14th April 2021 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents India’s South Asian opportunity INDIA’S SOUTH ASIAN OPPORTUNITY Context: The statement issued by the Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan, in February 2021, that they agree to strictly observe all agreements between the two countries, coincided with a statement made by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Colombo that “our only […]

INDIA’S SOUTH ASIAN OPPORTUNITY

Context: The statement issued by the Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan, in February 2021, that they agree to strictly observe all agreements between the two countries, coincided with a statement made by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Colombo that “our only dispute is Kashmir and it can only be resolved […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 14 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ – Thwaites glacier Indian Rhino Vision (IRV) 2020 ends ANTARCTICA’S ‘DOOMSDAY GLACIER’ – THWAITES GLACIER Context: Researchers have been able to obtain data from underneath Thwaites Glacier, also known as the ‘Doomsday Glacier’ and have found that the supply of warm water to the glacier is larger than previously thought, triggering […]

ANTARCTICA’S ‘DOOMSDAY GLACIER’ – THWAITES GLACIER

Context: Researchers have been able to obtain data from underneath Thwaites Glacier, also known as the ‘Doomsday Glacier’ and have found that the supply of warm water to the glacier is larger than previously thought, triggering concerns of faster melting and accelerating ice flow. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Climate Change and related issues) Dimensions […]

INDIAN RHINO VISION (IRV) 2020 ENDS

Context: Two adult one-horned rhinos were translocated from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park under the aegis of the Indian Rhino Vision 2020 (IRV 2020). Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Conservation of Environment and Ecology, Protected Areas, Species in news), Prelims Dimensions of the Article: About Indian rhinoceros Status of Rhinoceros in India Indian […]

PIB 14th April 2021

DR. B.R AMBEDKAR Focus: GS I- Personalities in news Why in news? The President of India has greeted fellow-citizens on the eve of the birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar About B R Ambedkar He was born into a caste that was considered untouchable, he faced many injustices and discrimination in society. He was […]