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
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High relevance news
Note details about UGC and the fact that Indians who had been awarded a doctoral degree from any of the top 500 global universities would be eligible to teach in Indian universities without the requirement of any equivalence certificate or NET
Also read about Swayam, the MOOCs platform for online material
Note down important provisions of the bill. A question can be asked in Mains under the Disaster Management head
See components of water management index. Also, study about the water crisis in India as well as across the world and need for sustainable use of water
Low Relevance News
The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of six additional AH-64 Apache attack helicopters to India
No important details included in news from exam point of view
A notice is being issued to Haryana for its role in polluting the Yamuna.
No important bodies or river tributaries mentioned. Not important for exam.