China to build military base in Tajikistan

Context: China will take full control of a military base in Tajikistan near the Afghan border that it has been quietly operating and will also build a new base for the Tajik government, according to a report. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations, Prelims Dimensions of the Article: About China’s military base in Tajikistan Recently in news: […]

MNRE launches Green Day Ahead Market (GDAM)

Context: Union Minister of Power & New and Renewable Energy, launched the new market segment, Green Day Ahead Market (GDAM). Relevance: GS-III: Industry and Infrastructure (Renewable sources of Energy, Energy Security, Solar Energy) Dimensions of the Article: What is Green-Day-Ahead Market (GDAM)? How will GDAM be beneficial? Significance of GDAM What is Green-Day-Ahead Market (GDAM)? […]

Sundarbans NP: On of the highest blue carbon stocks

Context: India’s Sundarbans National Park is among five sites that have the highest blue carbon stocks globally, according to a new assessment of greenhouse gas volumes emitted from and absorbed by forests in UNESCO World Heritage sites. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Conservation of Environment and Ecology) Dimensions of the Article: About Sunderbans Flora and […]

Rupee, bonds gain on global oil price decline

Context: The rupee and bonds strengthened  as a drop in global crude oil prices helped calm investor worries over sustained imported inflationary pressures in the economy. Traders said bond yields too dropped – the 10-year bond yield was trading at 6.33%, down 1 basis point on the day after having touched 6.31% earlier in the […]

COP 26 global summit: India’s views and more

Context: Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav throwed light on what would be India’s viewpoints as he leaves to Glasgow to participate in the 26th edition of the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP). Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating in a World Leaders Summit to be held next week as part of the COP. Relevance: […]

The need to move away from clientelism

Context: A neoliberal economy encourages private capital and the market, while forcing the state to withdraw from welfare. Even as the poor perceive the state as an arbitrator of their well-being and a facilitator for their mobility in all spheres of life, today’s political parties resort to unsolicited freebies to attract them. Relevance: GS-II: Governance […]

Getting the focus back on Early Childhood Education

Context: Despite the importance of Early Childhood Education (ECE), little has been said about the continuance of ECE delivery during the COVID-19 school closures, reminiscent of its status quo even prior to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Issues related to education, Government Initiatives and Policies) Dimensions of the Article: Importance […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 29 October 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents COP 26 global summit: India’s views and more Rupee, bonds gain on global oil price decline Sundarbans NP: On of the highest blue carbon stocks MNRE launches Green Day Ahead Market (GDAM) China to build military base in Tajikistan COP 26 global summit: India’s views and more Context: Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav throwed light […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses For UPSC 29 October 2021

Contents Getting the focus back on Early Childhood Education The need to move away from clientelism Getting the focus back on Early Childhood Education Context: Despite the importance of Early Childhood Education (ECE), little has been said about the continuance of ECE delivery during the COVID-19 school closures, reminiscent of its status quo even prior […]