General Awareness and Public Administration
Election Commission of India recently conducted re-polling for the ongoing Lok Sabha General Elections in various polling stations of Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
Provisions related to Re-polling under Representation of the People Act (RPA), 1951
Section 57 – Natural calamity, violence, etc.
Section 58(2) – Damage or destruction of voting machines.
Section 58A – Booth capturing.
Section 52 – Death of candidate of recognised political party (National party/State party)

India’s Foreign Policy
UPI in Namibia
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) International has signed a pact with Namibia to develop a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) like instant payment system for Namibia.
▪ NPCI International is the overseas arm of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
About NPCI International (NIPL):
✓ Formation – 2020
✓ CEO – Ritesh Shukla
✓ Headquarters – Mumbai.
✓ NIPL is a wholly owned subsidiary of NPCI.

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