What to Read in The Hindu | 30-04-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 30 April 2018

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1) All villages electrified, says PM Modi


1PMisc- Govt. SchemesDeen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
2) Substance and optics of the summit

3) Wisdom at Wuhan



8MG.S. paper 2Development in Indo-China ties in period between from Doklam to Wuhan.
4) Food first8P


G.S. paper 2Early childhood is the foundation for the health and well-being of an individual.


POSHAN Abhiyaan


Implications of providing energy-dense, factory made nutrient packets as take-home ration under Anganwadi Services Scheme.

5) Pyongyang’s next steps


8MG.S. paper 2Update on North Korea
6) People as auditors9MG.S. paper 2What is meant by social audit? Recent steps taken by legislature and judiciary in institutionalization  of social audits in India and also dicuss the challenges faced?
7) Scary, yet banal


9MG.S. paper 1Discuss different ways to tackle tobacco consumption in India. Also discuss whether   graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco products have any effect on consumer behaviour.