19 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

Should India have two time zones? National timekeeper adds new arguments


A very important article detailing the need for two time zones in India and various reasons for it. Read and make notes for Pre as well as Mains.

Data localisation: why, why not


Read about Data mirroring and localisation for Prelims. Data privacy concerns related question can be asked in Mains.

Ancient rocks in India give clues to early life


Read about geological time scales of the earth. Important for Prelims.

Low Relevance News

Southwest monsoon to completely withdraw from country by October 20

The southwest monsoon will most likely withdraw completely from the country on October 20, the India Meteorological Department said

The southwest monsoon officially starts on June 1 and ends on September 30. Its withdrawal starts from western Rajasthan from September 1

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