What to Read in The Hindu
12 August 2021

Page 1

‘Backchannel talk was on before Balakot’ (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/two-foreign-journalists-had-post-pulwama-back-channel-role-between-india-pakistan-says-book/article35861441.ece

 

India Inc should increase its appetite for risk: Modi (GS 3 Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/economy-picking-up-pace-industry-needs-to-increase-risk-taking-appetite-pm-modi/article35856679.ece

 

Kaziranga guards get satellite phones (GS 3 Ecology)

Expected Question –

Discuss the role of technology in conservation of nature.

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/kaziranga-guards-equipped-with-satellite-phones/article35865076.ece

 

BJD demands caste-based Census (GS 1 Society)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/bjd-demands-caste-based-enumeration-in-upcoming-census/article35857427.ece

 

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Govt. schools to get world-class education (GS 2 Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/govt-schools-to-get-world-class-education/article35867077.ece

 

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‘Save RTI applicants threatened by NSCN (I-M)’ (GS 2 RTI)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/save-rti-applicants-threatened-by-nscn-i-m-manipur-rights-group/article35850617.ece

 

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Kerala HC rejects State’s stand, stays panel probe against ED (GS 2 Federation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/hc-stays-judicial-commission-probe-against-ed/article35857271.ece

 

T.N. moves SC against NGT order on Mekedatu (GS 2 Tribunal)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu-moves-sc-against-ngt-order-on-mekedatu/article35866822.ece

 

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A healthy ‘White Paper’ beginning (GS 2 Fiscal management)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a-healthy-white-paper-beginning/article35865380.ece

 

The importance of the booster dose to plan ahead (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-importance-of-the-booster-dose-to-plan-ahead/article35865407.ece

 

Building consent: On PG Medical Education Regulations 2021 (GS 2 Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/building-consent-the-hindu-editorial-on-postgraduate-medical-education-regulations-2021/article35865270.ece

 

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An urban jobs safety net (GS 3 Employment)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/an-urban-jobs-safety-net/article35864490.ece

 

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Floods hit over 600 U.P. villages (Gs 3 Disaster)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/over-600-villages-in-up-hit-by-floods/article35857606.ece

 

Justice Rohinton Nariman retires today (GS 2 Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/justice-rohinton-fali-nariman-supreme-courts-renaissance-man-retires-on-august-12/article35856345.ece

 

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LS adjourned two days ahead of schedule, sees 22% productivity (GS 2 Legislature)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/parliament-proceedings-lok-sabha-adjourns-sine-die-two-days-before-schedule-registers-22-per-cent-productivity/article35850141.ece

 

Parliament passes Bill restoring States’ right to maintain OBC lists (GS 2 Legislature)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/parliament-passes-bill-restoring-states-right-to-maintain-obc-lists/article35862013.ece

 

Debate on OBC Bill shows new avatar of Mandal politics (Gs 2 Reservation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/news-analysis-debate-on-obc-bill-a-new-avatar-of-mandal-politics/article35857223.ece

 

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Deaths due to lack of oxygen not taken lightly, says Ministry (Gs 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/centre-admits-to-oxygen-deaths-in-andhra-pradesh/article35861420.ece

 

Fill consumer disputes panel vacancies in eight weeks: SC (GS 2 Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/supreme-court-asks-centre-states-to-fill-up-vacancies-in-consumer-dispute-bodies-in-eight-weeks/article35853138.ece

 

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Taliban could take over Kabul in 90 days: U.S. intelligence (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/taliban-could-take-over-kabul-in-90-days-us-intelligence/article35864499.ece

 

Biden to host democracy summit in Dec. (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/biden-to-host-democracy-summit-in-december-virtually/article35857080.ece

 

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Govt. to completely exit erstwhile PSUs (GS 3 Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/govt-to-completely-exit-erstwhile-psus/article35865102.ece

 

Centre to soon free up untapped space in SEZs (GS 3 Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/centre-to-soon-free-up-untapped-space-in-sezs/article35861490.ece