Argentina Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s Record Soyoil Import from the United States of America

Due to limited supply from drought-stricken South America, Indian exporters have arranged to import a record 100,000 tonnes of soyoil from the United States, at a time when palm oil prices are reaching new highs. Overview: India, the world’s largest edible oil importer, generally buys soyoil from Brazil and Argentina, but this year’s low bean ..

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Argentina Abortion Laws

Argentina recently became the largest Latin American country to legalize abortion. What are the key features of new Argentina abortion law? Under the new law Argentina has legalised abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy. In India, abortion is legal till 24th week of pregnancy according to medical termination of pregnancy (Amendment) act, 2020. Earlier ..

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Argentina – Millionaire’s tax

Argentina parliament has imposed ‘millionaire tax’ on about 12,000 of the country’s richest people to fund coronavirus countermeasures. Under this scheme, people with declared assets worth more than 200 million pesos will pay a progressive rate of up to 3.5% on wealth in Argentina and up to 5.25% on wealth outside the country. The revenue ..

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Project ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ will be launched on 24th June

For reducing the carbon dioxide emission caused due to transportation in the country, NITI Aayog will launch the project ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ on 24th June 2020. The project is in collaboration with the International Transport Forum (ITF). Objective of the Project To meet the goals related to climate/ climate change in the country, it ..

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14,100 tonnes of the rare metal, Lithium Reserves found in India

The researchers at the India’s Atomic Energy Commission have found Lithium Reserves of 14,100 tonnes in Mandya. Mandya is 100 km away from Bengaluru, Karnataka. Being a very rare metal Lithium is mainly used in manufacturing batteries for electric vehicles. Highlights The reserves found is very little as compared to the world’s leading producers of ..

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