Part 1: Week Page: June 3rd – June 7th, 2021



Daily snippets

(i). New IT rules don’t apply to us, Google tells HC

(ii). Tejpal case order seems a ‘manual’ for rape victims: HC

(iii). Paid vaccination policy arbitrary, irrational: SC

(iv). ‘Journalists need protection against sedition charges’

(v). WhatsApp obtaining ‘trick consent’: govt.

(vi). Govt. advised the split in MGNREGA wage benefit

(vii). Push for citizenship to minority migrants

(viii). Govt. sends ‘one last notice’ to Twitter to adopt new IT Rules

(ix). U.S. delays tariffs against digital services tax

(x). Media and sedition

(xi). Govt. keen on implementing labour codes

(xii). Delhi hospital revokes ban on Malayalam


Daily snippets

(i). Palestine flays India’s abstention

(ii). UNGA head: India to vote for Maldives

(iii). DAC nod for building 6 conventional submarines

(iv). INS Sandhayak decommissioned

(v). 60 Lakh people affected due to cyclone YAAS

(vi). Maharashtra announces financial help for kids orphaned by COVID-19

(vii). Caste categories for NREGS pay

(viii). Only delta is a variant of concern : WHO

(ix). Norms for foreign made vaccine eased

(x). Progress in SDGs on clean energy, health : NITI index

(xi). Delta variant and rise in post-vaccine infections

(xii). Since February pact, all quiet on Line of Control

(xiii). Odisha's forest produce hit hard

(xiv). Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Kerala top education index ranking


Daily snippets

(i). Remembering the Tulsa race massacre 100 years later

(ii). China, Pakistan, Afghanistan to hold talks amid U.S. withdrawal

(iii). Pandemic pushes 100 mn more into poverty

(iv). Russia House adopts Bill to bar critics from polls

(v). Massive fire breaks out at Iran oil refinery

(vi). Labour veteran Herzog elected Israel President

(vii). Modi, Harris discuss nitty gritty of U.S. offer on vaccine doses

(viii). Biden intends to overhaul Trump’s China blacklist

(ix). Sri Lanka braces for oil spill from sinking cargo vessel

(x). NASA announces two new missions to Venus

(xi). Hong Kong seals off Tiananmen vigil site

(xii). 17 cases of use of chemical weapons by Syria: OPCW

(xiii). Amid U.S. withdrawal, Beijing seeks closer Afghan ties

(xiv). U.K. regulator approves Pfizer vaccine for 12­ to 15year olds

(xv). Nigeria suspends Twitter 'indefinitely’

(xvi). China hits out at U.S., EU consulates in Hong Kong

(xvii). 114 killed in Burkina Faso attacks

(xviii). Church slams Austrian government’s ‘Islam Map’

(xix). Pakistan makes progress on terror finance ratings

(xx). Ahead of summit with Putin, Biden backs European allies

(xxi). ‘Delta variant 40% more transmissible’

(xxii). Nepal Deputy PM stirs controversy with demand for ‘multi-nation state’

(xxiii). Pained over Canada school deaths: Pope

(xxiv). New database for missing persons


Daily snippets

(i). Brazil's economy expands 1.2%, returns to pre-pandemic size

(ii). FICCI and economy unlock

(iii). NASSCOM favours tech transfer for vaccines

(iv). RBI holds rates and cuts GDP forecast

(v). RBI's view on cryptocurrency

(vi). G7 nations agree on uniform minimum corporate tax


Daily snippets

(i). Strong policies on Black carbon can sharply cut glacier melt

(ii). H10N3 bird flu human infection


Daily snippets

(i). Boxer Amit Panghal at the Asian Championship

(ii). Manpreet Kaur's Indian Women's Hockey team debut at the Olympics

(iii). Indian official kits for Tokyo Games unveiled

(iv). Chess : Harikrishna and Vidit confirmed for World Cup

(v). Vijeylaxmi, Harini chosen for ICC programme

(vi). Football : India goes down to Qatar

(vii). Wrestler fails dope test for Olympics

(viii). Chess : Koneru Humpy to skip World Cup

(ix). Football : Team India in a desperate situation

(x). Athletics : Srabani Nanda


(i). Police brutality and police accountability in India

(ii). Artificial intelligence in jurisprudence

(iii). Lakshadweep's Draft regulations

(iv). World Environment Day 2021, Ecocide law in India

(v). Supreme Court on sedition, journalism

(vi). Vaccine for all and the Supreme Court

(vii). Madras High Court on LGBTQIA+ Issues

(viii). Laws governing social media influencers

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Sources referred to : The Hindu, The Indian Express, Live Law, Bar & Bench