What to Read in The Hindu | 09-05-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 09 May 2018

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1)Trump pulls out of Iran nuclear deal

2)Sanctions to be re-imposed







MG.S. paper 2What’s the news?

U.S. President Donald Trump has pulled out of the landmark nuclear deal with Iran, an Obama-era accord.

3) Commission approves modern animal-free testing for drugs




G.S. paper 3What’s the news?

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission has approved modern, animal-free tests for drug manufacturers. The new guidelines for pharma makers will come into effect from July 1.

PETA’s position on animal testing

About Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission



4) Reviving ‘Neighbourhood First’


8MG.S. paper 3Update on India and her neighbourhood policy
5) Forging peace in Nagaland


8MG.S. paper 2Components of the 2015 Framework Agreement on the Naga issue. Critically examine its impact on the northeastern region.