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
Read about the third pole and connected rivers. Very important for Prelims.
make notes about increasing weight of schoolbags and Children’s School Bags (Limitation on Weight), Bill of 2006. An important issue for Mains.
Note about the current & previous provisions for curbing black money menace. Important for Pre as well as Mains.
Read about UNCITRAL. Important for prelims.
Low Relevance News
The Supreme Court said media regulators tend to wear a “velvet fist inside a velvet glove” when it comes to dealing with journalists and media organisations whose actions, like revealing the identity of a rape survivor, make them criminally liable
It is a crime under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Indian Penal Code to disclose the identity of victims of sexual abuse, especially if they are children
Not very important news from the exam perspective