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Current affairs - January 2nd, 2022 from The Hindu.

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Around 6,000 NGOs registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) have stopped operating from January 1st. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) refused to extend their registration, or the NGOs did not apply for the renewal process due to the pandemic and the modifications to the FCRA Act certification in 2020 that introduced other restrictive compliance with the law. Managing a designated FCRA bank account with the SBI’s head branch in Delhi was made compulsory among the introduced changes.

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The Goods and Services Tax (GST) gross collections struck a low three-month in December at a rate of 26% higher than the pre-pandemic levels of December 2019 and 13% more than the corresponding month in 2020 with ₹1,29,780 crore.

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The Assam Chief Minister also tends to suggest that the Act be repealed in his state. The configuration of the committee, with a concise deadline of 45 days for the temporary or permanent removal of AFSPA from Nagaland, is indeed an essential step, "the Chief Minister says. The end of tribal insurrection, according to the Chief Minister, could be a significant consideration in assessing the AFSP.

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On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 10th installment of financial aid under the PMKISAN scheme to more than 10.09 crore farmers across India. Over two crore households have been connected to piped water 351 farmer producer organizations have received equity grants totaling more than 14 crores (FPOs).

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On Saturday, India began the New Year by delivering over 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Afghanistan. As part of the humanitarian aid programme, India will also send wheat and medicine. The first consignment of 1.5 tonnes of medicine was sent by India. India has not formalized the Taliban regime in Kabul as Afghanistan's legitimate rule. New Delhi has urged the world community to ensure the provision of humanitarian goods to improve the conditions of common Afghans facing a dual crisis of governance, economic breakdown, and an exhausted health sector.

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US president Joe Biden and Russian president Vladimir Putin seem to be strengthening their European presence in collaboration with NATO allies.

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