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
[pib] Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)
Read about CARA and Hague adoption convention. Can be asked in Prelims.
President clears Assam Bill against witch-hunt
Superstitious practices across the country have lead to various deaths. Assam has enacted a law to ensure women safety and do away with such superstitions. Note details. Can be asked in Mains.
Centre increases CVs’ load carrying capacity
Make notes about FASTag. Can be asked in Prelims.
Low Relevance News
Govt taking steps to improve accuracy of IMD’s prediction
The Government is taking various steps to further improve the accuracy of predictions made by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Under the Monsoon Mission, a new dynamical prediction system for long-range forecasting of Indian monsoon has been implemented by the IMD
Nothing important in news from UPSC perspective
215 post office passport service centres opened in four years: govt
As many as 215 post office passport service centres were opened in different parts of the country for the benefit of the common man in the last four years
Nothing important in news from exam point of view
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