Editorials/Opinions Analyses For UPSC 7 August 2021

Content: South Asia’s emerging digital transformation South Asia’s emerging digital transformation Context: COVID-19 has forced South Asia to take a quantum leap in digitalisation. The shift to remote work and education has propelled an unprecedented spike in Internet penetration, with even smaller nations such as Nepal recording almost an 11% increase in broadband Internet users. […]

South Asia’s emerging digital transformation

Context: COVID-19 has forced South Asia to take a quantum leap in digitalisation. The shift to remote work and education has propelled an unprecedented spike in Internet penetration, with even smaller nations such as Nepal recording almost an 11% increase in broadband Internet users. Relevance: GS Paper 3: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 7 August 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents RBI holds rates, MPC splits on stance India, China pull back troops from Gogra Equitable food system and Zero Hunger goal Abanindranath Tagore’s 150th Birth anniversary RBI holds rates, MPC splits on stance Context: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept interest rates on hold for the seventh […]

Abanindranath Tagore’s 150th Birth Anniversary

Context: Year-long celebrations marking 150 years of Abanindranath Tagore will kick off in August 2021, with a host of online workshops and talks paying tributes to the leading light of the Bengal School of Art. Relevance: Prelims, GS-I: Art and Culture Dimensions of the Article: Abanindranath Tagore Abanindranath Tagore Abanindranath Tagore was the principal artist […]

Equitable food system and Zero Hunger goal

Context: According to a recent report by the United Nations, the goal of achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2 i.e., ‘Zero Hunger’ has been hit in the wake of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. According to a United Nations’ report on the Food System, today’s food systems are heavily afflicted by power imbalances and […]

India, China pull back troops from Gogra

Context: India and China have undertaken disengagement from Gogra area of Eastern Ladakh following an agreement at the 12th round of Corps Commander talks. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (India’s Neighbors, Foreign Policies affecting India’s Interests), Prelims, GS-I: Geography (Maps) Dimensions of the Article: About Current Disengagement between India and China Understanding these locations and their […]

RBI holds rates, MPC splits on stance

Context: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept interest rates on hold for the seventh straight time. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth and Development of Indian Economy, Monetary Policy, Inflation) Dimensions of the Article: About the recent Monetary Policy Committee’s decisions Inflation target hiked by the MPC Back to […]

PIB – 07 August 2021

AGRICULTURE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in News? Government of India has launched the Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) to boost Agriculture Infrastructure relating to Post-Harvest Management (PHM) and Community Farming Assets in the country. Under this scheme financing facility of ₹1 lakh crore is to be […]