Must Read News Articles I 2nd October 2020

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We are posting Today’s Must Read News 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.

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# 1 Legacy of Lal Bahadur Shastri

Syllabus Topic – Post-independence consolidation and reorganisation within the country


# 2 Constraining critique – Amnesty’s decision to close shop in India is unfortunate

U.S., E.U. should not condone Amnesty International’s actions: Government

Syllabus Topic – Development processes and the development industry – the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, institutional and other stakeholders.

Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests

# 3 Undying embers: On Hathras rape

Syllabus Topic –  mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.

# 4 A strategic dealing with China – India must engage with China economically even as it confronts it militarily.

Syllabus Topic – India and its neighborhood – International relations


# 5 GST collections cross ₹95,000 cr. in Sept.

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

# 6 Supreme Court okays scheme proposed by govt. on refund of air tickets booked during lockdown – Proposal equitably balances interests of passengers and air sector, says top court. 

Syllabus Topic – Infrastructure – Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

# 7 IIT-M team develops sutures with nanofiber yarns – A team of researchers at IIT Madras is ready with a prototype of suture thread made of nanofiber yarns that is bio-absorbable and can deliver a higher load of antibiotics and therapeutics. 

Syllabus Topic – Achievements of Indians in science & technology.

# 8 Poll to select national butterfly takes wing – A citizen campaign to drum up support for for identifying a national butterfly has gained momentum with close to half a lakh people joining the movement

Syllabus Topic – Environment – Conservation

# 9 Most counterfeits are ₹ 2000 notes, says NCRB 

Syllabus Topic – Basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention


# 10 The Mahatma as an intercultural Indian – His proximity to the East and the West proved to be fruitful; his intellectual openness helped him to live up to his ideals. 

Syllabus Topic – Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world to the concepts of morality

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