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

Contents Fossils of ‘Dickinsonia’ found at Bhimbetka Pakistan Army conducts exercises in Thar Desert Pandemic may impact goal to ‘double farm income’ FOSSILS OF ‘DICKINSONIA’ FOUND AT BHIMBETKA Context: Recently, researchers have discovered three fossils of the earliest known living animal, the 550-million-year-old ‘Dickinsonia’ on the roof of the Bhimbetka Rock Shelters. Relevance: Prelims, GS-I: […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 13 & 14 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Earthquake in Tajikistan: tremors in North India Nanophotonics: Using atomic force microscopy UPSC Advertises Lateral entry into Central administration Using Robots for the traditional Tholpavakkoothu EARTHQUAKE IN TAJIKISTAN: TREMORS IN NORTH INDIA Context: An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck Tajikistan and the impact of the quake was significant enough to be registered in Delhi-National […]

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

Contents Indian laws must be followed: Government SC: Disabled are entitled to same benefits of SC/ST quota Massive gatherings at Mahapanchayats INDIAN LAWS MUST BE FOLLOWED: GOVERNMENT Context: While Twitter was free to formulate its own rules and guidelines, Indian laws, which are enacted by the Parliament of India, must be followed irrespective of Twitter’s […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 11 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Only around 2% of UAPA cases ended in convictions SC rejects plea to reexamine sedition law ONLY AROUND 2% OF UAPA CASES ENDED IN CONVICTIONS Context: Union Home Ministry presented data in the Rajya Sabha, based on the 2019 Crime in India Report compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which showed that […]

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

Contents Lokpal selection committee Govt. to clarify e-com FDI rules Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF) LOKPAL SELECTION COMMITTEE Context: The Centre has refused to disclose the minutes of the Lokpal selection committee’s meetings, and its decision has now been upheld by the Central Information Commission (CIC). Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 5 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Cabinet okays Bill on powers of Delhi L-G Centenary of the Chauri Chaura Incident CABINET OKAYS BILL ON POWERS OF DELHI L-G Context: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is all set to introduce a legislation in the budget session of Parliament on 2021, to amend a 1991 Act pertaining to the powers and […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 4 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Excavation of Jain temple in Halebidu Former SC Judge: Collection of DNA samples will lead to misuse Union Budget on India’s weak fiscal position EXCAVATION OF JAIN TEMPLE IN HALEBIDU Context: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has unearthed significant remains of what is presumed to be a Jain temple belonging to the Hoysala […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 3 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents UN Report on Ageing dams in India Pending HC cases on minimum age for marriage UN REPORT ON AGEING DAMS IN INDIA Context: A report, titled ‘Ageing water infrastructure: An emerging global risk’ was compiled by United Nations University was released raising concerns of the longevity of the dams that were constructed in the […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 2 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Myanmar’s military coup! Military takes control for a year Periyar Tiger Reserve No Indian role in developing ECT in Colombo MYANMAR’S MILITARY COUP! MILITARY TAKES CONTROL FOR A YEAR Context: Myanmar’s military staged a coup on 1st February 2020 and declaring it had taken control of the country for one year under a state […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 1 February 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents NITI Aayog’s megacity plan for Little Andaman India delivers 2 cranes for Chabahar port Medical board on abortion ‘unfeasible’, says study NITI AAYOG’S MEGACITY PLAN FOR LITTLE ANDAMAN Context: A plan proposed by NITI Aayog for the sustainable and holistic development of the fragile Little Andaman Island in the Andaman and Nicobar group has […]