Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 23 Sep 2020

1. Parliament on Wednesday, 23 Sep 20, passed a bill to amend the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act to make furnishing of Aadhaar numbers by office bearers of NGOs mandatory for registrationto bring more transparency. Amid Opposition boycott of proceedings over suspension of eight MPs, Rajya Sabha unanimously passed the bill, while Lok Sabha already passed it on Monday 21st. The bill provides for reduction in administrative expenses of any NGO receiving foreign funding, from 50 per cent to what per cent of annual funds to ensure spending on their main objectives?

2. In a major boost for Indian armed forces, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday (September 22) conducted the successful flight test of High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT). The flight test was done from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. What is teh name of this flight vehicle?
3. The ITBP is deployed extensively in the hill-state Uttarakhand to guard the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and has its bases in several districts of the state. A memorandum was signed on Monday, 21st Sep 2020, between the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) with which institute in Uttarakhand to took over the institute's administration?
Institute of Petroleum Management
Forest Research Institute
Design & Research Organisation Roorkee
Tehri Lake Adventure Institute
4. On 23rd September 2020, which tech product company officially launched its online store in India offering its full range of products to customers across the country for the first time?
5. The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, 23rd Sep 20, approved three labour codes merging _______ central labour laws, effecting a major reform that has been on the table for at least 17 years. The three codes--on social security, industrial relations and occupational safety --cleared by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, will allow industries flexibility in doing business, hiring and firing, make industrial strikes difficult while promoting fixed term employment, reducing influence of trade unions and expanding social security net for informal sector workers.

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