21 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

‘Rent-a-lab’ policy to bring revenues to institutions


Read and make notes about SRIMAN policy. This is a progressive step to promote research in India

Explained: No-Confidence Motion


Very nice article covering No Confidence motion in entirety. A must-read for both Pre as well as Mains

[op-ed snap] The fake academia


Very good editorial highlighting the trend of predatory publishing in India and how it is affecting India’s reputation in the research sector around the world. Important for Mains

Low Relevance News

Rajnath set to ease worries before NRC final draft is out

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to issue a statement on the ongoing update of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. As directed by the Supreme Court, the Registrar-General of India will have to publish the final list on July 30 to segregate Indian citizens in Assam from those who entered the State illegally from Bangladesh after March 25, 1971

No important details in news from exam perspective

‘Taking steps to prevent misuse ahead of polls’

WhatsApp has informed the Election Commission (EC) that it will take various steps ahead of polls to prevent the misuse of its messaging platform, and bring to India its fake news verification model — Verificado — that has been used in Mexican elections and deployed in Brazil which has been used in other markets.

The only important term in news is Verificado. Nothing else is important.

Govt. Poster for easy recall



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