5 & 6 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] The forgotten million: on Indian soldiers in World War I

Important editorial highlighting Indian troops role in world wars. Must read for Mains Paper 1 India & World History portion.

[pib] Ministry of Food Processing Industries issues guidelines for OPERATION GREENS

Read about Operation Greens and its objectives. Important for Prelims.

Global Drug Survey set to cover Indians

Note about Global drug survey, its procedure and areas covered. Important for Prelims as well as Mains.

India’s nuclear triad is complete with INS Arihant ending its first deterrence patrol

Make notes about India’s nuclear triad. Very important for Pre as well as Mains.

The legacy of Kepler, retired planet-hunter

Indian, US satellites find black hole that spins near maximum possible rates

‘NASA’s historic Dawn mission to asteroid belt comes to end’

Space missions by Indian as well as international space agencies are important for both Pre & Mains.

Low Relevance News

New rules for foreigners in detention centres

The government has informed the Supreme Court that new guidelines are being framed for keeping foreign nationals in detention centres across the country

No important points in the news from the exam perspective

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