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
A detailed editorial discussing obstacles in financial inclusion for women. Very important for Mains.
Ban culture is now dominating the policy-making process instead of finding viable solutions to the problems. Recent proposal to ban e-cigarettes is in the same line. Read the editorial to understand the issue and possible alternates.
Read about Gene Resource Bank, LaCONES. can be asked in Prelims.
A new index to assess India’s cities. Read and note the parameters and other related details. Can be asked in Pre as well as Mains.
Read about Swadesh darshan scheme. Can be asked in Prelims.
Low Relevance News
Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) in the Indian military are gazetted officers, the Defence Ministry has clarified in an order issued on August 1. The clarification follows a long-standing controversy over the issue
No important points from exam point of view.