19 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

[pib] ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for grant of Security Clearance


Read about e Sahaj portal and national security clearance. Important for Prelims.

[pib] New operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)


Read about PMFBY. Becomes important in the context of the agricultural crisis in India and the need to protect farmers.

[pib] C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS)


Read about CIMS and its applications. Can be asked in Prelims.

[pib] Medical Cyclotron Facility Cyclone-30, Kolkata


Know the details of the project and technical specifications. This type of questions are a common sight in Prelims.

Low Relevance News

Assam draft NRC: Supreme Court orders resumption of filing of claims, objections by 40 lakh left-out people

The Supreme Court has ordered the resumption of filing of claims and objections by around 40 lakh people who were left out in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam

Assam, which had faced an influx of people from Bangladesh since the early 20th century, is the only State having an NRC, which was first prepared in 1951

No important points in the news except the above fact.

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