Cooking oils: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Negative impact of palm oil use in developing countries

The use of palm oil is widespread in developing countries because of its cheap availability. It is extracted from the fruits of the African Oil Palm tree. It is used in different forms: refined, blended or in the form of vanaspati. Studies have highlighted the negative impact of the oil’s use in India. India is ..

Current Affairs Business & Economy : November 24-30, 2009

November 24, 2009: MOU between Indian Oil & Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd. for Nuclear Power PlantIndian Oil Corporation and Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd. have recently signed an MOU for setting up at least one 1,000 MW nuclear power plant. NPCIL will be the operator and take at least 51 per cent ..