|Renewable energy, key to future needs: Wood|
|WITH abundant sunlight
available across GCC countries
for most of the day, they
must make efforts to make
maximum use of the potential
to generate power,
Siemens Renewable Energy
Division Regional Director
Adrian Wood has said.
Talking to Qatar Tribune
recently, Wood said that
global power consumption
will increase from the present
20,300 TWh to...
|Egypt´s Fledgling Democracy|
|IN Cairo last week I found myself
buying a couple of "I love Egypt"
T-shirts. When a woman came up
to me and, with much the same
solemn pushiness as a squeegee
merchant, began to paint the colours of
the Egyptian flag on my hand, I did not
resist. Speakers in one corner were
working up a thin crowd, promising
retribution for the ancien regime, justice
to the masses. Indifferent to them...
|Q: We´re writing this email
from a high school entrepreneurship
class in the
United States. We would
like to know what inspired
you to venture into commercial
space travel. At what point do you
expect to turn a profit on Virgin
- Future entrepreneurs, East
Greenwich High School, via
Entrepreneur.com and American
Express OPEN Forum
AA: In 1988, in the aftermath of the
Campaigning ends for Bengal polls
IANS KOLKATA CAMPAIGNING for West Bengal’s assembly elections ended on Sunday as the state geared up for the sixth and final phase of polling on Tuesday in the Maoist heartland comprising 14 constituencies spread across three districts.
The final round of polling includes seven seats in West Midnapore, four in Purulia and three in Bankura.
In the fray are 97 candidates, including Minister for Western Region Development Sushanta Ghosh and former backward classes welfare minister Upen Kisku.
Chhatradhar Mahato, convener of the People’s Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA), a pro- Maoist tribal outfit, is contesting as an independent candidate from Jhargram constituency in West Midnapore.