17 September 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

More river stretches are now critically polluted: CPCB


Revisit environment book/notes and read about BOD, COD and related concepts. Can be asked in Prelims.

Indigenous anti-tank missile test-fired


Read about MPTAGM. Important for Prelims.

EyeROV TUNA: India’s first Underwater Robotic Drone


Such Science & tech innovations are a common sight in Prelims. Remember the details.

Low Relevance News

3,400 centres to aid in practice tests

Union HRD Minister has inaugurated a network of 3,404 Test Practice Centres (TPCs) spread across the country to help students get familiar with the pattern of competitive exams to be conducted by the newly established National Testing Agency (NTA)

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11 months ago

Google and other search engines use algorithms to help surface news stories based on their perceived relevance to users.Google.comc This means that high relevance news stories are often given more prominence in search results and news feeds, while low relevance stories may be deprioritized or not shown at all


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