3 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

Click on news headlines to read the full news

High relevance news

Why is a Public Credit Registry important?


Make notes about credit registry. Important for Pre as well Mains.

UN begins talks on treaty to protect imperilled High Seas


Read about UNCLOS and areas covered as well as left out by it. A tricky statement can be made in Prelims from that.

Green Tribunal steps in to conserve Western Ghats


Note about ESZ provisions and various reports related to western ghats ecology conservation. Important for Pre as well as Mains.

[op-ed snap] From Plate to Plough: Maharashtra vs Market


A good editorial providing steps to make farming more profitable instead of relying on makeshift measures like MSP & other subsidies. Points can be quoted in mains answers as is.

Low Relevance News

U.S., India may not sign security pact at 2+2 meet

At the 2+2 dialogue between India and the U.S. here on September 6, an announcement could be made about an in-principle agreement between the two sides on the Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA), but its signing is doubtful

No important points from exam perspective as the summit is yet to happen and this is not an official statement from the government.

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