PIB 26th February 2021

Contents Guru Ravidas  Sustainable development for Coal sector Index of eight core industries for Jan 2021 e-Daakhil portal INS Utkrosh Competition Commission of India G20 Saras Aajeevika Mela 2021 GURU RAVIDAS  Focus: Prelims, GS I-Indian History Why in news? The President of India has greeted fellow citizens on the birthday of Guru Ravidas. About Guru […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 27 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents India ‘out of recession’, GDP grows 0.4% Migratory birds leave Chilika lake and Bhitarkanika early FSSAI threshold for GMO in imported food crops Sri Lanka seeks India’s support for UNHRC Resolution INDIA ‘OUT OF RECESSION’, GDP GROWS 0.4% Context: India’s economy resurfaced to growth territory in the third quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2020-21, […]

27th February 2021 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Content The Biden touch to sober, yet substantive ties A colonial relic Editorial: The Biden touch to sober, yet substantive ties Context: One year since former United States President Donald Trump spoke about the India-U.S. relationship, and his own relationship with his “true friend” Prime Minister Narendra Modi in glowing terms at the Sardar Patel […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 26 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Government to monitor OTT content with new IT Rules CSE’s State of Environment Report on ‘Pandemic generation’ India and Pakistan agree to observe 2003 ceasefire Inscription on Krishnadevaraya’s death discovered GOVERNMENT TO MONITOR OTT CONTENT WITH NEW IT RULES Context: For the first time, the government, under the ambit of the Information Technology (Intermediary […]

PIB 25th February 2021

Contents MoHUA launches NUDM, IUDX, GMIS, CiX and SmartCode MoHUA LAUNCHES NUDM, IUDX, GMIS, CiX AND SMARTCODE Context: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched the National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM), India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX) platform and SmartCode platform. The City Innovation Exchange (CiX) platform was launched by Ministry of Housing […]

26th February 2021 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Content The absurdity of the anti-defection law  Inhibiting free speech Editorial: The absurdity of the anti-defection law Context: The events in Puducherry highlight, yet again, the absurdity of the anti-defection law. In what has now become the standard operating procedure, several MLAs from the treasury benches resigned, lowering the numbers required for a no-confidence motion […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 25 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Cabinet approves President’s rule in Puducherry Winter pollution rising: CSE SEBI moots concept of ‘accredited investor’ CABINET APPROVES PRESIDENT’S RULE IN PUDUCHERRY Context: The Union Cabinet approved a proposal by the Home Ministry to dissolve the Puducherry Assembly and impose President’s rule in the Union Territory. The decision comes after the government had lost […]

PIB 24th February 2021

Contents International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) Symposium India hosts BRICS Meeting INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON LARGE DAMS (ICOLD) SYMPOSIUM Context: The International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) Symposium on Sustainable Development of Dams & River Basins was inaugurated by the Minister for Jal Shakti. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (International Bodies, Summits and Conferences), GS-III: Industry […]