What to Read in The Hindu | 09-04-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 09 April 2018

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1)Field day for India1PMisc.- SportsUpdate on CWG medals

About Commonwealth Games

2) 4 kingfisher species sighted in Krishna sanctuary


5PGeographyLocate Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary

What’s the news?

Four kingfisher species sighted in Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh. The species have been identified as White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis), Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis), Black-capped Kingfisher (Halcyon pileate) and the Common Kingfisher(Alcedo atthis).

3) Megalithic burial site near Tirupati faces neglect


5PHistoryMegalithic burial sites- features
4) Smoke in the woods


8MG.S. paper 3New Draft Forest Policy 2018 takes one step forward, two steps back.


5) EC to take a call on electoral bonds soon


11PPolityAbout Electoral bonds- significance, features, what kind of political parties are eligible for electoral bonds?