Daily Current Affairs for UPSC Civil Services Exam – 11 September 2020

In Today’s News:

  1. FCRA registration to Golden Temple, Amritsar.
  2. India and Japan sign the logistics agreement.

1. FCRA registration to Golden Temple, Amritsar

News Summary

The Ministry of Home Affairs has granted Foreign Contribution Regulation Act(FCRA) registration to Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib which is also famously known as the Golden Temple, Amritsar. This FCRA registration will help them receive foreign funds and donations.

Prelims GS – Governance


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2. India and Japan sign logistics agreement

News Summary

India and Japan signed an Agreement between the two countries concerning the Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between the Armed Forces of India and The Self-Defense Forces of Japan. The agreement was signed by the Defence Secretary of India and Ambassador of Japan.

Mini Insights

Mains GS2 – International Relations

Significance of India-Japan Logistics Agreement:
  • This agreement establishes the enabling framework for closer cooperation between the Armed Forces of India and Japan in the reciprocal provision of supplies and services while engaged in bilateral training activities, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, Humanitarian International Relief and other mutually agreed activities.
  • The agreement will also enhance the interoperability between the Armed Force of India and Japan
  • This agreement helps in further increasing the bilateral defense engagements under the Special Strategic & Global Partnership between the two countries.
  • This agreement will help in maintaining regional security.
  • This agreement will also increase maritime cooperation between India and Japan.

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