Navy to host its largest exercise, Ex Milan in 2022

Context: India is set to host its largest naval exercise, Ex Milan, early 2022 for which 46 countries have been invited according to a senior defence official. Relevance: Prelims, GS-III: Internal Security Challenges, GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: Milan (naval exercise) Organization and the Commands of the Indian Navy About recent developments in […]

Nobel for deciphering the science of Touch and Temperature

Context: Two U.S.-based scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on October 4 2021 for their discovery of the receptors that allow humans to feel temperature and touch. Relevance: Prelims, GS-III: Science and Technology (Important developments in science and technology and their application in daily life) Dimensions of the Article: About the […]

Oil importer India’s options as price surges

Context: As the world’s third-largest oil importer and consumer, India is running out of options as the relentless surge in international oil prices make it imperative to pass them on to consumers. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (International Trade, Mobilization of Resources, Growth and Development of Indian Economy) Dimensions of the Article: Why are crude oil […]

Chola Inscriptions Detail Qualifications for Civic officials

Context: Chola-era inscriptions are found to bear testimony to the qualifications required for members of the village administrative council. Chola inscriptions at Thenneri village in Kancheepuram district also shed light on how farm produce was taxed. Relevance: Prelims, GS-I: History (Indian History – Ancient, Sources of History), GS-I: Art and Culture Dimensions of the Article: […]

Taproots to help restore India’s fading green cover

Context: Despite various international conventions and national policies in place to improve green cover, there is a decline in global forest cover. This is the prime reason for forest restoration activities including tree planting to become increasingly popular – and in forest restoration, the participation of local communities and adequate financing and incentives are essential. […]

Peace at the heart of education

Context: The International Day of Non-Violence is celebrated every year on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (October 2nd) – this day presents an opportunity to explore the causes of violence and reassert a commitment to building a culture of dialogue through education. Relevance: Essay, GS-IV: Ethics, GS-II: Social Justice (Issues related to Education and […]

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

Contents Nobel physics prize: First Nobel for climate science Health benefit package under AB PM-JAY revised SC on NEET-SS: Medical education has become a business India on protecting the Antarctic and designating MPAs Nobel physics prize: First Nobel for climate science Context: The Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to scientists from Japan, Germany […]