17 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

Click on news headlines to read the full news

High Relevance News

How Satyagraha still drives change globally

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

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

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.

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