Types of Coal in India:
Make note of point 3 for Prelims on Carbon Tax.
This one is going to be a long but important newscard.
Take a deep breath and go through this card again. There is so much more to the theme of tiger conservation in India than what we gave here (we kept the most important stuff). Make a note of Tiger reserves and its various realms. The intl. cooperation part is important for Mains.
What is BOD?
Brief history of river conservation in India
Various Sources of Pollution in Rivers, Lakes and Wetlands
Prelims worthy. Make notes of the stakeholders involved in these progs. Note the diff between 2 kinds of sources. Now that you know about BOD, what’s COD?
What is a Scorpene?
India’s history with submarines
Current state of submarine force in India
What’s so special about INS Kalavari?
This is a very comprehensive newscard and we hope it establishes your understanding in Indian submarine inventory and technical aspects of the scorpene class. You should be now Prelims Shock Proof!
What are the important terms of reference?
Prelims worthy news. Keep an eye if it ends up developing some innovative material or technology.
Note this gradual rise in experimentation of alternate forms of medicine and the activity in department of AYUSH. Is there any particular scheme or policy for active promotion of AYUSH? Do you remember the National AYUSH Mission?
Note: Keep a note of these two issues, leave the rest. This edit was written with a regional outlook (specifically that of Assam) and we have removed those parts. It’s better that we keep in mind the universal issues and challenges.
Note: Debates like these drag for years and years. While they may provide you with some fodder points, do not spend more time on such op-eds. Just get a feel of new angles and questions which are being raised.