Editorials/Opinions Analyses For UPSC 30 October 2021

Contents China’s cracking down on super skyscrapers Climate change jargons explained China’s cracking down on super skyscrapers Context: Aiming to reduce China’s energy consumption, the country has passed guidelines limiting the height of super-high buildings as part of a larger crackdown on “vanity projects” in the country. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Conservation of Energy […]

China’s cracking down on super skyscrapers

Context: Aiming to reduce China’s energy consumption, the country has passed guidelines limiting the height of super-high buildings as part of a larger crackdown on “vanity projects” in the country. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Conservation of Energy and Reduction of Carbon footprint) Dimensions of the Article: About China’s crackdown on skyscrapers Towering glass structures […]

Climate change jargons explained

Context: As a major UN climate conference gets underway a lot of technical terms will be tossed around and hence there is a need to understand these terms properly. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: Mitigation Adaptation Carbon dioxide removal Carbon neutral Tipping point Unprecedented transition Sustainable development Abrupt change Mitigation IPCC […]

Women to be trained on par with men at the NDA

Context: Chief of the Army Staff said that the training of women at the NDA will be on par with the men. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance, GS-II: Polity and Constitution Dimensions of the Article: About the recent developments regarding Women in NDA Background on Women in defence services About the Supreme Court Judgement […]

No money left in MGNREGA coffers

Context: The Centre’s flagship rural employment scheme – Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme – has run out of funds halfway through the financial year, and supplementary budgetary allocations will not come to the rescue for at least another month. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Health and Poverty related issues, Government […]

India-EU trade talks to resume by December 2021

Context: After an eight year hiatus, India and the European Union (EU) are set to resume negotiations for a Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) by December 2021. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: India – EU BTIA What does EU Want? What does India want? India – EU BTIA India and EU […]

Indian military ineffective sans Russian equipment

Context: A Congressional Research Service (CRS) report has said that the Indian military cannot operate effectively without Russian supplied equipment. The report is crucial in the pretext of the US administration’s review of Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). Relevance: GS-III: Internal Security Challenges, GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: More about the […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 30 October 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Women to be trained on par with men at the NDA No money left in MGNREGA coffers India-EU trade talks to resume by December 2021 Indian military ineffective sans Russian equipment   Women to be trained on par with men at the NDA Context: Chief of the Army Staff said that the training of […]

PIB – 30 October 2021

CONTENTS NATIONAL MISSION FOR CLEAN GANGA JAL JEEVAN MISSION UNIVERSAL IMMUNIZATION PROGRAMME   NATIONAL MISSION FOR CLEAN GANGA Focus: GS III- Environment Why in News? Recently, 38th Executive Committee meeting of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) was held. About National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) was registered […]