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15 June 2021: What to Read in The Hindu Newspaper

Pg 1

G7 accommodates Indian stand on need for Internet curbs (GS 2- IR)


Govt. report flags ‘lapses’ in Nagaland bat study (GS 3- Sci & Tech)

Previous year question

Q. Scientific research in Indian universities is declining, because a career in science is not as attractive as are business professions, engineering or administration, and the universities are becoming consumer-oriented. Critically comment. (GS 3, 2014)


Rajasthan govt. to set up Vedic Education Board (GS 2- Education)


Retail inflation at 6.3%, a 6-month high (GS 3- Economy)


Pg 2

Delhi govt.’s claim on ONORC misleading, Centre tells SC (GS 2- Govt. schemes)


Pg 5

Badal not to appear before SIT tomorrow in Kotkapura case (GS 2- Polity)


Punjab AAP protests ‘scam’ in scholarships for Dalit students (GS 1- Social empowerment)


COVID: child rights panel to identify children for relief (GS 2- Governance)


Pg 6

The road from Galwan, a year later (GS 2- IR)


An elite club (GS 2- IR)


Unlocking war histories with a purpose (GS 1- Post Independence)


Pg 7

A policy difficult to defend (GS 2- Govt. policies)


Preserving India’s archives (GS 2- Governance)


Pg 8

Protests greet Administrator in Lakshadweep (GS 2- Governance)


Karnataka to give ?1 lakh to BPL COVID-19 victims’ families (GS 2- State govt. schemes)


Pg 9

Govt. must practise what it preaches, says Cong. (GS 2- Govt. policies)


Land bought in ‘transparent’ deal, says Ram Temple Trust (GS 2- Govt. policies)


Probe Ayodhya land deal: Congress (GS 2- Governance)


‘May 28 order has no link with CAA’ (GS 2- Judiciary)


‘China, India, Pak. expanding nuclear arsenal’ (GS 2- IR)


Pg 10

Indian labs widen net for a mutant form of Delta variant (GS 3- Sci & Tech)


Centre lists food schemes for migrants labourers (GS 2- Vulnerable section)

Previous year question

Q. Do government’s schemes for up-lifting vulnerable and backward communities by protecting required social resources for them, lead to their exclusion in establishing businesses in urban economies? (GS 2, 2014)


Choksi’s legal team releases videos (GS 2)


‘SC misled about law and order in Bengal’ (GS 2- Governance)


Pg 11

A year on, unanswered questions on Galwan clash (GS 2-IR)

Previous year question

Q. With respect to the South China sea, maritime territorial disputes and rising tension affaire the need for safeguarding maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation and ever flight throughout the region. In this context, discuss the bilateral issues between India and China. (2014, GS 2)


At NATO meet, Biden vows to defend Europe (GS 2-IR)


The reign of ‘Bibi’ is over, for now (GS 2-IR)


Novavax announces efficacy of about 90% for its vaccine (GS 3- Sci & Tech)


China accuses G7 of ‘political manipulation (GS 2-IR)


EU resolution puts spotlight on Sri Lanka’s rights situation (GS 2-IR)


Pg 12

Consumer inflation quickens to 6.3% (GS 3- Economy)


‘Raters must give longer rope to developing world’ (GS 3- Monetary policy)

Previous year question

Q. Some of the International funding agencies have special terms for economic participation stipulating a substantial component of the aid used for sourcing equipment from the leading countries. Discuss on merits of such terms and it, there exists astrong case not to accept such conditions in the Indian context. (2014 GS 2)


Cement offtake drops 25% in April-June: ICRA (GS 3- Economy)


I-T Dept. allows manual filing as new portal stalls (GS 2- Governance)