25 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

20 years since slave trade was abolished


A very important newscard covering Haitian revolution. Must read for Mains World History portion as events like these are very likely to appear in Mains.

Poll panel to brainstorm on key issues


Important issues concerning polls in India. Read and make notes for Mains.

National Logistics Portal to boost trade competitiveness


There has been more focus on the logistics sector in recent years and it has resulted in increasing India’s ranking in logistics performance index. Read about NLP & facts associated with the logistics sector in the newscard. Important for Pre as well as Mains

Low Relevance News

Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy appointed DRDO Chief

The Government has appointed eminent scientist Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy as the Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) after the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment

No important details from exam point of view

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