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Today’s(December 23, 2021) Important Headlines

Subject The Hindu Headlines Relevance
GS 2
(India and its Neighbourhood, Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests)
1 India gives 1 mn doses to Myanmar Vaccine Maitri initiative
GS 2
(India and its Neighbourhood, Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests)
6 As a regional leader, not a victim of circumstance 1. Indian Ocean Conference
2. Q. India must respond to neighbourhood challenges by making it clear that it is an arbiter of its destiny and the region’s, not a victim of circumstance. Discuss.
3. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes)
6 Troubled waters 1. Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY)
2. Q. Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) need a boost as fishermen find it hard to restrict themselves to India’s territorial waters, given the limited marine wealth and area on the Indian side. Discuss.
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes)
6 Why the electoral reforms Bill is a problem Q. It is worth questioning how the Aadhaar project is, again and again, being used for purposes far beyond the stated “welfare” purpose that was upheld by the Supreme Court of India in the Aadhaar judgment. Discuss.
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes)
7 Looking beyond the Forest Rights Act 1. Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996
2. The Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes, Constitution)
8 ‘Changes to marriage age will contradict other laws’ 1. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012
2. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015
3. Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986
4. 61st Constitution Amendment Act of 1988
5. 61st Constitution Amendment Act of 1988
GS 2
(Indian Economy- Issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.)
12 Das pitched for continued policy support to aid revival The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)
2. Given present uncertainties, continued policy support is warranted for a durable, broad-based and self-sustaining economic rebound, especially to nurture revival in sectors which are lagging and to safeguard those which are exposed to the evolving headwinds.
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes)
Text(01) Karnataka’s anti-conversion legislation The Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021
GS 2
(Regional Groupings, Global Groupings, Important International Institutions, Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests)
Text(02) Boris Johnson: gaffeur, entertainer, Brexiteer, Premier BREXIT

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