18 Nov 2016 | Back2Basics: Daily Static and CA Revision using News

Everyday we read news, but do we do more than read it? The best way to learn from news is to find the issues and facts which we don’t know and research them. Starting today we will try to list some topics to help you do that.

Let’s call this the new avatar of #Back2Basics

Following topics are based on today’s news

1. There is a news item on OIC. What is the OIC? Make notes on who are its members, its purpose, impact on India. – PRELIM

2. There is a news item on BBIN and MVA. Makes notes on both of these. Make a list of all such organisation in India’s north-east, e.g. BCIM etc. – PRELIM + MAINS

3. LiDAR is mentioned in a news item on NHAI. What is LiDAR? – PRELIM

4. There is a news item on air pollution deaths. Such news comes often, but have you made comprehensive notes on this issue? See your basic books, such as Chem NCERT for information on pollutants, do research on its health effects, laws applicable in this regard etc. No need to do a PhD, but cover the issue from all angles.

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