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18 June 2021: What to Read in The Hindu Newspaper

Pg 1

  • Apex court approves CBSE assessment formula (GS 2- Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/class-12-exams-sc-approves-cbses-303040-formula/article34837595.ece

  • Students freed as court rejects police’s stand (GS 2- FR's)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/student-activists-devangana-kalita-natasha-narwal-asif-iqbal-tanha-freed-after-court-rejects-delhi-police-stand/article34837304.ece

  • I have written to PM thrice to withdraw Governor: Mamata (GS2- Centre state relations)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/i-have-written-to-pm-thrice-to-withdraw-governor-mamata/article34843178.ece

  • ‘Continue demolition of illegal buildings in Aravali forest land’ (GS 2- Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/supreme-court-refuses-to-stay-order-for-removing-encroachment-in-aravali-forest-area-in-faridabad/article34838195.ece

 

Pg 2

  • Amount spent on land purchase for Ram temple shows graft: AAP MP (GS 4- RTI)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/amount-spent-on-land-purchase-for-ram-temple-shows-graft-aap-mp/article34844231.ece

Previous year question

  • Q. “Recent amendments to the Right to information Act will have profound impact on the autonomy and independence of the Information Commission”. Discuss  (GS 2, 2020)

 

Pg 3

  • Ration scheme: CM’s fresh bid to get L-G nod (GS 2- Welfare schemes)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/aap-govt-makes-fresh-bid-to-get-l-gs-nod-for-doorstep-delivery-of-ration-scheme/article34840943.ece

 

Pg 4

  • ‘Centre’s relief package for children defective’ (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/centres-relief-package-for-children-defective/article34844360.ece

Farm laws will benefit farmers: Lal (GS 3- Farmer issues)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/sc-suspends-implementation-of-three-farm-laws/article33557081.ece

  • Assam seeks realignment of tracks through wetland (GS 3- Environment)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/assam-seeks-realignment-of-rail-track-through-sanctuary/article34842177.ece

  • Odisha govt. announces package for the poor (GS 2- Welfare schemes of states)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/odisha-govt-announces-package-for-the-poor/article34844335.ece

Previous year question

Q.  COVID-19 pandemic accelerated class inequalities and poverty in India. Comment (GS 1, 2020)

 

Pg 5

  • Plea against development rules dismissed (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/hc-rejects-plea-against-road-construction-on-agatti-island/article34833843.ece

  • NBSA reprimands three TV channels (GS 2,4- FR's & Social media)'

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/nbsa-reprimands-three-tv-channels-over-tablighi-jamaat-reports/article34843558.ece

 

Pg 6

  • A judicial pushback to a draconian legal regime (GS 2- FR's & Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a-judicial-pushback-to-a-draconian-legal-regime/article34844076.ece

  • Reverse migration (GS 2- Polity)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/reverse-migration-the-hindu-editorial-on-the-politics-of-defections/article34844051.ece

  • A place for disruptive technology in India’s health sector (GS 3- Sci & Tech)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a-place-for-disruptive-technology-in-indias-health-sector/article34844095.ece

 

Pg 7

  • Should India accept Islamic State returnees? (GS 2- Govt. policies)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/should-india-accept-islamic-state-returnees/article34844472.ece

  • Recovery takes more than reforms (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/recovery-takes-more-than-reforms/article34843199.ece

 

Pg 8

  • CBSE to record Class 10, 12 marks throughout the year (GS 2- Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cbse-to-record-class-10-12-marks-throughout-the-year/article34843671.ece

  • Ex-encounter specialist, two others sent to NIA custody (GS 2- Polity)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/nia-arrests-former-mumbai-police-personnel-pradeep-sharma-in-ambani-security-scare-hiran-murder-case/article34839178.ece

Minor reshuffle in Central bureaucracy (GS 2- Role of civil services in democracy)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/minor-reshuffle-in-central-bureaucracy/article34842449.ece

Previous year question

Q. “Institutional quality is a crucial driver of economic performance”. In this context suggest reforms in Civil Service for strengthening democracy. (GS 2, 2020)

  • Rules regulating cable TV network amended (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/rules-regulating-cable-tv-network-amended/article34842893.ece

  • Centre opens 14 disability early intervention centres (GS 1- Social empowerment)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/centre-opens-14-disability-early-intervention-centres/article34841209.ece

 

Pg 9

  • BJP members of House panel flag rising fuel prices (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/now-even-bjp-members-of-house-panel-flag-fuel-price-hike/article34842538.ece

  • New Pak. law riddled with shortcomings, says India (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-calls-for-review-of-pakistan-bill-relating-to-kulbhushan-jadhavs-right-to-appeal/article34841362.ece

  • Shah launches helpline for cyber fraud (GS 3- Cyber security)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/amit-shah-launches-helpline-for-cyber-fraud/article34843393.ece

Previous year question

Q. Discuss different types of cybercrimes and measures required to be taken to fight the menace. (GS 3, 2020)

 

Pg 10

  • ‘We must use the available vaccines to protect the most vulnerable’ (GS 2- Health & Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/people-need-to-be-assured-that-vaccines-are-protective-even-against-delta-variant-says-dr-reddy/article34840756.ece

  • Birth, death registrations up in 2019 (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/birth-death-registrations-up-in-2019/article34843744.ece

 

Pg 11

  • Sri Lanka reports cases of delta variant amid a daunting third wave (GS 2- Neighbourhood relations)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/coronavirus-sri-lanka-reports-delta-variant-amid-a-daunting-third-wave/article34843288.ece

  • Hong Kong police arrest newspaper editors (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/5-apple-daily-newspaper-executives-arrested-under-hong-kong-security-law/article34836413.ece

  • Chinese astronauts dock with new space station (GS 3-Space)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/chinese-astronauts-dock-with-space-station/article34841851.ece

  • Brexit hardliner becomes First Minister of N. Ireland (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/nireland-gets-brexit-hardliner-as-new-first-minister/article34843191.ece?utm_source=international&utm_medium=sticky_footer

Previous year question

Q. ‘Indian diaspora has a decisive role to play in the politics and economy of America and European Countries’. Comment with examples. (2020, GS 2)

  • Russia is ready for further dialogue if U.S. is willing: Putin (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/russia-ready-for-further-dialogue-if-us-is-willing-putin/article34843138.ece

Previous year question

Q. What is the significance of Indo-US defence deals over Indo-Russian defence deals? Discuss with reference to stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (GS 2, 2020)

 

Pg 12

  • CII urges ?3-lakh crore stimulus (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/cii-urges-3-lakh-crore-stimulus/article34844037.ece

  • Flipkart challenges court order on antitrust probe (GS 2- Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/walmarts-flipkart-challenges-court-order-on-antitrust-probe/article34839951.ece

  • Indian IT on track to hit revenue goal: Nasscom (GS 3- Sectors of economy)

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/indian-it-is-on-track-to-hit-300-350-billion-revenues-by-2025-nasscom/article34842430.ece#:~:text=Sector%20continues%20to%20be%20a,2025%2C%20said%20Nasscom%20on%20Thursday.

  • Sugar season likely to end with lesser stocks (GS 3- Issue of buffer stock)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/sugar-season-likely-to-end-with-lesser-stocks/article34843869.ece