WEF’S GLOBAL GENDER GAP REPORT

Context: According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2021 released by the World Economic Forum, South Asia incidentally is one of the worst performing regions, followed only by the Middle East and northern Africa. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice (Issues Related to Women and Children, Governance and Government Policies, Issues Arising Out of Design & Implementation […]

INDIA’S EAM TO ATTEND ‘HEART OF ASIA’ CONFERENCE

Context: Indian External Affairs Minister shared India’s perspectives on the peace process in the war-torn country in the 9th Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) ministerial conference held at Tajikistan. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (India and its neighborhood, Foreign Policies and conferences affecting India’s interests) Dimensions of the Article: About the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) […]

PAKISTAN ALLOWS IMPORT OF COTTON, SUGAR FROM INDIA

Context: Partially reversing a 2018 decision to suspend all trade with India, Pakistan announced that it would allow the import of cotton and sugar from across the border. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (India and its neighborhood, Foreign Policies and conferences affecting India’s interests) Dimensions of the Article: Background to Pakistan’s Trade Ban India-Pakistan Trade Before […]

4% INFLATION TARGET RETAINED FOR 2021-26 RBI’S RATE PANEL

Context: The Government of India has decided to retain the inflation target of 4%, with a tolerance band of +/- 2 percentage points for the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for 2021-2026. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Economic Development of India, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Inflation) Dimensions of the Article: India’s decision […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 01 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report India’s EAM to attend ‘Heart of Asia’ conference Pakistan allows import of cotton, sugar from India 4% inflation target retained for 2021-26 RBI’s rate panel WEF’S GLOBAL GENDER GAP REPORT Context: According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2021 released by the World Economic Forum, South Asia incidentally is […]

PIB 1st April 2021

PRODUCTION LINKED INCENTIVE SCHEME FOR FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in news? The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the Central Sector Scheme – “Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI)” to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India’s natural resource endowment and support […]