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Goaltide Daily News 2020

Nov 10, 2020

News 1:
Changes in PRIs: The Tribune

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

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.

 

Nothing much, a very simple and small article which appreciates the recent move by Haryana Government to reserve 50% of panchayat’s seats for women. It says, step decades back to reserve 33% of seats for women has not yielded much. However, there are remarkable and slow progress signs. It also discusses some good provisions of the amendment which you can use in your answers while discussing the panchayat reforms.

 

News 2:
Lessons from Vietnam and Bangladesh: The Hindu

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

 

With reforms promoting innovation and lowering the cost of doing business, India is poised to attract the best investments in the upcoming days. But this is not sufficient to set the trajectory in the upward direction. A lot needs to be done. In this article there are few points which you can directly use in your answers as case studies while you explain what needs to be done. A must-read article and don’t forget to make a note out of it.

News 3:
India can double its manufacturing GDP if it manages to unlock potential of value chains: McKinsey: Economic Times

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

 

We mostly hear that Indian Manufacturing sector has not yielded much to the economy and unless we improve this sector, its difficult to witness inclusive and sustained growth. This article explains how can we improve the sector in the post COVID times. Read the article thoroughly without fail.

 

News 4:
Soot from fossil fuels causes global warming, illnesses – renewables save the earth and lives: Times of India

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

 

We know that environmental conservation is one of the favourites of UPSC, so its in our advantage to practice the answers for the questions related to it in a different and effective way. Quoting latest research data can be one such way. Here is an article discussing a latest research report which says soot is the second largest reason for global warming after carbon dioxide and containing it can be helpful not only to contain global warming but also human lives. Don’t miss such articles.

 

 

10 November Questions:

  1. Compare the Economy of India before and after LPG reforms in 1991.
  2. Explain Minerva Mills case 1980.

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