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8th and 9th January 2019 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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You explained so beautifully.
  1. 9th January 2019 25 held for social boycott, in Telangana village GS1,GS2 example Social boycott of SC- important example to quote . Social boycott an important issue in Mains for GS1 and GS2 ..Maharashtra Social boycott act in 2017 Irrigation projects delay led to jump in costs: CAG GS3 agriculture issues Imporatant data to quote 3 time price increase due to tardy implementation of AIBP projects From 2008-2017, of the 201 major and medium projects approved, only 62 were completed AIBP lacuna highlighted Lacunae in planning ,implementation and monitoring .Projects and schemes were included under AIBP in violation of the programme's guidelines There were also deficiencies in the preparation and processing of Detailed Project Reports such as inadequate surveys, inaccurate assessment of water availability, Irrigation Potential Shortfalls in number of monitoring visits by (CWC) and reports were not prepared in all projects evaluated

  2. DNA bill issues-Already discussed in previous lectures Nilekani to head RBI panel on digital payments

  3. 8th January Death traps GS3 illegal coal mining issue, Disaster management Illegal mining issue as a whole What is illegal mining- Mining without licence or extracting more than permissible limit or conyinuing extraction post licence period is over Why illegal mining is rampant -To avoid legal framework or avoid taxes or high demand or delayed clearance or lax regulation or corruption or to bypass ban Why bad- Robs country of royalty Safety issues environment pollution + Displacement of tribals no DMF under MMRDA Govt steps and related commitees MB shah committee BP kakoti committee Way forward-GIS can be used to track illegal mining +state govt and IBM(indian bureau of mines) can coordinate to ensure that production of minerals matches mining plan + computerised mining tenement system Faster clearances( reduce red tapism) Proper demarcation of boundary of leased area by IBM Regular patrolling + Providing sustainable livelihood options

  4. O SC shocked as Section 66A of IT Act is still invoked The PUCL said Section 66A, which restricted free expression online, continued to survive and occasionally found a place in the FIRs registered by the police in complete contravention of the Supreme Court judgment in the Shreya Singhal case.