3 November 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] Accident of birth

Read about Jus soli principle and its usage in citizenship matters. Due to the global debate on immigration, becomes important for Prelims as well as Mains.

[pib] PM launches historic Support and Outreach Initiative for MSME Sector

Note about various initiatives for the MSME sector. Can be asked in Prelims. Role of MSME sector in industrial as well as economic growth can be a topic for Mains.

[pib] Promulgation of the Companies Amendment (Ordinance), 2018

Read about the provisions of the ordinance. Mains surprise questions generally appear from these type of news.

Low Relevance News

Navy considering inducting women in sailor rank

In a first, the Indian Navy is looking at enrolment of women in sailors rank and the issue was discussed at the recently held Naval Commanders Conference

Sailors are equivalent to jawans in the Army.

No important points in the news from the UPSC perspective

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