UPSC Prelims Syllabus: Rights Issues
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States; functioning of the Judiciary; Article 21; National Human Rights Commission (NHRC); Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Environment; environmental pollution and degradation; Conservation; Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB); Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, (amended in 2018); Responsibilities of local bodies, gram panchayats, waste generators and retailers to manage such waste provided under the Plastic Waste Management Rules.
3. Jet founder Goyal can’t leave country, says HC: (GS-2) and (GS-3)
Example: The right to go abroad can be taken away under 'Procedure Established by Law'; Must-Know- National Company Law Tribunal
4. Full rehearsal for Chandrayaan2 conducted: (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology; Chandrayaan2 is India’s second lunar mission. It is designed to place a lander and a robotic rover near the lunar south pole, a site that has not been explored by any country yet.
5. Monsoon heading for ‘a break’ after July 15: (GS-1)
UPSC Prelims and Mains Syllabus: : Indian Climate; South West Monsoon Season; branches of monsoon winds; Break in the South West Monsoons
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Biodiversity; Conservation measures Plan Bee is an amplifying system imitating the buzz of a swarm of honey bees to keep wild elephants away from railway tracks This initiative has the award of best innovation award in Indian Railways for the 201819 fiscal.
7. Going electric: (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Infrastructure; Measures to check environmental pollution; FAME India Scheme; Union Budget and Electric Mobility Programme.
8. Losing steam: (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Losing steam
9. The malaise of malnutrition: (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. The ‘Food and Nutrition Security Analysis, India, 2019’ is a report authored by the Government of India and the United Nations World Food Programme (Also important for UPSC Prelims 2020) Issues relating to poverty and hunger(GS-3)
10. Global problem, local solutions : (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Biodiversity (UPSC Prelims); Conservation of biodiversity; role of Traditional Forest Dwellers(example for essay writing); Dongria Kondh tribe of Niyamgiri Hills
UPSC Mains Syllabus: India and its neighborhood- relations; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
12. 88 manual scavenging deaths in 3 years: (GS-1)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Social empowerment (example for eassy)
13. IRDAI for changes to TPA health norms : (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies
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