What to Read in The Hindu | 05-03-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 5 March 2017

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1)Insure to stay secure6PMisc- Govt. SchemesPradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana

2) Disability rights activist Javed Abidi passes away

3) Disability rights activist Javed Abidi passes away








MG.S. paper 1, paper 2What’s the news?

Disability rights activist Javed Abidi passes away (1965-2018)

Know about The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

4) Righting wrongs in land acquisition


9MG.S. paper 2About Section 24 Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act was – its significance and why it has become an issue in recent years.
5) Myanmar puts off border pact


10MG.S. paper 2Update on India-Myanmar relationship
6) A regulator to oversee the CA institute is necessary

7) Post NFRA formation, what is ICAI’s role?





G.S. paper 3Update on centre’s recent decision   approving the proposal to set up the National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA), intended to serve as an independent regulator for the auditing profession.

About NFRA, its powers, functions and significance.