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13-08-2020
1
13-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
A self-reliant foreign policy (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
2
More than a vaccine, it is about vaccination (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
3
Do not cut import duty on tea: UPASI
14 12 15 13 12
4
Keep Arunachal out of any Naga peace deal
- - 4 - -
5
IISER Bhopal scientists’ study on seed germination may lead to crop
improvement
- - 5 - -
6
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 13
th
August 2020 
  
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13-08-2020
1
13-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
A self-reliant foreign policy (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
2
More than a vaccine, it is about vaccination (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
3
Do not cut import duty on tea: UPASI
14 12 15 13 12
4
Keep Arunachal out of any Naga peace deal
- - 4 - -
5
IISER Bhopal scientists’ study on seed germination may lead to crop
improvement
- - 5 - -
6
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 13
th
August 2020 
  
13-08-2020
2
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C u r r e n t e v e n t s of n a t i o n a l a nd i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m por t a n c e .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, 
Social Justice and International relations
• B i l a t e r a l , r e g i on a l a n d g l o b a l gr ou p i n g s a nd a g r e e m e n t s
i n v ol v i n g I n d i a a n d/ o r a f f e c t i ng I n d i a ’ s i nt e r e s t s .
• Ef f e c t o f p o l i c i e s a n d p o l i t i c s o f d e v e l o p e d a n d
d e v e l o p i n g c o u nt r i e s o n I nd i a ’ s i n t e r e s t s , I n di a n d i a s p o r a .
India ’s independent stature in foreign
policy despite the changing world order.
• Changing world order
? 1947 – 1991 – Bipolar world
? 1991 – 2008 – Unipolar world
? 2008 – present – Multipolar world
• Geopolitical compulsions and India ’s intense
cooperation with major powers
? Sino-Indian war, 1962.
? Bangladeshi Liberation war, 1971:
India entered in to a Treaty of
Peace, Friendship and Cooperation with
the Soviet Union.
? Kargil conflict, 1999.
• India did not become any less autonomous.
• ©
Page 3


13-08-2020
1
13-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
A self-reliant foreign policy (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
2
More than a vaccine, it is about vaccination (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
3
Do not cut import duty on tea: UPASI
14 12 15 13 12
4
Keep Arunachal out of any Naga peace deal
- - 4 - -
5
IISER Bhopal scientists’ study on seed germination may lead to crop
improvement
- - 5 - -
6
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 13
th
August 2020 
  
13-08-2020
2
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C u r r e n t e v e n t s of n a t i o n a l a nd i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m por t a n c e .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, 
Social Justice and International relations
• B i l a t e r a l , r e g i on a l a n d g l o b a l gr ou p i n g s a nd a g r e e m e n t s
i n v ol v i n g I n d i a a n d/ o r a f f e c t i ng I n d i a ’ s i nt e r e s t s .
• Ef f e c t o f p o l i c i e s a n d p o l i t i c s o f d e v e l o p e d a n d
d e v e l o p i n g c o u nt r i e s o n I nd i a ’ s i n t e r e s t s , I n di a n d i a s p o r a .
India ’s independent stature in foreign
policy despite the changing world order.
• Changing world order
? 1947 – 1991 – Bipolar world
? 1991 – 2008 – Unipolar world
? 2008 – present – Multipolar world
• Geopolitical compulsions and India ’s intense
cooperation with major powers
? Sino-Indian war, 1962.
? Bangladeshi Liberation war, 1971:
India entered in to a Treaty of
Peace, Friendship and Cooperation with
the Soviet Union.
? Kargil conflict, 1999.
• India did not become any less autonomous.
• ©
13-08-2020
3
Foreign policy in the present context: How it
has to be ?
• Present context
? India ’s security and sovereignty are
being challenged by China
? US longing to make India its ally in its
cold war with China
• India
? should stay as an independent power
centre by means of intensified
cooperation with middle powers in Asia
and around the world.
? should follow diversification, because
diversification of cooperation is the
essence of self-reliance.
? Should not join as an ally with US to
counterbalance China.
? the only viable diplomatic way forward in
the current emerging multipolar world
order.
Conclusion:
• It should maximise its potential in multi-
vector foreign policy with several
like-minded partners.
Practice Question – Prelims
Q. Arrange the following places from North to South:
1. Daulat Beg Oldi
2. Srinagar
3. Jammu
4. Kargil
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
a) 4 – 2 – 3 – 1
b) 3 – 4 – 2 – 1
c) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4
d) 1 – 4 – 2 – 3
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13-08-2020
1
13-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
A self-reliant foreign policy (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
2
More than a vaccine, it is about vaccination (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
3
Do not cut import duty on tea: UPASI
14 12 15 13 12
4
Keep Arunachal out of any Naga peace deal
- - 4 - -
5
IISER Bhopal scientists’ study on seed germination may lead to crop
improvement
- - 5 - -
6
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 13
th
August 2020 
  
