GS Paper III

Editorial Simplified: Evolving Safety Protocols for Dams | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Evolving Safety Protocols for Dams | GS – III

The Dam Safety Bill of 2018 addresses the concerns raised about the safety of over 5,200 large dams in India and about 450 which are under construction.

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Editorial Simplified: Saving Rivers | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Saving Rivers | GS – III

The Central Pollution Control Board has recently found that the number of critically polluted segments of India’s rivers has risen to 351 from 302 two years ago.

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Editorial Simplified: Himalayan Divide | GS – II, III

Editorial Simplified: Himalayan Divide | GS – II, III

Despite several attempts at a reset, ties between India and Nepal continue to be a cause for concern. The disconnect between the two governments was most visible at the BIMSTEC military exercises concluded recently. After confirming its participation in June, the Nepalese Army withdrew from the exercise.

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Editorial Simplified: Where Goes The Rupee | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Where Goes The Rupee | GS – III

The value of rupee has fallen precipitously against the dollar, and is now hovering around the 72 level; it was just under 64 at the beginning of the year.

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Editorial Simplified: The Rupee Problem | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: The Rupee Problem | GS – III

The rupee is currently the worst-performing currency in Asia. It has lost about 12% of its value since the beginning of the year.

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Editorial Simplified: Lean, Mean Military? | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Lean, Mean Military? | GS – III

Gen Bipin Rawat has called for plan to modernize army to prepare the army for 21st century conflict. The army envisages a cut of some 1,50,000 troops, beginning with a cut of one-third within two years.

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Editorial Simplified: India’s Flood-Drought Reality | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: India’s Flood-Drought Reality | GS – III

Kerala’s was undoubtedly a man-made tragedy—the inability to store and drain water efficiently and the assault on the Western Ghats ecology over the years, among other factors, had devastating consequences.

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Editorial Simplified: Not by MSPS | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Not by MSPS | GS – III

The Union Cabinet has approved a new initiative called PM-AASHA. Short for Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan, it basically combines three schemes:

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Editorial Simplified: End Sweet Deal | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: End Sweet Deal | GS – III

India is likely to overtake Brazil as the world’s leading sugar producer next year. Thanks to good monsoons, India’s sugar output will scale to 350-355 lakh tonnes in sugar year 2018-19, surpassing Brazil’s output of about 300 lakh tonnes.

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