27 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

[op-ed snap] Council conundrum: on States having a Legislative Council

Odisha to get Legislative Council



Important news and editorial highlighting issues related to legislative councils in states. Must read for Pre as well as Mains.

New copters to enable tech transfer


Make notes about DAC (Chairman, work domain etc) and the Strategic Partnership (SP) model. Can be asked in Prelims.

MP seeks revival of cheetah reintroduction project


Note details about the animals that are now extinct in India. Can be asked in Prelims.

Low Relevance News

Indian choppers to remain in Male

A long-standing issue between India & Maldives now seems to be resolved. But the news does not contain any important points from exam perspective.

Kerala lacks a flood warning system: Ministry of Earth Sciences

While Kerala records among the highest amounts of rainfall in the country, the State did not have a flood warning system in place. He added that while there were several sophisticated tools to anticipate extreme weather events, India still lacked a mechanism to effectively deploy them

No important points in the news from exam point of view

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