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by upendora
15 May 2009 11:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1161
Views: 72964

Re: Indian Health Care Industry

We need to a health care system which helps in reducing population.
by upendora
07 Aug 2008 04:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 573
Views: 88284

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Genetically modified cotton was to be the saviour of India's farmers, but ill-health and financial worries are fuelling a backlash At first, cotton farmers did well. They got high yields and enjoyed a real increase in income. But then problems arose. . . Despite these problems, the Indian governmen...
by upendora
07 Jun 2008 19:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

How about the real real reason why oil prices are rising reuters news LONDON (Reuters) - Oil's spurt to a record above $135 last month from around $100 at the start of 2008 may have been influenced by a growing feeling that oil supplies might be peaking, the head of oil explorer Cairn Energy said. C...
by upendora
21 Apr 2008 19:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

deccanherald link It will be better for India to start planning for a time when oil will be in limited quantity and prices far above the current level. I believe the first article in Indian newspaper addressing the declining production. Just like it happened in the West, it is the local newpaper wh...
by upendora
17 Apr 2008 08:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

People are in a haste to discredit peak oil concerns.
Wait for real news and theoildrum forum to analyse more.

Sanjay M wrote:
In Brazil, Another Gusher
If its size is confirmed, a vast new oil find would catapult Brazil into the world's oil-producing elite. But extraction will be difficult
by upendora
15 Apr 2008 06:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

Yeah searched for the[url=http://www.thestar.com/Business/article/414164]
Bakken results.
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LATOC

ArmenT wrote:USGS to release results of study on Bakken Formation this Thursday.

This could be big folks!
by upendora
04 Apr 2008 10:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

I heard the western media even gave investment advise to short oil.
So where is the 90$ oil? Positive thinking doesn't work for the rules of supply and demand.

by upendora
28 Mar 2008 07:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1522
Views: 215945

Power ministry asks for more gas — pointing out that the fuel should not be used for making petrochemicals when its shortage is hampering state-owned generation TOI had reported that the generation utility has been running short of nearly 7 mcmd (million cubic metres a day) of gas and had to idle...
by upendora
27 Mar 2008 15:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Developments in Indian Agriculture
Replies: 106
Views: 26526

Most of the medium and small rivers run completely dry to the sea. The only river in the South that has excess water is Godavari. If the current plans proceed, there will be quite a loss in fisheries and agri land in the delta region. (As outlflows decrease salt water starts coming up ) btw you can ...
by upendora
25 Mar 2008 06:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1522
Views: 215945

Any progress on thorium based nuclear energy.
Who is doing the research. We need it ASAP :)
by upendora
24 Mar 2008 12:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

Double-digit oil price is history: R S Sharma of ONGC .. Oil addicted economies, the world over, will have to reconcile to this fact and work out suitable solutions to insulate development from the oil price curve ... I wasted my 10 minutes reading that article. What are the "suitable solution...
by upendora
24 Mar 2008 09:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1161
Views: 72964

revisiting population growth

Due to recent rapid economic growth, the old concept of population control is rightfully thrown out. The idea is that as proverty is reduced, the birth rate will also reduce. The question is what happens if economy does not keep on increasing as predicted. My worry is should we leave the population ...
by upendora
24 Feb 2008 02:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

by upendora
18 Feb 2008 06:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 52626

Climate change is perhaps less of a problem than the amount of air pollution & dust and garbage in cities in hot & humid India. That alone kills more in one year than climate change ever will. I would say diabetes kills more people than pollution. You need to understand that there is someth...
by upendora
15 Feb 2008 09:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 52626

Acharya wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbGSSLxtcZY


He is indirectly lobbying for subsidies for hydrogen-fuel cells. Just like ethanol industry enjoyed. There are no subsidies for oil industry as he claims. US has less taxes thats all.
Whats wrong with charging an electric car in the night.
by upendora
15 Feb 2008 09:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 52626

[url=http://en.rian.ru/analysis/20080103/94768732.html] For instance, heat is not so much radiated in space as carried by air currents—an entirely different mechanism, which cannot cause global warming. I don't understand what this Russian scientist says about heat not being radiated into space? ...
by upendora
13 Feb 2008 13:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

... The Pipeline is a non-starter unless Pukes put in escrow a large fee for any sabotage or Sindh becomes free :D We can add a third possibility. India occupying pakistan. from the link here [quote] The U.S.’s military failure in Kunar, augmented by Pakistan’s military and political failures i...
by upendora
11 Feb 2008 12:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

Turkish offer gives some comfort. Note that Iran also going to decline rates in 10-15 years for liquid oil. Natural gas will be used as a replacement by then. Hope India gets the infrastructure ready to be able to afford the gas. No worries about US, the empire will be on retreat or atleast crippled...
by upendora
08 Feb 2008 07:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

Bio-fuel:
If villagers are given a free choice, they will probably use it more efficiently like oil-lamps or for cooking food. Assuming we get right blends to avoid smells. Converting to electricity or using for cars is an urban utopia.
by upendora
07 Feb 2008 05:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1522
Views: 215945

south african power crisis

I believe the current south african crisis points to the future of power in most countries. I will closely follow the news and see how they solve the problems in long run.
by upendora
04 Feb 2008 08:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 573
Views: 88284

Indeed this is a loaded question, that led me go through to tens of websites and videos. Most of the news sites are proliferated by environmentalists and difficult to get a balanced view. I, freshly converted environmentalist thinks that increased cost of inputs (seeds, diesel, labour, pesticides, f...
by upendora
31 Jan 2008 08:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 318442

Are the Germans experienced in dealing with Indian heat. I hope they adopt desing changes like silver painted roofs to reflect heat. I hate when fans keep blowing hot air from top. The black coloured fans stand out due to the rest of the lighter colour. If these cars are used for only shatabdi train...
by upendora
31 Jan 2008 08:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

The same thing happened when Russia threatened to stop gas supplies to Eurpoe, leaving NATO powerless.

Thats why
National security = Energy security

It got me thinking.. India was conquered by each new energy, first horses and then coal.
by upendora
30 Jan 2008 10:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 318442

Re: My pipe dream Part - Un

I wish I can apply spam filter here.
Please post your rant in social/etiquette/nukkad respective thread.

KrishnaMu wrote:Whether its following traffic signal or not to use toilet on public station or urinating on neighbours walls (my personal favourite) or not jump on Q' when you are in Que
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by upendora
30 Jan 2008 04:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 318442

The existing lavatories should be retrofited to close the exit of the dump hole while at stations. We can design something like a electric or non-electric lever pulled by driver while approaching towns. Maybe I am pipe-dreaming. The lavatories can still be used when the lid is closed at the hole exi...
by upendora
27 Jan 2008 12:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

[url=http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=13822]Iran warns Turkmenistan over gas supply cut
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by upendora
17 Jan 2008 05:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

Yes its so scary, mainstream media refuses to accept the reality.
They are only bothered about their year-end stock prices.

Katare wrote:


Scary $hit!!
by upendora
11 Jan 2008 08:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

Watch this snippet from lastest movie about the impending oil crisis in 2-3 years.
by upendora
07 Jan 2008 08:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 199718

How is India preparing for the imminent peak oil crisis both at govt and community level. Last time I raised this issue here, I got muted out.
Any believers now?

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