31 October 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

[op-ed snap] Assault on Aravallis


There has been illegal mining and construction across all states in India. The latest victim of it is the Aravali mountain ranges. Read the editorial to know details of the issue. Important for Mains.

India among nations that face grave danger to soil biodiversity: WWF


Read about findings of Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas. important for prelims. Points from the report can also be quoted in Mains.

India, Japan sign $75 billion currency swap agreement


Note details of currency swap agreement and its benefits. Can be asked in Prelims.

Low Relevance News

States other than Delhi-NCR can use existing stocks of firecrackers for Diwali this year: SC

The Supreme Court has allowed States other than Delhi to use their existing stocks of crackers for Diwali next month.

SC has also directed that only green crackers can be manufactured henceforth across the country. That means once the existing stocks are used up, no new polluting crackers can be made in the cracker factories

No important points in the news from the exam perspective

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