24 August 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

Click on news headlines to read the full news

High relevance news

State can stop voluntary retirement of doctors

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/state-can-stop-voluntary-retirement-of-doctors/

A judgment highlighting the importance of public interest over fundamental/constitutional rights. Can be asked in Pre as a tricky statement.

35% of cyber attacks on Indian sites from China: official report

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/35-of-cyber-attacks-on-indian-sites-from-china-official-report/

Read about CERT-In & China’s role in cyber attacks. Important for Pre and mains respectively.

ICOMOS launches initiative to save cultural heritage damaged in Kerala floods

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/icomos-launches-initiative-to-save-cultural-heritage-damaged-in-kerala-floods/

Make notes about ICOMOS. A hot topic for Prelims.

[pib] CJI launches various applications to facilitate Litigants and Lawyers

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-cji-launches-various-applications-to-facilitate-litigants-and-lawyers/

Read and make notes about all initiatives highlighted in newscard.

Low Relevance News

After UAE, Pakistan offers help to flood-hit Kerala

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered to help flood-hit Kerala. The Pakistani leader’s comments came in the backdrop of growing criticism of the Indian government’s decision to decline foreign aid for flood relief and rehabilitation in the State

No important points from the exam point of view.

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