|GS 1 & GS 3||1||10.74 lakh birds flock to Chilika Lake||1. Water Bird Status Survey-2022
2. wetland dependent species
|GS 2||6||The Chinese challenge uncovers India’s fragilities||Q. With a rising China as its neighbour and a more self-centred U.S. – which is uncomfortable with India’s reliable partner, Russia — as its friend, Delhi continues to face difficult choices. Discuss.|
|GS 3||6||Third time lucky?||1. Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMI)
2. Q. It will be equally challenging for North Block mandarins to conjure up an appropriate mix of relief and support measures for businesses and jobs — preferably going beyond the credit guarantees that appear to have lost traction in sanctions and disbursals in recent months. Discuss.
|GS 1 & GS 2||7||Memories of war and peace||Q. It is unbecoming of a mature democracy when the government indulges in a tug-of-war for credit. Critically Analyse.|
|GS 3||9||Traditional vaccines just as effective, says scientist||1. mRNA technology-based vaccines|
|GS 2||11||‘Myanmar has ingredients for civil war||Q. The political and security crisis in Myanmar is deepening, and has led to (an) economic, health and humanitarian crisis. Elaborate.|
|GS 2||01(TEXT)||China’s bridge over Pangong Tso||1. India-China Border Conflict|
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|GS 2 & GS 3||13||Tighten the Net||Q. Prompt reporting, trained investigators, fast and fair trials are essential to curb cyber crimes against women. Discuss,|
|GS 2||13||Wrong Answeer||Q. The UGC mudst not impose top-down criteria that further shrink the space for experimentation and innovation in higher education. Discuss.|
|GS 2||13||Minding the Gender Gap||1. SDGs
2. Q. The general arguments based on local value judgments that women should be younger in a marriage union have faded with time. Today, women stand on equal footing to men in all possible spheres of life. Discuss.
3. Q. Sometimes, objective equality is the need of the hour. Any justification — biological, social, or data and research-based — cannot justify the inequality in age between men and women to enter into a valid marriage.