Goaltide Daily News 2020

Dec 18, 2020

News 1:
Putting food at the centre of India’s nutrition agenda: The Hindu

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

Issues relating to Poverty and Hunger.


The article covers some important facts and it emphasises on the minimum adequate nutritional requirement. An insightful article, don’t miss out.

News 2:
Are we undercounting India’s women workers? Hindustan Times

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment. There are certain discrepancies in the PLFS and NFHS regarding the data related to women workforce. The article discusses what are these discrepancies and why so? Understand it carefully.

News 3:
Cold waves to locust attack: How climate crisis impacted India in 2020: Down to Earth

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.


We read almost the whole year about the impact of Climate Change on India. This article summarises the thing for us. It says, The country has had its share of extreme and erratic rainfall, floods, droughts, cold waves, cyclones and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning strikes throughout the year. Here is a timeline of the extreme weather events that rocked India in 2020. The details are given in the article.

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