16 Apr 2021: UPSC Exam Comprehensive News Analysis

A. GS 1 Related
SOCIAL ISSUES
1. UNFPA’s population report launched
B. GS 2 Related
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
1. U.S. imposes new sanctions on Russia
2. Sri Lanka Opposition challenges Bill on Chinese-backed Port City
C. GS 3 Related
ECONOMY
1. Bond yield spikes as RBI’s purchase disappoints
D. GS 4 Related
E. Editorials
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
1. A multipolarity, scripted by the middle powers
ECONOMY
1. Lessons from the first wave
F. Prelims Facts
1. RBI sets up authority to review regulations
2. CoWIN
3. India restores e¬-visa for 156 countries
4. Centre eases guidelines for OCI cardholders
5. National task force to combat air pollution, monitor remedial steps
6. Jain temple case
G. Tidbits
1. Annuity clause goes for NPS subscribers
H. UPSC Prelims Practice Questions
I. UPSC Mains Practice Questions