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22 June 2021: What to Read in The Hindu Newspaper

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  • SC seeks govt. decision on ex gratia payment (GS 2- Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/covid-19-is-not-a-one-time-disaster-like-earthquake-or-flood-centre-says-in-sc/article34863497.ece

 

  • Record 82 lakh shots given in a day  (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/vaccination-drive-record-80-lakh-doses-given-on-day-one-of-revised-guidelines/article34892076.ece

 

  • Optional exams between Aug. 15 and Sept. 15: CBSE (GS 2- Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/class-12-optional-exams-anytime-between-august-15-and-september-15/article34884110.ece

 

Pg 3

  • New gas stove to bring relief for PNG consumers (GS 3- Energy)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/new-gas-stove-to-bring-relief-for-png-consumers/article34896389.ece

 

  • ‘Govt. schools not reopening anytime soon’ (GS 2- Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/govt-schools-not-reopening-anytime-soon/article34896406.ece

 

Pg 4

  • Bt cotton adoption showed benefits: study (GS 3- Biotechnology)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/bt-cotton-adoption-in-punjab-has-resulted-in-net-economic-environmental-benefits-study/article34888918.ece

 

Pg 5

  • Nobel laureate Esther Duflo in T.N. panel (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/nobel-laureate-to-join-tn-economic-advisory-council-governor-says/article34877252.ece

 

Pg 6

  • A time to give (GS 2- Vulnerable section)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/a-time-to-give-on-ex-gratia-compensation-to-families-of-covid-19-victims/article34895712.ece

 

  • The state of India’s poor must be acknowledged (GS 2- Poverty and associated issues)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-state-of-indias-poor-must-be-acknowledged/article34895792.ece

Previous year question

Q. There can be no social justice without economic prosperity but economic prosperity without social justice is meaningless. (2020 Essay)

 

  • A perpetual war (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/a-perpetual-war-on-dilemmas-of-ending-uss-forever-war-in-afghanistan/article34895742.ece

 

  • With Raisi in the saddle, the road ahead for Iran (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/with-raisi-in-the-saddle-the-road-ahead-for-iran/article34895846.ece

 

Pg 7

  • India’s vaccine policy needs clarity (GS 2- Health & Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/indias-vaccine-policy-needs-clarity/article34894911.ece

 

  • Towards a more federal structure (GS 2- Centre state relations)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/towards-a-more-federal-structure/article34893800.ece

 

  • A case to decriminalise suicide (GS 2- Constitutional provisions)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-case-to-decriminalise-suicide/article34893959.ece

 

Pg 8

  • 3 LeT militants gunned down (GS 3- Internal security)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/encounter-breaks-out-between-security-forces-militants-in-jammu-and-kashmir/article34875092.ece

 

  • Army to get indigenous LUHs in December 2022 (GS 3- Defence)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/army-to-get-indigenous-light-helicopters-by-dec-2022/article34889892.ece

 

  • ‘Yoga a ray of hope amid COVID’ (GS 2- Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/yoga-remains-ray-of-hope-as-world-fights-covid-19-says-pm-modi-on-international-yoga-day/article34875921.ece

 

  • Delhi HC reserves order on WhatsApp, Facebook plea (GS 2- Judiciary )

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/delhi-high-court-reserves-order-on-whatsapp-facebook-fresh-plea/article34882167.ece

 

  • CDS to chair meet on theatre commands (GS 3- Security)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/chief-of-defence-staff-bipin-rawat-to-chair-key-meet-on-theatre-commands-on-tuesday/article34894147.ece

Previous year question

Q. Management of Indian border disputes – a complex task (2018 Essay)

 

Pg 9

  • Surveys on learning losses by month-end, panel told (GS 2- Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/surveys-on-learning-losses-by-month-end-panel-told/article34894487.ece

 

  • NHRC panel to probe violence in Bengal (GS 2- Constitutional bodies)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kolkata/nhrc-panel-to-probe-post-poll-violence-in-bengal/article34893825.ece

 

Pg 10

  • Simplify COVID-19 death certification process: SC (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/sc-says-govt-must-simplify-covid-19-death-certification-process/article34882254.ece

 

  • Corpses did not add to Ganga pollution: Centre (GS 3- Environment)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/discarded-bodies-did-not-add-to-ganga-pollution-ministry/article34887189.ece

 

  • PF trusts await clarity on advance (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/firms-with-own-pf-trusts-await-clarity-on-second-covid-advance/article34895171.ece

 

  • ‘Use electronic machines to weigh rations’ (GS 3- PDS)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/buy-electronic-weighing-machines-for-ration-shops-from-epos-savings-centre-to-states/article34895236.ece

 

Pg 11

  • Raisi for nuclear talks, rules out Biden meet (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/irans-hard-line-president-elect-says-he-wouldnt-meet-joe-biden/article34885021.ece

 

  • Armenia PM wins majority in polls despite anger over war (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/armenia-pm-wins-majority-in-polls-despite-anger-over-war/article34893438.ece

 

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi thanks supporters for flower protests (GS 2- Neighbourhood policies)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/myanmars-suu-kyi-thanks-supporters-for-flower-protests/article34894076.ece

Previous year question

Q. South Asian societies are woven not around the state, but around their plural cultures and plural identities. (2019 Essay)

 

  • Jordan ‘coup plot’: two suspects plead not guilty (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/jordan-coup-plot-two-suspects-plead-not-guilty/article34894302.ece

 

  • U.S. is committed to supporting Afghan people: White House (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/as-us-troops-leave-afghanistan-joe-biden-to-meet-with-ghani-and-abdullah-in-washington/article34875675.ece

 

  • Exports resume from Gaza as Israel eases blockade (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/exports-resume-from-gaza-as-israel-eases-blockade/article34894787.ece

 

Pg 12

  • ‘Need to support households, SMEs on brink’ (GS 3- Industires, MSME's)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/msmes-retailers-need-to-adapt-to-home-delivery/article34756067.ece

 

  • Bharti, Tata partner for 5G network solutions (GS 3- Sci & Tech)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/bharti-tata-partner-for-5g-network-solutions/article34896084.ece

Previous year question

Q. Technology as the silent factor in international relations (2020 Essay)

 

  • SAT overrules SEBI, allows PNB HF’s EGM on Carlyle (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/sat-overrules-sebi-allows-pnb-hfs-egm-on-carlyle/article34896871.ece

 

  • Windfall treasury gains added to PSB profits in FY21: ICRA (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/windfall-treasury-gains-added-to-psb-profits-in-fy21-icra/article34896210.ece#:~:text=Representational%20image.-,Rate%20cuts%2C%20liquidity%20aided%20trading%20profits%20in%20bond%20portfolios,2020%2C%20ratings%20agency%20ICRA%20said.

 

  • Centre moots ban on ‘flash sales’ on e-com sites (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/govt-moots-proposal-to-ban-flash-sales-on-e-commerce-sites/article34895024.ece