What to Read in The Hindu | 06-02-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 06 February 2017

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1) ‘When 2 adults marry, none should interfere’


1MG.S. paper 1Update on issue of honour killing


What’s the news?

Speaking against honour killings CJI Dipak Mishra in a three-judge bench recently remarked that the two adults are free to marry and “no third party” has a right to harass or cause harm to them. Neither parents, society, khap or panchayat.

2) Maldives government declares emergency


1MG.S. paper 2Update on Maldives
3) Rasagola battle in Orissa HC


3PEconomyUpdate on GI tag for Rasagola originating in Odisha

Significance of GI tag

4) Maiden voyage: INSV Tarini leaves for Cape Town


4PMisc.INSV Tarini
5) Demand for sub-category of stent


7PMisc.About National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)


About Coronary Stent

6) For more equity


8MG.S. paper 3What is capital gains tax? What’s the reason behind centre’s decision to bring back the long-term capital gains tax (LTCG) on equities, which was scrapped in 2004-05? Discuss its impact.
7) Courting the rankings




 About World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business global rankings, Reason for India’s dismal performance in one of the components.
8) Making health insurance work


9MG.S. paper 1About National Health Protection Scheme. Role of states in its proper implementation.
9) Fearing cryptocurrencies


9MG.S. paper 3Merits & Demerits of cryptocurrencies.
10) Deadly drug cocktails in India


9MG.S. paper 1What are Fixed Dose Combinations? What are the threats it may pose?

About antibiotic resistance?