26 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

Click on news headlines to read the full news

High Relevance News

[op-ed snap] Retrieving the spoils of colonialism

[op-ed snap] Retrieving the spoils of colonialism

Demand for bringing back historical artefacts has been gaining momentum in recent times. Read the oped to know weight behind it and what can be done to achieve this. Important for Mains.

Govt. notifies rules on granting citizenship

Govt. notifies rules on granting citizenship

Note important features of Citizenship act, 1955. Has become more important in light of NRC in Assam.

Citizen-Science Repository of Indian mammals

Citizen-Science Repository of Indian mammals

Read about MAOI. Important for Prelims.

[pib] Creation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF)

[pib] Creation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF)

Note details about FIDF. Can be asked in Prelims.

Low Relevance News

Army set to create new positions as part of overhaul

The Army’s biggest reform exercise since independence to rightsize the force and reduce mounting revenue expenditure is likely to see creation of new positions of a third Deputy Chief of Army Staff and a Director General of Strategic Communications, among other measures

No important points in the news from the exam perspective

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