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13th January, 2017: Daily Summary and Analysis of The Hindu
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Today's Hindu summary covers in-depth analysis of National, International and Business news with background information about articles linked to the syllabus of the examination. Also attempt practice question for today based on Prelims and post your answer in the comment section below

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World Economic Forum Publishes the Global Gender gap report since 2006 to measure Gender Equality . Based on Indicators:-- 1) Educational attainment ..2)Economic participation and opportunity.. 3)Political empowerment .. 4)Health and survival..
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World Economic Forum publishes Global Gender Gap Report
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  1. AILY ANALYSIS OF THE HINDU 13H JANUARY, 2017 DAILY ANALYSIS OF THE HINDU AN 10 MINUTES Presented By


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  3. PRACTICE QUESTION Which of the following issues the Global Gender Gap Report" periodically? a) World Bank b) OECD c) World Economic Forum d) United Nations Post your answers below! (without googling) Yesterday's answer- Gujarat


  4. NATIONAL NEWS Remove PM's photo from Hoarding- EC a. EC wrote to cabinet pumps in poll-bound Goa and Gas consumer certificates from Uttarakhand b. This is not permissible under MCC, EC reiterated that government govt advertisement on political functionaries or parties violate the MCC . secretary to remove PMTs hoarding from petrol . Delhi declared free of Bird flu a. Last year H5N8 avian influenza spread in Delhi zoo Human infections are primarily acquired through direct contact with infected animals or contaminated environments but do not result in efficient transmission of these viruses between people. .There is no evidence that the avian or zoonotic influenza viruses can infect humans through properly cooked food. There are 3 types of influenza viruses: types A, B, and C. Influenza A viruses infect humans and many different animals. Influenza B viruses only circulate among humans and cause seasonal epidemics. Influenza OC viruses can infect both humans and pigs but infections are generally mild and are rarely reported. .


  5. NATIONAL NEWS Setup mechanism to hear complaints about TV content- SC a. SC asked govt to setup A complaint redressal mechanism under the cable TV networks(Regulation) Act to deal with citizens complaints about content telecast or aired by private channels and radio b. However, SC refused to pass any judicial orders directing the govt to monitor content aired or telecast since it is against freedom of expression under Art 19(1) (a). SC cleared that it can not ask for monitoring of channels and SC can be approached only after something objectionable is aired. c. Also hearing the plea made by NGO common cause, Court sought a response from centre on allowing private and community FM channels from broadcasting news like television. In India, dissemination of news and current affair programmes on radio remains monopoly of govt owned broadcaster All India Radio/Akashvani Additional Info- Press council of Indiai created by PCI Act 1978 apex body for regulation of press in Indial enjoys independence from Govt and act as regulator Broadcasting content complaints council (BCCC) Independent self-regulatory body for non-news general entertainment channels set up IBF in 2011 NBSA(News Broadcasting Standard Authority) Independent body set up by News Broadcasters Associationi headed by eminent jurists


  6. NATIONAL NEWS evieW avo a. Presently as per RTE act, children enrolled in govt schools cannot be held back in same class till the class VIII. This was introduced to check the increasing dropout rates of children since demoralization resulting from failing leads to children withdrawing from schools b. NITI Aayog said though the intention behind the norm was good but it is detrimental to the learning as even if a child cannot recognize a letter or word, he /she is entitled to eight-grade diploma certificate. c. This norm also take away the pressure of learning and compete Art 21A- The State shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of six to fourteen years in such manner as the State may, by law, determine Art 51A(k)- who is a parent or guardian to provide opportunities for education to his child or, as the case may be, ward between the age of six and fourteen years. UGC lists journals for grading academic points- API System-counted for promotion and also for application for teaching jobs in UGC . 30 points for book publication brought by international publisher, 20 points for national publisher . 15 points for publishing article in refereed journal and 10 points for other reputed journals . Issue-paid publications, substandard publications for the personal gains and accumulation of API points Solution- UGC coming out with compilation of 38000 journals that will be recognised for awarding API points, UGC will update the list time to time


  7. NATIONAL NEWS Jallikattu ban to Stay- SC a. Last year, a centre notification circumvented the order of SC and reintroduced the bulls into the fold of performing animals' under the PCA 1960, giving an indirect nod to Jallikattu to which court has termed as an act of ' inherent cruelty' b. Apex court stayed the notification on a plea by animal welfare activists and refused to lift that stay on government's notification for Pongal celebrations -Additional Info-Rock paintings in Kaikki ur in Kotagiri TN dating back to 3000-1500 BC depict some sort of bull taming paintings in caves carried out by early settlers of Nilgiris. According to art historians, this practice was transferred into Jallikattu. compassion towards animals also mentioned in the constitution in 51A (g) As well as in DPSPs 48A(not directly though)


  8. BUSINESS NEWS Infrastructure spending should be raised in budget- says FICCI a. Centre should prioritise spending on infrastructure; suggestion comes in the backdrop ofa cash crunch and subdued demand and fall in investment. b. It also suggested that considering India's huge need for investment in infrastructure in coming decade, govt should consider setting up funds similar to NIIF with other nations as co-investors