Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 27 November 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents India urged to spell out policy on Tibetan exiles RIC meeting reveals differences over Indo-Pacific region India, Maldives and Sri Lanka – Exercise ‘Dosti’ 50% population of Bihar ‘multidimensionally poor’ India urged to spell out policy on Tibetan exiles Context: With growing concerns in New Delhi about China’s transgressions at the Line of Actual […]

50% population of Bihar ‘multidimensionally poor’

Context: With over 50% of the population in the State identified as “multidimensionally poor”, Bihar has the maximum percentage of population living in poverty among all the States and the Union Territories, according to Government think-tank NITI Aayog’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Issues related to Poverty and Hunger) Dimensions […]

India, Maldives and Sri Lanka – Exercise ‘Dosti’

Context: The 15th edition of the biennial trilateral coast guard exercise ‘Dosti’ involving India, the Maldives and Sri Lanka is underway in the Maldives. Relevance: Prelims, GS-II: International Relations (India’s Neighbors), GS-III: Internal Security Challenges Dimensions of the Article: About the Exercise ‘Dosti’ About the Exercise ‘Dosti’ The exercise was first initiated in 1991, between […]

RIC meeting reveals differences over Indo-Pacific region

Context: A virtual meeting among the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China revealed the inherent differences among the three countries on the future of the Indo-Pacific region. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (Important International Groupings, Foreign Policies and Agreements affecting India’s Interests) Dimensions of the Article: Russia-India-China Grouping (RIC) Subtext to India-U.S. ties Links in […]

India urged to spell out policy on Tibetan exiles

Context: With growing concerns in New Delhi about China’s transgressions at the Line of Actual Control and reports of the settlement of villages along it, the leadership of the Tibetan community in exile says it is concerned that China might be “pushing” more Tibetans out to the border areas while using the opportunity to settle […]

PIB – 29 November 2021

CONTENTS STEM NATIONAL INVESTMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE FUND (NIIF)   STEM Focus: GS III- Science and Technology Why in News? Recently, India-Israel Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference was held. The need for introducing flexible work times and gender-neutral pays to enhance women participation in STEM was highlighted.  About STEM STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating […]