What to Read in The Hindu | 08-03-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 8 March 2017

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1) PM flays vandalism on statues

2) Be alert to Operation Dhakka


8MG.S. paper 2What’s the news?

Incidents of vandalism of statues of leaders in various parts of the country.

How such incidents pose a  grave danger to Indian democracy.

3) Rooftop energy




G.S.paper 3About LiDAR technonology, International Solar Alliance

Update on solar energy and solar infrastructure

4) The ecologically subsidised city


8MG.S. paper 3About Kolkata’s wetland- there significance

Ramsar sites

What’s the news?

Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, the ecologist who introduced 100 kilometre swathe of Kolkata wetland to the rest of the world.

Ghosh received prestigious Luc Hoffman Award, instituted to honour conservationist by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources [IUCN], in 2016 for his pioneering and lifelong work to protect East KolkataWetland [EKW], world’s largest organic sewage management system. Owing to his work, EKW was declared as the Ramsar Site or Wetland of International Importance.

5) Understanding delirium


9PGeneral ScienceAbout Delirium
6) Balkrishna Doshi wins Pritzker Prize


18PMisc.Architect Balkrishna Doshi, a pioneer of low-cost housing design, won the prestigious Pritzker Prize. He is the 45th Pritzker laureate and the first from India.