What to Read in The Hindu
17 May 2021

Pg 1

Five killed as gale force winds, rain pummel Kerala, Karnataka (GS1 Geography)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cyclone-tauktae-five-killed-as-gale-force-winds-rain-pummel-kerala-karnataka/article34574583.ece

The second COVID-19 wave shows signs of peaking (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/coronavirus-indias-second-covid-19-wave-shows-signs-of-peaking/article34573984.ece

‘COVID-19 response over next 6-18 months critical’ (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/who-chief-scientist-soumya-swaminathan-interview-covid-19-response-over-next-6-18-months-critical/article34574108.ece

 

Pg 3

As uncertainty looms over lockdowns, migrants scramble to leave GB Nagar (GS 2 Vulnerable section)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/as-uncertainty-looms-over-lockdowns-migrants-scramble-to-leave-gb-nagar/article34575023.ece

 

Pg 4

Positive mothers should continue kangaroo care’ (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/covid-19-positive-mothers-should-continue-kangaroo-care-with-proper-hygiene-says-expert/article34570496.ece

 

Pg 5

Lessons from a hidden curriculum (GS 2 Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/education/lessons-from-a-hidden-curriculum/article34563877.ece

 

Pg 6

Using all options  (GS 3 IPR & GS2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/using-all-options-the-hindu-editorial-on-covaxin-licensing/article34574280.ece

The road from Ladakh is paved with disruptions (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-road-from-ladakh-is-paved-with-disruptions/article34574297.ece

It is getting from bad to worse for women workers (GS 1 Women & associated issues)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/it-is-getting-from-bad-to-worse-for-women-workers/article34574322.ece

 

Pg 7

In Kerala, a humane lockdown (GS 1 Social empowerment)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/in-kerala-a-humane-lockdown/article34573978.ece

Restructuring the tribunals system (GS 2 )

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/restructuring-the-tribunals-system/article34574959.ece

 

Pg 8

CoWIN updated for Covishield dose (e- governance GS 2)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/coronavirus-cowin-portal-reconfigured-to-reflect-longer-interval-for-covishield-doses/article34573614.ece

NIA conducts searches in Madurai (GS 1 Communalism)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/nia-conducts-searches-in-madurai-over-facebook-post/article34572351.ece

 

Pg 9

‘What we know so far is that variant B.1.617 is definitely more transmissible’ (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/who-chief-scientist-soumya-swaminathan-interview-covid-19-response-over-next-6-18-months-critical/article34574108.ece

Can FCRA account deadline be extended, HC asks Centre (GS 2 Judiciary & Role of NGO's)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/can-deadline-for-opening-fcra-accounts-be-extended-delhi-hc-asks-centre/article34573773.ece#:~:text=The%20Delhi%20High%20Court%20has,of%20the%20COVID%2D19%20pandemic.

Entire globe is a unit, Centre told SC on vaccine exports (GS 2 Health & Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/centre-justifies-move-to-export-covid-19-vaccine-in-supreme-court/article34571071.ece

 

Pg 10

Adoption issues to the fore as COVID-19 leaves many orphaned (GS 2 Vulnerable section)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/adoption-issues-to-the-fore-as-covid-19-throws-up-many-orphans/article34570191.ece

Rural spread a reality, says govt. (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/coronavirus-rural-spread-a-reality-says-centre/article34572394.ece

 

Pg 11

UNSC calls for end to violence in Gaza ( GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/un-officials-trying-to-end-conflict-in-gaza/article34575086.ece

India calls for ‘immediate de-escalation’ of hostilities (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/india-at-security-council-calls-for-immediate-de-escalation-of-israel-palestine-hostilities/article34573922.ece

Fighting resumes in southern Afghanistan (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/fighting-resumes-in-southern-afghanistan/article34574012.ece

Myanmar rebels say six dead in clashes (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/myanmar-rebels-say-six-dead-in-clashes/article34574169.ece#:~:text=Photo%20Credit%3A%20AFP-,Unrest%20brews%20in%20Chin%2C%20where%20residents%20have%20formed%20an%20anti,the%20military's%20violence%20against%20civilians