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
Explained: How a country gets a currency manipulator tag
Read about currency manipulation. Has been in news frequently and hence important for Prelims.
Govt. procurement scheme fails to ensure MSP for farmers
Read about PM AASHA Scheme. Can be asked in Prelims.
India’s first engine-less train set to hit tracks
Note details about Train 18. Such innovations are usually asked in Prelims. Railway modernisation can be a topic for Mains.
Low Relevance News
PM Modi leaves for Japan for annual summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Japan to attend the annual summit to be held on October 28 and 29with his counterpart Shinzo Abe
No important points in the news from the exam point of view