13-08-2020
2
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C u r r e n t e v e n t s of n a t i o n a l a nd i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m por t a n c e .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, 
Social Justice and International relations
• B i l a t e r a l , r e g i on a l a n d g l o b a l gr ou p i n g s a nd a g r e e m e n t s
i n v ol v i n g I n d i a a n d/ o r a f f e c t i ng I n d i a ’ s i nt e r e s t s .
• Ef f e c t o f p o l i c i e s a n d p o l i t i c s o f d e v e l o p e d a n d
d e v e l o p i n g c o u nt r i e s o n I nd i a ’ s i n t e r e s t s , I n di a n d i a s p o r a .
India ’s independent stature in foreign
policy despite the changing world order.
• Changing world order
? 1947 – 1991 – Bipolar world
? 1991 – 2008 – Unipolar world
? 2008 – present – Multipolar world
• Geopolitical compulsions and India ’s intense
cooperation with major powers
? Sino-Indian war, 1962.
? Bangladeshi Liberation war, 1971:
India entered in to a Treaty of
Peace, Friendship and Cooperation with
the Soviet Union.
? Kargil conflict, 1999.
• India did not become any less autonomous.
• ©
13-08-2020
3
Foreign policy in the present context: How it
has to be ?
• Present context
? India ’s security and sovereignty are
being challenged by China
? US longing to make India its ally in its
cold war with China
• India
? should stay as an independent power
centre by means of intensified
cooperation with middle powers in Asia
and around the world.
? should follow diversification, because
diversification of cooperation is the
essence of self-reliance.
? Should not join as an ally with US to
counterbalance China.
? the only viable diplomatic way forward in
the current emerging multipolar world
order.
Conclusion:
• It should maximise its potential in multi-
vector foreign policy with several
like-minded partners.
Practice Question – Prelims
Q. Arrange the following places from North to South:
1. Daulat Beg Oldi
2. Srinagar
3. Jammu
4. Kargil
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
a) 4 – 2 – 3 – 1
b) 3 – 4 – 2 – 1
c) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4
d) 1 – 4 – 2 – 3
13-08-2020
4
Pg: 8 – C;
Pg: 6 – B, D, H, T;
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C u r r e n t e v e n t s of n a t i on a l a n d i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m por t a n c e .
? E c o n o m i c a n d S oc i a l D e v e l op m e nt - S u s t a i na b l e D e ve l op m e nt ,
P ov e r t y , I n c l u s i o n , D e m og r a p hi c s , S oc i a l S e c t or I n i t i a t i v e s , e t c .
? G e n e r a l S c i e n c e .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice
and International relations
• G o v e r nm e nt po l i c i e s a n d i nt e r v e n t i o n s f o r de v e l op m e nt i n v a r i o us
s e c t or s a n d i s s u e s a r i s i n g ou t of t h e i r de s i g n a n d i m pl e m e n t a t i o n .
• I s s u e s r e l a t i ng t o d e v e l op m e n t a n d m a n a ge m e n t o f S oc i a l
S e c t or / S e r v i c e s r e l a t i n g t o H e a l t h , Edu c a t i on , H u m a n R e s ou r c e s .
PAPER-IV 
General Studies-III: Technology, Economic Development, Bio
diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management
• S c i e n c e a n d T e c hno l o gy- de v e l op m e n t s a n d t h e i r a pp l i c a t i o n s a n d
e f f e c t s i n e v e r y da y l i f e .
• A w a r e ne s s i n t he f i e l ds of I T , S pa c e , C o m p u t e r s , r obot i c s , n a n o -
t e c hno l o gy , b i o- t e c hno l o gy a nd i s s u e s r e l a t i ng t o i nt e l l e c t u a l pr ope r t y
r i g h t s .
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13-08-2020
1
13-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
A self-reliant foreign policy (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
2
More than a vaccine, it is about vaccination (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
3
Do not cut import duty on tea: UPASI
14 12 15 13 12
4
Keep Arunachal out of any Naga peace deal
- - 4 - -
5
IISER Bhopal scientists’ study on seed germination may lead to crop
improvement
- - 5 - -
6
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 13
th
August 2020 
  
