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16th December 2018 The Hindu DNA with focus on mains and analytical questioning of issue
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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. 16th December 2018 Life on the edge: border units lack basic amenities GS2, Various security forces and their mandate 82% of Border Outposts (BOPs) of the IndoTibetan Border Police (ITBP), deployed along the inhospitable and rugged China border, do not have access to clean drinking water. 40 % outposts not connected by roads. According to a parliamentary committee headed by P Chidambaram. Death toll in Karnataka temple tragedy touches 11 ..GS3 Disaster mangement.. New type of crisis situations..Stampede in religious places is moree common.. And it is more likely to be asked if evera question on disasters at places of religious importance comes. But if a general question on Disaster at religious places come..you can quote this example NGT faults TNPCB's 'technical approach' GS3 .. An important landmark judgement, balancing out industrial propriety with environmental concerns..But has also left many questions un answered..Why the plant was allowed near a densely populated area at first place? The plant caused poluution- according to natives around the planet, so does this order, reinstating the plant not against right to life of O


  2. O Rani mistris score Swachh goal GS4 leadership, women empowerment, eroding patriarchial attitude, GSi role of women in society .50000 rani mistri in Jharkhand- Constructed 15 lakh toilets so far- Men masons were reluctant to costruct toilet- So women SHG formed to train these women Also an example of participative bottom up approach to development O Part 2 page 2 is focused on plastic pollution issue...every week some article on plastic issue caome out- no need to follow all- cover you plastic pollution issue from a single Source Bank mergers are not beneficial: AlBEA GS3 issues related to economy The issue need to be covered more holistically than what is written in article.... . Why bank merger? .Benefit? Negatives..? Way forward(support merger but with a caution)


  3. India, Nepal and Bhutan plan task force to protect wildlife. GS3 environmental protection, wildlife * The headline itself is a fodder point..on how international cooperation is needed to protect wildlife. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka are sparring over Mekedatu Mains GS2 Federal structure GS3 Water issues Cat fight between KN and TN would continue.. So Cauvery dispute will always be in news.. Cover Cauvery dispute on following lines- River water dispute- Why does it happen?(On a whole) What mechanish we have to deal with it.. Are they adequate? What need to be done... Thus a generalised approach is needed.