06 October 2018 | High Relevance vs Low Relevance News

Reading News for UPSC is utmost important and rising number of questions year on year in UPSC Prelims is a testimony of this

We are starting a daily series where we will analyze news covered in The Hindu, Indian Express and other newspapers which are important from exam perspective and which are not

Important news would have been covered in our daily news coverage in form of newscards.

Unimportant ones will be mentioned here and a short description regarding why it is not relevant for the exam

Click on news headlines to read the full news

High Relevance News

[pib] Atal Innovation Mission & SIRIUS sign MoU for promotion of innovative cooperation between students of India & Russia


Read about Atal Innovation Mission. Can be asked in Prelims.

India, Russia sign S-400 missile deal after summit


Note details about S-400 system and its need for India. Important for Pre as well as Mains.

[pib] India-China Trade


Important newscard highlighting the benefits that India could get from ongoing trade war. Must read for Mains.

Low Relevance News

Banks, telecom companies could be allowed to use Aadhaar, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that a Parliament-approved legislation can restore mandatory linking of biometric ID Aadhaar with mobile phones and bank accounts

The Supreme Court had last month upheld the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar, the 12-digit biometric based unique identity number, but restricted its use by private entities like telecom operators for verifying the identity of the mobile phone user

No important points in news from the exam perspective as this is just an idea floated by a minister.

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