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
Note key points and summit of the Kathmandu Declaration. Important for Prelims.
The Law Commission has put to rest a major debate going on regarding UCC. Note its recommendations to use in Mains answers.
Note about ICCPR for Prelims & the issue of wrongful prosecution for Mains.
Environmental conventions have been consistently asked in Prelims. Cannot be ignored at any cost.
Low Relevance News
India has invited Pakistan to visit sites of the Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnal hydroelectric projects on the Chenab. It is as per the Indus water the Treaty-mandated tours of both the Indus Commissioners in the Indus basin on both sides.
Not very important news from the exam point of view as IWC meeting has already been covered.