20 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

ICFRE signs two MoUs for Prakriti Programme


Read about ICFRE & Prakriti Program. Can be asked in Prelims.

[pib] India to receive University of Pennsylvania’s Top Energy Policy Prize


Note details about Carnot prize. Important for Prelims.

[op-ed snap] Myanmar and the limits of pan-Islamism


Rohingya crisis has various other geopolitical aspects related to it. Read the editorial to know western influence in the Muslim solidarity movements. Important for Mains.

Low Relevance News

Three-fourths of H-1B visa holders in 2018 are Indians: U.S. report

Indians account for 73.9% of the total H-1B visa holders in the U.S.

The H-1B gender report was released days after the Trump administration came out with its unified fall agenda, in which it said that it plans to make changes in the definition of specialty occupation for the definition of H-1B visas and re-redefining the relationship between employees and employers

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