Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 19 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents ARIES facility to host the support centre for Aditya-L1 Nagaland forms panel on listing indigenous inhabitants China’s lead in share of critical battery minerals Fossils of Cynodonts found in Tiki Formation Junta leader or Myanmar Shadow govt. for ASEAN meet Copyright war: Oracle vs. Google case ARIES facility to host the support centre for […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 17 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Iran starts enriching uranium to 60% U.S. Treasury keeps India on currency watch list Maldives bets on artificial islands Monkeydactyl Iran starts enriching uranium to 60% Context: Iran began enriching uranium to 60%, its highest level ever, edging closer to weapons-grade levels to pressure talks in Vienna aimed at restoring its nuclear deal with […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 16 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents UNFPA’s population report UNDP commissioned study flags ‘labour issues’ Rupee logs sixth straight session of loss WPI inflation quickens to a record 7.4% UNFPA’s population report Context: The State of World Population Report 2021 titled ‘My Body is My Own’ by the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) shows only 55% of women are fully […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 15 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents India, Russia diverge on Indo-Pacific strategy NATO to exit Afghanistan along with U.S. Moody’s on India’s public debt level India, Russia diverge on Indo-Pacific strategy Context: Russian Ambassador to India said that India and Russia are “committed” to completing their contract for the S-400 missile system, due to be delivered to India at the […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 14 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ – Thwaites glacier Indian Rhino Vision (IRV) 2020 ends ANTARCTICA’S ‘DOOMSDAY GLACIER’ – THWAITES GLACIER Context: Researchers have been able to obtain data from underneath Thwaites Glacier, also known as the ‘Doomsday Glacier’ and have found that the supply of warm water to the glacier is larger than previously thought, triggering […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 13 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents China extends $500 million loan to Lanka Military exercise in Bangladesh ends U.S. urges G20 on Global Minimum Corporate Tax CHINA EXTENDS $500 MILLION LOAN TO LANKA Context: China signed a $500 million loan agreement with Sri Lanka, in a move that Colombo hopes would boost its foreign reserves that are under severe strain […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 12 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Dolphin boom in Odisha’s Chilika lake Indus and Ganges river dolphins- 2 different species Impact of oceans becoming quiet during the pandemic Meghalaya villages oppose dam on India’s clearest river DOLPHIN BOOM IN ODISHA’S CHILIKA LAKE Context: The population of dolphins in Chilika, India’s largest brackish water lake, and along the Odisha coast has […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 10 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents People are free to choose religion: Supreme Court India protests against U.S. naval exercise sans consent Biden govt. restores aid to Palestinians PEOPLE ARE FREE TO CHOOSE RELIGION: SUPREME COURT Context: The Supreme Court said people are free to choose their own religion, even as it lashed out at a “very, very harmful kind” […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 09 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents National migrant policy: A good first draft European Union’s climate change plan work SC rejects plea to stall deportation of Rohingyas SC on appointment of Ad Hoc judges NATIONAL MIGRANT POLICY: A GOOD FIRST DRAFT Context: The news of the new draft National Migrant Policy being framed by NITI Aayog is an extremely welcome […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 08 April 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents RBI’s MPC keeps policy rates unchanged Average spot power price at IEX jumps 65% Govt. to reboot dated Opium strategy RBI’S MPC KEEPS POLICY RATES UNCHANGED Context: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) voted unanimously to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 4%. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy […]