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10th December 2018 The Hindu DNA
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Mahesh Agarwal
I am a B.Tech graduate from IIT(ISM) Dhanbad.I have appeared for UPSC CSE thrice and cleared pre all the time.I have also cleared SSC CGL 20

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  1. 10th December 2018 current account woes Page 8 GS3 issues related to Indian economy. Highest CAD in last 4 years on account of higher oil import bill In june-sep quarter Trade deficit also widened due to this as well as not so well performing export sector Solution - "India need to diversify its energy base by tapping into local sources of energy" (good fodder line for energy security and oil import woes of India) a Death in the air page 8 GS3 Environmental Pollution Air pollution killed 1.24 Million people in india in 2017. India's national standard for ambient fine particulate matter, or PM2.5, is notoriously lax at 40 micrograms per cubic metre Realtime measurement of pollution is also lacking. There are not enough ground level monitoring stations for PM2.5


  2. Paris and Delhi: A tale of two cities. Page 8 GS-2 International institutions or constitutuional underpinnings .In the beginning, article links Paris protests with Farmers march and Delhi . The common linkages between the two being UNDHR Dignity of human beings as the bedrock of . Though UNDHR was a very progressive step to further human rights,it has not been that effective because- 'It stirs a nation's conscience, not its laws Apart from this the article throw light on instances on bothe side of spectrum which disappoint as well as raises hope..Not that important as most of the examples are general in nature, and an aspirat who has beeen reading newspaper for 4-5 month is expected to know them..Nevertheless, one can certainly make note of it ,if he/she finds difficulty to recall in exam Qn.Though universal declaration of Human rights was a momentous event for human rights advancement throughout the world,it has been criticised that 'It stirs a nation's conscience, not its laws' .Critically analyse Tyranny of the majority page 9 Though at first glance ,the article seems important,but soon takes political colour.lgnore such articles .