Foreign Contribution(Regulation) Act (FCRA)

Foreign Contribution(Regulation) Act (FCRA): The Union Home Ministry has amended certain rules related to the Foreign Contribution(Regulation) Act (FCRA), allowing Indians to receive up to ₹10 lakh in a year from relatives staying abroad without informing the authorities. The earlier limit was ₹1 lakh. In a notification, the Ministry also said that if the amount […]

Partnership For Global Infrastructure And Investment (PGII)

Partnership For Global Infrastructure And Investment (PGII): On June 26, the G-7 grouping of the world’s “most industrialised nations” Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the U.K., Japan and the U.S. along with the European Union (EU) launched a U.S.-led $600 billion Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) at their summit in Germany’s Schloss Elmau, where […]

China’s New High-Tech Aircraft Carrier Fujian

China’s New High-Tech Aircraft Carrier Fujian: China unveiled its first indigenous aircraft carrier, the new-generation Fujian (Type 003). China now has the most number of aircraft carriers after the U.S. The Fujian has been named after China’s eastern coastal province which lies across from Taiwan. The Fujian joins two other carriers currently operated by China […]

National Investigation Agency

National Investigation Agency: The Union Home Ministry handed over the probe into the barbaric killing of a pharmacist at Amravati in Maharashtra to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The NIA is the Central Counter-Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency of India mandated to investigate all the offences affecting the sovereignty, security and integrity of India. It includes: […]