Saturday, 3 December, 2022
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Topic: CNG

Hisashi Takeuchi is Maruti-Suzuki’s new boss. Driving on Indian roads isn’t his only challenge

In his first interaction with the Indian media, Maruti Suzuki's new CEO Hisashi Takeuchi revealed the carmaker's plans to roll out its first electric car by 2025 and more.

Modi govt hikes natural gas price by 62%, CNG, piped cooking gas rates may rise

The first price hike since April 2019 will also up the cost of generating electricity but it may not reflect in consumer bills as the share of power produced from gas is very low.

Indian Oil plans for a clean future with 50 hydrogen-CNG buses in Delhi

Indian Oil will deploy 50 buses around the capital powered by a blend of hydrogen and CNG & the fleet could start rolling as soon as this year.

Nearly 400 districts will have city gas distribution facility in 2-3 years: PM Modi

Modi also said the number of compressed natural gas stations will increase to 10,000 by end of this decade, which will also help reduce pollution.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

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.