What to Read in The Hindu | 01-03-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 1 March 2017

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1) Pharma promotions tax exempt: tribunal


7MG.S. paper 1, paper 4What’s the news?

A recent decision of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal’s Pune bench allowing pharmaceutical companies to account for their spending on doctors as a deductible expenditure has sparked off a fresh debate on ethics

2) Halving the syllabus, squaring knowledge


8MMisc.It’s not the syllabus that burdens children, but our cramming-driven examination system. Comment.


3) An ode to a dying language


9MG.S. paper 1It is said that when a language dies, a way of life dies, a way of thinking disappears, a connection between word and world is lost. What measures must be taken to preserve rich heritage of languages and dialects.
4) Against human rights


9MG.S. paper 4Why encounters are unethical and they militate against rule of law?
5) Rs. 9,435-crore arms purchases to get rolling


10MG.S. paper 2What’s the news?

Defence Acquisition Council has given its approval for the procurement proposals worth Rs.9,435-crore for the three services.