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Can you tell me what the word is for "Unnecessary detailed info on a topic which is given after the prominent parts is given"

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You could say that it is extraneous:

not pertinent; irrelevant: an extraneous remark; extraneous decoration.

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If someone doesn't stay on topic, you might say their unrelated information is a digression or that they've gone off on a tangent.

If they simply go on at length, they might ramble, drivel, blather, or babble, producing some form of nonsense, perhaps claptrap or prattle.

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"Fluff" or, more negatively, "bloat"

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Assuming you're referring to printed material of some sort, you might be referring to a 'disclaimer', 'statutory legalese', aka 'the fine print'.

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Actually it doesn't relate to printed material. It could be everything like a speech or something or a story.. –  Tarik Sep 1 '11 at 19:28
Lets assume "Some one is giving a speech about something but in the middle of his speech he just decided to give such info not relevant to the topic and then quickly got back to the topic" but he did it on purpose and this is something not necessary and also detail info about the topic. –  Tarik Sep 1 '11 at 19:38

We could call it "information overload":

The inability to process everything one hears and sees; the availability or supply of too much information, or a state of stress which results.

"information overload" is the result of too much information, and perhaps, can be used to refer to the "too much information" itself

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