Current Affairs 19 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2022 Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022 The Houthi attack on the United Arab Emirates Devas-Antrix deal World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2022 Context: International Labour Organisation (ILO) has released the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends (WESO) report 2022. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth and Development of Indian […]

Current Affairs 18 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS PM Gati Shakti World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda 2022 summit Inequality Kills: A study of the new OxFam report Volcanic Eruption in Tonga 2021 sixth warmest year since 1880 PM Gati Shakti Context: Union minister for road transport and highways said that state governments will have to cooperate, coordinate and communicate with the Center […]

Current Affairs 17 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Marital Rape Special Marriage Act (SMA), 1954 Suspension of MLAs Carbon footprints of Bitcoins Web 3.0: A vision for the future Marital Rape Context: The court is hearing multiple petitions challenging the exception to Section 375 of the IPC, which exempts forcible sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife from the offence […]

Current Affairs 15 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Kathak Assam-Meghalaya boundary dispute NEAT Scheme Kathak Context: Recently, the famous Kathak dancer Pandit Munna Shukla died. His most noted works include the dance-drama Shan-e-Mughal, Inder Sabha, Ameer Khusro, Anga Mukti, Anvesha, Bahar, Tratak, Kraunch Badh, Dhuni, among others. Relevance GS – I, Indian Art Forms, Indian Dance Forms Dimensions: About Kathak Salient features of the dance […]

Current Affairs 14 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Takeaways from Forest Report Global Risks Report 2022 Krishna Water Dispute Takeaways from Forest Report Context: The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) released the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2021. The report showed a continuing increase in forest cover across the country, but experts flagged some of its other aspects as […]

Current Affairs 13 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

Contents Retail inflation accelerates & industrial output falls Protecting Vulnerable Witnesses: SC Sri Lanka seeks USD 500-million loan from India Kala-Azar   Retail inflation accelerates & industrial output falls Context: Retail inflation quickened to 5.59% in December due to an uptick in food prices, while India’s industrial output grew at a subdued 1.4% in November […]

Current Affairs 12 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

Contents BrahMos supersonic cruise missile NATO India – South Korea Trade Talks Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana   BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile Context: An extended range sea-to-sea variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was test fired from the recently commissioned stealth guided missile destroyer INSVisakhapatnam. Relevance  GS-III Internal Security Challenges, Science and Technology Dimensions: […]

Current Affairs 11 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTEXT FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT RED SANDERS PASSPORT SEVA PROGRAMME GHARIALS COLLECTIVE SECURITY TREATY ORGANIZATION   FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT Context: Outward foreign direct investment (FDI) by Indian companies fell by over 8% to $2.05 billion in December in the current fiscal. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth and Development of Indian Economy, External Sector) Dimensions of the […]

Current Affairs 10 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTEXT MEKEDATU PROJECT CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT ACT 2019 ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK CHANG’E-5 PROBE ADI SANKARACHARYA   MEKEDATU PROJECT Context: Amid threat of COVID-19 spread and warning by the Karnataka government against violation of weekend curfew rules, the Congress its 11-day padayatra seeking early implementation of the Mekedatu drinking water project, drawing angry reactions from the […]

Current Affairs 08 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS NEET UG, PG COUNSELLING 2021 ACTION PLAN FOR INTRODUCTION OF CHEETAH IN INDIA READING GDP EARLY ESTIMATES UNIFORM CIVIL CODE   NEET UG, PG COUNSELLING 2021 Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? The Supreme court permits NEET counselling under present OBC, EWS quota. Petitioners in the matter had challenged the […]