Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicUrea

Topic: Urea

Russia-Ukraine war, sanctions on Iran could push India’s fertiliser subsidy bill up by 60%

Centre spent around Rs 1.25 lakh crore on fertiliser subsidies in last financial year. Disruption of ammonia supplies from Russia likely to push bill up to Rs 2 lakh crore this year.

Power crisis, urea shortage, piled-up grain stock — how goods train suspension has hit Punjab

With goods trains not plying in Punjab since 2 Oct, both govt & private thermal plants are facing acute coal shortage. Urea for farms is also not reaching state, leading to shortage.

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.

On Camera

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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

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.