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Goaltide Daily News 2020

Oct 08, 2020

News 1:
Protect Indian crafts; ban Chinese imports: Hindustan Times

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II and GS-III

  • India and its neighbourhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

 

Author begins with a simple incident and explains over the period of time how Chinese Economy has transformed itself. The author discusses the importance of saving Indian Market from the flooding of Chinese goods. Very essential for GS-II and GS-III. Note that UPSC loves asking questions on overlapping areas and its one of their favourites. Read it carefully.

  1. Protect Indian crafts; ban Chinese imports: Hindustan Times

Link: https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/protect-indian-crafts-ban-chinese-imports-analysis/story-zWBFwyrajIHZibuefosj5K.html

 

Syllabus Reference: GS-II and GS-III

  • India and its neighbourhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

 

Author begins with a simple incident and explains over the period of time how Chinese Economy has transformed itself. The author discusses the importance of saving Indian Market from the flooding of Chinese goods. Very essential for GS-II and GS-III. Note that UPSC loves asking questions on overlapping areas and its one of their favourites. Read it carefully.

News 2:
Food For All: Statesman

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II and GS-III

  • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
  • Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping;

 

The article is bit long but is very much important from mains perspective. It gives the message of World Food Day-2020 in detail. In the pandemic times like COVID-19, food security becomes an important aspect across the world. So why should we be left behind? Read the article carefully and make a note out of it.

News 3:
Nobel Prize in Chemistry for scissors to edit genes: Indian Express

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

  • Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.

 

We already know the fact. However reading about the topic and the scientists who won the price in detail will keep us ahead of many. That’s why, we at GoalTide provide you with the best content relevant from exam perspective. Trust us and read the given articles.

News 4:
Explained: Nobel for black hole physics: Indian Express

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

  • Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.

 

the article covers the link between India and the scientists who have won noble for physics recently. It also covers some aspects of Black-hole concept. Read the article once. In 2019 when the black-hole was spotted for the first time there was a question on it in the Prelims of the same year. So be thorough with the concepts that are in news.

News 5:
Coronavirus | Pandemic could push 150 million into extreme poverty, says World Bank: The Hindu

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Syllabus Reference: GS-I

  • population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger.

 

The article discusses the recent report released by World Bank. It says Global extreme poverty is expected to rise for the first time in 20 years because of the disruption caused by COVID-19, exacerbating the impact of conflict and climate change, which were already slowing down poverty reduction. These kind of reports add value to your answers in Mains as well as personality test. Do read it without fail.

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