What to Read in The Hindu
26 May 2021

  • Over 13 lakh evacuated as Yaas races towards Odisha coastline (Pg 1)

GS 3: Disaster Management

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cyclone-yaas-over-13-lakh-evacuated-as-storm-races-towards-odisha-coast/article34644577.ece

 

Previous year question

Q. The effective management of land and water resources will drastically reduce the human miseries. Explain. (2016 GS 1)

 

  • SC nixes CBI petition for custody of TMC leaders (Pg 1)

GS 2 :Judiciary

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/narada-case-dont-mix-personal-liberty-of-trinamool-leaders-with-cbi-office-siege-supreme-court/article34643607.ece

 

  • Cong. wants tweets of 11 Union Ministers tagged (Pg 1)

GS 2 & 4

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/congress-wants-11-union-ministers-tweets-also-tagged-as-manipulated-media/article34640494.ece

 

  • New IT rules come into force today; will comply, says FB (Pg 1)

GS 3: Awareness in field of IT

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/facebook-says-it-aims-to-comply-with-indias-new-it-rules/article34638367.ece

 

  • PIL for change in treatment norms dismissed with cost (Pg 2)

GS 2: Judiciary

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/pil-for-change-in-treatment-norms-dismissed-with-cost/article34645172.ece

 

  • Doctors say black fungus cases likely to decline in 7 to 10 days (Pg 3)

GS 2: Health

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/doctors-say-black-fungus-cases-likely-to-decline-in-7-to-10-days/article34645054.ece

 

  • Auto, taxi drivers to receive govt. aid of ?5,000 (Pg 2)

GS 2: Schemes for vulnerable section

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/auto-taxi-drivers-to-receive-govt-aid-of-5000/article34645283.ece

 

  • People in some villages resisting vaccination, say U.P. officials (Pg 3)

GS 2: Governance Issues

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/people-in-some-rural-areas-resisting-vaccination-say-up-officials/article34637287.ece

 

  • HC stays Lakshadweep official’s order (Pg 5)

GS 2: Judiciary

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/hc-stays-lakshadweep-officials-order/article34645423.ece#:~:text=A%20Division%20Bench%20of%20the,pending%20works%20until%20further%20orders.

 

  • One-state solution, the way forward in Palestine (Pg 6)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/one-state-solution-the-way-forward-in-palestine/article34644650.ece

 

  • Calibrated closures (Pg 6)

GS 2: Health & Governance

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/calibrated-closures-the-hindu-editorial-on-localised-lockdowns/article34644647.ece

 

  • Rules and rulers (Pg 6)

GS 2 & 3: Issues relating IT & Laws

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/rules-and-rulers-the-hindu-editorial-on-social-media-curbs/article34644648.ece

 

  • Slowing the pace of India’s mucormycosis threat (Pg 6)

GS 2: Health

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/slowing-the-pace-of-indias-mucormycosis-threat/article34644652.ece

 

  • Vaccination is our only weapon (Pg 7)

GS 2: Health

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/vaccination-is-our-only-weapon/article34644279.ece

 

  • Still grappling with online classes (Pg 7)

GS 2: Education

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/still-grappling-with-online-classes/article34644269.ece

 

  • Bay of Bengal, fomenting Yaas, hotter than normal for season (Pg 8)

GS 1 & 3: Important geophysical phenomenon & DM

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/bay-of-bengal-fomenting-yaas-hotter-than-usual/article34638640.ece#:~:text=Climate%20scientists%20say%20the%20Bay,with%20temperatures%20up%20to%2032C.

 

  • Army, Navy deploy relief teams in West Bengal (Pg 8)

GS 3: DM

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kolkata/cyclone-yaas-army-navy-deploy-relief-teams-in-west-bengal/article34642972.ece

 

Previous year question

Q. Vulnerability is an essential element for defining disaster impacts and its threat to people. How and in what ways can vulnerability to disasters be characterized? Discuss different types of vulnerability with reference to disasters. (2019 GS 3)

 

  • PNB fraud case: Mehul Choksi goes missing (Pg 8)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/pnb-fraud-case-interpol-red-notice-against-choksi-still-pending/article34640363.ece

 

  • Resume talks with farmers: Hooda (Pg 8)

GS 3: Farmer Issues

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/centre-must-resume-talks-with-agitating-farmers-bhupinder-singh-hooda/article34642983.ece

 

  • Plane wedding: DGCA must take action, say experts (Pg 8)

GS 2

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/plane-wedding-dgca-must-act-say-experts/article34640610.ece#:~:text=The%20DGCA%20(Directorate%20General%20of,airline%2C%20say%20aviation%20safety%20experts.

