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 BANKING REFORMS 
1.
Banking Sector Reforms: Ensuring
Regulation
3
2.
Protagonist to Economic
Transformation
 
4
3.
Bank Recapitalisation: Enhancing
Capital Base
6
4.Resolving Insolvency7
5
Mission Indradhanush: Revamping of
Banking in India
8
   IN THE NEWS NATIONAL 
1.Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq bill11
2.
Arunachal Pradesh declared open
defecation free
12
3.NARI Portal13
4.Zojila Tunnel Project14
5.Parliament to go paperless15
6.
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and its historic
importance
16
7.Mankidia denied Habitat in Simlipal21
 INDIA AND THE WORLD 
1.
India, Pakistan Exchange List of Nuclear
Installations for 27th time, since 1992
26
2.
MoU between India and ‘Transport for
London’
29
3.
Cabinet approves MoU between India and
Israel on Cooperation in the Oil and Gas
Sector
31
4.
MoU between India and Canada for
cooperation in the field of Science &
Technology
33
 INTERNATIONAL ISSUES 
1.China to fund base in Afghanistan36
2.
Saudi Arabia, UAE introduce VAT for first
time
38
3.
AIIB plans to issue first USD bonds this
year
39
 ECONOMY 
1.
Financial Resolution and deposit Insurance
Bill, 2017
42
2.
Govt rules out any immediate action
against Cryptocurrencies
48
3.
Northern states may benefit under 15th
Finance Commission
52
 SCIENCE AND TECH 
1.
What are Bosons and how did they get
their name?
55
2.Diabetes drug to treat Alzheimer’s57
3.
Why were Prime Numbers in the news
recently?
57
 ENVIRONMENT 
1.
Key ministries disagree over CAMPA fund
extinction due to human activity
64
2.
India ranked 177 in Environmental
Performance Index
67
 MAINS SPECIAL - PAPER – II 
1.Tackling Maoism69
2.Mental Healthcare Act69
3.Countering growing inequality71
4.The problem of land hoarding71
5.Making laws with sunset clauses72
6.Enabling a law73
7.Dark clouds across Asia73
 MAINS SPECIAL - PAPER – III 
1.Economic Policy challenges in 201875
2.Three paradigms of banking regulation75
 
3.Protect workers, not jobs76
 
4.Reducing financial misallocation in India77
5.Agriculture needs a reforms package78
6.Towards a Genomics Revolution78
7.Through the Smog-Screen79
8.
What the Lizard and Salamander can teach
us
79