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Today’s(December 18, 2021) Important Headlines

Subject The Hindu Headlines Relevance(P & M)
GS 3
(Statutory Bodies)
1 CCI freezes Amazon-Future deal, slaps ₹200 crore fine on U.S. firm 1. Competition Commission of India (CCI)
2. E-commerce
GS 1
(Culture)
GS 2
(Govt. Policy and Intervention)
1 Tamil Thai Vaazhthu declared T.N. State song Tamil Thai Vaazhthu
GS 2
(Indian Economy- Issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.)
6 The challenge of achieving 9.5% growth rate 1. National Statistical Office (NSO)
2. gross value added (GVA)
3. private final consumption expenditure (PFCE)
4. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
5. IIP
6. gross tax revenues (GTR)
GS 2
(Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests, Agricultural Pricing)
6 For an honest broker 1. Russia, India and China (RIC)
2. multilateral summits (BRICS, SCO, G-20, etc.)
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes)
6 For disabled citizens to have the police they deserve 1. Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013
2. ICT
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes)
7 Sowing the seeds of a disaster Any policy shift to ‘organic only’ agriculture in India could severely impact India’s food security, with farmers angry, it could also have a considerable political cost for the ruling party. Explain.
2. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
GS 1
(Culture)
9 Kovind inaugurates Kalibari temple in Dhaka 1. Kalibari temple
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions)
GS 3
(Growth & Development, Security Challenges & their Management in Border Areas)
9 France ready to supply more Rafale jets Q. Indo-Pacific is a very wide area and the political focus is more on the eastern part of this large area due to the tensions in relations with China. But Indo-Pacific is also made of the Indian Ocean. And there is no doubt that India is the centre of this area. Discuss.
GS 2
(Judiciary)
8 52 habeas corpus pleas pending in SC habeas corpus
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions)
GS 3
(Environmental Pollution & Degradation, Conservation, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA))
10 Ecologists oppose changes to Biological Diversity Act, 2002 1. Biological Diversity Act, 2002
2. Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE)
GS 2
(India and its Neighbourhood, International Treaties & Agreements)
11 ‘Radical change is needed in the mindset and governance of Hong Kong’ 1. Singapore model
2. Electoral System Overhaul in Hong Kong

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