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
Note about CORPAT exercises and all the countries that India conducts these exercise with. Also about the importance of all such endeavors
The US wants to review GSP status of India and this could affect India’s exports in a big way. Make notes about all such impacts and why this system should continue as is to be beneficial to both India & USA
Important news for Art & Culture. Ambubachi Mela or related facts can be asked in Prelims
Editorial discusses the gaps left in SECC & how Census 2021 can be planned in order to get a holistic picture of Indian society and its changed pattern over the years
Low Relevance News
News discusses the fact that it was the former diplomat and civil servant P.N. Haksar who “invented” the formula in 1987 that India and China could cooperate in other areas even as they addressed their differences on the boundary question
Nothing important from UPSC perspective as this doctrine is less discussed in India-China relations but since UPSC is always ready to give surprises, just keep in mind the name of doctrine and broad details about it for Mains
India has lowered the limits on the export of certain essential commodities such as potatoes, onions, and eggs to the Maldives
No important act included in the news apart from the 1981 agreement between India and Maldives.