Must Read Current Affairs Articles I 17th October 2020

Good Morning dear reader.

We are posting Today’s Must Read Current Affairs Articles below:


About Must Read News Articles For UPSC : Must Read News Articles is an initiative by Team ForumIAS to provide links to the most important news articles of the day. It covers several newspapers such as The Hindu, Indian Express, Livemint etc.

This saves the time and effort of students in identifying useful and important articles. With newspaper websites requiring a paid subscription beyond a certain number of fixed articles, we believe that it is one of the best ways to cover all major newspapers in the shortest amount of time.

Happy reading! Click here for  Archives →

Facing Problems with Current Affairs for Prelims 2020? Join the ForumIAS Academy Current Affairs Online Classes! Click2Know more →

GS paper – 1

# 1 The real population worry

Syllabus Topic – population and associated issues

#2 Tracking the weather system that gave Hyderabad its rainiest day ever

Syllabus Topic – Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc.

GS paper -2

#3 Any stay on proceedings is valid only for 6 months: SC

Syllabus Topic – Structure, organisation and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary

# 4 India fares poorly in hunger index

Syllabus Topic – Issues relating to poverty and hunger

# 5 China’s rise and fall at the UN

Syllabus Topic – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting the Indian interests

GS Paper-3

# 6 A HALF STEP: Centre’s decision to borrow to compensate states is welcome.
More clarity is needed on modalities, remaining GST shortfall

Syllabus Topic – Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilisation of resources, growth, development and employment

# 7 Stubble burning | Former Supreme Court judge Madan Lokur, aided by students, to save Delhi-NCR

Syllabus Topic – Environmental pollution and degradation

# 8 Repurposed drugs did not cut down mortality, says WHO

# 9 Solidarity findings ‘unpromising’, trial shows remdesivir, HCQ do not help

Syllabus Topic – Recent developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

# 10 New research sheds light on declining star formation in Milky Way

Syllabus Topic – Achievements of Indians in science & technology


Nothing in this section today

ABOUT Must Read

Under Must Read Current Affairs Articles, we provide the exhaustive list of important articles from The Hindu and Indian Express.

Print Friendly and PDF