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Closed sugar mills may see revival soon as govt mulls ethanol production on their land

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said land of the sugar mills can be utilised for ethanol production from sugar.

23 Sep 2019 6:51 PM

Ethanol-powered TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 launched at Rs 1.2 lakh

It is Rs 8,600 more expensive than petrol-powered Apache RTR 200 4V ABS, which is priced at Rs 1.11 lakh.

16 Jul 2019 1:47 PM

Govt raises ethanol price for blending in petrol by 25 per cent

Diverting sugarcane juice for directly making ethanol, which can be doped in petrol, is common across the major sugar producing nations.

12 Sep 2018 5:49 PM

Gadkari pitches for alternate fuels; says govt not against petrol, diesel

Our policy is very clear. We want to reduce imports, increase exports and finish pollution, said Gadkari.

05 Sep 2018 6:56 PM

Ethanol-mixed petrol saved foreign exchange, lowered emission: Pradhan

Almost 67 crore litres of ethanol was blended with petrol in 2016-17.

25 Jul 2018 5:42 PM


Govt hikes ethanol price by Rs 2.85 per litre for 2018-19

A decision in this regard was taken in a Cabinet meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

27 Jun 2018 3:45 PM

Cabinet approves Rs 8,500 cr bailout package for sugar industry

Ethanol doping in petrol will also help the country cut its oil imports.

06 Jun 2018 2:03 PM

Study shows jelly made of alcohol could help kill cancer

According to researchers implant releases ethanol to destroy tumour cells.

22 Nov 2017 1:08 PM