22 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

[op-ed snap] We have failed our children


Read about the World Development Report & Human Capital Index for Prelims. India’s consistent failure to increase its ranking across these indexes can be asked in Mains.

Bacteria to degrade toluene


Read & note about Acinetobacter Junii. Such terms are frequently asked in Prelims.

Mission Mercury: How will twin probes reach there, and why?


Space missions of Indian, as well as foreign space agencies, are important for Pre as well as Mains.

Low Relevance News

PMO told to disclose corruption complaints

The Central Information Commission has directed the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to disclose complaints of corruption received against Union Ministers between 2014 and 2017 and the action taken on them

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