16 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

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High Relevance News

The land challenge underlying India’s farm crisis


Shrinking farms are a cause of concern. Read the details and also solutions for this problem. Important for Mains

Emergency Action Plan for Delhi to kick in


Note about AQI and Pollution control measures being taken in NCR. Can be asked in Prelims & Mains.

[op-ed snap] From food security to nutrition security


Read about biofortification and harvestplus program. Important for Prelims.

Low Relevance News

Regional links are key: China envoy

India and China are in talks over connectivity projects that pass through Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan such as the International North-South transport corridor, India-Iran-Afghanistan transit and trade arrangement, and China-Pakistan—Afghanistan cooperation

Not much relevant details in the news apart from the projects mentioned.

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