Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 6 March 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents UNCTAD Report: India an overperformer in Technology UNEP’s Food Waste Index Report 2021 OPEC+ move could hit consumption led-recovery UNCTAD REPORT: INDIA AN OVERPERFORMER IN TECHNOLOGY Context: According to a recent country-readiness index released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) India was the biggest ‘overperformer’ in frontier technologies than the […]

6th March 2021 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Content Patching the gaps in India’s cybersecurity New space Editorial: Patching the gaps in India’s cybersecurity Context: There was a sensational report in The New York Times, “China appears to warn India: push too hard and the lights could go out”, based on investigations by a United States-based cybersecurity firm. Relevance: GS Paper 3: Basics […]

PIB 6th March 2021

GeM PORTAL Focus: GS II- e governance Why in news? Indian Medicines Pharmaceutical Corporation Limited (IMPCL), the public sector manufacturing unit of the Ministry of AYUSH has received a shot in the arm in the matter of potential sales volumes, thanks to the recent tie up with the Government e-Market (GeM) portal for selling its […]

PIB 4th March 2021

One nation, One market Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in news? Minister of Commerce and Industry, Railways and Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, emphasized on integration of road, rail and waterways to bring down the cost of transportation logistics and ensure success in achieving One nation, One market. About One Nation, One Market Scheme: It […]

PIB 5th March 2021

EASE OF LIVING INDEX 2020 AND MUNICIPAL PERFORMANCE INDEX 2020 Focus: Indian society, Prelims Why in news? Rankings for Ease of Living Index 2020 and Municipal Performance Index 2020 announced. Ease of Living Index 2020: Released by: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs It is an assessment tool that evaluates the quality of life and […]