Goaltide Daily News 2020

Nov 02, 2020

News 1:
The shifting trajectory of India’s foreign policy: The Hindu

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

India and its neighbourhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.


In couple of articles before this we have already seen the advantages of the Foundational agreements of US with India, its issues and concerns and impact on China. This article is a revision of all these facts and covers some other aspects like how this move will impact relation with Russia, Afghanistan and NAM. Read the article for whole understanding.

News 2:
Explained: How to read the Index of Eight Core Sector Industries: Indian Express

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.


A simple article explaining the topic which is frequently in NEWS. Read it and understand it in one go. If you do it, you don’t need to go back every time to statics to revise this topic when in news.

News 3:
We built our economies by destroying nature — renewable energy lets us safeguard Earth: Times of India

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

Infrastructure: Energy- renewable

Sustainable Development


The article is in question answer format and effectively explains the scope and potential of the renewable energy. There are some data as well in the article which you can directly quote in your answers directly. Read the article carefully and note it down.

News 4:
Gene editing method may cause chromosome loss in developing embryos.

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Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.


If you closely observe this year’s prelims paper, there were minimum 3 questions from science and technology which were purely from newspapers. If you read them, you know them and you could easily get them right. So, in any case we will not miss out articles which contain topics related to nanotechnology, biotechnology, gene editing, etc. this article is also easy one. Just read it once to get a hang of it.


2 October Question:

  1. Give suggestion to the government, how it can improve its unemployment level. In which sector it should focus more. What steps it can take to bring employment in rural sector itself?
  2. What is Biofortification? Why we need this technology in India?

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