What to Read in The Hindu | 09-02-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 09 February 2017

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1) SC to handle Ayodhya title dispute only as a ‘land issue’


1MG.S. paper 2What’s the news?

Supreme Court has asked parties in Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute to treat the issue as a land dispute.

2) India rejects Maldives offer


1MG.S. paper 2Update on India-Maldives relation
3) Cease fire


8MG.S. paper 2Peace on the border is difficult to achieve at the tactical level by military leaders. Restoring the ceasefire requires real statesmanship, not brinkmanship. With regard to India-Pakistan relations comment on the statement.
4) Should States have their own flags?


9MG.S. paper 2Debate on the issue whether states should have their own flag- merits & demerits?
5) A boost to rural entrepreneurship


9MG.S. paper 2Amendments passed by Parliament to the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Act, 1981. How do these amendments help  boost the rural and agricultural sector and also rural entrepreneurship?
6) ‘Kailash Yatra via Nathu La to resume’


11MG.S. paper 3Update on Indo-China relationship.