1. National strategy: Pg8
Clue: Do you know that a total of 7 types of IPRs are recognized by WTO under the TRIPS agreement which includes Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Industrial design, Industrial layout, Geographical indicators and Trade secrets. Know the exact differences between them.
Also read about the Uruguay Round of GATT, Marrakesh Agreement, recent GIs given in India( Sanganeri block painting, Kutch Shawl etc), dispute settlement mechanism of WTO, USA’s Super 301 and Special 301 etc
2. India will continue: Pg12
Relevance: India Seychelles relations. Just remember 2-3 dimensions of our relationship with the island nation like huge ethnic Indian community, maritime security etc . Locate Seychelles, Mauritius, Comoros, Gallapogas, Zanzibar, Sao Tome and Principle, Cape Verde etc. on the map.
What do you mean by the term Girmitian Countries?
Also please note, the capital of Seychelles is Mahe( Isn’t it the part of Pondicherry :)) while that of Maldives is Male!
3. Thai- Cambodia: Pg13
Relevance: Know about the old but yet unresolved issue between the two ASEAN countries, ICJ 1959 ruling, Preah Vihar Temple(11th century Hindu temple), Dangrek Mountains, Ta Moan complex etc.
4. Rater for raters, Getting growth back: Pg14
Relevance: Nothing new but your daily dose on economy.
5. Other potential 2 markers and tidbits: Girija Devi, K Sivaraman(Pg18).
I found only these items useful in Monday’s paper. If you could spot some thing more which is relevant to CSE please feel free to post in comments section.