Day November 5, 2021

India Bhutan trade relations

• The Commerce Secretary Level meeting was held between India and Bhutan on trade and transit issues. About: • The two sides held extensive discussions on the current trade and transit issues including measures to further strengthen bilateral trade relations…

Edible oil

• Government has slashed the basic duty on crude palm oil, crude soyabean oil and crude sunflower oil from 2.5 percent to nil in a bid to reign in continuous rise in the cooking oil prices since past one year.…

Adi Shankaracharya

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 12-foot statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Kedarnath, where the acharya is believed to have attained samadhi at the age of 32 in the ninth century. About: • Adi Shankara is said to have…