11 September 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

Ocean Cleanup team heads to the Pacific

Ocean Cleanup team heads to the Pacific

Read about Ocean cleanup project and Pacific garbage patch. Important for Prelims.

Elusive snow leopard spotted in Himachal wildlife sanctuary

Elusive snow leopard spotted in Himachal wildlife sanctuary

Make notes about the location of Lippa-asra WLS and Snow leopard protection status. Can be asked in Prelims.

Animals in Wrong Role

Animals in Wrong Role

Know provisions of Prevention of cruelty to animals act and other related statutes. Important for Pre as well as Mains.

Low Relevance News

CRPF takes up mental health project for jawans to check suicides, depression

Concerned over suicides and stress factors claiming more lives of troops than during operations, the country’s largest paramilitary force, the CRPF, has launched a first-time project to ascertain jawans’ mental health

No important points in the news from the exam perspective

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