Current affairs - January 8th, 2022 from The Hindu.


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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 2 - Polity/Social justice

The court confirmed a 27 % allocation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) and a 10 percent reserve for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the All India Quota (AIQ) seats, as stipulated in a government decision dated July 29, 2021. On this point, there would be no further discussion. The Supreme Court will hear and decide on the legitimacy of the EWS criteria, including the $8 lakh income level, that must be adopted in this year's NEET counseling to avoid disrupting medical admissions for 2021­2022, in the third week of March, a Bench of Justices D.Y. Chandrachud. The decision will then be effective immediately and in the future.



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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 3 - Economics

India's gross domestic product (GDP) is predicted to expand by 9.2 percent in the current fiscal year, following a contraction of 7.3 percent in the previous fiscal year, according to the National Statistical Office (NSO). "Estimated GDP prediction of 135.13 lakh crore for 2021, based on data available for the months of September to December 2021,"



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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 2 - International Relation

India estimates that "this bridge is being built on territories that China has illegally occupied for nearly 60 years," China occupies at least 38,000 square kilometers of Aksai Chin. The administration has made the necessary efforts to safeguard our national security interests. Wang Wenbin, a spokeswoman, stated, "I want to emphasize that China's infrastructure development on its territory is totally within its sovereignty," he stated, "and is aimed at ensuring China's territorial sovereignty and security, as well as peace and stability in the China­India border region."




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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 2 - International Relation

On January 12, India and China will hold the 14th round of Corps Commander discussions in an attempt to restart the halted process of disengagement and de-escalation in eastern Ladakh. The thirteenth session of negotiations, conducted in October 2021, ended at a standstill.



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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 3 - Disaster management

The state government has allocated Rs 1,000 crore to implement the flood mitigation panel's recommendations in the first phase.



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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 3 - Economics

India is anticipated to surpass Japan as Asia's second-largest economy by 2030 when its GDP would also surpass Germany and the United Kingdom, IHS Markit said in research on Friday. India is currently the world's sixth-largest economy, trailing the United States, China, Japan, Germany, and the United Kingdom by $8.4 trillion by 2030. A significant positive aspect for India is the country's sizable and rapidly increasing middle class.


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