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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (21st May)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you!

1- Madhya Pradesh to devise Happiness Index (The Hindu)

Happiness, its pursuit and examining its essential nature have been considered the domain of philosophy, an ephemeral rather than tangible value. The Madhya Pradesh government, however, has tasked the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur with finding a quantifiable answer to that eternal question — what constitutes happiness and how happy are people really.

Link with GS paper 4 and Essay

2- As important as the three ‘R’s (The Hindu)

Above article talks about digital literacy.

3- A history of histories (The Hindu)

The past is not one singular thing, but an interpretation that has a history of its own.

Link above article with Essay paper.

4- Moon orbiting solar system’s third largest dwarf planet found (The Hindu)

Scientists have discovered a new moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, that resides in the frigid outskirts in our solar system. With this discovery, it appears that most of the known dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt larger than 965 kilometres across have companions.

Link it with GS Paper 3 in Science and Technology section.

5- Can a wall containing a spider ( in its web) lizards and other insects which are attracted towards the light be called an ecosystem?

Link it with GS Paper 3 of Environment section.

6- Pharma effluents promoting drug resistance?

The pharma industry in Hyderabad is polluting the environment with antimicrobials which in turn may contribute to a rise in drug-resistant infections, a new study published in the journal Infection alleges.

Link it with GS Paper 3 of Science and Tech.

7- In NTD (Neglected Tropical disease) fight, the end in sight

Around the world, nearly 1.6 billion people are affected by a group of diseases so ignored that the term used to refer to them is called neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). These are a cluster of 17 diseases affecting the poorest people living in the least developed pockets of the world.

8- Indira Gandhi, the environmentalist (The Hindu)

Read above article for the history of Environment laws in modern India started from 1972.

Link this with GS Paper 3 of Environment section and Essay paper.

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