05 July 2018 | High Relevance vs Low Relevance News , Govt. Posters for easy recall

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

[pib] Cabinet approves accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996 and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty, 1996


Two very important treaties concerned with IPR protection. Note all details. Very very important for this year Mains as well as next year Prelims. Also read about WIPO

[pib] Cabinet approves DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018


Amongst all concerns of the right to privacy, the government has gone ahead with DNA profiling bill.

Note how it will help in finding missing persons as well as reducing crimes.

Can be quoted in Mains answers.

[pib] Three lakh CSC VLEs to be engaged as Banking Correspondents


Digital India is helping to take various services to remote areas of India. Note the details of DigiGaon as these types of schemes are being asked in Prelims.

Thanjavur Paintings


Art and Culture News! No need to highlight its importance. Note down all points related to Thanjavur Paintings.

Low Relevance News

India braces for more U.S. pressure on Iran sanctions

The Government of India is bracing for more “pressure“ from the U.S. on Iran sanctions in the coming weeks but hopes that there may be an exception made for its dealings on the Chabahar port

Nothing important in news from UPSC perspective

Centre asks Malaysia to extradite Zakir Naik

The Centre said that it had made a formal request to Malaysia in January for the extradition of the controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

No important points from exam perspective

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