21 September 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

Sex offenders’ registry launched with 4.4 lakh entries


With the rise in sexual offences against women and children, the registry was necessary. Note the details. Important for Pre as well as Mains.

India puts four more nuclear facilities under IAEA safeguards


Read about IAEA and impact of its safeguards on India’s nuclear program. Can be asked in Prelims.

[pib] Health Ministry launches sputum sample transportation Through Dept of Post


Read about Nikshay. Important for Prelims.

Low Relevance News

BSF opens hotline in Delhi to talk to Pakistan Rangers

The Border Security Force (BSF) has opened a new hotline in Delhi to communicate with the Pakistan Rangers

After large-scale ceasefire violations in 2015, the BSF and Pakistan Rangers put in a system to resolve through effective communication any flare-up on the border. At least 14 hotlines were activated along the Pakistan border from Gujarat to Jammu. A hotline between the Directors-General of Military Operations (DGMOs) also exists.

No important points in the news apart from the above fact.

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