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Daily Mains Newsletter for UPSC 28 Dec 2021

Daily Mains Newsletter For UPSC | RaghukulCS 28 Dec 2021 – Tuesday Index Table of Contents Plan to tackle Plastic Waste and Issues What is the issue? The Environment Ministry published draft regulations on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) which denote a backslide, particularly with respect to the integration of the informal sector. What is EPR?

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Daily Mains Newsletter for UPSC 27 Dec 2021

Daily Mains Newsletter For UPSC | RaghukulCS 27 Dec 2021 – Monday Index Table of Contents The elderly are Assets, not Dependents Proof of a truly developed country lies in the way it not only nurtures it is young but also cares for its elders equally. What is a Demographic Dividend? It is expected to give

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Daily Mains Newsletter for UPSC 25 Dec 2021

Daily Mains Newsletter For UPSC | RaghukulCS 25 Dec 2021 – Saturday Index Table of Contents International Relations: India and Myanmar Myanmar has been in turmoil since February 2021 when the military seized control of the country in a coup and detained Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders of her National League for Democracy

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Daily Mains Newsletter for UPSC 24 Dec 2021

Daily Mains Newsletter For UPSC | RaghukulCS 24 Dec 2021 – Friday Index Table of Contents India – Central Asia Relations Introduction India has increased its outreach to Central Asia and leaders of the 5 Central Asian nations (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) have been invited to the 2022 Republic Day Celebrations. Recently, India

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Daily Mains Newsletter for UPSC 23 Dec 2021

Daily Mains Newsletter For UPSC | RaghukulCS 23 Dec 2021 – Thrusday Index Table of Contents Asset Reconstruction Companies Over the last five years, considerable progress has been made in resolving and recovering the bad debts of banks. The National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL) incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013 offers hopes for the faster clean-up of

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Daily Mains Newsletter for UPSC 22 Dec 2021

Daily Mains Newsletter For UPSC | RaghukulCS 22 Dec 2021 – Wednesday Index Table of Contents The Sustained Attack on Federalism Federalism in essence is a dual government system including the Centre and a number of States. Federalism is one of the pillars of the Basic Structure of the Constitution. However, in recent years, the coercive policies introduced

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Daily Mains Newsletter for UPSC 21 Dec 2021

Daily Mains Newsletter For UPSC | RaghukulCS 21 Dec 2021 – Tuesday Index Table of Contents Can India Become a Technology Leader? Every time a technology giant chooses an India-born techie as its leader, there is a justifiable swelling of pride in the country, but also some disappointment. Despite having so many celebrated technologists around

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Flash Flood Guidelines

Application: GS Paper-1, GS Paper-2 and GS Paper- 3 Why Flash Floods were in news? Recently, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has launched the South Asian Flash Flood Guidance System (FFGS), which is aimed at helping disaster management teams and governments make timely evacuation plans ahead of the actual event of flooding. They are going

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Pesticide Management

Application: GS Paper- 3 Why Pesticide Management was in news? The Pesticides Management Bill, 2020 has been approved by the Union Cabinet. The Bill will regulate the business of pesticides and compensate farmers in case of losses from the use of agrochemicals. Agrochemicals imply chemicals used in agriculture, such as a pesticide or fertilizer. Currently,

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Urban Water Bodies

Application: GS Paper- 3 How do we define urban lakes? There is no specific definition for ‘urban lakes’ in India. According to the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP), a water body having a minimum depth of three meters, spread over more than 10 hectares, and having no or very little aquatic vegetation, is considered as