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Today’s(December 27, 2021) Important Headlines

Subject The Hindu Headlines Relevance(P & M)
GS 2
(Judiciary, Constitutional Bodies, Transparency & Accountability)
1 Executive shows a trend to disrespect court orders: CJI Q. On the appointment of judges, it is nowadays fashionable to reiterate phrases such as ‘judges are themselves appointing judges’ which is a widely propagated myth as the fact is that the judiciary is merely one of the many players involved in the process. Discuss
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Health, Gender, Issues Related to Children, Issues Related to Women, Issues Relating to Development, Issues Relating to Poverty & Hunger)
4 Odisha CM confident in bringing down poverty level to 10% 1. National Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2021
2. NITI Aayog
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Health, Gender,,  Issues Related to Children, Issues Related to Women, Issues Relating to Development, Issues Relating to Poverty & Hunger)
6 The elderly are assets, not dependents Q. 1. Proof of a truly developed country lies in the way it not only nurtures its young but also cares for its elders, equally. Elaborate.
2. NFHS-5
3.  noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)
4. Healthcare Access and Quality Index (HAQ)
5. National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE)
6. The National Digital Health Mission
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Health, Gender, Issues Related to Children, Issues Related to Women, Issues Relating to Development, Issues Relating to Poverty & Hunger)
6 More, and for more Q. India’s health administration should be transparent with the data at hand and not let itself be in thrall of political calculations.
GS 2
(Effect of Policies & Politics of Countries on India’s Interests, India and its Neighbourhood)
6 A chance to tap India’s high equity in Myanmar India-Myanmar Relations
GS 2
(Bilateral Groupings & Agreements, Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests, Effect of Policies & Politics of Countries on India’s Interests)
7 Iran nuclear talks reverberate in the Gulf 1. Iran Nuclear Deal
2. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
3. Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)
GS 2
(Government Policies & Interventions, Health, Gender, Issues Related to Children, Issues Related to Women, Issues Relating to Development, Issues Relating to Poverty & Hunger)
7 Prevention is better than cure Q. Outpatient (OP) health care, mainly comprising doctor consultations, drugs, and tests, can be called ‘the elephant in the room’ of Indian public health care policy. Elaborate.
GS 2
(Indian Diaspora, Bilateral Groupings & Agreements, Non-aligned Movement (NAM))
11 Tutu, who fought for a ‘Rainbow Nation’, dies at 90 Archbishop Desmond Tutu
GS 2
(Bilateral Groupings & Agreements, Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests, Effect of Policies & Politics of Countries on India’s Interests)
11 Israel plans to double settlement in Golan Golan Heights
GS 2
(Effect of Policies & Politics of Countries on India’s Interests, India and its Neighbourhood)
11 ‘Sri Lanka to sign Trinco deal with India soon’ Trinco deal

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