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17th December 2020

1. Communications satellite to be launched today : (GS-3)

UPSC Syllabus : Science and Technology

2. ‘Farmer protests part of U.K. politics because of diaspora’ : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Indian Diaspora

3. India goes down two ranks in Human Development Index : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Human Resources

4. Study warns of vaccine hesitancy : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Health

5. U.S. puts India on ‘currency manipulators’ monitoring list : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests

6. PM, Hasina to launch Mujib-Bapu digital exhibit, pre-1965 rail link : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : India and its neighborhood-relations

7. SC Collegium recommends chief justices for five HCs : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Organization of the Judiciary

8. ‘More facilitation than regulation’: Govt on OTT under I&B Ministry : (GS-3)

UPSC Syllabus : Challenges to internal security through communication networks

9. Equal partner : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : International relations

10. Chinese spacecraft returns carrying Moon rocks : (GS-3)

UPSC Syllabus : Science and technology

11. SC moots panel for farmer-govt. Talks : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Agriculture-Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices

12. Cabinet clears spectrum auction : (GS-3)

UPSC Syllabus : Infrastructure

13. No major face-off in the east, says GoC : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : India and its neighborhood-relations

14. A protocol of deference that is plainly injurious : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions

15. Excellence in diversity: On scrapping of reservation in IIT recruitment :(GS-1)

UPSC Syllabus : Salient aspects of Diversity of India and Indian Society

16. Privacy, a fundamental right the state must protect : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Indian Polity - Fundamental Rights

17. Discouraging numbers: On National Family Health Survey 2019-2020 :(GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Human resources

18. The many challenges for WTO : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate

19. The long road to food security : (GS-2)

UPSC Syllabus : Food Security

20. AIIMS scientists find lead in milk samples in Eluru : (CSAT-1)

UPSC Syllabus : Current events of national importance