12 June 2018 | High Relevance vs Low Relevance News , Govt. Posters for easy recall

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

PM’s maternity scheme benefits 23.6 lakh


Newscard gives details about coverage of PMMVY and associated benefits. Govt schemes are important from both Prelims as well as Mains point of view

What caused the Dec. 1, 2015 Chennai downpour?


A detailed reasoning for the heavy downpour in Chennai and subsequent flooding. Cold pool theory can be asked in Prelims and Urban flooding has been appearing in UPSC mains in recent years

Rise in India-ASEAN naval games


Note all bilateral and multilateral exercises mentioned in news card. Apart from that also make a note of points of convergence with ASEAN countries in recent times in order to quote that in Mains answers

Low relevance news

No plans to privatise Railways, says Piyush Goyal

The Centre has no plans to privatise the Railways.

The statement comes amid concerns voiced by unions about the part or full privatization of the Railways, which has been inviting private participation in station development, infrastructure creation and some other areas

Nothing important from exam perspective

Maldives sets deadline for India on taking back helicopters

Tensions over the presence of the two Indian helicopters in two different strategically important locations in Laamu and Addu atolls have been growing over the past few weeks

India had gifted two Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) to the Maldives in 2013

Only notable details are Dhruv helicopter and Laamu and Addu tolls.

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