Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 15 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Fossils of ‘Dickinsonia’ found at Bhimbetka Pakistan Army conducts exercises in Thar Desert Pandemic may impact goal to ‘double farm income’ FOSSILS OF ‘DICKINSONIA’ FOUND AT BHIMBETKA Context: Recently, researchers have discovered three fossils of the earliest known living animal, the 550-million-year-old ‘Dickinsonia’ on the roof of the Bhimbetka Rock Shelters. Relevance: Prelims, GS-I: […]

16th February 2021 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Content Death trap Editorial: Death trap Context: Thousands of workers in Tamil Nadu’s famed fireworks industry remain trapped in unsafe conditions despite an unending series of accidents that keeps drawing attention to their plight. In the latest accident at a fireworks unit in Virudhunagar, at last count, 20 lives have perished, while 28 workers are […]

PIB 15th February 2021

Contents Initiatives under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) INITIATIVES UNDER NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY MISSION (NFSM) Context: To achieve the objective of “harkhetkopani” & “Per Drop More Crop”, more than 2.5 lakh pump sets, 1.2 lakh sprinklers and around 764 lakh metres of water carrying pipes were distributed under NFSM from 2014-15 to 2019-2020 according to […]

PIB 14th February 2021

Contents FASTag declared mandatory from 16th February 2021 FASTag declared mandatory from 16th February 2021 Context: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided that all lanes in the fee plazas on National Highways shall be declared as “FASTag lane of the fee plaza” w.e.f midnight of 15th/16th February 2021. As per NH Fee Rules […]