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Prime Minister Vajpayee's visit to Iran lends substance to aspirations for a close relationship between the two countries which is based as much on historical factors as mutual interest defining the future. Geopolitical realities emanating from the Talibanisation of Afghanistan, the emergence of the Central Asian republics after the break-up of...

CNG, known to be a clean fuel, is certainly not the only choice for public transport. It is a desirable option to convert petrol-based vehicles, such as taxis and three-wheelers, to the use of this fuel.

The food situation in the country exhibits a set of paradoxes, which are typical to the Indian scene. On the one hand, there are record stocks of foodgrains in the godowns of the FCI (Food Corporation of India), implying considerable wastage in storage and subsequent movement. On the other hand, there are many in this country who are...

A major development that has gripped the attention of the public in Delhi and the rest of India is the changeover to the use of CNG (compressed natural gas) for a very large number of vehicles in the Capital, with effect from the 1 April 2001. Air pollution in Delhi has reached alarming proportions, and in response to several expressions of...

The level of air pollution in Delhi during the 90's had reached a magnitude that earned the city the distinction of being labelled as one of the most highly polluted places in the world. Several well known visitors to the capital city including the last Australian cricket team that toured the country shed their politeness to complain about the air...

The CSD (Commission for Sustainable Development) is currently in session for its ninth formal meeting, which commenced on 16 April and is due to end on 30 April 2001, at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

The Central Government's Budget 2001/2002 has been hailed by the captains of industry as well as analysts of the stockmarket as growth oriented and forward looking. The Finance Minister has not only silenced several of the Government's critics but has actually earned compliments from distinguished leaders of the opposition. The Budget has deftly...