Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicBiofuel

Topic: Biofuel

India’s ethanol production can’t ride on surplus sugar and rice. Modi govt needs a way out

Any major diversion of corn usage towards ethanol production would severely impact India's poultry sector. Modi govt's target of E20 by 2025 needs 2G biofuels.

India can become a leader in sustainable aviation fuel — with feedstock and solar power

India will experience the largest increase in energy demand through 2040 of any country in the world. Sustainable aviation fuel can help.

Surge in Indonesia and Malaysia’s palm oil prices may shrink sales to India

India will shift some purchases to other edible oils this winter after palm’s surge of about 30% from last month’s low.

Country’s urine has so much potential, can store it & end urea import, says Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari pitched for storing urine for making bio-fuel, extract urea, as well as ammonium sulfate and nitrogen.

Indian Air Force is showing the country how to go the biofuel way

The total import substitution based on IAF consumption of biofuels alone could reach Rs 25,000 crore by 2024.

SpiceJet completes its maiden flight using blended bio-fuel

Airlines using bio-fuels can fulfil Modi's goal of cutting 10% of oil imports by 2022 and make it affordable for more Indians to fly.

Increased ethanol production can save Rs 12,000 crore, claims PM Modi

A more than threefold increase in ethanol production can significantly reduce India's imports in next four years, he said.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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