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Daily News Digest:13 September 2020

EXPLAINED | WHAT IS FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION (REGULATION) ACT, AND HOW DOES IT CONTROL DONATIONS?

It regulates foreign donations by ensuring that such contributions do not adversely affect internal security. It was first enacted in 1976 and in 2010, it was amended. It is applicable to all associations, groups and NGOs which intend to receive foreign donations. It is mandatory for all such NGOs to register themselves under the FCRA.

JAPAN'S NAOMI OSAKA WINS US OPEN TITLE

Japan's Naomi Osaka wins the United States Open Tennis Championship. In US Open Tennis, Japan's Naomi Osaka defeated Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the Women's Singles final. It is the her third Grand Slam title for Naomi Osaka. She has become the first Asian player to win three Grand Slam singles titles and also moved up to number 3 in the world rankings.

EXPLAINED : WORLD FIRST AID DAY 2020 CELEBRATED ON 12 SEPTEMBER

World First Aid Day is observed on the second Saturday of September, every year. The day is observed to raise public awareness about the first aid and how it can save lives every day, and during a crisis.

EXPLAINED : GLOBAL ECONOMIC FREEDOM INDEX 2020

Economic Freedom of the World: 2020 prepared by Fraser Institute is released in India in association with New Delhi-based think tank Centre For Civil Society. India ranked 105th on the Global Economic Freedom Index 2020.

Top 10 countries : New Zealand, Switzerland, US, Australia, Mauritius, Georgia, Canada and Ireland.

J&K GETS FIRST-EVER INTEGRATED GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL SYSTEM

First-ever J&K Integrated Grievance Redressal System for the redressal of complaints was launched in Jammu and Kashmir. It was unveiled by Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha. It is being launched on a pilot basis in three districts namelu Jammu, Srinagar, and Reasi and for the remaining districts it will be launched by October 2.

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