Goaltide Daily News 2020

Dec 28, 2020

News 1:
How India was governed in 2020: Hindustan Times

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

Important Aspects of Governance,


The Covid-19 pandemic brought two features of the g to the forefront in 2020 — marking both the absolute centrality of the State, as well as its staggering absence. And it was in between these two extremes that citizens had to find a way to navigate the most devastating pandemic in a century. The article explains this point very well with certain examples. Read without fail.

News 2:
WHO lists ten global health issues for 2021

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

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


A small article discussing the priority areas of health sector as notified by WHO. Just have a crude reading.

News 3:
Work, wealth and welfare: Never forget 2020 so that we may never repeat 2020! Financial Express

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Important aspects of Governance


Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.


The abiding lesson of 2020 is that a nation will suffer if there is a decline in three measures -work, wealth and welfare. So, the article covers what needs to be done in these areas and what we should learn from this year. Very interesting one. Read it carefully


News 4:
SolarWinds: Cyber strategists are back to the drawing board: Hindustan Times

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Basics of Cyber security


There are too many details regarding various cyber attacks in the article. Remember one or two, that’s enough. The important point that you need to focus is, with the advancement of technology, threats of attacks and stealing of information have also increased. Even technologically advanced countries are facing the issues. This poses a serious question about the cyber safety in India and the need for immediate and sustainable efforts in this regard. Just understand the idea.

News 5:
2 of 15 most-destructive 2020 climate disasters impacted India: Times of India

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.


The article gives many data regarding the consequences of not being environment sensitive. It also highlights that efforts are minimal in the right direction and there is a need for more robust, intense and sustainable efforts to address the issues arising from climate change.

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