 

  • CJI made ‘statement of law’ at CBI panel (Pg 9)

GS 2: Judiciary

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cbi-director-selection-cji-made-statement-of-law/article34644876.ece

 

  • Adhir faults DoPT in CBI chief selection process (Pg 9)

GS 2: Important Constitutional Posts

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cbi-chief-selection-in-dissent-note-adhir-ranjan-questions-conduct-of-dopt/article34642017.ece

 

  • Panel to define offences of speech, expression (Pg 9)

GS 2: Polity

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/panel-to-define-offences-of-speech-expression/article34644940.ece#:~:text=A%20panel%20constituted%20by%20the,relating%20to%20speech%20and%20expression.%E2%80%9D

 

  • Mucormycosis: avoid damp, dusty places (Pg 10)

GS 2: Health

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/mucormycosis-avoid-visiting-damp-and-dusty-places-for-a-few-weeks/article34642575.ece

 

Previous year question

Q. To ensure effective implementation of policies addressing water, sanitation and hygiene needs, the identification of beneficiary segments is to be synchronized with the anticipated outcomes’ Examine the statement in the context of the WASH scheme.  (GS 2 2017)

 

  • ICMR unlikely to commission new COVID-19 serosurvey (Pg 10)

GS 2: Health & Governance

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/icmr-unlikely-to-commission-new-serosurvey/article34644296.ece

 

  • States submit feedback on Class 12 exams (Pg 10)

GS 2: Education

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/states-submit-feedback-on-class-12-exams/article34644599.ece

 

  • EU-based carriers to shun Belarus airspace (Pg 11)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/belarus-faces-sanctions-backlash-over-jetliner-state-piracy/article34638338.ece

 

  • Moderna says its vaccine is highly effective in adolescents (Pg 11)

GS 2 & 3: Health & Biotechnology

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/coronavirus-moderna-says-its-vaccine-is-highly-effective-in-adolescents/article34642708.ece

 

  • Blinken promises support for Gaza (Pg 11)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/blinken-promises-support-for-gaza/article34644415.ece#:~:text=U.S.%20Secretary%20of%20State%20Antony,up%20last%20week's%20cease%2Dfire.

 

  • EU leaders agree to donate 100 mn doses of vaccines (Pg 11)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/coronavirus-eu-leaders-agree-to-donate-100-million-doses-of-vaccines/article34644500.ece

 

  • Mali in turmoil as Army detains President, PM (Pg 11)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/mali-in-turmoil-after-army-detains-leaders/article34644654.ece

 

  • U.S. calls for ‘transparent’ new probe into COVID-19 origins (Pg 11)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/us-calls-for-transparent-new-probe-into-covid-19-origins/article34644678.ece

 

  • Second COVID wave may hit retail asset quality: HDFC Bank (Pg 12)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/second-covid-wave-may-hit-retail-asset-quality-hdfc-bank/article34644371.ece

 

  • NCLAT stays NCLT diktat to banks to mull Wadhawan offer (Pg 12)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/nclat-stays-nclt-diktat-to-banks-to-mull-wadhawan-offer/article34644441.ece#:~:text=The%20National%20Company%20Law%20Appellate,firm's%20erstwhile%20promoter%20Kapil%20Wadhawan.&text=Singh%20stayed%20the%20order%20passed,Company%20Law%20Tribunal%20(NCLT).

 

  • GDP likely grew by 1.3% in Q4 FY21: SBI research (Pg 12)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/gdp-likely-grew-by-13-in-q4-fy21-sbi-research/article34644413.ece#:~:text=India's%20GDP%20is%20likely%20to,SBI%20research%20report%20'Ecowrap'.

 

  • SEBI to appoint forensic auditors for listed firms (Pg 12)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/business/markets/sebi-to-appoint-forensic-auditors-for-listed-firms/article34644464.ece#:~:text=Share%20Article-,Regulator's%20move%20to%20curb%20frauds,forensic%20audit%20of%20certain%20companies.