9 August 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

India faces a stern test of its commitment to RCEP


RCEP has been on cards for a long time. Now India has moved forward to take a final call on joining RCEP. Read the associated consequences for Mains and member countries for Prelims.

[pib] Swachh Survekshan 2019, ODF+ & ODF ++ Protocols and Swachh Manch Web Portal


Read about swacch survekshan and associated parameters and agencies involved. Can be asked in Prelims. The change in mindset being brought by this campaign can be a topic for Mains.

[op-ed snap] The urgent need for states to get fiscally fit


A detailed editorial highlighting the fiscal strain of states and measures to bring more revenue and better fiscal prudence. Must read for Mains.

Low Relevance News

NGT grants interim relief to Sterlite

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has granted Vedanta Limited access to its administrative section of the Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin. However, the green panel said that the production process will continue to remain shut

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