Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 21 April 2021

Contents Ordinance route is bad, repromulgation worse Ordinance route is bad, repromulgation worse Context: The central government has repromulgated the ordinance that establishes a commission for air quality management in the National Capital Region, or the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance, 2020. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance […]

Ordinance route is bad, repromulgation worse

Context: The central government has repromulgated the ordinance that establishes a commission for air quality management in the National Capital Region, or the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance, 2020. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, Governance and Government Policies, Issues Arising Out of Design & Implementation […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 21 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Russia plans its own space station in 2025 Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report ‘Britcoin’ not bitcoin Russia plans its own space station in 2025 Context: As tensions simmer between Russia and a number of Western countries on the ground, the head of the Russian space agency has announced work has begun on a space station […]

Russia plans its own space station in 2025

Context: As tensions simmer between Russia and a number of Western countries on the ground, the head of the Russian space agency has announced work has begun on a space station of its own. Russia recently celebrated its proud history in space, marking the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human to go […]

Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report

Context: Eight Indian states — Jharkhand, Mizoram, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal — are highly vulnerable to climate change, according to a national climate vulnerability assessment report. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Climate change, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Government Interventions and Policies for management of Climate Change) Dimensions of the Article: […]

‘Britcoin’ not bitcoin

Context: The British finance minister told the Bank of England (BoE) [Similar to RBI in India] to look at the case for a new “Britcoin”, or central bank-backed digital currency, aimed at tackling some of the challenges posed by cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Relevance: GS-III: Science and Technology (Developments in Science and Technology, Application of […]

PIB 21st April 2021

TUBERCULOSIS Focus: GS II- Health Why in news? Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare addresed the 5th Global Forum on TB Vaccine, through video conference. Tuberculosis TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer. Each day, over 4000 people lose their lives to TB and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease TB […]