Friday, 2 December, 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

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.