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6th November 2018 The Hindu DNA Part 2 (in Hindi)
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6th November 2018 The Hindu DNA Part 2 (in Hindi)

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. A Diwali sans crackers, for birds' sake pg 7 A hamlet in Tamil Nadu doesn't burn cracker. Reason-not to disturb migratory birds. Can be linked to environment ethics in GS 4 .Centre eyes seaplanes in UDAN 3 pg 7 Wilful on defaulters? GS 3 economic issues The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed RBI Governor Urjit Patel to show cause "why maximum penalty should not be imposed on him for" the central bank's ostensible defiance of Supreme Court orders on disclosing the names of wilful defaulters on bank loans worth hundreds of crores of rupees. Wilful defaulter- 1)Borrower has not met repayment obligation despite having the capacity to do so or 2) not utilised the financed money for the specific purpose it was borrowed or 3) default in repayment and has also disposed off the movable fixed asset or property without knowledge of lender. .Preserving the taboo pg 8 GS-2 important international institutions, agencies US withdrawing from INF treaty Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, a bilateral agreement with Russia signed in 1987. cold war era treaty-both countries agreed to not deploy 500-5000 km range ground missiles. USA Rationale Russia violating + no more bipolar world Chinese angle Issues Threat to N-disarmament initiatives+ Arms race+ destabilise Europe again +india's initiative for comprehensive nuclear ban treaty takes a hit Positives-New realities +multilateral agreement needed for effective n disarmament could help India in missile program(Russia

  2. would now focus on rapid missile development,so Brahmos could gain out of it. Mains Question-Existing nuclear arms control agreements need to be brought in line with today's political realities. Criticallly comment in light of US's assertion to withdraw from INF treaty. No Respite from poverty for 9 GS2 Vulnerable groups An analysis of the NssO data on economic and educational indicators for various religious groups reveals that Muslims are facing a vicious circle of poverty. 1) In urban areas, the number of male Muslim postgraduates is as low as 15 per 1,000. This number is about four times lower than that of other communities. 2) the average per capita consumption expenditure (used as an indicator of income) among Muslims is just 33 ,lowest among all communities. .Tibetan monks' meet creates a flutter pg 10 (Karma Kagyu school of Buddhism) (prelims) One of four major school of Tibetan Buddhism+ belongs to Vajrayana branch of Mahayana Buddhism Central teaching-Doctrine of Mahamudra .Plea challenges order on 'Dalit' usage pg 10- GS2 Vulnerable groups The Supreme Court may hear a petition challenging a government circular advising the media to refrain from calling Scheduled Caste members "Dalits" Argument against govt. circular- the term 'Dalit' was a selfchosen name, a positive self identifier and political identity

  3. + The term is embraced by the community to describe itself in rejection of various other terms/nomenclatures imposed upon them by outsiders Argument for govt order-the issuance of the circular seems to be to prevent hurt and insult caused to people and communities by the reference to them as "Dalit. Avni killing: NTCA seeks report Prelims NTCA-National tiger conservation authority+ Statutory body und WPA +Environment Minister is Chairman+ Overarching body for tiger conservation in India