Daily Current Affairs December 23 & 24

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December 23 & 24 | Daily Current Affairs 2023

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs December 23 & 24

1. How long has the Centre extended the duty exemption on imported lentils?
A) Till March 31, 2022
B) Till March 31, 2023
C) Till March 31, 2024
D) Till March 31, 2025
E) Till March 31, 2026
Answer: D) Till March 31, 2025

  • The Centre has extended the import duty exemption on masur dal (lentils) by another year till March 31, 2025.
  • Import of lentils are being allowed duty-free to help contain inflation.
  • In the normal course, imports attract 30 per cent Customs duty.
  • The extension of duty exemption by a year will benefit the importers and will boost the supplies.
  • Including the expected imports during November, the total imports of lentils during April-November stood at 11.48 lakh tonnes, according to iGrain India compared with 8.58 lakh tonnes in the financial year 2022-23.
  • India imports lentils mainly from major producing countries such as Canada and Australia. Recently, the government has removed the retaliatory customs tariff on imports of lentils from the United States.
  • Production of lentils during 2022-23 stood at over 15.8 lakh tonnes, higher than previous year’s 12.69 lakh tonnes.

Import Duty:

  • Import duty is a type of tax levied on the import and specific exports of a nation’s customs authorities. The value of goods will generally decide the amount of import duty that will be imposed.
  • Import duty is also referred to as customs duty, import tax, import tariff, or tariff.

2. Which airport has been recognized as the ‘World’s most beautiful airport’ and received the ‘World Special Prize for an Interior 2023’?
A) Changi Airport (Singapore)
B) Heathrow Airport (London)
C) Bengaluru Kempegowda Airport
D) Dubai International Airport
E) Incheon International Airport (Seoul)
Answer: C) Bengaluru Kempegowda Airport

  • Bengaluru Kempegowda has been recognized as the ‘World’s most beautiful airport’ and was awarded the coveted ‘World Special Prize for an Interior 2023.’
  • The global panel, chaired by fashion designer Elie Saab, unveiled the latest architectural projects awarded a world title.

Over All Review

National Affairs

  • India extends lentils import at zero duty till March 2025.
  • Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport’s Terminal 2 has won the World Special Prize for an Interior 2023, making it the ‘World’s most beautiful airport’.


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