29 September 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

Supreme Court opens Sabarimala temple to women of all ages


Read the views of SC judges and articles of constitution quoted during this judgment. Can be used in Mains paper 1, 2 as well as Essay on women’s rights, religious freedom and related topics.

NITI Aayog, Oracle to fight fake drugs through blockchain


Blockchain is emerging as the most promising technology for solving various problems being faced by India. Read about the technology and its potential in India. Can be asked in Mains.

[op-ed snap] A UN for the People


The era of multilateralism started by UN and carried forward by WTO seems to be fading. Read the oped to know the reasons as well as solutions to this problem of isolationism. Important for Mains.

Low Relevance News

It’s Bengal calling for the ‘greatest festival on earth’

West Bengal, a State where the industry is often perceived to be in decline, plans to tap into tourism by hard-selling its festivals, starting with Durga Puja

No important points in the news although the headline makes it look so from UPSC perspective

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