to increase marriageable age of girls to 21 years stressed (GS 1 Society)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/need-to-increase-marriageable-age-of-girls-to-21-years-stressed/article35805746.ece

 

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  • The looking glass of history in Afghanistan (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-looking-glass-of-history-in-afghanistan/article35804895.ece

 

  • Revisit the idea of ‘aging out’ India’s coal plants (GS 3 Infrastructure)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/revisit-the-idea-of-aging-out-indias-coal-plants/article35804949.ece

 

  • Tightrope walk (GS 3 Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/tightrope-walk-the-hindu-editorial-on-reining-in-inflation-and-rbis-credibility/article35804852.ece

 

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  • The sovereign right to tax is not absolute (GS 3 Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-sovereign-right-to-tax-is-not-absolute/article35803397.ece

 

  • The many hurdles for students (GS 2 Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-many-hurdles-for-students/article35752677.ece?utm_source=op-ed&utm_medium=sticky_footer

 

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  • Putin to join Modi in UNSC debate today (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/pm-modi-to-chair-unsc-debate-on-maritime-security/article35800480.ece

 

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  • Adoption not limited by religion: Delhi HC (GS 2 FR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/hc-declares-christian-couple-as-adoptive-parents-to-minor-hindu-girl/article35803178.ece

 

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  • Till debt do us part: Punjab’s ‘contract marriages’ are cases of cheating (GS 1 Society)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/punjabs-contract-marriages-are-not-marital-disputes-but-cases-of-cheating/article35799689.ece

 

  • ITBP inducts first women officers on combat service (GS 2 Women empowerent)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/itbp-inducts-its-first-women-officers-in-combat/article35799543.ece

 

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  • Myanmar protesters mark 1988 uprising anniversary (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/myanmar-protesters-mark-1988-uprising-anniversary/article35803776.ece

 

  • Hundreds flee, homes destroyed as wildfires ravage Greek island (GS 3 Ecology)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/hundreds-flee-homes-destroyed-as-fires-ravage-island-in-greece/article35803172.ece

 

  • UN slams child marriages after Zimbabwean teen dies in labour (GS 1 Society)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/un-slams-child-marriages-after-zimbabwean-teen-dies-in-labour/article35803524.ece