13-08-2020
2
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C u r r e n t e v e n t s of n a t i o n a l a nd i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m por t a n c e .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, 
Social Justice and International relations
• B i l a t e r a l , r e g i on a l a n d g l o b a l gr ou p i n g s a nd a g r e e m e n t s
i n v ol v i n g I n d i a a n d/ o r a f f e c t i ng I n d i a ’ s i nt e r e s t s .
• Ef f e c t o f p o l i c i e s a n d p o l i t i c s o f d e v e l o p e d a n d
d e v e l o p i n g c o u nt r i e s o n I nd i a ’ s i n t e r e s t s , I n di a n d i a s p o r a .
India ’s independent stature in foreign
policy despite the changing world order.
• Changing world order
? 1947 – 1991 – Bipolar world
? 1991 – 2008 – Unipolar world
? 2008 – present – Multipolar world
• Geopolitical compulsions and India ’s intense
cooperation with major powers
? Sino-Indian war, 1962.
? Bangladeshi Liberation war, 1971:
India entered in to a Treaty of
Peace, Friendship and Cooperation with
the Soviet Union.
? Kargil conflict, 1999.
• India did not become any less autonomous.
• ©
13-08-2020
3
Foreign policy in the present context: How it
has to be ?
• Present context
? India ’s security and sovereignty are
being challenged by China
? US longing to make India its ally in its
cold war with China
• India
? should stay as an independent power
centre by means of intensified
cooperation with middle powers in Asia
and around the world.
? should follow diversification, because
diversification of cooperation is the
essence of self-reliance.
? Should not join as an ally with US to
counterbalance China.
? the only viable diplomatic way forward in
the current emerging multipolar world
order.
Conclusion:
• It should maximise its potential in multi-
vector foreign policy with several
like-minded partners.
Practice Question – Prelims
Q. Arrange the following places from North to South:
1. Daulat Beg Oldi
2. Srinagar
3. Jammu
4. Kargil
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
a) 4 – 2 – 3 – 1
b) 3 – 4 – 2 – 1
c) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4
d) 1 – 4 – 2 – 3
13-08-2020
4
Pg: 8 – C;
Pg: 6 – B, D, H, T;
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C u r r e n t e v e n t s of n a t i on a l a n d i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m por t a n c e .
? E c o n o m i c a n d S oc i a l D e v e l op m e nt - S u s t a i na b l e D e ve l op m e nt ,
P ov e r t y , I n c l u s i o n , D e m og r a p hi c s , S oc i a l S e c t or I n i t i a t i v e s , e t c .
? G e n e r a l S c i e n c e .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice
and International relations
• G o v e r nm e nt po l i c i e s a n d i nt e r v e n t i o n s f o r de v e l op m e nt i n v a r i o us
s e c t or s a n d i s s u e s a r i s i n g ou t of t h e i r de s i g n a n d i m pl e m e n t a t i o n .
• I s s u e s r e l a t i ng t o d e v e l op m e n t a n d m a n a ge m e n t o f S oc i a l
S e c t or / S e r v i c e s r e l a t i n g t o H e a l t h , Edu c a t i on , H u m a n R e s ou r c e s .
PAPER-IV 
General Studies-III: Technology, Economic Development, Bio
diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management
• S c i e n c e a n d T e c hno l o gy- de v e l op m e n t s a n d t h e i r a pp l i c a t i o n s a n d
e f f e c t s i n e v e r y da y l i f e .
• A w a r e ne s s i n t he f i e l ds of I T , S pa c e , C o m p u t e r s , r obot i c s , n a n o -
t e c hno l o gy , b i o- t e c hno l o gy a nd i s s u e s r e l a t i ng t o i nt e l l e c t u a l pr ope r t y
r i g h t s .
13-08-2020
5
Vaccine:
• A product that stimulates a person ’s immune
system to produce immunity to a specific
disease.
• Main ingredients of a vaccine:
?Antigen:
? It is a killed or weakened form of a
virus or bacteria.
? Adjuvants:
? It helps to boost our immune
response.
? Preservatives:
? To ensure a vaccine stays effective
for a long period.
? Stabilizers:
? To protect the vaccine during
storage and transportation.
Vaccination:
• It is a simple, safe, and effective way of
introducing a vaccine into the body.
How vaccines works:
• Stimulate the response of our immune system.
? Produce antibodies.
? Antibodies are proteins produced naturally
by the immune system to fight disease.
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