18 August 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

Scientists to test land for LIGO


LIGO project is an important breakthrough and its extension to India is a big news. Important for Pre as well as Mains.


Odisha to showcase its biodiversity


Make notes about Bhitarkanika national park & its important features. Can be asked in Prelims.

[op-ed snap] How WHO’s Essential Diagnostics List Can Spur Innovation, Quality Assurance


A good editorial highlighting the status of the diagnostic sector as well as possible solutions for increasing access to healthcare. Important for Mains.

Low Relevance News

Kerala floods: Mobilisation of additional Central resources discussed in high-level meeting

A high-level committee headed by cabinet secretary met to discuss the Kerala floods.

It was decided to mobilise additional resources of all agencies including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to provide the required assistance to Kerala

No important points in news from the exam perspective

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