Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 18 March 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Cabinet approves Development Finance Institution Lok Sabha passes Appropriation Bill Solicitor General appeal to SC on amicus curiae New method for removing heavy metals from water CABINET APPROVES DEVELOPMENT FINANCE INSTITUTION Context: The Union Cabinet approved the bill for setting up of Development Finance Institution (DFI) which was announced during the Union Budget 2021-22. […]

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

Contents Kenya-Somalia sea border dispute at ICJ Come out with rule curve for Mullaperiyar Dam: SC RS passes Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill, 2020 KENYA-SOMALIA SEA BORDER DISPUTE AT ICJ Context: Kenya withdraws from the proceedings of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over its maritime border dispute in the Indian Ocean with Somalia. Relevance: […]

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

Contents Bill to define Delhi L-G’s powers moved in Lok Sabha Even with 33% cut India second largest arms importer SC asks Centre, EC to respond on consequence of NOTA Kerala HC allows transgender woman to join NCC ‘Bee fences’ to ward off elephant attacks RS passes bill giving institutes in TN & Haryana INI […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 14 &15 March 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents JSM Framework for water quality testing, monitoring Commission for Air Quality Management dissolved ‘Gregarious bamboo flowering’ in WWS a threat Govt. reconstitutes panel for studying Sarasvati river JSM FRAMEWORK FOR WATER QUALITY TESTING, MONITORING Context: The Ministry of Jal Shakti launched a framework and guidelines for testing, monitoring and surveillance of drinking water quality […]

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

Contents Places of Worship Act: SC seeks Govt. reply on plea Govt. officials can’t be appointed SECs: SC First Quad Summit Highlights Parliamentary Committee on mid-day meal scheme PLACES OF WORSHIP ACT: SC SEEKS GOVT. REPLY ON PLEA Context: The Supreme Court sought the Centre’s response on a PIL challenging the Constitutional validity of the […]

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

Contents Similipal fire: Mankidia tribals in distress India-Japan Space cooperation, China-Russia ILRS ICAR receives King Bhumibol World Soil Day-2020 Award SIMILIPAL FIRE: MANKIDIA TRIBALS IN DISTRESS Context: Recently, a massive fire broke out in the Similipal Biosphere Reserve in Odisha, threatening damage to its rich biodiversity. Among the communities affected are two of the 13 […]

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

Contents SC query on “Independent Environment Regulator” India’s biggest floating solar power plant in Telangana MHA on report of Caste Census – SECC 2011 SC QUERY ON “INDEPENDENT ENVIRONMENT REGULATOR” Context: The Supreme Court sent a notice to the central government on a public interest plea to set up a national environmental regulator under the […]

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

Contents A.P.’s Disha Bill sent for inter-ministerial consultation Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railway Fares Mizoram awaits Centre’s direction on Myanmar refugees A.P.’S DISHA BILL SENT FOR INTER-MINISTERIAL CONSULTATION Context: The Union government informed the Lok Sabha hat an inter-ministerial consultation for the Andhra Pradesh Disha (Special Courts for Specified Offences against Women and Children) Bill, […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 9 March 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents SC seeks states’ response on allowing 50%+ quota Only NRI quota seats for OCI cardholders: MHA Tap water supply for government schools, anganwadis SC SEEKS STATES’ RESPONSE ON ALLOWING 50%+ QUOTA Context: The Supreme Court sought responses from all states on whether the 50% ceiling limit on reservation needs to be reconsidered. Relevance: GS-II: […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 7 & 8 March 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents China Approves first downstream dams on Brahmaputra UNDP proposes Temporary Basic Income for Women Proposal to dump inert waste in Asola Bhatti Sanctuary Ocean Currents Slowing down due to Climate Change CHINA APPROVES FIRST DOWNSTREAM DAMS ON BRAHMAPUTRA Context: A draft of China’s new Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) has given approval for the first dams […]