What to Read in The Hindu | 07-04-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 07 April 2018

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1)What is Oxytocin

2) Govt. bans imports of hormone oxytocin







General ScienceWhat is oxytocin? Its role?

What’s the news?

The Union government has banned imports of the hormone oxytocin to stop its misuse in the livestock industry, where activists say it causes hormonal imbalances and shortens the lives of milch animals.

3) Not above the law




G.S. paper 3Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 – Measures needed for its effective implementation and increase  its conviction rate.

About Bishnoi Community

4) Disruptive Mr. Trump


6MG.S. paper 2The consistent undermining of multilateralism by the U.S. must be countered. How India can play an effective role in it.


5) Forging a culture of innovation


6MG.S. paper 3India’s innovation policy must shift beyond a mere focus on R&D spending to transforming the ecosystem. Discuss.