What to Read in The Hindu
15 May 2021

Page 1

  • Covishield and Covaxin are less effective against B.1.617 strain. (GS 3 Science and Technology)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/covishield-covaxin-made-fewer-antibodies-against-b1617-variant/article34560578.ece

 

  • U.S. slider turtles pose a threat in Northeast (GS – 3 Conservation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/native-indian-turtles-face-us-slider-threat-across-northeast/article34555420.ece

 

Page 2

  • Cabinet approves ? 5,000 assistance to PSV drivers (GS 2 Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/cabinet-approves-5000-assistance-to-psv-drivers/article34561594.ece

 

Page 3

  • Constant complaints, but authorities in denial (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/constant-complaints-but-authorities-in-denial/article34561182.ece

 

Page 5

  • Monsoon likely to arrive over Kerala on May 31: IMD (GS 1 Important Geophysical phenomena)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/monsoon-likely-to-arrive-over-kerala-on-may-31-says-imd/article34561663.ece

 

Page 6

  • In COVID storm, the key principles driven home (GS 2 - Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/in-covid-storm-the-key-principles-driven-home/article34560810.ece

 

  • Cease the fire (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/cease-the-fire-on-indiscriminate-bombing-of-civilians-in-gaza/article34560808.ece

 

  • Lend a helping hand to children the right way (GS 2)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/lend-a-helping-hand-to-children-the-right-way/article34560812.ece

 

Page 8

  • Working on a ‘war footing’ to tackle crisis: PM (GS 2, GS 3 Disaster and disaster management)

https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/govt-working-on-war-footing-to-fight-second-wave-of-covid-19-modi-121051400489_1.html

 

  • Uphold dignity of the dead, NHRC tells Centre and States (GS 2 Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies)
  • 21 members of vulnerable tribes infected (GS 1 Salient features of Indian Society)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/coronavirus-21-members-of-vulnerable-tribes-infected-in-odisha/article34559701.ece

 

Page 9

  • Asha workers struggle with pandemic surveillance in rural Uttar Pradesh (Case study)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/covid-surveillance-in-rural-up-hit-by-lack-of-kits/article34559386.ece

 

Page 10

  • 186 elephants killed on rail tracks in over 10 years (GS 3 - Conservation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/186-elephants-killed-on-railway-tracks-in-over-10-years-moefcc/article34558401.ece

  • HC dismisses live-in couple’s petition (GS 2 Indian Constitution)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/hc-dismisses-plea-seeking-protection-to-live-in-couple/article34555984.ece

 

  • Defence production policy to be issued soon (GS 3 Security)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/defence-production-policy-to-be-issued-soon/article34559971.ece

 

Page 13

  • As conflict intensifies, Israel pounds Gaza (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/israel-pounds-gaza-as-conflict-intensifies-stops-short-of-ground-operation/article34554167.ece

 

  • What’s Iron Dome system? (GS 3 Science and Technology)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/explained-israels-iron-dome-rocket-defence-system/article34556339.ece

 

Page 14

  • Independent directors’ number declining: IiAS

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/independent-directors-number-declining-iias/article34560684.ece