Goaltide Daily News 2020

Dec 02, 2020

News 1:
Two thirds of school-age kids without internet access: United Nations: Indian Express

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.


Nothing much. A simple factsheet that reflect how the COVID pandemic has impacted the education across the world. The number of affected children is huge. You can directly quote the numbers in your answers. Think the way forward for the issue.

News 2:
Regional priorities: On the SCO summit: The Hindu

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.


Small article that shows the significance of SCO. How the platform can serve as a table for talks between India and its two major neighbours with whom it has border issues. Read it and make a short note.

News 3:
Brazil lost rainforest the size of Jamaica in 2019-2020: Institute: Down to Earth

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Conservation, environmental degradation and pollution.


The nations across the world come together to protect the environment around us. But what is the scenario at ground?  Countries have not yet taken the issues of Climate Change, Global Warming seriously and are exploiting nature in an unsustainable way. Recent reports clearly reflect the fact and this article is one such instance. Read without fail.


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