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
How Satyagraha still drives change globally
Read about Mahatma Gandhi’s role in various revolutionary movements. Very important for GS Paper 1 of Mains.
UPI to facilitate interoperability among prepaid payment instruments
Read about interoperability feature of UPI. Questions on UPI and NPCI were prominent in Prelims 2018.
Indian Navy acquires deep submarine rescue capabilities
Read about DSRV & Indian Navy modernisation program. Important for Prelims.
Low Relevance News
MHA order on merging police forces in 6 UTs kept in abeyance
The Union Home Ministry has put in abeyance a notification issued last month to amalgamate senior ranks of police from Chandigarh and five other Union Territories including Delhi
MHA had last month notified the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Chandigarh (Police Service) Rules, 2018 and the postings, which were till now decided by the respective UT administrators were put at the disposal of the Centre
Since the decision has been kept on hold, it becomes less important for the exam.