28 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

[pib] Government announces Regulations for Drones


Read about Digital Sky platform. Can be asked in Prelims.

After Saubhagya, govt plans induction stoves for the poor


Important news showing how one government scheme paves way for various other initiatives. Read about this and also note data related to power consumption in India. Can be quoted in Mains.

Indus water panel to discuss Pakistan’s objection to Indian projects


IWT has appeared in Mains so fewer chances of appearing again but can be asked in Prelims.

Low Relevance News

Assam NRC: SC asks Centre whether those left out are getting a second chance

The Supreme Court has asked the Union government whether it is giving the over 40 lakh people, excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, a “second chance” to gain citizenship by allowing them to produce fresh documents to prove their Indian legacy

No important points for the exam in the news

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